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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.

Former Amazon Executives Join Freightera

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Amazon’s former executives, Director of Software Engineering Jonathan Shakes, and Director of Customer Service Colleen Byrum join Freightera’s executive team.

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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.

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.

Supply Chain Planning Value Matrix 2021

Holistically analyze your value chain for a resilient supply chain, even in times of crisis. Discover more about why the CCH® Tagetik Supply Chain Planning solution was named a leader in the Nucleus Research Supply Chain Planning Value Matrix 2021 report.

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.

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!

Less than Truckload Freight Rates: Cincinnati, Ohio

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LTL Freight Rates: From Major Cities in USA & Canada to Cincinnati, Ohio. If you’re shipping LTL freight (pallets) to or from Cincinnati, Ohio, check out our new rate update. All the rates are for 1 pallet, 48” by 48” by 48”, 500 lbs, class 100: From Cincinnati OH, to Perth ON : $267.49

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Advantages of Online Quoting

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Working with just one carrier can be pretty costly. A single carrier cannot have the best pricing on all possible lanes, it’s just not possible (no matter what they say!). Working with multiple carriers is the smartest way to handle shipping.

Freight Class: A Cautionary Tale

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The shipment was supposed to be $200 USD. I used the class Google suggested and I am getting billed $500 more. What gives? There are two ways you can go wrong with selecting a class for your shipment. You can either select a class too high for your order, or too low.

Transforming Supply Chains for Higher Performance and Resiliency

Today, just 8% of companies have the digital maturity required to achieve resilience and mitigate supply chain disruptions, as per a new HBR Analytic Services - GEP study. What can enterprises do to accelerate digital transformation? Read the full report now to find out!

Documents for Freight Shipping: A Definitive Guide

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“I was just looking to ship a pallet to my client… so how did I end up here, with my head in my hands, wondering about the meaning of life?”.

A Brief Introduction to Freight Shipping in Canada

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Be it less than truckload (LTL) or full truckload (FTL), we have the shipping solution for you. With our completely automated online quoting system, you can get the best rates available in a matter of minutes. Ship all across Canada with our reliable carriers.

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.

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.

Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.

New LTL Freight Rate Update for Canadian Shippers!

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Shipping pallets in Canada? You’ll want to see this! We have added new rates and lanes for Canada domestic freight shipping. Here are some examples of newly added rates.

New LTL Freight Rate Update in the USA

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We have added new lanes into our system, and updated the existing ones with new, more affordable freight quotes! Below you’ll find some examples of LTL freight rates in the USA. From Federal Way, WA to Livermore, CA. Was: $312.04 USD, now: $304.90 From New York, NY to Montreal, QC.

Less than Truckload Freight Rates: Chicago, IL

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Shipping from or to Chicago? Check out our new rates, from major cities in the USA and Canada, to Chicago, IL, and vice versa! All the rates are for 1 pallet, 48” by 48” by 48”, 500 lbs, class 100 : From Barrie, ON to Chicago, IL. Best freight rate: $231.26 From Bridgeport, CT to Chicago, IL.

Freight Shipping: A Beginner’s Guide

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Freight shipping is, in short, shipping in large quantities and in this article, we will help you figure out the best shipping solution for your needs. We will cover the basics of freight shipping: What is freight? What are different modes of freight transportation? How are shipping costs calculated?

4 Reasons to Break Up With Excel and Move to Digital Supply Chain Planning

Trust your supply chain forecasts: adopt a predictive intelligence platform to outperform your supply chain goals, overcome challenges of spreadsheet-based planning, reduce risks, enhance customer satisfaction, and improve the bottom line.

Less than Truckload Freight Rates: New York, NY

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Shipping pallets from or to New York? Check out our new freight rates, from major cities in the USA and Canada, to New York, or vice versa. All the rates are for 1 pallet, 48” by 48” by 48”, 500 lbs, class 100 : From March Air Reserve Base CA to New York NY. Best freight rate: $365.62

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.

Freight Loading and Unloading: 9 Tips and Tricks

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If you don’t have a business with a dock, freight loading or unloading can become very stressful very fast. This is why we’ve prepared a few tips for you in case you’re unsure of how to proceed. 1) Be prepared. The best thing you can do is think ahead.

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Freightera’s CEO Presenting at the BC Cleantech Virtual Conference

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Eric Beckwitt, Freightera founder and CEO is presenting at the BC Cleantech Virtual Conference on Sept 23, 2021. Eric Beckwitt will talk about Freightera at the first BC Cleantech virtual conference.

Just in Time vs. Just in Case: What’s the Way Forward for Supply Chains?

Just-in-time supply chains worked just fine — until they didn’t. Is more inventory the answer? It’s not a binary solution. Read this latest GEP paper to learn how enterprises can ensure adequate supplies without running excess inventory.

New Less-than-Truckload (LTL) Freight Rates in USA, and Cross-Border USA & Canada!

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Looking for a freight company with great customer service and amazing freight rates? Look no further! We got you covered. Sign up for free on Freightera to get freight quotes in seconds , and ship your pallets easily and stress-free.

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.

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.

Freightera Places No. 102 on the Globe and Mail’s Third-Annual Ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, September 24, 2021 (Newswire.com) – Freightera, a leader in green freight, with an innovative CO2 emission reduction program for shippers, placed 102 on the 2021 Report on Business ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies by the Globe and Mail.

Rethinking Supply Chain Risk: New Threats Demand New Tools and Strategies

Companies like Bayer AG and Akamai coped with recent supply chain disruptions much better than their peers. What did they do differently? Read this new HBR – GEP report on new tools and strategies to mitigate supply chain risk.

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?

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.

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.

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.

Supply Chain Evolution: Digital Transformation Is the Way Forward

A new study by The Economist shows that 54% of enterprises want to rethink their supply chains. Make them more agile and resilient. How would supply chains evolve from here? And what should supply chain leaders be doing differently? Download the report today!