Freight Controller Blog

Freight Broker, Freight Forwarder, Freight Consultant - what’s the difference?

Freight Broker, Freight Forwarder, Freight Agent, 3PL, Freight Consultant - what are the differences? In this article we explore the definitions of these common Australian freight supplier terms to help the shipper better understand what each of them do.

There are many terms in the freight industry and sometimes they mean different things to different people. A simple ‘Google’ search will return a range of different types of businesses to sift through for the one term.

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Celebrating the 40th year in Freight Industry in 2019

Freight Controller celebrates a 40 year milestone for this second-generation, family Business Group of Companies. Read our latest article to learn more about our history.

Our Group of Companies is excited to reach this milestone; learn about our journey over the decades

2019 is an exciting year for us as it signifies that our group has reached the 40-year mark.

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Transport Management Case Study

Read our latest Case Study with our good friends at Dynaweld to gain some insights on how we help distributors improve their freight processes through a range of initiatives; via freight reviews, invoice reconciliation, BI reports and software improvements.

Dynaweld's journey towards a more effective distribution system


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The Shipper’s New Year’s Resolutions

In this article we explore ideas around how you can improve upon what your distribution business did last year to prioritise and plan your freight projects for a bigger, brighter 2019.

Ideas for helping you plan and launch your Freight Projects for 2019


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How can a Shipper become more attractive to a quality Carrier?

In this article we explore why it matters to consider not just which carriers are worthy of your business, but also how you, the Shipper, may become more competitive in your industry if you aim improve your warehouse and dispatch processes to attract quality carriers that support your goals for customer satisfaction.

And Why that should matter


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