What Does Less Than Truckload (LTL) Mean?

There are many benefits to less than truckload (LTL) shipping, including increased control, lower costs, and more flexibility. First, it's important to understand exactly what LTL shipping is and what it entails. What is Considered a Partial Truckload? LTL shipping carries shipments that require less than a full 48' or 53' trailer for transportation. There…
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How Are Trucking Rates Calculated?

There are many different factors that are involved in the calculation of trucking rates for shipments, and it's important to understand how they work before settling for a quote. Factors Used to Calculate Trucking Rates Here is a glossary of some of the many common terms that you'll encounter in shipping quote calculation. Consignee The…
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