The Online Freight Knowledgebase

Getting a Freight Quote: A Step-by-Step Guide


This quick list includes everything you'll actually need to get (and compare) freight quotes

Freight Insurance: Why You Need to Cover Your Bases


When you're shipping, ship happens. Here's what you should look for in freight insurance.

Packaging: Think Outside (And Inside) The Box


The right choices in packaging will help protect your shipment and slash freight costs.

What Is A 3PL? And, More Importantly, Why Should I Care?

The pros and cons of outsourcing picking, packing and distribution to a 3PL.

Scaling Sales: Key Amazon Seller SaaS Tools

Scaling up Amazon sales? Take out the heavy guns with the awesome tech tools.

Incoterms In Plain English: A Freight Shipping Guide


Incoterms are a critical for shipping but are also very confusing. Here's some clarity.

HS Code Lookup and US Customs Lookup

Find international freight Harmonized System codes; calculate US import duties.

Amazon FBA Freight Rate Calculator: Free Freight Tool

Get instant global import prices, directly to Amazon FBA warehouses.

What is a GRI Ocean Shipping Increase?

Here's how ocean carriers periodically updating ocean shipping rates impacts you.

Five Ways to Reduce FBA International Freight Costs

Looking to optimize returns on Amazon? Follow these tips to private label importing.

Common Freight Term Glossary and Explanations

Lost in an ocean of freight acronyms? Check out our easy guide to freight shipper terms.

Common Freight Container, Pallet and Box Dimensions

Not sure how much cargo a pallet (or container) can hold? Find your answers here.

How To Choose The Perfect Freight Forwarder

Don't know who to trust with your goods? Here are the questions you need to ask.

How To Make A Freight Insurance Claim From Forwarders Or Carriers

With freight shipping, things eventually will go wrong. Here's how to make it right again.

Global Airport and Seaport Map: Free Freight Tool

Find the best seaport or seaport to ship from, whether in China or Chi-town.

Freight Shipping Hazardous Material Table: Freight Tools

Do you know the nine hazardous materials classes? You should.

International Freight Rate Calculator: Free Freight Tool

Discover global import and export prices in seconds with Instant global freight estimates.

Get Better Freight Service with these Ten Tips From Professionals

We asked the freight pros how customers can get better service. Here's what they said.

Six Secret Tips For Simpler Freight From Shipping Professionals

No need to be a freight whiz. Use these six simple tips to reduce logistics spend.

Freight Information: Tips And Advice On Common Freight Charges

Sea of surcharges? Here's what you are being charged (and what you can avoid).

Key Freight Documents for International Shipping

Go beyond the commercial invoice. These are the 15 freight documents you should know.

Air Freight vs Ocean Freight: Making the Decision

Confused whether to ship by air, ocean or express? Look no further.