Quantity of freight measured in pounds to fill a truck
Quantity of freight required to fill a truck, or at a minimum, the amount required to qualify for a truckload rate.
A load or amount that fills or could fill a truck.Also: maximum amount of weight with which a truck type may be loaded expressed in terms of a quantity of cargo which has that weight.
Carriers handle approximately 41 percent of all truck shipments (volume) and earn 37 percent of total truck revenues.
Motor carrier shipment within weight requirements for application of truckload rates.
1. A quantity of freight to which truckload rates apply or a shipment tendered as a truckload. 2. A highway truck or trailer loaded to its carrying capacity. See Less-Than-Truckload.
A tractor-trailer load of poultry product which weighs approximately 40,000 pounds net weight. A truckload represents 20 -22 pallets of product.
Generally refers to 40,000 pounds of paper.
Shipments of more than 10,000 pounds loaded on a truck.
Truckload rates apply where the tariff shows a truckload minimum weight. Charges will be at the truckload minimum weight unless weight is higher.
Quantity of freight that will fill a truck. Quantity of freight weighing the maximum legal amount for a particular type of truck. The quantity of freight necessary to qualify for a truckload rate.
Truckloads, also known as full truckloads (FTL or sometimes TL), represent the bulk, by weight, of the commerce of the United States. Truckload shipping can consider van or flatbed trailers, depending upon shipment configuration. Often, truckload shippers contact truckload carriers because their shipment may not fill the entire container. A partial truckload cost can then be negotiated, which is far below full truckload (FTL) pricing. Example: Truckloads of goods move 24X7. Raw materials destined for a construction site, finished goods on their way to a retailers distribution center, truckloads of consumer goods moving from stop to stop until they are empty Â¬ all moved by truck, unloaded and delivered only for the process to begin again
The quantity of freight required to fill a trailer; usually more than 10,000 pounds. Acronym: TL
Quantity of freight required to fill a truck. When used in connection with freight rates, the quantity of freight necessary to qualify a shipment for a truckload rate. Historical definition is a shipment of 10,000 or more.
In ARG refers to a full trailer load of glass or related products, and meets the minimum quantities or weight as defined by the vendor to qualify for the lowest price available to the customer.
An Estes truck can be full in one of two ways—freight can either weigh out at 45,000 lbs. or take up all the cubic footage in the trailer. The minimum weight or volume required to qualify for either volume or truckload rates includes the following: the shipment must be greater than 4,999 lbs. or it must take up at least 10 liner feet of the trailer. Shipments weighing less or taking up fewer linear feet are considered LTL shipments and are not eligible for volume pricing.