LTL vs. FTL Freight: What’s the difference?
Unishippers' Guide To Comparing Freight Service Types
With tens of thousands of freight carriers between less-than-truckload (LTL) and full truckload (FTL) providers – each with different services, shipping lanes, fleet sizes and specializations – navigating all the options takes some know-how. Of course, selecting the right carrier and freight shipping service is critical to a successful shipment. We want to bridge the knowledge gap between shippers and carrier services so businesses can make smarter decisions.
Download the Unishippers Guide to Comparing Freight Service Types for a simple, thorough breakdown of the 10 most commonly used carrier services.
The guide covers:
- Standard guaranteed shipments
- Day- and time-specific critical guaranteed shipments
- Cross-border freight
- Air freight
- Ocean freight
- Reverse logistics
- Sealed divider service
- Tradeshow service
- Retail shipping
- Hazmat shipping
By pairing your pallets with the right freight service, you’re putting shipments in a position to meet deadlines while keeping costs low. To help you make these connections, our guide offers context that distinguishes all the options above, including:
- Shipment pickups and delivery windows
- Service guarantees
- Cost considerations
- Special requirements and service restrictions
- Security and freight protection
Make the right choice
Downloading our guide will help you better understand your shipment from a carrier’s viewpoint. But, sometimes shipments aren’t so cut and dry. Unishippers helps small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) with everything from building a shipping strategy to day-to-day decisions. Contact us to learn more about how we bridge the gap between shippers and carriers.