R2 Logistics

Less Than Truckload

Simplify Your LTL Shipment

Managing shipments on your own can be a complex task, but we’ve made the process simpler than ever!
Discover the best rates from top LTL carriers and manage all your shipments with the R2 TMS.

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We’ve built relationships with hundreds of carriers. Find cost savings and take advantage of our pre-negotiated rates.

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Our experts work to find the most efficient way to transport your goods and answer questions along the way.

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Leverage the R2 TMS to compare rates, select LTL carriers, and receive visibility into your logistics network.

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LTL FAQs

LTL

LTL vs. FTL

Freight that does not require the entire space of a trailer is known as LTL shipping, whereas full truckload shipments fill the space or meet the weight limit.

Best Suited Freight

LTL is ideal when freight doesn’t require the use of an entire trailer and weighs between 150 and 15,000 pounds.

Reduce Shipping Costs

When booking an LTL shipment, you only pay for the portion of the trailer used. The rest of the cost is covered by the other occupants of the trailer’s space.

  • Distance: Typically the longer the haul, the higher the price
  • Mode: Expedited or refrigerated shipments can incur higher prices
  • Dimensions: The dimensions and weight of the shipment help determine the freight class, which directly impacts rates
  • Type: Special handling (lift-gates, inside delivery) or commodity (perishables, fragile, hazardous items) will lead to higher costs.

Tracking Shipments

LTL carriers offer tracking capabilities through the bill of lading number, PRO number, PO number, shipment reference number and pick up date range, to name a few.

What's the Difference Between LTL and FTL?

Freight that does not require the entire space of a trailer is known as LTL shipping, whereas full truckload shipments fill the space or meet the weight limit.

What Type of Freight is Best Suited for LTL?

Freight that does not require the entire space of a trailer is known as LTL shipping, whereas full truckload shipments fill the space or meet the weight limit. – Competitive – Hungry for personal growth – Know how to attack issues head-on – Possess the drive to succeed

How Does LTL Reduce Freight Shipping Costs?

When booking an LTL shipment, you only pay for the portion of the trailer used. The rest of the cost is covered by the other occupants of the trailer’s space.
Distance: Typically the longer the haul, the higher the price
Mode: Expedited or refrigerated shipments can incur higher prices
Dimensions: The dimensions and weight of the shipment help determine the freight class, which directly impacts rates
Type: Special handling (lift-gates, inside delivery) or commodity (perishables, fragile, hazardous items) will lead to higher costs.

How are LTL Shipments Tracked?

LTL carriers offer tracking capabilities through the bill of lading number, PRO number, PO number, shipment reference number and pick up date range, to name a few.

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LTL
Truckload
Managed Transportation
Expedited
& Air
Flatbed & Specialized
Intermodal
Ocean
Reverse Logistics