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[Video] What is Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) Shipping?

The main three types of freight shipping options are full truckload (FTL), partial truckload (PTL) and less than truckload (LTL). Although the type of transportation service you use will depend on your total capacity needs, there are certain advantages and disadvantages of using each.

In this video, Josh will outline the things you need to know about LTL freight shipping. This includes when it should be used and which industries typically utilize it.

Video Chapters: 

  • 0:00 What will I learn in this video?
  • 0:21 What is LTL shipping?
  • 0:49 When should LTL services be used?
  • 1:21 When should LTL services not be used?
  • 1:51 Parcel vs. LTL shipping

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Josh Gewecke

Written by Josh Gewecke

As a national sales manager, Josh strives to provide a personalized approach to serving new and existing customers. While he focuses on less-than-truckload (LTL), over-dimensional and project freight, he’ll find whatever solution serves his customers best by partnering with his peers and working with his team. He loves learning — particularly about new ways to get freight delivered safely, on time and within budget.

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