By bringing shippers and carriers together with 100% transparent transactions, we can guarantee fair freight pricing and savings for everyone.
Shippers Booking Freight
Here’s how it works: Sam’s Equipment Rental needs to move a CAT 324D from Tuscaloosa, AL to Tempe, AZ. The FR8Star Freight Rate Calculator estimates $605 in permits and $4,600 – $8,800 in carrier line haul to move the load.
Sam posts the CAT 324D to the FR8Star network, receives 3 carrier bids, and accepts a bid from John’s Trucking for $6,600.
The total cost to
move Sam’s load
John’s Trucking earns
10% FR8Star transaction fee
(compared to a traditional
Access to 2,000+
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Instant freight rate
estimates before you book
Itemizations of all third
party costs per load
Carriers Booking Oversize, Open and Step Deck Loads
Here’s how it works: John’s Trucking places a bid for $6,600 on a load from Sam’s Equipment Rental to move a CAT 324D rom Tuscaloosa, AL to Tempe, AZ. Sam accepts John’s bid and awards John’s Trucking the load.
$6,600 + 10% FR8Star transaction fee
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*Payment is released in full upon receipt of electronic POD.
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and open deck loads
Know what your shipper pays
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100% of what you bid
Updates on loads
matching your fleet
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when you submit POD
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for third party costs
Includes permit fees, police escorts, fuel, etc.
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You’ve Got Questions. We’ve Got Answers.
How does FR8Star's transparent pricing model work?
Our pricing is 100% transparent.
The FR8Star transaction fee is 10% of the total cost to transport a load. The transaction fee applies to all loads transacted on FR8Star.com and is applied to total shipper costs.
How are freight costs and permits calculated using the Freight Rate Calculator?
What is FR8Star's MC number?
FR8Star operates under MC 943310.
How do I get paid for delivering a load?
Do I need to invoice FR8Star to get paid?
No, we will automatically pay out in full upon receiving POD, so there is no need to send an invoice.
How do I get paid for accessorials?
All accessorial claims must be verified with the shipper. We pass on 100% of all legitimate accessorial charges. Compliance with FR8Star terms and conditions are required to qualify for accessorial payouts.