The History and Importance of LTL Shipping

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Managing ltl shipments

LTL, or Less Than Truckload, shipping is currently an estimated $35 billion market. LTL shipments, full truckloads, parcel carriers: all are being driven by changes in the retain industry because of e-commerce. For LTL especially, having the right kinds of transportation management software is crucial to efficiency and profitability.

What is LTL Shipping?

This is a kind of truck carrier shipment that doesn?t require a full trailer. Load board integrations help match shipment loads with empty carriers so that LTL carriers can offer different kinds of services, from residential pickups and delivers to major transit, efficiently.

LTL shipments contain goods from many different customers on one truck, and allow flexibility and cost-efficiency for smaller shipments. LTL carriers normally