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What is LTL Shipping?

Shipping and transportation are full of complexities – especially when you consider that each type of shipping has its own challenges, benefits, vocabulary and satisfies different shippers’ needs. A basic understanding of the options available can help you determine which mode of shipping is right for your business.

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Freight Class Calculator

Calculate your freight class and determine the density of your freight with OrangeHub’s online freight class calculator. Estimate your LTL shipping costs.

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FACTORS THAT DETERMINE LTL SHIPPING RATES

A number of factors determine LTL rates, including density, stowability, handling and liability. These freight characteristics determine the freight class number; the higher the number, the more expensive the product is to ship.

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What to Look for in an LTL Transportation Provider

There are so many factors to be aware of when selecting the right carrier. Work with a transportation provider who can sort through the hundreds of LTL carriers and find the right ones for your operation.

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HOW TO COMPARE LTL CARRIERS

Finding the right less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers to deliver your goods is essential – but not easy. A good first step in understanding how to choose the right LTL carriers for your needs is to learn the basic similarities and differences between the various categories.

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LTL TERMS TO KNOW

You need to talk the talk before you can walk the walk. Here is a list of LTL terms and acronyms you will need to know when working with an LTL carrier or shipping provider.

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