Do LTL Freight Carriers Limit the Size of Their Loads?This entry was posted on April 13, 2012
Most people seem to understand the concept of LTL freight, however from time to time, the question still seems to come up regarding what size limits, if any, there are on these types of shipment. As general rule of thumb, you will find that each carrier has their own set of rules they apply as to the sizes of shipments they are willing to carry in their trucks.
Some LTL Freight Carriers Will Carry Bigger Shipments
You will find that there are a few basic guidelines that most carriers tend to work within when it comes to LTL freight. These limits are from 100 to 10,000 pounds in weight and from one or more boxes up to six pallets. You will find that some carriers will carry loads as high as 20,000 pounds, but you should always check with any carrier. We can help you find a carrier that is willing to carry your particular load, in many cases even if it goes outside the standard limitations.
Finding the Best Rates on Your Small Freight ShippingThis entry was posted on April 12, 2012
Although there are a number businesses and industries that have shipments that can easily fill a 53 foot long trailer from front to back with their freight shipping needs, not all business are that big. When you are in charge of the shipping department in a smaller business, you already know just how hard it can be to find a shipping company that does not mind handling smaller loads.
We Can Help You with Your Smaller Freight Shipping Needs
Finding a shipping company that is willing to handle smaller shipments and not charge an arm and a leg for doing so can be very challenging. We found that this was a problem for many companies and set out to do something about it. We now work with over 40 nationwide carriers to help secure the freight shipping you need at rates you can afford.
How Do I Find the Right LTL Companies?This entry was posted on April 11, 2012
As the owner of a small business, you frequently have a need to ship small loads to addresses all across the country. Finding the right LTL companies to fit in with both your needs and your budget can be tough and find carriers you can trust even harder. There are far too many trucking companies on the road that promise more than they can deliver and your freight can end up sitting on a loading dock for days.
We Have Created a Network of Highly Reliable LTL Companies
We found this to be the truth far too often and set out to do something about it for smaller businesses. We have built solid relationships with over 40 different commercial carriers that are well known and respected in the industry. From this we can help you find a carrier you can trust to handle your shipment at prices that are not going to break the bank.
Will There Be More Than One Carrier Handling My LTL ShipmentThis entry was posted on April 10, 2012
If I hire a particular LTL carrier to take care of my LTL shipment, are they going to be the only carrier handling it or will there be others as it goes from my shipping docks to those of my customer? In most cases, it depends on what you are shipping, where it is going […]
How Quickly Can I Get a LTL Freight Quote?This entry was posted on April 9, 2012
When you run a business you don’t have time to stand around waiting for a shipping company to give you an LTL freight quote that you can use to calculate how much to bill your customers for. Unfortunately, as you may have already found out, there are far too many LTL shipping companies that will […]