LTL Freight Experts in Alaska, At Your Service
Carlile provides Alaskan shipping transportation solutions that support your supply chain. We move all sizes of cargo, everything from less than truckload [LTL] to full truckload freight. Less than truckload shipments [LTL freight shipping] are used to transport your smaller packages. If your freight doesn’t require the use of full truckload shipping, LTL is your shipping solution.
Our logistics, distribution center, and warehouse teams know how to prioritize your shipments to get them delivered safely, economically, and on time. Whether one package or multiple parcels, commercial contracts, or consumer needs, Carlile delivers!
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LTL is an acronym for “less than truckload.” As the name suggests, LTL freight shipping is used to transport smaller packages that don’t require a full truck. If your freight doesn’t need a full truckload, LTL is your solution!
At Carlile, we provide fully integrated transportation and shipping logistics solutions, including LTL services. We specialize in transporting dry and refrigerated goods between Alaska, the contiguous United States, and Canada. Our team is equipped to handle your LTL shipment quickly and efficiently so you can get back to business as usual.
What Are the Benefits of LTL Shipping?
There are many benefits to choosing LTL shipping for your smaller freight needs, including:
- Cost-effectiveness: LTL shipping is more cost-effective than full truckload shipping because you only pay for the space your shipment occupies on the truck. This can save you a significant amount of money, especially if you don’t have a lot of freight to ship.
- Increased flexibility: LTL shipping gives you more flexibility in terms of shipping schedules and routes. This can be a major advantage if you need to ship your freight on a tight timeline.
- Enhanced safety: LTL shipments are typically loaded and unloaded less often than full truckloads, which reduces the risk of damage to your freight.
If you’re looking for a cost-effective, flexible, and safe shipping solution, LTL shipping is the way to go!
How Does LTL Shipping Work?
LTL shipping works by consolidating your shipment with other shipments going to the same general area. This means your shipment will share space on the truck with other shipments, which helps to keep costs down.
Once your shipment is consolidated, it will be transported to its destination via truck. Depending on the size and weight of your shipment, it may be delivered by a small or large truck. Once your shipment arrives at its destination, it will be unloaded and delivered to you.
The Carlile Transportation Difference
At Carlile, we have decades of experience shipping freight to and from Alaska. We understand the unique challenges that come with shipping to and from this region, and we’re equipped to handle them.
We offer a variety of services to meet your specific needs, including LTL shipping, full truckload shipping, warehousing, and distribution. We also have a team of experts who can help you choose the right shipping solution for your needs.
When you choose Carlile, you can rest assured knowing your freight is in good hands. We’ll work hard to get your shipment where it needs to go – safely, on time, and on budget.
Request a shipping quote or contact us today to learn more about our services!