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Common Less Than Truckload (LTL) Freight Misconceptions

  Whether you are new to less than truckload (LTL) shipping, or it has always been a part of your supply chain, many people still have a few misconceptions about it. Some may say ‘ignorance is bliss’ but in this case, what shippers don’t know or have a misunderstanding about, can cost them both time […]

Date: October 4, 2016 Author: Heather Palmer Category: 3PL | Less Than Truckload

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What is Causing the Truck Driver Shortage and How Can We Fix It

Throughout the past decade, the trucking industry has struggled with a shortage of truck drivers. The driver shortage affects the entire economy, as over 68% of all freight is moved on U.S. highways. And with the shortage increasing driver pay, it can have a significant impact on supplier costs and therefore consumer pricing. It can […]

Date: Author: Heather Palmer Category: 3PL | Full Truckload | Less Than Truckload | Supply Chain

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Less Than Truckload Versus Full Truckload

In order to effectively choose between less than truckload and full truckload shipping, you must understand the variables associated with each.  In this article, we define both shipping types and present what to consider when selecting the best method for your supply chain. Less Than Truckload Less than truckload, or LTL, is a method of shipping […]

Date: August 22, 2016 Author: Andrew Gleason Category: Full Truckload | Less Than Truckload | Supply Chain

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Is Less Than Truckload (LTL) Shipping Right For You?

At LTX we are in constant communication with shippers and manufacturers aiming to improve their knowledge of their less than truckload (LTL) freight business.  LTL is a complex shipping solution with several benefits, as well as a few downsides.  In this article, we discuss the advantages and disadvantages of LTL shipping. Advantages of Less Than Truckload […]

Date: August 18, 2016 Author: Andrew Gleason Category: Less Than Truckload | Supply Chain

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What is Less Than Truckload (LTL) Freight?

Often times, when companies approach LTX, they are unfamiliar with Less Than Truckload (LTL) shipping methods. In this article, we define LTL shipping, compare LTL and Full Truckload (FTL) shipping, and look at the pros and cons of LTL shipping. Less Than Truckload Shipping Explained Less than truckload (LTL) shipping is a mode of transportation where shippers move products weighing anywhere from […]

Date: August 15, 2016 Author: Andrew Gleason Category: Less Than Truckload

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How Much Does Less Than Truckload (LTL) Shipping Cost?

Every year at LTX we meet with hundreds of customers across the country. One of the first questions we are asked as they try to understand the less than truckload (LTL) portion of their supply chain is: “What factors determine my less than truckload cost?” This is a great question, and unless you understand all of […]

Date: August 8, 2016 Author: Andrew Gleason Category: Less Than Truckload

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