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Freight Resources

Online Freight Resources

Welcome to our resource center. Here you will find what you need to know about freight shipping. Freight tips, topics and FAQs, it's all here in one place for your added convenience.

  • Freight
    Shipping Tips

    A few guidelines to help you save money and improve your shipping experience. Get tips on:

    • Extra Precautions
    • Freight Weight
    • Packaging and Crating
    • Freight Dimension
    • Know your freight class - Common Freight Classifications
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  • Freight
    Topics

    These topics explain the meaning of common freight industry terms. Here are a few random ones.

    • Shipping Hazardous Materials
    • Freight Class
    • FTL (Full Truckload or Truckload)
    • Pallets
    • Freight Density
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  • Freight
    FAQs

    We try to provide answers to some of the most asked questions. Popular questions include:

    • How far in advance do I need to schedule my pick up?
    • What if my shipment is not ready when the carrier comes?
    • How far can Full Truckload Drivers drive in one day?
    • What is Freight Bumping? When is it used?
    • How do I figure out what freight class my shipment is in?
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How does Action Transport simplify your freight shipping?

  • Freight Shipping US & Canada

    Ship from anywhere to anywhere in the United States and Canada via our extensive carrier network

  • Vast Freight Carrier Network

    We offer FTL, LTL, and specialty cargo rates. We match your shipment with the carrier that best meets your requirements.

  • Handle Bill Of Laden

    Consolidated billing that is easy to read and understand.

  • Road Shipping Options

    Road and Rail options for every freight size, weight, and type.

  • Friendly Shipping Brokers

    Personalized, experienced service every shipment – every time.