Everything You Need to Know About Ground Freight Transportation

by Varun Sharma E-Commerce services and logistic

Freight shipping is the process of transporting a large volume of goods, commodities, cargo, inventory, etc., from one place to another. Freight shipping services are used to transport goods within the country as well as across the borders. It can be done via land, sea and air.

When the Goods are transported via land, it is called ground freight transportation. Ground freight transportation makes use of trucks and railways to deliver goods. Ground freight shipping usually takes 3 to 10 days, depending on the pickup and delivery location. It also forms the part of delivery through ships and aeroplanes as trucks are used to carry the product from the pickup location to the port or the airport.

Here are five different modes of ground freight transportation:

1. Full Truckload

Full Truckload (FTL) is the mode of transport that is used to deliver goods that are large enough, in terms of either size or quantity, to occupy the entire truckload trailer. This mode, at times, is also used when the customer demands a dedicated truck to deliver its cargo. Goods delivered through full truckload usually weigh more than 15000 pounds.

2. Less Than Truckload 

Less Than Truckload (LTL) is used to deliver goods that are larger than a parcel but are not that large enough, in terms of size or quantity, to occupy the entire truck trailer. Shipment of multiples consumer can be delivered using less than truckload. Goods delivered though less than truckload weigh between 150 to 15000 pounds. Less than truckload shipment requires freight class to determine the cost.

Delhivery Offers Comprehensive Delivery Services

Delhivery is committed to fulfil its customer’s freight delivery needs by offering services like PTL and FTL. This logistics & supply chain service provider company, along with owning a fleet, has networked with pan-India professional truckload partners in order to keep prices low for its customers.

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