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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:

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

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

    • Insuring Freight
    • Pallets
    • LTL (Less Than Truckload)
    • Bill of Lading
    • Freight Density
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  • Freight

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

    • What are accessorial fees?
    • What is Freight Bumping? When is it used?
    • What is dimensional weight? Does it apply to me?
    • How far in advance do I need to schedule my pick up?
    • When is the proof of delivery available?
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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.