Freight Shipping Costs For Full Truckload Shipments
Whether you need a full or partial truckload to be shipped, we deliver efficient solutions and affordable pricing for flatbed, dry van, and refrigerated freight. With relationships spanning The United States and Canada, we have the capacity to accomplish your full truckload shipping requirements.
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Benefits Of Truckload Shipping With Fleet Concepts
- United States carrier network including over 40,000 carriers
- High capacity and reliable service
- Custom solutions tailor-made for your truckload freight
- Quick, highly competitive rates
Full Truckload Equipment Type Overview
- Flatbed: Flatbed trailers are most commonly used to fulfill loading requirements like loading from the side or top of a trailer. Flatbeds are also used for shipping big pieces of equipment like machinery or construction materials.
- Dry van: Dry van trucks are commonly used when freight does not need temperature-specific conditions.
- Refrigerated: Refrigerated trucks are needed for shipping temperature-controlled products.
What’s The Difference Between LTL & Full Truckload Shipping?
Full truckload shipping is a service for shippers that have an amount of cargo that fills up an entire trailer and has time sensitive pickup or delivery times. LTL (less than truckload) shipping is for shippers with freight that won’t fill up a complete trailer and has a flexible pickup and delivery schedule. Typically, full truckload is more expedient than LTL due to the shipment going out straight to its destination, where LTL shipments will commonly make many stops before arriving at the drop-off location.
If you would rather not share the trailer with others, TL gives you the option to have the entire trailer to yourself. Additionally, with TL, freight is typically headed to only one destination. While that may also be the case with LTL shipping, it more often involves multiple stops. This allows you to more easily track your shipment in real time. That said, if your shipment is time-sensitive, TL may be the better choice.
How Much Weight Can A Semi-Truck Carry?
A semi-truck driver can comfortably haul between 42,000 and 44,000 pounds. Dry vans are capable of carrying as much as 45,000 pounds. With a full truckload shipment, it’s recommended to inquire directly with the carrier as to the weight capacity of their trailers to make sure you won’t be exceeding it with your shipment.
How Many Pallets Can A Truck Carry?
One truck can haul up to 30 standard pallets safely. Standard pallets are measured at 40” x 48”. Other pallets can be larger and need more strategic planning for full truckload shipping.