Let’s look at an example:
Samantha wants to ship a CAT CP-563 from Iowa to Indiana. After providing info about her equipment, she chooses the FR8Star price lock rate of $2,300. Within 24 hours, FR8Star connects her with John, who will haul her load.
- 100% FREE access
- Paid in full at drop-off (no fees or factoring)
- Keep 100% of your pay (linehaul + permits)
- Get alerts for loads matching your preferences
- Fully transparent load details
- Shipper direct load postings
- Free, instant freight rate with itemized costs
- Automated paperwork and payment processing
- Manage all your freight in one place
- Expert logistics support through delivery
- Easily integrated with Auctiontime.com, MachineryTrader.com, TractorHouse.com, and more.
- Peace of mind with reliable and insured carriers
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 15% 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. If you choose the convenience of Price Lock to book shipping instantly, the fee is still 15%.
FR8Star is 100% FREE for carriers.
How are freight costs and permits calculated using the Freight Rate Calculator?
What is FR8Star's MC and DOT number?
FR8Star operates under MC #943310 and USDOT #3088455
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.