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What We Do For Our Carriers

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There’s a lot of moving parts in a company like ours (yes, pun intended!). But one of the most important pieces to our business is you — our amazing carriers.

That’s why we put your priorities first. We know it’s tough to be a trucking company in today’s crazy world, so we’re here to make your job easier. That’s why we offer these services.

10-Day Pay

To keep your trucks running and incoming flowing, we pay invoices in 10 days with no fees.

Open, Two-Way Communication

Our dispatchers are experienced and knowledgeable about freight. You can speak with them daily to manage your shipment and help keep your equipment loaded throughout the United States.

Carrier Login

As an FLI approved carrier, you can log in to your account AND check payment statuses, submit invoices, BOL’s, and POD’s. You can also enter your available equipment, update company information, view and request available shipments, and update tracking information. Missing your login information? Call us and we’ll help!

Available Loads

Check what loads are available, 24/7! It’s easy to do on our website.

We appreciate our carriers and want your job to be as simple and stress-free as possible. If you have any questions or want to learn more, contact our team today

How To Stay Healthy On The Road

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The coronavirus has upended several things, but the transportation and freight industry will keep on trucking. Entering into fall and winter, we want you to stay healthy while working on the road.

As a driver, you spend a lot of time in your truck. However, there are times when you may be at increased risk of exposure to the coronavirus. Potential sources of exposure include contact with truck stop attendants, store workers, dock workers and other truck drivers. You also increase your risk by touching your nose, mouth, or eyes after contacting surfaces handled by a person with COVID-19.

It’s also important to know the common symptoms of COVID-19, which include:

  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chills
  • Muscle pain
  • New loss of taste and/or smell

If you believe you contracted COVID-19, follow these steps:

  • Contact your supervisor.
  • Stay home if you have symptoms.
  • Isolate at home and do not return to work until you meet the criteria to do so.

Also, wash your hands, maintain a 6-foot distance from others and wear a face mask. If you are on the road this season, continue to practice proper hygiene.

FLI wants our customers to stay healthy and safe. If you have any questions for our team or about our operations, please call or email us.

Customer & Carrier Portals

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The FLI team loves what we do!

But we know everything we do wouldn’t be possible without our amazing customers and carriers. You are the foundation of our business. You motivate us to do our best every day.

That’s why we have two things on our website created especially for you.

If you haven’t seen them yet, we made web portals for our customers and carriers so you can track important information.

The Customer Portal and Carrier Portal are there to ensure transparency so you can get the information you need, when you need it. 

These tools give you the freedom to stay informed and updated regarding your loads and shipments. 

Don’t have your login? Don’t worry!

FLI has your back. Call or email one of our representatives and they’ll help you get started. Everything we do is to make business easier for you! 

COVID-19 Update

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The COVID-19 pandemic brought sweeping changes to businesses, communities and people across the globe. 

At FLI, we’ve continued to work for you and with you throughout these unprecedented times to ensure your freight shipments are handled with the same care, professionalism and attention you have always received.

States are now going through different phases of re-opening, which may leave you with even more questions about your freight, what loads are available, and how we are delivering your shipments while navigating ever-changing rules.

FLI will help you navigate these next phases together. Our team continues to stay educated about rules and updates so you don’t experience any hiccups regarding your freight. 

We believe that together, we can do anything!

The FLI team is here to make your business easier, especially during such challenging times. Even as things return to normal, we will ensure your freight is well taken care of.

Together we deliver. And together we’ll keep you rolling.

Contact the FLI team if you have questions or to learn how we can partner with you and help move your freight.

Our FLI Representatives Are Ready To Help

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FLI has always believed in offering individualized attention and service to our customers. Your business is our business — and we’re here to help you succeed! 

One of our greatest assets is our large regionalized dispatch support staff. These team members make shipping freight a breeze because it gives each of our shipping partners one account representative who provides personalized attention to your transportation needs.

But wait, there’s more!

We also utilize our experienced staff to respond quickly to secure the best equipment for your shipment. They then follow through with tracking that shipment from start to finish. Our job isn’t finished until all of your transportation needs are fulfilled.

Our goal isn’t just shipping freight from Point A to Point B. It’s also to ensure the process is simple, easy and stress-free. 

We encourage you to stay in contact with your FLI account representative. They are ready to help and offer their phenomenal expertise.

Call or email the FLI team if you have questions or want to learn how to partner with us. Whether it’s in a time of crisis or smooth sailing, we’re here to help with shipping your freight.

COVID-19 FAQ

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Together We Deliver.

That’s one of our most deeply held beliefs, and our team is dedicated to upholding that core value now more than ever.

We have received many questions about freight and shipping during the COVID-19 pandemic, so we created an FAQ to answer your most common inquiries and what we are doing to help you.

