All Things LTL
Less-than-truckload logistics, terms, and options
- All Things LTL
What Is LTL Shipping?
Less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping is a system of transporting a smaller shipment than a typical truck filled with one order.Read Article →
The Lowdown On Freight Shipping: Parcel, LTL, And FTL
There are several types of freight including truck, rail, air, ocean, and pipeline. Get the lowdown on freight shipping: parcel, LTL, and FTL.Read Article →
LTL Shipping: What Is A Freight Quote?
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.Read Article →
LTL Shipping: What Is Density?
In supply chain, understanding shipping density is key. We break down the formula for calculating density for less than truckload (LTL) shipping.Read Article →
LTL Shipping: What Is An NMFC Number?
Every item that is shipped in the United States is assigned an NMFC number, which stands for National Motor Freight Classification.Read Article →
LTL Shipping: What Is Minimum Density/Cubic Capacity?
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.Read Article →
LTL Shipping: What Is An Accessorial?
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.Read Article →
What Does It Mean To Rescue Freight?
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.Read Article →
LTL And FTL Shipping: Which Is Best For You?
Freight carriers offer a variety of choices for transporting commercial shipments. Two common shipping options are LTL and FTL.Read Article →