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Hot Line Freight Awarded Partner of the Year

The La Crosse Area Convention and Visitors Bureau is honoring Hot Line Freight on May 29th at the 44th annual awards dinner.

Customer Spotlight: Spring is Blooming at Fosters

This month we are featuring Foster's Inc., of Waterloo, IA as our Customer Spotlight! Foster's Inc is a premier wholesaler of garden, lawn and landscape supplies in the Midwest.

Hot Line Sponsors Local Hockey Team

Sponsorship at the surface is often measured in dollars and cents but when looked at with a deeper perspective sponsorship is equal to opportunity. Hot Line is a proud sponsor of SYHA!

New Service Center Ground Breaking!

Hot-Line Freight's Corporate Office in West Salem, WI is in the process of building a NEW shop to service our entire fleet of tractors right here on site. Ground breaking was early December and already has a great foundation started. We hope to have this up and running by late summer early fall. This will be a great addition to our corporate terminal!

Hot Line Freight Helps Out This Thanksgiving!

The Onalaska community seeks hungry eaters ready for a Thanksgiving feast. Organizers are inviting friends, family and neighbors to share in the 2018 Onalaska Thanksgiving Dinner at the National Guard Armory.

Tips On Getting It Right When Loading A Shipping Container

Today more than ever before it is important to pay particular attention to the proper loading of a shipping container to ensure no additional expense and to make certain that the contents of the container do not become damaged.

Know When To Choose Less-Than-Truckload Shipping

Less-than-truckload shipments are an excellent option for shippers today in the highly competitive world of shipping.
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Why Hotline Freight Is A Smart Choice For LTL Shipping Services

Hotline Freight is the smart choice in today's highly competitive freight shipment services. Always remember that not all freight companies that offer expedited LTL services are the same. Knowing that your freight shipping company has a proven track record will save you time, trouble and money over the short and long-term.

Advantages of LTL Shipping Options

Shipping freight locally, as well as across the country, in a safe and affordable way means making the right choices. One type of shipping option known as LTL or less-than-truckload shipping can result in faster and more convenient shipments for commercial customers.

Tips For The Most Efficient Shipping Of Freight

Freight shipping is in many ways one of the most cost-effective ways of moving products and items large and small alike over short and long distances.

The Proper Loading of a Pallet for More Efficient Shipping

While there are many cases where a shipper will actually load a pallet for the customer, there are also many cases where the customer actually does the loading of a pallet on their own prior to shipping. Either way, it is important to understand a few basics when it comes to loading a pallet in a safe, efficient and reliable way.

Free Packaging Tips and Tricks

Today's modern freight carriers require that packaging and freight loads be properly secured and organized. This helps to ensure that a shipment arrives safely and without any damage.