Truck Freight Rates

Freight Rate Central

How much does it cost you to ship your products each month? How long has it been since you priced out other shipping options? If you’ve never looked into Freight Rate Central, you may be missing out on a great way to save your company some money with our reasonable trucking freight rates. Isn’t it worth it to check out our great customer service and low prices and see how we can help?

Shipping over land is one of the most efficient ways to transport products, equipment and materials. Thanks to the countless miles of highway in the United States, the trucking industry provides a means for companies to deliver their shipments in an effective way. For companies to remain competitive, they need to keep their shipping costs to a minimum but not skimp on the quality of the shipping service—late and lost deliveries are a real headache, and they cost. Keep reading to learn more about the truck freight rates we offer and how they can benefit your company.

Trucking Freight Rates

Our Truck Freight Rates vs. Direct Rates

Many people ask us why they should leverage Freight Rate Central’s services instead of purchasing truck freight via the trucking companies themselves. Our answer is simple: you can… but you’ll likely come back to us in the long haul. We leverage bulk purchasing not only for substantial savings on the freight itself, but also to earn us improved door-to-door service as valued customers. Our bulk purchasing power allows us to transfer savings of up to 75% off of trucking company standard trucking freight rates, and those are rates that you would not be able to negotiate alone.

Truck Freight Rates

That’s why Freight Rate Central is the obvious choice for companies that are looking for a way to ship items from 100 pounds to 100 tons across the country. We provide great service and discount trucking rates. You’ll never have to worry about the status of your shipment, thanks to our online tracking system. Even at such low prices, your cargo will safely arrive at its destination.

We’re ready to “move you” 365 days a year, round the clock. To ensure that you can keep tabs on your precious cargo, we offer online, instantaneous shipment tracking for all shipments—even for Less Than Truckload shipments!

Get a Truck Freight Quote and Test Our Low Rates

To find out just how inexpensive our trucking prices are, try our free instant online quotation service. You won’t have to speak with a customer service representative, as the process is conducted entirely online by our automated system. Of course, if you prefer old-style service with a real human voice, we would love to hear from you. You always have the option of calling our company to speak with one of our knowledgeable reps about your shipment.

Either way, once you get your quote, we’re sure you’ll decide that Freight Rate Central is exactly what you’ve been looking for. Whether you need truckload quotes or LTL quotes, we can help you get your freight where it needs to go. Just use our free quoting system or call 1-800-870-6294 to speak directly with Freight Rate Central staff.

Freight Rate Central offers all our clients – businesses, individuals and organizations – bulk, discounted trucking rates and logistics management. We will keep your trucking freight rates low and your shipments on schedule.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Trucking Rates

It’s important for your business to get the best possible trucking rates, and we want to help you with that. We have answered a few common questions about truck freight rates below to help you understand why Freight Rate Central is your best choice.

Why Should I Use Freight Rate Central for Truck Freight Rates and Quotes?

Beyond the discounted trucking rates we can offer you, we also make the entire trucking process a snap. From the moment you get an instant online quote via our online freight quotation system until you turn the quote into a shipment, the process is almost effortless. In addition to a seamless process, we also offer every trucking service that you could need, from Less Than Truckload (LTL) all the way up to oversized trailers.

Our lineup of trucks includes services for:

  • Full truckload
  • LTL
  • Dry van
  • Flatbeds
  • Stretch flatbeds
  • Step-deck trailers
  • Removable gooseneck trailers (RGN)
  • Lowboy trailers
  • Power-only trailers
  • Extendable double-drop trailers
  • Heavy haulers
  • Side-kit trailers
  • Over-dimensioned trailers
  • And more!

If you’re ever unsure about which truck type is ideal for your shipment, simply call us and speak to one of our knowledgeable reps and they will determine the most efficient truck type for your freight, based on its dimensions and weight. Even if your shipment is Less Than Truckload, we can offer quick, efficient service at a fraction of the cost you’d pay if you contracted directly with a carrier.

What Can I Do to Make Sure I Get the Best Truck Transport Rates?

In order to give you a quote on truck transport rates for your specific shipment, you will need to provide us with detailed information on its measurements and dimensional weight. If your freight can be boxed, loaded onto pallets and secured, then it should be easy to get accurate trucking rates.

All you need to do is determine the dimensional weight, which is related to the density of the goods. The dimensional weight is a key factor in trucking rates, and it guarantees that carriers will be adequately compensated for their time, equipment and fuel use, even if the load is very light.

If your freight is unusually large or oddly shaped, then you may need to discuss the requirements with Freight Rate Central staff before trucking freight rates can be accurately estimated. Freight Rate Central can arrange for the transport of oversized loads, over-dimensional shipments and overweight freight with a wide variety of cab and trailer types available. Large and unusual shipments are more costly, but we can provide an accurate estimate if we have all the information we need.

What Other Factors Can Affect Freight Rate Shipping Costs?

Other factors that affect Freight Rate shipping costs include:

  • Whether or not there are loading docks at the pick-up and drop-off points.
  • Whether the pick-up and drop-off points are in residential areas, which tend to have narrower roads and are more difficult to navigate in trucks.
  • Whether the goods are new or used, plus any other factors that might affect insurance costs.
  • Whether you are shipping hazardous freight.
  • Whether refrigerated transport is required.
  • Whether the shipment requires special permits: overweight, over-dimensional, etc.
  • Whether the shipment requires pilot cars.
  • Whether the shipment is a full or partial truckload.
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