What Role Does an LTL Freight Broker Play?This entry was posted on April 27, 2012
One of the first things you are going to notice is that most LTL freight brokers do not own any trucks, however there are a few that offer both services. Their role is to act as the middle man or go between for small companies that need to find a shipper that is available to carry small loads at reasonable prices to any destination in the country. They usually have a group of transportation companies or carriers that they work with, using the Internet and EDT to make arrangements for them to pick up each shipment.
As an LTL Freight Broker We Have Created a Complete LTL Trucking Network
As an LTL freight Broker we have created a network of highly respected carriers to ensure that companies like you can find the right type of carrier for your transportation needs. When you lack the time or experience to find the right carriers our experts can step in and connect you with the best carrier for your needs to help you move your LTL freight quickly and affordably from your loading dock to that of your customer.
Finding Someone to Handle Your Freight ShippingThis entry was posted on April 26, 2012
The size of your company is of very little, if any consequence when you have a large number of smaller shipments that need to be delivered, you must find a freight shipping company that can provide the type of services you need. There are two basic roles that any freight carrier you hire must be able to fulfill. First they must offer LTL shipping and be able to carry anything you have to ship from 100 to 10,000 pounds.
We Can Help You Find the Right Freight Shipping Company
Along with this, the freight shipping company you decide to use must have trucks and drivers that are able to deliver your shipments to any address in the country no matter whether it is in the heart of the city or deep in the countryside of America’s Heartland. We can help you find the right freight carriers to meet your needs as we have access to the top names in LTL shipping in the country.
Why Don’t LTL Companies Provide an Actual Delivery Date?This entry was posted on April 25, 2012
Is there a reason that none of the LTL companies we have contacted are willing to provide us with an actual delivery date for our shipment? You will find that for the most part, none of the LTL shippers in the industry are willing give out any type of exact delivery date. This is because your shipment may be transferred from one truck to another on the way to its final destination and it may have to sit for short periods of time waiting for the connecting truck.
The LTL Companies in Our Network Will Give You an Approximate Delivery Date
What you will find is that if you use reputable LTL companies like those in our network, is that while they are not willing to provide you with an exact date for your delivery, they will give an approximate date that will be very close. For the most part you are going to find that the money you save on the cost of shipping is worth the little bit of uncertainty when it comes to pinning down a delivery date.
Making Arrangements for Your LTL ShipmentThis entry was posted on April 24, 2012
If you run a small business that regularly ships out small loads such as single pieces of machinery or one to six pallets at a time, you should not have to rent an entire 53 foot long truck just to transport your load. This will end up costing you far more than you can afford, […]
Is My LTL Freight Quote Guaranteed?This entry was posted on April 23, 2012
“As a new and fairly small company that has never used LTL freight shipping before, we need to know if the LTL freight quote that we are given by any of the shipping companies you recommend are going to be guaranteed.” This is the type of question that we are used to hearing from many […]