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This is something our team of experts can help you determine. LTL is typically ideal for freight shipments larger than parcel or small package, but short of the space required of a full truckload shipments. However, other factors like distance and value may play into the decision.
The type of equipment needed for your shipment depends on your requirements and your customer's requirements. Give us a call at 256-757-4757 , we are happy to help you determine what you need.
A bill of lading (BOL) is the contract of carriage between a motor carrier and the shipper. It also acts as an invoicing receipt in the shipping industry. It includes important information related to the shipment such as origin and destination addresses, packaging type, freight class, description of the goods and any special instructions. Download our blank Bill of Lading.
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Everywhere! Whether it be within your state, within the US, or cross-border, we can help.
There are 18 freight classes that tell a carrier about your product. Class is determined by weight, dimensions, density, storage capability, ease of handling, value and liability from instances like theft, damage, breakability and spoilage. Need to determine what freight class your product is? Reach out today and we can help.
The National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) allocates a specific number to each product that could be shipped. That is the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) that pairs to the freight class best suited for the product. It’s important to include the NMFC number on the bill of lading to reduce chances of reclassification.