FTL Shipping – Full Truckload shipping
What is FTL shipping? FTL shipping or Full Truck load transport is the perfect solution for larger loads of more than 10 pallets at a time, occupying the entire space in the freight truck to be delivered directly. Benefit from Eurosender’s solutions for international FTL transport provided by the best international FTL freight companies in the business.
REASONS TO USE
Benefits of FTL shipping with Eurosender – Why are FTL shipping services right for you?
Faster freight transport
Direct full truckload transport with no stop-overs
Dedicated logistics specialists
Providing fast, personalised quotes; expert assistance from start to finish
Find the most suitable FTL carrier
across our network of world-renowned international freight companies
You only receive the best price across multiple different offers
FTL shipments packed onto pallets provide added security during transport
Full tracking available on our tracking tool, so you can keep track of your FTL shipment
Extra services available
Including additional insurance, liftgates and inside pick-up and delivery for your FTL delivery
ARE YOU A BUSINESS?
FTL Shipping for Businesses
Full truck load transport is the best solution for businesses who need to transport bulk pallet shipments of 10 or more directly and require a full truck to complete the job. Get a competitive, tailored quote for FTL shipping in the shortest time possible and be matched with the best FTL freight company for the job. Registered businesses benefit from access to a personalised logistics dashboard giving you a complete overview of all logistics processes and expenses, and expert assistance from our team of logistics experts, from start to finish.
FTL Shipping for Individuals
Individuals can benefit from direct full truck load transport with no stop-overs. FTL transport can be used for shipping multiple large items equal to or consisting of 10 or more stackable pallets which require a full truck to carry out the service.
Request an individual offer by completing your details to see if Full truck load transport services are right for your shipping needs.
HOW MUCH IT COSTS
Costs of FTL shipping
Our team of experts will tailor the most cost-effective solution in the shortest time possible, to provide you with a competitive FTL shipping quote based on a number of factors, including:
Dimensions of your
Type of FTL shipment – standard shipments, fragile, dangerous or perishable items
Distance from pick-up
Additional services including insurance and extra requirements
HOW TO PACK
Preparing an FTL shipment for dispatch
FTL carriers prefer you to use stackable pallets which are more efficient for maximising space inside the vehicle
Take extra care to ensure your shipment does not exceed the size of the pallet. If so, additional charges may apply
Place heavier items at the bottom, and shrink-wrap each pallet
Use crates to transport machinery and equipment
Complete your FTL shipping documentation, including a Bill of Lading, providing the name of shipper, consignee, type of goods and packaging
For more detailed guidelines, please see our dedicated page.
WANT MORE INFORMATION?
Frequently Asked Questions
When booking on Eurosender, which FTL freight company will carry out the shipping service?
Eurosender only works with the best regional and international freight companies in the business and we match you with the most suitable FTL carrier to complete the job, depending on your requirements. Once you have provided us all relevant information regarding your FTL shipment, we provide you with a free quote via email, detailing which freight company will carry out your shipment and the price. You can either accept of refuse the offer – with no obligation to book.
How can you provide me with a competitive quote for arranging an FTL shipping?
Once you have completed a request, depending on the size and type of shipment, distance and any additional requirements, our team of experts will check the price across multiple different carriers and only provide you with the best possible price which matches your specific FTL shipping needs.
What can I send with an FTL shipment?
FTL shipping services are suitable for a range of different shipments, including multiple boxed packages, furniture for removals, and other larger, heavy items packaged on or equal to 10 pallets or more. If you are unsure if your shipment is suitable, reach out to our team to discuss your FTL shipment.
What information should I provide to receive an FTL shipping quote?
To book your FTL delivery, you simply provide the following details, either on our online booking tool, or by requesting an individual offer:
- Exact dimensions of your FTL shipment – length, width, height and weight
- Details of the content and value of your FTL shipment
- Pick-up and delivery address of your FTL shipment, including contact details of the receiver
- Any additional services or requirements related to your FTL shipment, so we can tailor a solution and offer the best available FTL carrier for your needs
Do I need a forklift?
If you are shipping multiple pallets, you may be required to use a fork-lift for loading your FTL shipment. If you require the use of a forklift, please advise our experts during the booking process, so we may arrange this for you.
Will the FTL courier contact me before collection?
FTL couriers will usually contact the customer to confirm the details of the shipment, prior to collection. Please make sure you are able to be contacted by phone, and your shipment is ready for collection before your FTL carrier arrives.