LTL freight or "less-than-truckload" freight is a shipment that does not fill an entire truck. LTL freight shipping is a common way to ship freight over-the-road, but knowing how to define the correct classifications and options for your needs is not always easy. with our cutting-edge transportation management system (TMS), you get a complete cloud-based freight trucking logistics management system all in one. From LTL shipping rates to document generation and tracking, when you entrust your company's LTL freight shipments to BGI you get unparalleled convenience, control, and cost savings for domestic LTL trucking.
LTL freight rates are based on The National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) standard, differing from the way other freight transportation costs are calculated. All commodities fall into 1 of 18 classes between a low of 50 to a high of 500.
NMFC classes are based on four transportation characteristics:
BGI Worldwide has partnered with some of the best LTL freight carriers nationwide and negotiated the best possible rates. We offer customized tools for shippers to easily streamline and manage the shipping process with features like instant rates, centralized access to your documentation, and shipment history.
We offer direct online access that allows for instant freight rates via our transportation management system (TMS).
BGI Worldwide's online system empowers you to:
BGI keeps you in sync with your shipping status and monitors where your LTL freight is at all times.
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Standard LTL freight trucking is the most cost-effective over-the-road service. When timing is critical, expedited LTL service is available for shipments on a deadline or schedule. Through our extensive network of LTL carriers, we are able to offer more options enabling you to select a carrier based on time constraints, budgetary needs, and service requirements.
BGI is the choice for all of your LTL shipping needs. Over the course of 16 years, BGI Worldwide Logistics has cultivated relationships with the best local, regional and national LTL freight carriers covering all of North America.
BGI's security planning includes procedures for each shipment covering:
Satellite (GPS) tracking of trucks
Direct communication with drivers
Security bolt seals
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) compliant