LTL Shipping – Less Than Truckload Shipping
Save on shipping expenses for your freight shipments. Eurosender’s Less than truckload Shipping services are the most cost-effective solution for businesses who are sending multiple shipments at once, but don’t quite need a full truck or freight vehicle to carry out the delivery. We provide you with a quote for LTL shipping in the shortest time possible, so you can get your load moving sooner. Stop paying for space you don’t need and book an LTL shipment with Eurosender.
REASONS TO USE
Benefits of LTL shipping with Eurosender – Why is LTL shipping the right type of service for you?
Dedicated logistics specialists
Providing fast, personalised quotes; expert assistance from start to finish
Find the most suitable LTL carrier
Across our network of world-renowned international freight companies
Pay less for shipping by only paying for the space you need, rather than booking FTL services
LTL shipments packed onto pallets provide added security during transport
Full tracking available on our tracking tool, so you can keep track of your LTL shipment
Extra services available
Including additional insurance, liftgates and inside pick-up and delivery
LTL freight carriers can make multiple pick-ups and deliveries, offering increased flexibility
ARE YOU A BUSINESS?
LTL Shipping for Businesses
LTL transport is the optimal solution for businesses who ship regularly, multiple packages to different destinations. Save on transportation costs, and only pay for the space you occupy. Our logistics specialists give you the best LTL freight rates with a tailored, personalised, individual quote in the shortest time possible. Account holders get access to their own Eurosender logistics dashboard and a full overview of all of their logistics activities.
LTL Shipping for Individuals
Although LTL shipping services are most often utilised by businesses, individuals can still benefit from LTL transport for relocations, shipping bulky items, stackable pallets and multiple parcels which won’t occupy a full van or truck. Request an individual offer by completing the request form to see if LTL transport services are right for your shipping needs.
HOW MUCH IT COSTS
Costs of LTL shipping
Our team of experts will tailor the most cost-effective solution in the shortest time possible, to provide you with an LTL shipping quote based on a number of factors, including:
Dimensions of your
Type of LTL shipment – standard shipments, fragile, dangerous or perishable items
Distance from pick-up
Additional services including insurance and extra requirements
HOW TO PACK
Preparing an LTL shipment for dispatch
LTL 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 LTL 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 LTL 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 LTL carrier to complete the job, depending on your requirements. Once you have provided us all relevant information regarding your LTL 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 LTL 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 LTL shipping needs.
What can I send with an LTL shipment?
LTL shipping services are suitable for a range of different shipments, including multiple boxed packages, furniture for removals, and other larger, heavy items, which are too small to occupy a full truck or van, but too large to send via standard shipment. For a full list of what you can send, check our dedicated page.
What information should I provide to receive an LTL shipping quote?
To book your LTL shipment, you simply provide the following details, either on our online booking tool, or by requesting an individual offer:
- Exact dimensions of your LTL shipment – length, width, height and weight
- Details of the content and value of your LTL shipment
- Pick-up and delivery address of your LTL shipment, including contact details of the receiver
- Any additional services or requirements related to your LTL shipment, so we can tailor a solution and offer the best available LTL 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 LTL 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 LTL courier contact me before collection?
LTL 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 LTL carrier arrives.