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Freight Classifications Resources, Guides & Tips

Simplify the process of shipping your belongings and moving your home or office with our freight classifications resources, freight classifications guides, and freight classifications tips.

Don't Make These Freight Shipping Mistakes

Posted on Apr 25, 2017

Shipping can be expensive, and if you don't know what you're doing, it can be easy to accidentally add to that expense. If you've never used freight shipping before or if you're unfamiliar with the process, you may miss an important step or make the wrong selection, which can lead to delays and result in the incorrect handling of your shipment.

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Freight Classifaction Factors: Understanding Density

Posted on Aug 01, 2016

Don’t underestimate the importance of density! It can have a huge impact on your freight class which ultimately affects your shipping costs. Understanding how it relates to freight class is key, but first you need to know what it is.

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5 Factors That Go Into LTL Freight Shipping Rates

Posted on Jul 20, 2016

If you’re planning an LTL shipment, you should understand how shipping rates are determined. Once you know the basis for the rates, you may be able to package your shipment in a way that reduces its shipping cost. Learn the 5 most important factors that go into LTL freight shipping rates

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3 Types of Items that Cannot be Shipped by Freight

Posted on May 25, 2016

If you’re wondering, “What items can I ship by freight?” or “Why can’t I ship this item by freight?” wonder no more. Learn what items can and cannot be included in your shipment and why.

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Freight Shipping Solutions FAQs

Posted on May 20, 2016

Transit Systems answers the five most common freight shipping questions. Learn about item restrictions, cost, packaging, truckloads and more.

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How To Understand Freight Classifications & Reduce Shipping Costs

Posted on May 09, 2016

When shipping items by freight, each shipment falls under a select classification. These classifications are the basis of how carriers quote and bill for shipping freight items, but they can be difficult to understand if you aren't familiar with how freight shipping works.

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A Guide To The Best Freight Shipping Deals

Posted on May 04, 2016

Moving to a new state or relocating offices can be expensive. Finding a good deal on freight shipping services can help keep your moving costs low, but it's not always easy to find the right freight shipping deal for your move. Keep reading to get our tips for selecting the right carrier for your shipment — at the right price

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