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How to Get the Best Deal from the LTL Trucking Companies

This entry was posted on April 20, 2012

Should you find that you are regularly using LTL trucking companies to handle your shipments, you probably spend a fair amount of time trying to cut your freight costs. One of the best ways to save money is to stop trying to find the best deals on your own. You will find that using an online shipping services broker can help you get the best prices.

Look for Quality LTL Trucking Companies First

When looking for a shipping company, you should always shop for quality rather than low price, you will find that paying a little extra will get you much higher quality LTL trucking companies and they are going to work a little bit harder to provide you with the kind of service you are looking for. Finally make sure that when you send in your request for quote, your request is as detailed as possible as this will make it much easier for the company to give you an accurate price quote.

Where Is the Best Place to Look for an LTL Carrier?

This entry was posted on April 19, 2012

When you are the owner of a small or medium sized business, you are probably never going to have a big enough shipment to require leasing an entire trailer. This means that you can save money by using a Less than Truck Load or LTL carrier to handle your shipping needs. However, you may find that you just can’t pick up your local yellow pages and find an LTL shipping company listed in them.

The Best Place to Find an LTL Carrier Is Online

Several years ago, we noticed this problem several years ago and decided that it was time to do something about. In response to this call for reliable LTL carriers we have created a nationwide network of carriers that are used to working with businesses just like yours to provide door to door shipping services for any load of 100 to 10,000 pounds and up to six pallets at prices that you are going to be able to afford.

Will My Shipment End Up Sitting in a Warehouse if I Use LTL Carriers?

This entry was posted on April 18, 2012

One reason why a large number of companies are afraid to use LTL carriers is the fear that their shipments are going to end up being left sitting in a warehouse or on a loading dock for weeks instead of moving on down the line.  Although your shipment is likely to spend a certain amount of time sitting and waiting for the next truck headed towards its ultimate destination, this does not mean your freight is going to sit around collecting dust.

No LTL Carriers Will Guarantee Delivery Dates

The LTL carriers in our network are not likely to be able to guarantee your delivery date; this is standard in this segment of the shipping industry. They can however guarantee that your freight shipment will be moved on down the line between trucks on the way to being delivered as quickly as possible so that your customers remain happy with your service.

LTL Trucking Can Handle Interstate Shipping and Local Delivery

This entry was posted on April 17, 2012

As you might expect with any transportation service, an LTL trucking company will pick up your freight right off of your loading dock and deliver it to anywhere in the country. Although both FTL and LTL companies will carry your freight to anywhere, there is a big difference in the way that they take care […]

With LTL Shipping Will My Freight Be Moved Along the Way?

This entry was posted on April 16, 2012

Few companies today can afford delays in getting their shipments delivered to their clients. ¬†Before they hire an LTL shipping company, they need to know how quickly their freight is likely to be moved from their loading dock to its final destination. When you use FTL shipping you lease the whole truck and driver, but […]

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