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Full Truckload (FTL)

A freight load that occupies the entire cargo area of a vehicle through weight and/or volume.
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What is Full Truckload (FTL)?

Full Truckload (FTL) is a freight load that occupies the entire cargo area of a vehicle through weight and/or volume. It can also refer to a standard rate that carriers offer. LTL shippers will sometimes opt for FTL if the price is comparable, since Full Truckload shipments typically arrive quicker.

FTL shipments often benefit from faster transit times, reduced risk of damage, cost-effectiveness for bulk shipments, and greater packaging flexibility. It’s suitable for both regional and long-distance transportation and provides access to dedicated equipment and tailored services.

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