When is a good time to employ a freight shipping service?
Freight shipping services are necessary for when you've got items or packages which aren't able to be hauled by any parcel service since your goods go above the parcel's weight limit. Parcel services don't accept any package that weighs even more than 150 lbs. Call Freight Shipping Pros to solve the situation of transporting a huge package by getting yourself an LTL shipping service for your personal items.
What procedures tend to be standard for freight shipping companies?
The common procedure that most shipping companies do is visit the client’s address to pick up the products and load it in the truck. The truck will carry the goods to your designated destination and unload it. Any other services, like packing, will add to the price of the shipping.
What freight shipping services can be obtained?
Freight Shipping Pros offers clients different freight shipping options. LTL shipping hauls under a truckload of cargo and is offered for smaller cargo. Shipping for larger loads is FTL shipping, which is a full truckload of cargo. Items that are shipped in a shipping container through various means of transportation like road, sea, or rail is intermodal freight shipping. For more information on Freight Shipping Pro's shipping services call us today.
Is there a main difference between LTL and FTL shipping?
The weight difference is not the only thing that separates LTL from FTL shipping. With LTL shipping, your cargo is accompanied with other shipments. Other packages and cargo to be delivered in the same area as you, will be transported together with your package or cargo. For this reason, the package will sometimes arrive slower or later at the destination. In FTL shipping, the trailer truck only will carry cargo which is belonging to a specific individual and it is delivered direct towards the destination.
Exactly what is the meaning of Freight Class?
The National Motor Freight Traffic Association, or NMFTA defines freight class as being the weight category that cargo is linked to. Any cargo or freight must first be weighed properly to figure out its freight class. To figure out a cargo's freight class, any cargo or freight must be weighed correctly. The shipping rate will largely depend upon the freight class and the distance the cargo or freight will be traveling. Out of 18 freight classes, it starts at freight class 50, the lightest and the cheapest, and it ends at freight class 500, which is the heaviest and most expensive.
Should you weigh your cargo accurately?
Definitely. Not accurately measuring the cargo’s weight could lead to two problems. In the event the shipping company has to reweigh your cargo due to an inaccurate weight registered, there will be additional charges. A correct reweighing of the cargo has to be done at the closest hub, therefore reweighing makes the truck delivery delayed.
Should I also give the accurate shipment dimensions?
Sometimes. The one time you need to calculate a correct shipment dimension is if your cargo is traveling overseas for international shipment. However, domestic shipments do not require someone to give dimensions of the shipment.
Just how much will my cargo shipment cost?
Shipment cost will change depending on weight and distance. To secure a quote on how much it will cost you to ship your package call us now and speak to one of Freight Shipping Pro's customers representatives.