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Transporting Renewable Energy Products

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Renewable energy is a popular topic in many industries, but transporting this unique technology is often overlooked. That’s where we come in!

Whether you are involved in a project using solar power, wind, or another form of alternative energy, FLI can help.

Just like with other types of freight, we have the same commitment to getting your renewable energy products to their desired destination safely and on time.

FLI believes in the power of alternative forms of renewable energy to make a positive change in our world. We want to be part of the solution and help you move this delicate and important freight.

Interested in what FLI can do for you? Call us for a quote! Our team is here and ready to help you tackle any freight shipment. Reach us at 541.734.5617 or 800.866.7882.

Happy Holidays From FLI

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After a whirlwind year of ups, downs, firsts, and unknowns, the holidays are upon us.

Looking back, 2020 has shown us some beautiful moments amid the chaos.

Locally and across the world, we’ve witnessed how deep our connections go and the wonderful things that can happen when we band together.

The holidays are often a time for reflection and gratitude. FLI is thankful for so much — our employees, community, customers, friends and family. All of these people have such a profound impact on our business and personal lives. We would not be where we are today without each one of you.

As we leave 2020 behind and look toward a new year, the FLI team wishes you a happy and healthy holiday season, filled with joy, gratitude and many blessings.

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.

Preventative Maintenance For A Better Tomorrow

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FLI takes care of your freight shipments. But if you’re in charge of a fleet, then you know it’s just as important that the trucks are in good condition.

When done right, preventative fleet maintenance maximizes the performance, safety and fuel efficiency of trucks.

To keep your fleet running well, make sure a knowledgeable technician provides:

  • Tire management
  • Fuel filters
  • Transmission lubricants
  • Body repair
  • Axles and alignment

When you schedule regular maintenance, you’ll save money in the long run.

And if you want to continue the trend of saving money, then partner with FLI!

We always say “Together We Deliver” because we believe in collaboration. Our job is to make your job so simple, it doesn’t even feel like work. Then you can focus on the other important aspects of your business.

When you’re ready to join forces with the best freight shipment team around, call or email FLI to learn about the next steps.

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.