WHAT IS FULL TRUCKLOAD SHIPPING?
Full truckload shipping or FTL simply indicates the dedicated use of an entire tractor trailer. Full truckload shipping is commonly used by wholesalers and retailers alike. Shipping freight as a full truckload is the fastest and often the best method of shipping freight. Generally, full truckload shipping allows shippers to ship up to 44000 pounds in a single shipment.[spacer height=”20px”]
IS FULL TRUCKLOAD SHIPPING RIGHT FOR ME?
- Transit time– Transit time is improved 25-50% using full truckload shipping services. Full truckload shipping helps ensures faster delivery your time-sensitive freight.
- Exclusivity-Shipping freight as a full truckload gives the customer total exclusivity of the truck.
- Minimal handling-Full truckload shipping also reduces the handling of loaded freight. This added benefit minimizes the chance of costly delays.[spacer height=”20px”]
WHAT IS THE MAXIMUM ALLOWED WEIGHT FOR A TRUCKLOAD SHIPMENT
A dry van trailer can haul up to 44000 pounds. Although a full truckload’s capacity is not just determined by the maximum weight capacity. The interior space of a 53ft van trailer is 3816 cubic feet. It is very important to understand how to properly load a trailer. [spacer height=”20px”][spacer height=”20px”]
HOW MANY PALLETS CAN A FULL TRUCKLOAD SHIPMENT HAUL?
A full truckload can haul up to 26 standard pallets. A standard pallet has dimensions of 48×40. Pallets come in a variety of sizes so therefore the number of pallets will from shipment to shipment. It is advisable that a shipper use truckload shipping optimization software.[spacer height=”20px”]
IS FULL TRUCKLOAD SHIPPING ECONOMICAL?
Full truckload rates are far more economical in the long run than LTL. Less than truckload cost will vary depending on the weight, freight class, and density. Another important distinction is full truckload shipments can make several pickups or deliveries in a single truckload shipment.[spacer height=”20px”]
Advantages of working with Freight-Specialist
Freight-Specialist understands that time is money. Our full truckload carriers are the best in the industry. Our promise to you is simple, national truckload service at the very best truckload rates. Freight-Specialist accommodates all your full truckload shipping needs.
Freight-Specialist has over 25 years experience in the freight industry. We have delivered thousands of truckloads to satisfied customers nationwide. We make every attempt to safeguard your freight and deliver on our promises to you. We appreciate your trust in our company.