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Unishippers Introduces Online Full Truckload Quoting and Booking

SALT LAKE CITY, March 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Unishippers Global Logistics, LLC, the nation's first and one of the largest small package and freight shipping resellers, recently announced the launch of its newest online capability allowing customers to quote and order Full Truckload (FTL) with the ease of a few clicks. One of the only companies in the industry that has this functionality, Unishippers developed the feature as a part of their Freight Manager online transportation management system.

Some major features of the new tool include:

  • Instant, guaranteed quotes
  • A variety of FTL services and options from intermodal to partial truckload
  • Access to FTL, LTL (less-than truckload) and UPS small package from a single, online transportation management system
  • Platinum customer service that supports every shipment quoted or booked
  • Tool Tips make quoting and booking FTL a breeze
  • 180 days of shipment history
  • One invoice for all your FTL, LTL and UPS small package shipments

"Now it is easier than ever for our customers to get an instant, guaranteed quote for their Full Truckload shipping needs from the same company that helps them with their LTL or UPS small package," said Kevin Lathrop, President of Unishippers. "Innovative technology like Unishippers Freight Manager is turning what used to be a laborious, painful and expensive experience into a simple, painless and cost-effective process. Plus, the customer can consolidate all their shipping in one place with one website and one invoice for all their shipping needs."

Unishippers was created in 1987 from the simple idea that by partnering with major shipping suppliers and reselling their services, small and medium-sized business could benefit from the negotiated discounts and increased level of customer service. With more than 50,000 shipping customers, 6.5 million shipments annually, and industry leading partners including UPS®, and YRC Freight®, Unishippers has the experience and leverage franchisees need to be successful. With over 290 franchise units, Unishippers provides individualized shipping solution for their customers with shipping coverage all over the US.

For more information about Unishippers visit their website at www.unishippers.com

About Unishippers

Founded in 1987, Unishippers has grown to the largest reseller of shipping services in the nation with more than 290 franchise locations. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT, the Unishippers concept is simple – work with major carriers including UPS®, Saia®, Estes®, YRC Freight™ and UPS Freight® to handle the pickup, transport and delivery of customers' shipments. All the while, local franchisees work to provide customers with service and support. By leveraging the combined shipping volume of all its customers, Unishippers gets deeply discounted rates from its carriers, resulting in lower shipping costs. Unishippers serves more than 50,000 small to mid-sized businesses, and has been recognized as a top freight broker by Transport Topics and a top franchise by Entrepreneur, Franchise Times and the Inc. 5000. For information on Unishippers, including information on franchising opportunities and price quotes, visit www.unishippers.com.

CONTACT: Media Contact: Aaron Gessner, Fishman PR & Marketing 847-945-1300 x232, agessner@fishmanpr.comSource:Unishippers Global Logistics, LLC