What is LTL Shipping? Types of LTL Shipping

Updated: Mar 5



LTL Freight Shipping & FTL Quotes


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LTL refers to the transportation of products or goods that does not need a full truck load due to smaller nature of the parcel. In shorter terms, less-than-load are many separate shipments that are being transported onto on truck. Most LTL shipments usually weight anywhere between 150lbs-10,000lbs! Pretty crazy right?



How Does LTL Freight Work?

Now that you understand the abbreviation and meaning of LTL, now its learning how the magic all works. When you combine partial loads to create a full multi-stop truckloads, cost tends to be based on space used, class of items that are being shipped, pick-up and destination locations.


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