Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt Wins Globe and Mail 2022 Changemakers Award


Freightera CEO wins award for elegant marketplace solution for businesses, reducing shipping cost and CO2 emissions from freight transportation.

Freightera Launches The Nearshoring Canada Directory, in Partnership With Supply Chain Canada – the first of its kind in Canada Freightera and Supply Chain Canada


Freightera and Supply Chain Canada launch The Nearshoring Directory, a potential sourcing solution that could revolutionize the way supply chain works. See below the official press release from Supply Chain Canada.


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2022 Green Energy Trends in North America and the Future of Transportation and the Green Economy


Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt Shares His Insights on the Current Green Energy Trends in North America. Current global events have shed light on how fragile supply chains are.

It’s Time to Celebrate the Unsung Heroes of the Freight & Logistics Industries


Happy National Trucking Week / National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2021! The National Trucking Week in Canada ends tomorrow, September 11, and the following day begins the National Truck Driver Appreciation week in the USA.

Perfect Your Back-to-School Strategy with End-to-End Ocean Visibility

Speaker: Mark Delaney and Steve Dowse

In this webinar, we discuss key challenges in product availability, ways to create agility in your supply chain operations despite ocean disruptions, and how end-to-end ocean visibility can mitigate key retail concerns this back-to-school season and beyond.

New LTL Freight Rates (and a Special Holiday Surprise!)


New Pallet Shipping Rates in Canada, USA, and Cross-Border. Dear customers, Thank you for shipping freight with Freightera! We wish you happy holidays and a peaceful, successful and healthy New Year 2022! We have good news, new rates, and new promotional codes!

Do You Have Medical and Other Essential Supplies Available for Sale? Freightera Community Update


Gloves, Zip Lock Bags, Masks, Gowns, Hand Sanitizers, etc. On Wednesday we received an urgent call from the BC Government’s COVID-19 Supply Hub to purchase the medical and other essential supplies.

Global Status of the Physical Internet — A Vision for Sustainable, Secure, Resilient Supply Chains


Interview with Benoit Montreuil, Professor, School of Industrial and Systems Engineering; Director, Physical Internet Center; Director, Supply Chain & Logistics Institute, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta. Interviewed by Eric Beckwitt, Founder and CEO, Freightera.

Freightera Wins 2020 Ready to Rocket Placement Among Top Technology Companies in British Columbia


For the second year, Freightera makes the list of private BC companies best positioned for high growth and acquisition, according to a predictive model by Rocket Builders.

Logistics Manager Magazine: Freightera Creates Local Sourcing for Global Supply Chains amid Coronavirus


March 16th was the first day when Freightera shipments started to plummet in sync with the whole Canadian economy. COVID-19 disruption of most of our customers’ businesses due to their own suppliers and customers shutting down, traveled downstream to us.

How to Optimize Your Supply Chain in Times of Disruption

Disruptions expose gaps in the supply chain and amplify problems. What can be done? Research by GEP and North Carolina State University shows how tech can fix the gaps and ensure supply chain resilience and optimization. Download now!

Freightera is a Supply Chain Brief 2019 MVP Award Finalist


Awesome news for Freightera blog and our readers! Our post Ship a Pallet in 15 Easy Steps: Quick Guide for Pallet Shipping for Beginners was selected among thousands of articles as one of the finalists in the Transport/Freight category. We want to thank everybody who voted for us!

Less than Truckload Freight Rates: Kansas City, MO


LTL Freight Rates: from Major Cities in the USA and Canada to Kansas City, Missouri.

Passenger Trains vs. Freight Trains


What Is The Difference Between Passenger Trains and Freight Trains. The differences between transport and freight trains are numerous, ranging from technical to operational.

Less than Truckload Freight Rates: Baltimore, MD


LTL Freight Rates: from Major Cities in the USA and Canada to Baltimore, Maryland.

The Essential Supply Chain Network Design Tooling Checklist

Dedicated supply chain network design software is fuelled by intuitive scenario analysis capabilities and powerful mathematical optimization. Answer 10 relevant questions to see if advanced network design & scenario modeling technology can help you.

Freightera in Article about Expected Fast Adoption of Digital Freight Brokerage Solutions


Silpa Paul, Frost & Sullivan commercial vehicles industry analyst, mentions Freightera among key automated-on-demand solutions in her article in earlier this week and states that we are entering the era of fast adaption of brokerage digitization. Silpa Paul’s authority comes from prolific work in the space. She has published more than 30 research studies covering trucking and logistics.

Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt Speaking at CONNECT 2019 | Supply Chain, Management and Technology Event in Bothell, WA on May 17, 2019


Please join us at the upcoming CONNECT 2019 | Supply Chain + Management + Technology event in Bothell on May 17th! Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt will be speaking with thought leaders from Convoy, FLEXE, Flexport, Freightera, Microsoft,, P8, REI, Seagull Scientific, UW Bothell School of Business, and the State of Washington.

