Do LTL Freight Carriers Have Limits on the Size of Shipments?

Although most people seem to grasp the concept of LTL freight, 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.

Most LTL Freight Carriers Use the Same Size Guidelines

At the same time there are some 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.

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