LTL Freight Class – Meaning and Applications

Have you ever been told the items you were shipping were a certain freight class, just to get that changed by the carrier after it shipped and billed a different amount. Or have you ever shipped an item at one freight class for months or even years and…

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What Does LTL Stand for in the Transportation/ Trucking Industry?

It’s simple. LTL is an acronym for Less than Truck Load freight. Unfortunately, the simplicity stops there. There are several different perspectives as to what is actually considered LTL. Full Truck Load carriers can put anywhere from 2 to 6 different…

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So.. You’re Looking for Cheap Shipping for Your Freight…

Well, the number one factor that increases freight costs is time. Think about it… If you mail a letter across country and it takes a week to get there it’s 45 cents . But if you want it to get there in two or three days it’s ten times that, or for overnight, it’s triple!

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FOB Meaning vs COD vs Freight Collect in LTL Freight Shipping

Very Confusing… But people often request one or more of these services when shipping, thinking that the terminology is being accurately used. However, when not accurately used, the outcome has a potential to be disastrous!

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