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Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt Wins Globe and Mail 2022 Changemakers Award

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

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

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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

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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.

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

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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.

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How Top Food Shippers are Navigating Supply Chain Disruptions in 2023

Speaker: Glenn Koepke and Melissa Wreath

On February 2nd, join FourKites and ArrowStream to learn what food & beverage suppliers, restaurant operators, and other industry leaders are doing to address the labor and talent management issues affecting the food and restaurant supply chains today.

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

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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!

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

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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.

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

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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.

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Packaging Essentials for Pallet Freight Shipping

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Follow these simple steps to make sure your cargo is safe during freight shipping If your business ships pallets regularly or occasionally, one or more of these questions has crossed your mind at some point: How do I ensure that my pallets are packaged safely for shipping?

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

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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.

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The Great Supply Chain Gear-Up: Sustainability and Agility for 2023

Speaker: Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev

Join Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev, for an insightful overview of general supply chain best practices, how to build a more sustainable supply chain, and navigating post-pandemic supply challenges.

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

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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.

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Freightera is a Supply Chain Brief 2019 MVP Award Finalist

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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!

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7 Tips for Reducing Costs While Shipping Freight in Canada

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Learn how to reduce one of the biggest expenses for small and medium-sized businesses In this article, we go over some of the often-overlooked practices that can help you and your business save time and money.

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

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Silpa Paul, Frost & Sullivan commercial vehicles industry analyst, mentions Freightera among key automated-on-demand solutions in her article in trucks.com 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.

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5 Powerful Prescriptive Analytics Examples in Supply Chain

Prescriptive analytics is a type of advanced analytics that optimizes decision-making by providing a recommended action. Supply chain, with its complex planning questions, is typically an area where optimization technology is required. Read about 5 use cases.

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

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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, OneClick.ai, P8, REI, Seagull Scientific, UW Bothell School of Business, and the State of Washington.

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

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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.

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Freightera CEO to Speak at Grocery Innovations Canada Trade Show & Conference

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Freightera CEO to speak about freight marketplaces, shipping trends, and innovative solutions that are more sustainable and affordable at the GIC 2022 Trade Show and Conference. Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt will be presenting at GIC Trade Show and Conference on October 25th. .

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Stay Safe During Spooktober with These Anti-Horror Freight Shipping Tips

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With the season of spook upon us, we wanted to share some tips on how to avoid the horrors of extra charges or damage during freight shipping. Why do people enjoy watching horror movies? There are numerous reasons, some of which are novel experiences, adrenaline, catharsis, etc.

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Getting Started With Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

To build your supply chain’s agility and responsiveness, you need to look at scenarios more frequently instead of relying on a single plan. Let’s explore how you can apply scenario modeling in supply chain network design.

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

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SupplyChainDigital.com 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.

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

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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.

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

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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?

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Are Walkable Cities a Threat to Frequent Freight Shippers?

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Should Businesses Who Frequently Ship Freight Oppose Fewer Lanes on Motorways or Less Parking? With many cities and countries worldwide shifting their focus from cars to cities when it comes to urban design, it’s fair to wonder how this may affect your business !

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Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design

How to model carbon costs in your supply chain design? Make conscious choices by comparing scenarios indicating at which points in the supply chain carbon emissions occur and achieve the right balance between sustainability and cost.

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Freightera’s collaboration with SmartWay featured in Truck News magazine

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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.

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“How Much Does it Cost to Ship 500 lbs” is Asking the Wrong Question

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There are many factors in determining a freight shipping price. Here are the right questions to ask to get a good deal. We’re here to help you figure out the right questions to ask when you’re looking for a freight shipping quote.

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Green Freight, Freight Electrification—Freightera’s notes from COP23

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When we first shared our green freight vision two years ago, we had a few concerns. How can green be applied to the most polluting industry on earth without skepticism? How can we do it? How quickly can green freight technology catch up? Do our partners, investors and customers care? With these questions, we started to reach out and connect with people, companies and organizations working on solutions for cleaning and greening freight transportation.

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What is Freight?

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Whether You’re Looking to Ship Cargo or Simply Play Scrabble, We Have the Answers For You! Freight is a common enough occurrence to make it a term brought up in everyday speech. It’s not common enough outside of businesses for everyone to know what it is. So what is it?

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Easily Build an Optimization App and Empower Your Data

Speaker: Gertjan de Lange

Solving complex business problems requires optimization modeling techniques and data to compare scenarios and make the best decisions. With AIMMS you can rapidly build an optimization app on top of your data and deploy it to the end-user in just a few clicks.

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How Green Shipping Can Enhance Your Business’s Sustainability Quotient

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By Kevin Hill. The rise in demand for goods and products worldwide has pushed many businesses to go global. This requires them to develop efficient and cost-effective supply chains to enhance their market reach. This rise in demand and supply of goods also calls for an added focus towards sustainable shipping practices to ensure the environment doesn’t get affected by it all.

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Ship it Right or Ship it Again

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These 5 Tips for Safe Shipping Will Help You Avoid Reshipping Your Freight. You may have heard of the phrase “I’m not rich enough to buy cheap things”. With rising shipping costs, it’s likely that you’re not rich enough to ship the same cargo again after you’ve already tried to ship it.

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Freightera Makes Top Growing Companies List — Again

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Freightera Featured on Globe and Mail’s Top Growing Companies List For the Third Time in a Row. Whether they’re based in Vancouver or tiny Tara, Ont., have five employees or 7,500, one thing unites them: They’ve all managed to grow through some of the most tumultuous years on record.”.

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Before the Truck has Purred Make Sure You’re Insured

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At Your One-Stop-Shop When it Comes to Shipping, You Can Now Get Additional Insurance Coverage Too! You’ve been asking for it and it’s finally here! Our instant, additional third-party insurance for your freight shipping needs.

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New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice.

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8 Green Freight Trends to Watch in 2017

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Demand for greener supply chains will be driven by the largest firms. Demand for greener freight transport is coming primarily from the largest companies. It’s coming from the Walmart’s and Whole Foods of the world, and the very large logistics companies. Once these services are set up, and capacity is established, it will be made available to smaller firms. Lowest cost freight transport will increasingly be lower emission as well.

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FTL Freight Quotes in Canada & the USA

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Are You Looking to Ship Freight Within the USA or Within Canada? We’ve prepared our updated and improved FTL shipping rates within the USA and Canada for you! Take a look below! FTL USA. From Los Angeles. From Los Angeles, CA to New York, NY. Was: $8,570.84 Now: $8,196.26

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How to Fill out a Bill of Lading in 7 Easy Steps

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Learn How to Fill out a BOL Quickly and Easily, Step by Step. The easy version of getting your BOL simply means getting a quote with Freightera and following our easy-to-use system’s instructions. You fill out the information as requested and voila, a BOL is generated for you, completely filled out.

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How to Ship: Oversized Cargo, Containers, and Parcels

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Streamline Your Oversized, Undersized, and Container Cargo Shipping Processes by Following These 6 Tips. It’s not easy to move oversized cargo. You need special permits, there are time constraints, etc. Containers are no different and parcels are very different (simpler ). .

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GEP Outlook 2023 Supply Chain and Procurement Report

Uncertainty is looming and the challenges supply chain and procurement leaders have been facing since the pandemic are unlikely to end in 2023. What do leaders need to know? Read the GEP Outlook 2023 report to navigate what lies ahead.