Category: LTL Quote

Receiving An Accurate LTL Quote

As your 3PL (Third Party Logistics) provider, it is our responsibility to take your less than truckload freight needs and find the most cost effective and reliable LTL quote and solution. Whether assistance is needed for a single consignment shipment or a regular delivery we work with our extended network to find the right match to meet your diversified freight needs.
Top Shelf Logistics works with a lot of freight companies offering LTL (Less Than Truckload) services, so we have identified the most reliable, and cost effective carriers.

Beginning with your load tender to Top Shelf Logistics, we continually monitor your freight on our assigned carrier, closely monitoring the shipments progress while it’s in transit and planning to deliver the shipment when expected. Hands on pro-active customer service is imperative. It’s the difference between success and mediocrity. We are transparent through the whole process because we know delivering you this added value will help your business reputation and gain you a competitive advantage.

Finding discounted and the most competitive rates for an LTL quote is necessary if you are shipping more than 150 pounds and less than 20,000 pounds. In addition, most of these loads will be less than 12 linear feet of space on the trailer or about six pallets. Maintaining a large network of carriers allows us to find the best rates based on freight type and individual requirements.

What We Need to Know

We need information regarding the load; pickup and destination address, expected day of pickup or delivery. We also always need to know the commodity. These details allow us to check availability from the most appropriate carrier based on your specific needs. Easily completed on our website “Request Quote” button the freight load details allow us to plan for shipping weight and dimensions since different types of commodities can affect carrier type, transit days and with alcohol or hazmat, the carrier must be compliant. Also what special services are required, such as a liftgate.

Our team of logistics and supply chain experts will undertake each of your LTL shipments carefully to ensure your specific freight needs are met so you can focus on growing your business.