LTL freight or "less-than-truckload" are shipments that do not fill an entire truck. LTL freight is quite common to ship, but knowing how to define the correct classifications and options for your needs is not always easy. When you entrust your company's LTL freight with BGI, you'll get unparalleled convenience and cost savings for domestic shipping.
Costs of trucking LTL freight are based on The National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) standard, differing from the way air and ocean freight 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 carriers nationwide and negotiated the best possible rates. We have developed tools for shippers to easily streamline and manage the shipping process with features like LTL freight tracking, centralized access to your documentation and shipment history.
BGI Worldwide's online system empowers you to:
Instant LTL freight tracking keeps you in sync with your shipping status and monitors where your LTL freight is at all times.
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 (less-than-truckload) 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 (less-than-truckload) 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