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Less Than Truckload (LTL)

What is Less Than Truckload?

Less Than Truckload means a shipping service for small quantities of freight. Principally, the freight loaded into a truck will not take up the entire space of the truck, and thereby provides room to accommodate more smaller shipments.

LTL service meets the needs of small businesses that need to move goods in smaller batches. For this, shipping companies combine different shipments from various customers with multiple stops. Essentially, each customer only pays for the capacity their freight occupies.

The freight that does not fully occupy all the space in a vehicle is ltl.