Full truckload freight services involve shipping methods that utilize an entire truck for delivery of goods. If you’re using a full truckload shipping facility, the transporting vehicle will only move freight that belongs to you. Also, the truck involved in the process will move directly from its origin to your specified destination without making any stops.
In simple words, full truckload service means movement of large quantities of cargo, usually done by filling an entire shipping trailer or intermodal container. Contrary to less than truckload LTL services, full truckload FTL freight facilities have different additional advantages, both for shippers as well as clients dealing in a vast volume of goods.
When you’re moving goods through a third-party logistics (3PL) service provider or an expert shipping company, make sure you avail full truckload freight services. Choosing these specialized facilities will give your much-needed peace of mind, knowing that your freight will arrive at your destination within the designated time frame.
Full truckload freight services, considering your origin, final destination, fuel expense, and other related factors, can offer the following distinctive advantages:
For those customers, who have to transport goods in large volumes, which can fill an entire storage and carrying capacity of a container or transport truck, it’s best to avail full truckload FTL load services. It’s highly cost-efficient transporting your massive amounts of goods in one go through FTL services rather than making repeat shipments through LTL facilities, which are only suitable for use in case of smaller loads.
Since FTL services involve carrying goods that only belong to one user, there’s usually no reason to make stops on their way to the desired destination. On the other hand, when a truck carries goods that belong to different clients under LTL services, the truck will make multiple stops on its way to your destination for offloading other companies’ products. In doing so, your goods will be moved from one place to another or handled repeatedly.
Availing the FTL freight services makes sure that there are no stops throughout the transportation process.
When you use FTL services, the entire truck gets completely loaded with your goods only. This means that no other user is involved during the process. This also means that your consignment will reach its destination place in one go. The truck involved in the process is usually also customized to make it more suitable for your goods to make the delivery process safer and more efficient.
Drivers who transport loads through dedicated trucks of FTL services become experts in their trade by shipping commodities on a regular basis. They are completely aware of all the ins and outs of the process, know exactly how to load certain types of goods, and also offload after reaching their destination. This means that using FTL trucks to transport your goods provides you with increasingly specialized transportation services.
FTL operations are entirely insured in every respect. This gives clients added peace of mind, and also adds an extra layer of insurance of the goods being shipped.
DSONS Transport offers expert cross-border full truckload freight services throughout Canada and the United States. Visit our website to learn more about our services or contact us if you have any questions regarding our services.