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Shipping Refrigerators

Shipping Refrigerators

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The Best Way to Make Shipping Refrigerators Easy and Affordable

FreightCenter books shipping for refrigerators of all makes, models and sizes. We offer you the ability to compare freight rates from top US carriers. Use our online free freight calculator for instant access to current rates and approximate delivery times.

Shipping refrigerators can be a huge cost factor when deciding whether to keep or sell your current model. We understand your cost concerns.

We work hard to find the right carrier match at the right price for shipping refrigerators. Our onsite freight agents can help you chose which service is best for your requirements.

Why Choose Us For A Freight Quote?

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  • Get Freight Shipping Quotes to anywhere in the U.S. & Canada.
  • Unbeatable discounts on your freight LTL, truckload, rail, air, and more
  • Automated Freight tracking, paperwork & invoices
  • Manage all quotes & shipments in one place
  • 24+ years of logistics experience working for you!
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I would recommend Freightcenter.com to anyone.

Working With Jennifer Rendine has been super easy. I know that every detail will be taken care of with each and every shipment. I would recommend Freightcenter.com to anyone. 5 Stars!

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It was very easy to do and priced right

It was very easy to do and priced right . The people I talked to were very friendly and helpful !

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It was a great experience. Everything went very smoothly. My customer service rep was exceptional!

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Thank you Freight Center for the good job.

I have used Freight Center for 3 different pickups and so far everything has worked beautifully. I would highly recommend their services and the pricing is very competitive. Thank you Freight Center for the good job.

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So happy using FreightCenter. Great service and the lowest price. My go to shipper from now on!

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Easy to work with. Scheduled on line and then a CS rep called us to make sure all the details were in order to ship our product correctly to the customer.

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Awards and Endorsements

  • 2021, 2017 & 2016 Food Logistics’ Top Green Providers
  • 2021 & 2018 Supply & Demand Chain Executives’ Pros to Know: Matthew Brosious
  • 2020 & 2019 Top Food Logistics’ 3PL & Cold Storage Provider Award
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  • 2020 & 2017 SmartWay® Transport Partner
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  • 2020 Best of Palm Harbor Awards for Local Businesses
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Why Choose FreightCenter For LTL Shipping Services?

We are an award-winning logistics company and an American veteran-owned business. We bring a lot to the table when it comes to truckload services. Our history, competitive pricing, and level of service are unmatched in the industry. Over the years and many miles, we have formed a dedicated and respected network of partners in the industry to help customers meet deadlines.

Our mission is to meet and exceed customer expectations in all that we do. We take care of truckload freight shipping from pickup to delivery. Excellent customer service is our hallmark, and it goes a long way in building a relationship of trust. When customers select FreightCenter to handle their truckload freight shipment, they trust us to do the job.

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25 Years In Business
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93%+ On-Time Performance
99.1% Damage Free Shipments

If you can manage to get your refrigerator curbside or to a loading dock we can save you more. When you don’t have the ability to move the unit yourself, no worries, we can arrange white-glove services.

Freight shipping refrigerators is usually done via LTL freight. But if you are shipping a lot of refrigerators, you may need a full truckload. Whichever type of shipping you need, FreightCenter can handle it for you.

How Do You Select a Carrier for Shipping Refrigerators if You Need a Full Truckload?

If you are shipping refrigerators in quantities that call for full truckload (FTL) service, FreightCenter’s Truckload division is available to find the right 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 or air suspension for your refrigerator shipping, we’re here to help. Call our Truckload shipping experts at 800.716.7608 to learn more or use our free online quote tool to get started right away.

How Do You Prepare a Refrigerator for LTL Shipping?

When using LTL shipping, most refrigerator models need the unit transported in an upright position. This upright position rule is due to draining and compressor issues. Please refer to your specific make and model user manual. Your manual will have specific requirements for transporting. Having your refrigerated in an upright position also saves you money. The smaller footprint in the truck dims out in your favor.

Shipping refrigerators requires a few basic steps.

Initial Preparation:

1)Turn off the refrigerator and unplugged it from the wall.
2)Remove all contents and foods from the refrigerator.
3)Also, remove any loose doors or shelves or secured them with tape.
4)When you remove any trays, doors, pans or shelves wrap them in protective materials.
5)Clean and dry the refrigerator.
6)To prevent a refrigerator from absorbing odors, use a naturally activated charcoal odor eliminator. You can find one at a pet store or order one online.
7)Secure or remove all casters to prevent the refrigerator from rolling. Damage will occur to the unit if casters are not removed or immobilized.
8)Secure all doors from opening with packaging tape. You then have two options:

Packaging:

  1. Wrap the exterior of the refrigerator with moving blankets and attach it to a pallet with bands.
  2.  Secure the refrigerator in a crate.

Crating is always the optimal way to protect your freight, but it can be expensive. If you can’t build the crate yourself, contact a crating service.

What Is the NMFC (Freight Class) for Shipping Refrigerators?

The freight class for shipping a refrigerator is 150. Load this number into our instant quote tool when you get your online quote. If you are shipping additional items, check our Freight Class Lookup table. You’ll find freight classes for many items in the table.

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