FreightCenter

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FreightCenter
Type Private
Industry Logistic Services
Founded 1998
Headquarters Tampa, Florida, United States
Key people James Brosious (Co-Founder), Matthew Brosious (Co-Founder, CEO, President), Doug Walls (COO)
Products Freight Forwarding Services
Employees 120 (2014)
Subsidiaries American Freight Companies
Website www.freightcenter.com

FreightCenter is a privately owned, non-asset based 3rd-party logistics provider (3PL) with headquarters in Palm Harbor, FL. FreightCenter acts as a conduit between freight carriers and commercial or residential shippers located in the United States and Canada. As a conduit, shippers utilize the provider's Web-based technology to calculate freight costs for less than truckload, truckload, rail, ocean and air freight.

History[edit]

James and Matthew J. Brosious founded American Freight Companies, the parent company to FreightCenter.,[1] in September 1998. The company operates under MC 444954-B and offers $100,000 surety bond protection under Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act legislation.[2]

In 2010, FreightCenter and Go Daddy.com, LLC partnered on an integration of the provider's API Web services and Go Daddy's Quick Shopping Cart application.[3] Users utilize the API to consume freight rates, quotes and booking data. The FreightCenter API is compatible with any business software, OMS, WMS, CMS, TMS, and eCommerce shopping carts, such as Magento and WooCommerce.

Services[edit]

FreightCenter is used to search online for common carrier or trucking company rates, equipment and transit options.

List of services

  • Online freight quotes
  • EDI/API and manual carrier dispatch
  • Provide shipping documents (bill of lading, shipping labels, etc)
  • Shipment tracking
  • Route optimization
  • Freight Audit & Spend Analysis
  • Transportation Management System software
  • API Web development

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