The Benefits Of Less Than Truckload Shipping

Written by Economic Development Jobs on March 23, 2018. Posted in Freight services, Ltl freight rates, Ltl transport

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The trucking industry is booming. Growing industries such as ecommerce mean there is more cargo than ever before to be moved by truck. In 2013, there were an estimated 15 billion pounds of cargo moved by truck, and that number is expected to grow close to 19 million by 2040. The U.S. Department of Transportation also expects the value of freight to grow to $1,377 per ton by 2040, which would be up from $882 per ton in 2007. Trucking is popular because it is so flexible. Trucks can transport anything from food to clothing to specialty freight. Machinery transport services like less than truckload (LTL) shipping have become hugely prosperous. To prove this, statistics show that over 10 million trucks and other types of transport vehicles like rail cars currently operate in the United States alone, carrying good