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Heavy duty truck transport for equipment hauling Posted On 15th February 2019
Shipping a heavy equipment from different locations across North America? If so, FreightRun is your perfect platform. This is because we have a vast network of excellent heavy equipment trucking companies who will get the job done right.You can use our Freight Calculator to find the best rates for your shipping requirements. You can see the prices without having to contact the companies yourself!Types of Heavy-Duty Equipment that We ShipWe have the heavy transport services that will enable you t ...

What Does LTL Freight Mean in Shipping Posted On 7th February 2019
Have you always been confused about what LTL Freight Means in shipping? Read on because this comprehensive guide explains to you what it the LTL acronym stands for, what it is in practice, how to classify an LTL shipment, how LTL shipping saves you money, the advantages and disadvantages of the LTL system, and so much more!What does LTL freight shipping mean in the trucking industryIn a nutshell, it means a shipment that does not require a full 48- or 53-foot trailer. But let’s look at wha ...

Engine Shipping Crates Posted On 17th January 2019
When engines are being shipped, they need to be protected so that they are not damaged. If you do not put your engine in the right crate, then the slightest bump or jolt can harm it while it is journeying from point A. to point B.Luckily there are many great engine shipping crates and engine shipping containers. Engines are most commonly stored in plastic or foil envelopes/containers when they are being shipped.These containers are typically packed in a wooden crate or a pressurized metal contai ...

Freight Claims Overcharges and Weight Inspections Conspiracy Posted On 19th December 2018
It used to be common carrier truckers such as YRC would weigh shipments and if they were under weight you would also receive an Inspection Certificate, and possibly a reduction in the charges.  Of course none of us freight payers whether shipper or receiver has received a bill like that for years – now you only get an Inspection Certificate if it is in the carriers’ favor – ie if you shipped more weight than you wrote on the Bill of Lading or purport that you did.Governmen ...

When LTL Shipping Via Common Carrier Is Best Posted On 14th December 2018
When LTL Shipping Via Common Carrier Is Best LTL shipping via a common carrier network is best when the LTL indicated delivery time beats your required delivery time with enough margin so that you avoid potential late delivery fees, and when the product you ship can be easily replaced if the LTL common carrier damages or loses the original shipment. These are rare occurrences but must be considered.You do not want to risk not receiving your materials for an important sales presentation due to a late delivery, so it is best to ship those cr ...