How are LTL freight rates calculated?
Many factors affect LTL rates. Generally, less than truckload rates are calculated differently than truckload rates. Before you make a shipment, it is important to understand what determines shipping rates. So, knowing the factors that affect and form LTL freight rates can help you reduce shipping costs and can allow you to ship more efficiently.
Which factors determine LTL rates?
Normally, full truckload shipping rates are based on a per-mile rate or price-per-