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Sea freight with the shortest ROUTE and best price. We handle the paperwork for Smooth customs clearance.
Direct loading of your FTL shipment to the vessel without delay. Easy and smooth process.
We get you the best price deal with our network of Airline companies. We handle extensive paperwork for your SENSITIVE goods.
No more delays in your chemical products with us.
We accommodate your FTL and LTL shipments with Railway cargo. You get the best pricing on land routes.
We supervise all loading and unloading to avoid damages and delays. Fast shipment in your budget.
Complete end-to-end supply chain connectivity with FTL shipping. You get Customized door-to-door FTL shipping to use most truck capacities.
We use the shortest routes for door-to-door shipping. Cheap and fast!
Get better FTL shipping prices than Alibaba agents. We join your shipment from different Alibaba suppliers. It helps you to use the full truckload CAPACITY for cost-effectiveness.
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We ensure the safe journey of goods with EXTRA protection layers. We supervise and entertain special requests for loading and unloading. Get your products whole and intact!
FTL is cheap and fast. Our NETWORK of truckers and shipping staff gets you the best pricing deals on FTL and LTL. We arrange shared truck spaces for LTL bundles. More room for profit.
We cut your transit time and cost. Our team specializes in getting you the SHORTEST routes with research. You get fast transit time due to short routes.
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FTL Shipment: Ultimate Guide
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There are limited options when it comes to land transportation. They are also EXPENSIVE.
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FTL shipment helps you to ship bulk items at low prices. But people have limited knowledge about FTL shipment.
Our expert has crafted this GUIDEBOOK on FTL shipment. Ultimately, You get a complete overview of FTL shipment. So, You transport bulk volumes at low prices like Sea freight.
Keep reading the guidebook for the BENEFITS of FTL shipment.
What is FTL freight?
FTL means “Full Truckload shipment.” A single truck transport a large shipment of goods of around 20,000 pounds. The truck TRANSPORTS the shipment from point A to point B for a single shipper.
You use full truckload services for large volumes of GOODS with special handling. It is more cost-effective for large shipments than less than truckload LTL.
FTL cargo is for both domestic and international shipments. It is faster than Sea freight. But availability depends on ROAD infrastructure. Best for time-sensitive shipments. It is for large machinery, industrial equipment, and other bulk goods.
How does FTL shipment work?
So You contact FTL (entire truck) shipping with a shipping company. You provide information about goods, their type, and QUANTITY so they can handle it better. You request for extra protection layer for fragile items.
You get a quote and decide the TERMS and conditions of the agreement. They pick up your goods. They handle on-loading from your supplier. They use different vehicles. Like dry vans, reefers, and other trucks.
Vehicles depend on the nature of goods. They go on your selected ROUTE and ship it to your final destination. You direct ship to ports. If it’s an international shipment, then they would handle customs paperwork. It’s an EFFICIENT way to transport by land.
When to use FTL freight shipping
Here is when to use FTL shipping.
- Use FTL while shipping a large number of goods. It is more cost-effective. You pay for the full CAPACITY of the truck.
- Use FTL shipping when goods need special handling. Sensitive goods need specialized handling during TRANSPORTATION. You have more control over the customization of the shipping process.
- FTL shipping has faster TRANSIT TIME. It’s a solo shipment & does not need loading and unloading between different vehicles.
- Best for shipping hazardous materials. Some HAZARDOUS materials need FTL due to safety regulations.
It is a good option for BULK volumes in a controlled environment. It is a faster and cost-effective solution. You use FTL from suppliers to ports or warehouses. Best for long distances on both domestic & international levels.
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FTL vs. LTL shipping: What’s the difference?
FTL (Full Truckload) and LTL (Less-than-Truckload) are two different shipping methods.
Here are some key differences between LTL and FTL shipping.
- Involves the transportation of a large number of goods in a single truck or trailer
- More cost-effective for larger shipments, as you pay for the truck’s full capacity.
- Allows for faster transit times. You are a SINGLE shipper, so you have more control over the shipping process.
- It helps you in the customized handling of certain types of goods. Hazardous chemicals or FRAGILE items.
- Involves the transportation of smaller SHIPMENTS that do not need one truck
- Many small shipments in LTL shipping. LTL carriers entertain multiple shippers in the same truckload shipping.
- Cost savings when shipping only a few pallets. Cost-effective option for smaller loads.
- Longer transit times due to combining multiple shipments in the same TRUCK. They stop at multiple locations before your delivery destination.
The shipping method depends on freight class and freight classification. The size and quantity, and distance. Both LTL and FTL freight shipping has some level of control and customization.
How are FTL rates calculated?
You calculate the FTL shipping rates with the distance, weight, and type of truck. Other factors that can affect the shipping costs include:
- The pickup and delivery LOCATIONS.
- Transit time and fuel cost
- The type of CARGO shipped.
- Any special handling requirements
Shippers provide information, including the goods’ dimensions, weight, and freight type. FTL carriers provide the pickup and delivery locations. The CARRIER determines the appropriate shipping rate with its rate schedule.
The rate schedule includes a base rate per mile and a service fee. Extra charges include accessorial charges and any special handling FEES. Make sure to check the current market price before the agreement.
There are some extra services. Such as storage and insurance. It is important to REVIEW the terms & conditions of any FTL shipping agreement. They do on-time pickup and on-time delivery. Discuss details in the agreement to avoid hidden charges.
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FAQs about FTL Shipment
How long does an FTL shipment take?
TIME Duration depends on DISTANCE, road, traffic, or any emergency. Generally, it takes 1 to 5 days, depending on the distance. LTL shipments take more time than FTL shipments. LTL shipping involves loading and unloading other bundles of shared space.
What factors impact FTL freight rates?
Distance, fuel cost, and transit time. They are co-related with each other. Distance plays the main role. Fuel COST is relevant to vehicles. Bigger distance takes more fuel & transit time. You have to pay more for bigger distances.
What is the FTL price?
FTL stands for a full truckload. It has goods with approximately 20,000 pounds. Shippers pay some AMOUNT to move 20,000 pounds of goods with trucks. This is the FTL price. It depends on Distance, fuel cost, and transit time.
Shipment theft is the biggest concern with FTL shipments. Also, non-experienced staff can damage your shipment. Choosing the right routes for minimal disruptions is important.
Only experienced and CREDIBLE staff can help you. But finding credible and experienced staff is difficult. Look no further! We have been handling FTL shipments for more than a decade. Get your shipment WHOLE and intact!
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