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Shipping Metal Racks

Shipping Metal Racks

Shipping metal racks at heavily discounted rates from top carriers. Online freight quote tool shows best pricing available. Track shipments online.

How to Make Shipping Metal Racks Easy and Affordable

FreightCenter makes shipping metal racks easy and affordable for you. Follow the suggestions on this page, and you’ll see how.

How Are Metal Racks Used and Shipped?

Commercial-grade metal racks are used in warehouses and retail shops all over. These metal racks are heavy, oversized, and must be shipped as freight. Warehouses often require large quantities to be shipped at once. Metal racks in commercial use are referred to as “pallet racking,” which includes uprights, cross beams, and wire shelving. Shipping metal racks means disassembling the frames to reduce space and increase density. With freight shipping, the greater the density, the lower the freight class (and shipping cost). Freight shipping is usually done via LTL (less-than-truckload) hauls. But if you are shipping a lot of for a new warehouse or store, you may need a full truckload. Whichever type of shipping you need, FreightCenter can handle it for you.

How Do You Select a Carrier if You Need a Full Truckload?

If you are shipping metal racks in dimensions and quantities that call for full truckload service, FreightCenter’s Truckload division is available to find the suitable carrier for your shipment. We maintain relationships with hundreds of regional and national freight trucking companies throughout the country who check with us for available hauls. We excel at finding and booking specialty vehicles. If you need a specialty vehicle like a flatbed, RGN, or step deck for your metal rack shipping, we’re here to help, Call our Truckload shipping experts at 800.716.7608 to learn more, or use our free online Truckload quote tool to get started right away.

How Do You Prepare for Shipping Metal Racks via Less-than-truckload (Ltl)?

You save money with LTL (less-than-truckload) shipping because your shipment shares the truck with loads from other shippers. It’s important that your cargo be packaged so it will not be damaged in transit and will not threaten other shipments on the truck. Prepare for shipping metal racks by banding the disassembled components to pallets. Ensure the cargo does not extend over any pallet edges at any point. Place any loose hardware in boxes and secure the boxes to the pallet. Shrink wrap the boxes to protect them and their contents.

How to Compare the Costs of Ltl Shipping Metal Racks From Trusted Carriers

FreightCenter is where the best freight carriers compete for your business. We enable you to compare multiple carriers’ rates and expected transit times in seconds. Your first step is to get an instant LTL online freight shipping quote. Then, you choose which carrier you want to handle your shipment. FreightCenter takes care of the rest.Your first step is to get an instant, LTL online freight shipping quote.
1)Enter the dimensions, weight, relevant zip codes, and freight class (if you know it) into the quote form.
2)You’ll see a list of qualified carriers for your shipment and their quote and estimated transit time. Choose your carrier and book your shipment.
3)A FreightCenter expert will review your shipment and check for accuracy.
4)Once the shipment of metal racks is scheduled, you’ll receive your bill of lading and other paperwork.
5) Double-check that all information is correct.

What if You Need Help?

FreightCenter is a leader in customer satisfaction because we back up our technology with the assistance of real live shipping experts who are here to help you. Need help booking your metal racks shipment? Have questions about packaging? Have questions or concerns after you’ve booked your shipment? Our freight experts are available to answer your questions. Save time, save money, and enjoy peace of mind. Get your free quote now or give us a call at 800.716.7608

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