When Should You Use Less Than Truckload Shipping?

Nowadays, many businesses operate on very tight margins and so figuring out areas where your dollar is not being stretched very far is critical to staying afloat. One of those areas, for many businesses, is shipping. When shipping over the road, there are really only two primary options that are used: full truckload shipping (FTL) and less than truckload (LTL) shipping. What is Less Than Truckload Shipping (LTL) Shipping? Less Than Truckload—or LTL, is ground freight transportation that doesn't take up an entire truck, hence the name less than truckload. The major benefit of LTL shipping is that you [...]