Less-Than Truckload (LTL) Shipping Simplified

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Let us take a load off your back. When it comes to LTL freight shipping, we’re ready with our A-game. From rock-bottom rates to our impeccable service and company values, we are ready to make you a star in front of the boss.

What is LTL?

Simply put, LTL freight, or less than truckload freight is a shipment that shares a truck with other shipments. The freight is moved on and off various trucks on the way to its final destination. Although a direct route isn’t always taken, the cost of these shipment is very economical compared to an exclusive-use truck. A real world example: If you are using your local public bus system to get to work, you may have to change bus lines once or twice to get to your final destination. Although the most direct route is not used, you still arrive safely to work — it just may take a little bit more time. This is exactly how LTL freight works. It may take some more time to deliver, and it will have to ‘sit’ next to another customer’s freight, but the shipment will arrive safely and for a fraction of the cost of, say, 'driving your own car.'

Instant LTL Shipping Quote

Fill out the form below for a instant Less Than Truckload freight shipping quote. Or simply call 877-602-6005.

Less Than Truckload Freight Dude

LTL + The Freight Dude = Simple.

We simplify freight by handling the entire shipping process, including finding you the best LTL freight carrier, arranging a freight pickup, creating a BOL and freight shipping labels, and tracking every step of the way, from pickup to delivery. And we do all of this while saving you money.

We receive LTL carrier discounts based on our shipping volume, which we then pass to you. Whether it’s a single pallet or multiple LTL shipments, we give you the best price options and ensure service, capacity, and timing all fit within your requirements, providing you a customized freight solution for each shipment.

We’ll be upfront, honest, and ready with our A-game to help make your LTL shipping experience the best possible. We make sure you’re informed every step of the way – regardless if it’s good, bad, or ugly – so you can make the best decision for your shipping needs.

No more calling an automated impersonal call center maze. Call The Freight Dude and the phone will always be answered by a real person. Your LTL freight shipment will be discussed with one of our freight experts, and you’ll be provided with a customized LTL freight quote for each shipment. We take the guess work out of LTL shipping by personally addressing every detail of your shipment to give you the most accurate and appropriate option for your LTL freight.

If you use other automated website quote companies, you’ll probably get a quote, but without input from a seasoned freight expert like The Freight Dude, hidden variables might later cause cost adjustments, schedule changes, and service failures.

The Freight Dude’s how-to guide to ship LTL freight:

  1. Grab a pallet
  2. Place and secure goods safely on pallet
  3. Use shrink wrap and other packaging materials as needed
  4. Call The Freight Dude with the weight, dimensions, and pickup and delivery information
  5. The Freight Dude will email or fax you over shipping labels which you then can slap 'em on the pallet
  6. Once your driver arrives, hand driver BOL supplied by The Freight Dude
  7. Sit back and relax
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