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Optimized shipping rates for truckload freight.

Reduce Cost and Streamline Shipments by Utilizing
Full Truckload Shipping

Reduce Cost and Streamline Shipments by Utilizing Full Truckload Shipping

Do you have enough cargo to fill an entire truck trailer?   Are there pickup or delivery time deadlines?   If you have a large shipment, sensitive material, or time requirements; you may need a full truckload service option.

Do you have enough cargo to fill an entire truck trailer?   Are there pickup or delivery time deadlines?

If you have a large shipment, sensitive material, or time requirements; you may need a full truckload service option.

Do you have more questions? Review our list of F.A.Q.’s below or talk to one of our experts today. See how much your business can save on Truckload or LTL shipping services.

Do you have more questions? Review our list of F.A.Q.’s below or talk to one of our experts today. See how much your business can save on Truckload or LTL shipping services.

What Are The Benefits Of Truckload Shipping?

What Are The Benefits Of
Truckload Shipping?

Utilizing Truckload Shipping For Your Freight Needs Will Help You:

FASTER SHIPPING TIMES

Without the delay of multiple shipment requirements shared amongst one
truckload, goods can arrive quicker.

Without the delay of multiple shipment requirements shared amongst one truckload, goods can
arrive quicker.

CONTROL CHANCE OF DAMAGE

Full truckload shipments are better protected from damage because they are handled less than LTL shipments.

Full truckload shipments are better protected from damage because they are handled less than
LTL shipments.

RECEIVE BETTER RATES

If the shipment is large enough to utilize an entire truck trailer, it will possibly be cheaper than using LTL.

If the shipment is large enough to utilize an entire truck trailer, it will possibly be cheaper than
using LTL.

What Is the Difference Between FTL And LTL?

What Is the Difference Between
FTL And LTL?

FTL (Full Truckload) is for shipments that require an entire dedicated trailer space and have delivery deadlines.

FTL (Full Truckload) is for shipments that require an entire dedicated trailer space and have delivery deadlines.

LTL (Less Than Truckload) can be used if your freight is larger than a parcel shipment but will not fill an entire truckload
trailer and delivery times are flexible.

LTL (Less Than Truckload) can be used if your freight is larger than a parcel shipment but will not fill an entire truckload trailer and delivery
times are flexible.

How much weight is a full truckload?

Typically, with truckload freight, the amount of space a shipment requires in the trailer is a bigger factor than the amount the shipment weighs. Truckload shipments can range between 5,000 pounds to 45,000 pounds or more.

How many pallets are on a full truckload?

Full Truckload shipment typically ranges around 24 to 30 pallets or more.

How are full truckload rates estimated for a quote?

Full Truckload freight pricing is primarily based on mileage. Other factors include lead time, fuel price, seasonality, and shipping time requirements.

How to get the best, cost-effective Truckload rates?

To get the best FTL shipping rates, be sure to compare quotes from multiple freight carriers. Using SHC Logistics to search shipping quotes makes it easy to search rates all in one place.

What Type Of Full Truckload Services Are Available?

DRY TRAILER/VAN

FLATBED/OPEN DECK

TEMPERATURE CONTROLLED

STEP-DECK/RGN TRAILER

How Should Truckload Freight Be Prepared For Shipment?

There are a few factors to keep in mind when preparing freight for shipment
to eliminate damage and miscommunication.

There are a few factors to keep in mind when preparing freight for shipment
to eliminate damage and miscommunication.

DIMENSIONS

To receive the most accurate quote and avoid delays with the freight carrier always measure the length, width, and height of your shipment. FTL carriers need accurate measurements to provide the best quote and to utilize trailer space for multiple freight shipments.

To receive the most accurate quote and avoid delays with the freight carrier always measure the length, width, and height of your shipment.

FTL carriers need accurate measurements to provide the best quote and to utilize trailer space for multiple freight shipments.

DOCUMENTATION

A BOL (Bill of Lading) is required for all freight shipments. This document provides all the necessary details related to the shipment. The BOL serves as a receipt for the items being shipped and helps the carrier process the freight efficiently.

A BOL (Bill of Lading) is required for all freight shipments. This document provides all the necessary details related to the shipment. The BOL serves as a receipt for the items
being shipped and helps the carrier
process the freight efficiently.

PACKAGING

Properly secure all goods by placing the heaviest items on the bottom and lighter items on top. Be sure to protect edges and corners by fitting items tightly together. Taking these precautions will reduce damages from occurring.

Properly secure all goods by placing the heaviest items on the bottom and lighter items on top. Be sure to protect edges and corners by fitting items tightly together. Taking these precautions will reduce damages from occurring.

PICKUP

Shippers are expected to have all freight prepared and ready for pick-up. Freight carriers are not required to wait; therefore, all items need to be ready upon carrier arrival. If freight carriers need to return next day, it can result in fees due to a second pickup attempt.

Shippers are expected to have all freight prepared and ready for pick-up. Freight carriers are not required to wait; therefore, all items need to be ready upon carrier arrival.

If freight carriers need to return next day, it can result in fees due to a second pick-up attempt.

SHC Logistics is the single-source solution for your truckload logistical needs.
Our comprehensive service allows you to experience peace of mind.

SHC Logistics is the single-source solution for your
truckload logistical needs. Our comprehensive service
allows you to experience peace of mind.

Enjoy expert management of your shipments from start to finish,
from one place, with a single point of contact.

Enjoy expert management of your shipments from
start to finish, from one place, with a single
point of contact.