What is Less than Truckload (LTL)?
Less than Truckload or LTL for short is a form of shipping freight that collects and groups various goods from multiple clients to deliver them at various destinations along a route. This logistical service best fits businesses looking for a budget-friendly alternative because you share the transportation costs with other clients. This shipping option is all about affordability since your shipment takes up space on a trailer and you only pay for the amount of space you need and the distance your shipment covers along the delivery route. Tandem delivery services are also available.
The benefits of Less than Truckload (LTL) services are best suited for small to medium and growing businesses that provide a cost-effective transportation solution. Shipments often make multiple stops, could possibly be unloaded and loaded back onto the trailer. If you’re into numbers, freight weighing roughly between 50 pounds to about 10,000 pounds are usually best suited for a Less than Truckload (LTL) shipment. At Lion Force, we strive to deliver your Less than Truckload (LTL) shipment quickly to save you money matching your shipments with other scheduled shipments heading in either the same direction or to the same destination, if possible.