Is that the best rate you can offer?

Yes, of course! We aren’t just interested in the current load, but every load! That’s why we’ll always give you as competitive a rate as possible. We work hard to keep you as a long-term customer.

How do you track your shipments?

We have a GPS system called MacroPoint — one of the most commonly used shipment trackers. We can give you actual GPS locations and our personal updates with the drivers. We also have a Customer Portal on our website where you can login any time and receive updates, tracking information, submit for payment and more. 

Is my damaged shipment covered?

Yes, we have a reputable insurance company to make sure you get the replacement or repair value for any damage to a shipment.

FLI is dedicated to you, your business and your freight. We’re here to give you peace of mind and the best service possible during these stressful times. Contact our team today to learn how we can help you.

Stay Healthy On The Road

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When you are a commercial driver, it’s important to focus on good health all year long, especially since you spend so many days on the road. Because if you take care of your heart, it’ll take care of you!

First, there’s a major health problem many of us face: too much sitting.

Did you know…sitting more than 11 hours a day makes you 40% more likely to die within three years than someone who sits less than four hours a day?

We also know that, unfortunately, sometimes sitting for long periods of time is out of your control. Whether you have a desk job or drive for commercial trucking, you’re probably spending a lot of time sitting.

The good news is that 30 minutes of exercise a day, 5 days a week, could increase your life expectancy and reduce the risk of diseases such as cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer’s.

We hope you’re motivated to get out there and exercise. Even a few simple changes make a huge difference: take the stairs, walk your dog or jog in place during your lunch break.

While you take care of your heart, FLI takes care of you! Our team specializes in ensuring your freight shipment is handled with care. So let us handle your freight and give you more time to focus on you. Contact the FLI team today to learn about our offerings. 

Check Road Conditions Before You Drive

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While the chaos of holiday driving is in the rearview mirror, many of us have to occasionally travel the mountain passes or other high elevation roads during the winter.

Whether you’re taking a weekend vacation, driving for work or hauling freight — be cautious — because many roads are still susceptible to dangerous weather, such as snow, ice or fog.

So how can you best prepare for a safe road trip?

In addition to packing extra food, water, blankets and other emergency supplies, knowledge is an important tool in your kit.

If you’re driving in Oregon, visit TripCheck to get current road and weather conditions. 

Pro tip: View the cameras specific to the highways you’re traveling for a real time view of the weather and road conditions!

At Freight Logistics, Inc., we handle your freight shipment with care. Our team has the experience and knowledge to ensure everything runs smoothly. Just as you would prepare for a road trip, visit our website to learn more about what we do and how FLI can help you.

The Gift of Our Services

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What makes FLI different?

Our people!

Our large regionalized dispatch support staff is one of our greatest assets and lets each of our shipping partners have one Account Representative who provides individualized attention to your transportation needs.

But wait, there’s more! Our experienced dispatch teams respond quickly and have the knowledge to secure the best equipment necessary for your shipment. They also follow through with tracking from start to finish. 

So what do we do? Here’s a snapshot!

Truckload Services that include Flatbed, Step Deck, Curtain Van, Dry Van, Temperature Controlled, Power Only and much more.

Logistics Management Services, where our team works with you to develop a logistics management process that protects your interests and leaves your transportation needs to us. 

Specialized Equipment Services — Our account representatives specialize in Heavy Haul, Over Dimensional and High Cargo Value Freight.

LTL Services, where we offer your smaller LTL shipments the same level of care as your full shipments. 

Our job isn’t complete until all of your transportation needs are met.

Now that you know what we do, please contact us to learn how we can get the ball rolling and ensure your shipments are handled with care and professionalism. 

Winter Driving Advice

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Severe weather can be frightening for travelers, no matter how much driving experience you have. Winter storms, bad weather and dangerous road conditions are a factor in nearly half a million crashes and over 2,000 road deaths every winter, according to research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. 

Before you head out, whether for work or pleasure, make sure you know how to handle a road emergency if one should arise. 

  • Keep cold weather gear in your car — including extra food and water, warm clothes, a flashlight, a glass scraper, blankets, medications, etc.
  • Make sure your tires are properly inflated and have enough tread.
  • Keep at least half a tank of fuel in your vehicle.
  • Never warm up a vehicle in an enclosed area, like a garage.
  • Do not use cruise control when driving on ice and snow.

With plenty of winter weather ahead this season, make sure you’re prepared to deal with a potential emergency or dangerous road conditions.

FLI wants to keep your shipment safe in all seasons. That’s why we’ve assembled a team of the best professionals in the transportation industry. If you’re curious about our team members or our awesome services, give us a call!