All Things LTL

All Things LTL

Less-than-truckload logistics, terms, and options

  • All Things LTL

    9 Articles

  • What Is LTL Shipping?

    2020-07-01

    Less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping is a system of transporting a smaller shipment than a typical truck filled with one order.

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  • The Lowdown On Freight Shipping: Parcel, LTL, And FTL

    2020-07-02

    There are several types of freight including truck, rail, air, ocean, and pipeline. Get the lowdown on freight shipping: parcel, LTL, and FTL.

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  • LTL Shipping: What Is A Freight Quote?

    2020-07-02

    When shipping LTL, you'll need a freight quote. A freight quote is what your shipment will likely cost you based on the information you give.

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  • LTL Shipping: What Is Density?

    2020-07-02

    In supply chain, understanding shipping density is key. We break down the formula for calculating density for less than truckload (LTL) shipping.

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  • LTL Shipping: What Is An NMFC Number?

    2020-07-02

    Every item that is shipped in the United States is assigned an NMFC number, which stands for National Motor Freight Classification.

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  • LTL Shipping: What Is Minimum Density/Cubic Capacity?

    2020-07-02

    With LTL shipping, you have a limit as to how much space you are allowed to occupy and limits on the weight that a shipment must hit.

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  • LTL Shipping: What Is An Accessorial?

    2020-07-02

    When creating an LTL freight quote, you will need to add accessorial fees. There are two separate types: Before The Fact and After The Fact.

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  • What Does It Mean To Rescue Freight?

    2020-07-02

    There are times when you have to have another carrier take over your freight to ensure that it gets there on time. This is rescuing freight.

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  • LTL And FTL Shipping: Which Is Best For You?

    2020-07-01

    Freight carriers offer a variety of choices for transporting commercial shipments. Two common shipping options are LTL and FTL.

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