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Shipping Televisions

Shipping Televisions

For shipping a large TV or bulk shipments of televisions of all sizes, FreightCenter enables you to compare quotes from top carriers instantly.

The Best Way to Make Shipping Televisions Easy and Affordable

Whether you’re buying or selling televisions, FreightCenter makes shipping flat-screen televisions easy and affordable for you. Follow the suggestions on this page, and you’ll see how. Smaller flat-screen televisions that are 42” or less are generally shipped by parcel services. Freight services ship larger televisions or bulk orders of televisions. Freight rates can vary from zip code to zip code.


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We provide competitive freight shipping prices and an all-inclusive, easy-to-use shipping experience for our customers. Exceeding our customers’ expectations results in thousands of satisfied customer reviews and repeat business. We believe in the power of our customer relationships. Check out FreightCenter reviews from real customers, and learn what they have to say about their freight shipping experience!

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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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Types of TVs FreightCenter Ships

There are 4 primary types of televisions today: LCD, LED, Plasma, and OLED. FreightCenter books shipping for all the leading TV brands.

  • LG
  • Panasonic
  • Samsung
  • Sony
  • Vizio
  • Sharp
  • Insignia


  • Toshiba
  • JVC
  • Philips
  • Magnavox
  • Sanyo
  • And more …

Shipping a TV can be handled via LTL (less-than-truckload) hauls. Transporting many TVs can be done via TL (Truckload). Whether sending one or one hundred TVs, FreightCenter can help you save time and money.


How to Ship and Package a TV Safely

You save money with LTL (less-than-truckload) shipping because your televisions share the truck with loads from other shippers. A requirement for LTL shipping is properly packaging the cargo. Proper packaging is crucial when shipping televisions via freight to ensure their safe arrival at the destination.

Here are some key steps to follow:

  1. Choose the Right Box:
    • Try and ship televisions in the original packaging for the best protection.
    • Suppose the original packaging is not available. Select a sturdy, double-walled cardboard TV box slightly larger than the TV.
    • Ensure the box is in good condition without any damages or weak spots.
  2. Protect the TV:
    • Wrap the TV in bubble wrap or foam padding to provide cushioning against impact.
    • Pay extra attention to the corners and edges, as they are vulnerable to damage.
  3. Secure the TV:
    • Place the wrapped TV inside the box and fill any empty spaces with packing peanuts or foam inserts to prevent movement during transit.
    • Use packing tape to seal the box securely, reinforcing all seams and edges.
  4. Labeling and Documentation:
    • Clearly label the box as “Fragile,” “Keep Upright,” and “Handle with Care” to alert handlers to the delicate nature of the contents.
    • Include shipping labels with the sender’s and recipient’s addresses, contact details, and any tracking numbers provided.
    • Attach a copy of the bill of lading to the outside of the box.
  5. Palletize the TV:
    • Place the securely packaged TV on a pallet and use strapping or shrink wrap to secure it to the pallet firmly.
    • This adds stability and moveability for the loading and unloading of the TV.
  6. Document the Packaging Process:
    • Please take pictures of the packaged TV from multiple angles before the freight carrier picks it up.
    • This documentation can serve as evidence in case of any damage or loss claims.
  7. Insure the Shipment:
    • Consider purchasing insurance coverage to protect against potential damages or losses during transit.
    • Freight carriers only have limited liability for the goods they move.


By properly packaging and securing the TV, you can minimize the risk of damage and ensure a successful freight shipping experience.

The Cost of Shipping a TV

The cost of shipping a TV can vary depending on several factors. Here are some key considerations that can impact the shipping cost:

  • Size and Weight: The dimensions and weight of the TV play a significant role in determining the shipping cost. As well as how many TVs are being shipped. 
  • Distance: The distance between the origin and destination affects the shipping cost. Longer distances generally result in higher shipping charges.
  • Shipping Method: The chosen shipping method, such as ground freight or air freight, will impact the cost. Air freight tends to be more expensive but offers faster delivery. 
  • Additional Services: Additional services, like insurance, inside delivery, and lift gate delivery, can add to the shipping cost.


For an accurate cost estimate, obtaining shipping quotes from FreightCenter is essential. 


How to Compare the Costs of Shipping Televisions 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 a matter of seconds. 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 online freight shipping quote.

  • Enter the dimensions, weight, relevant zip codes, and freight class (if you know it) into the quote form.
  • You’ll see a list of qualified carriers for your shipment, along with their quote and estimated transit time. Choose your carrier and book your shipment.
  • A FreightCenter expert will review your shipment and check for accuracy.
  • Once the shipment is scheduled, you’ll receive your bill of lading and other paperwork.
  • Double-check that all information is correct.

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