The Future of Sustainable Freight Hauling – Freightera featured in ‘Digital Supply Chain’


Mediaplanet just published and distributed in USA Today their special edition about innovative technological solutions for transportation and supply chain management. This ‘Digital Supply Chain’ issue aims to help businesses navigate new technologies for improving efficiency of their supply chains, increasing productivity and gaining a competitive edge for their companies.

LTL Freight Rate Update for USA Shippers


See our new, more affordable freight rates for shipping pallets within the USA. Freight rate examples for 1 pallet with the dimensions 48” x 48” x 48”, with the weight of 500 lbs. class 500, business to business, dock to dock). From Burlington, VT to Boston, MA. Was: $266.98

Top 5 Supply Chain Processes That Need Better Collaboration Right Now

A lack of collaboration is a leading cause of supply chain headaches. GEP offers 5 remedies to ease your pain. Download this guide for must-have tools and processes for better supplier interactions.

Shipping Perishables 


Vegetables, Fruit, Plants, and Flowers Can’t Survive in Standard Trucks for More Than a Few Hours.

LTL Freight Rate Update for Canadian Shippers


Dear shippers, we have a new freight rate update for LTL (less than truckload) freight shipping within Canada. We are doing our best to get you the most affordable carrier rates out there, and you’ll see that the price decrease in the examples below is quite significant.

A True West Coast Company


Backcountry Recreation’s products are beautiful, but not flashy. If you want cup-holders, molded seats, glossy coatings, and built-in speakers, you should look elsewhere.

Freightera CEO wins sustainability award for freight-based digital transformation efforts

Freightera picked up our recent press release about Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt’s 2019 Clean50 Award and published a feature article about this news for the supply chain community. Thank you, Supply Chain Digital! This story will help us spread the word about our solution. The excerpts from the article below.

Common Use Cases for Mathematical Optimization

What is mathematical optimization and what are some of the most common use cases for across industries? How can this type of prescriptive analytics be applied to lower costs, reduce carbon emissions, and build more resilient supply chains? Find out in this guide.

Online Chat: Get the Help You Need


Online Chat: A Fast and Stressless Way of Getting the Help You Need at Freightera. Most of us know the feeling of anxiety before making the call to order a pizza. The phone is just sitting there, waiting for you to pick it up and do what has to be done. .

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Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt Receives Sustainability Award at Clean50 Summit in Toronto


Eric Beckwitt honored for his contribution to advancing the cause of sustainability and clean capitalism in Canada over the past two years. VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Canadian freight digitization startup Freightera is honored to announce that CEO Eric Beckwitt has just won the 2019 Clean50 Award for his outstanding contribution to advance the cause of sustainability and clean capitalism in Canada over the past two years.

Google money moves into digitization of freight. What does it mean?


If you’ve been following the news on freight automation/digitization, freight marketplaces, the acquisition of Globaltranz, Uber Freight’s ups and downs and such, you would have not missed the news last Friday of CapitalG (the late stage investment arm of Alphabet, Google’s parent company) entering the space and backing Seattle-based Convoy. As one of the players in the middle of the digital battlefield, we were honestly shocked. What does that mean for us?

New Canadian LTL Freight Rate Update


See our new LTL freight rate update and increased coverage for Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia, and Manitoba. All the rates are for 1 skid 48 x 48 x 48″, 500 lbs: From Squamish, BC to Calgary, AB. Was $255.23 Now: $249.62 From Thunder Bay, ON to Calgary, AB. Was $377.66 Now: $262.50

GEP Outlook 2022

The GEP Outlook 2022 report explores global business trends and features seven critical leadership themes that will help you proactively prepare for and power through the challenges ahead.

New LTL Freight Rates: Ship Pallets from Vancouver BC to Los Angeles CA for $200 USD!


Dear shippers, It’s been quite a while since our last LTL (Less than Truckload) freight rate update! However, while we weren’t posting on our blog , we were working tirelessly on updating our system with new lanes, and more affordable freight rates.

Freightera’s collaboration with SmartWay featured in Truck News magazine


TruckNews just featured Freightera and our collaboration with the SmartWay. SmartWay chose Freightera to feature certified carriers in Canada, leaders in optimizing their fuel efficiency, greening the supply chain. We started to work with them about a year ago with great results. SmartWay initially approached Beckwitt asking him to put a tag on those partner carriers working with Freightera so shippers could see the fleets who are dedicated to lower emissions and being environmentally friendly.

Shipping Hay via LTL Freight Shipping Services


Not all cargo is the same. There are the standard, frequently shipped items such as crated engines, palletized stacks of boxes containing dry food or electronics. On the other hand, there are the less common, trickier to move commodities such as artwork and hay. .

Freightera Employees’ Tips for Working from Home


With recent events in the world leading to significant changes in how we view work and what is sustainable, many businesses are switching to remote work.

Guide to Mathematical Optimization & Modeling

What is mathematical optimization and how does it compare to other types of analytics? Which tool should you use to develop optimization applications and scale them across the business? What are best practices for successful adoption? Read now.