LTL meaning and expert tips to make your shipping easy

Posted by Tania

Are you dealing with a particularly large shipment and you’re not sure how to ship it? At FlagShip, no shipment is too big or too small. Our Logistics Division offers LTL (Less Than Truckload) , FTL (Full Truckload),  LCL (Less Than Container Load) and FCL (Full Container Load) services within Canada, cross border and overseas.

An LTL shipment (Less Than Truckload) signifies a shipment that does not require a full 48’ or 53’ trailer. There are specialized carriers for these types of services. It could be a van or a flatbed or any other specialized truck depending on your needs.  Pricing depends on the following and not limited to: weight, dimensions, tailgate, inside delivery, residential delivery, and so on. Along with the distance of the shipment. Click here to learn the LTL meaning and the difference between an LTL, FTL, LCL and FCL shipment.

FlagShip has access to over 20,000 partner carriers so you can be sure that we will be able to offer you a great service at a great rate! Whether you require the fastest service or need temperature controlled services or you’re just not sure whether you should ship LTL/FTL/LCL/FCL, never hesitate to contact our Logistics Division – our specialists are always here to help. They can share the LTL meaning when it comes to freight shipments, and all options available.

To get a FlagShip quote for your next LTL (Less Than Truckload) shipment, login to your account and click on “Freight (LTL) Quote” in the “Contact Us” section.  If you don’t have an account, you can send us an e-mail with the details of your shipment. Here is a checklist to guide you on what information we need in order to provide you with a quote.Keep in mind that if you are shipping any high risk items, make sure to let us know beforehand. FlagShip also offers insurance for your shipments for a value up to $15,000.00.

With FlagShip, not only do you save time and money, you also benefit from the best customer support team available to you and your clients’ inquiries. There is only one phone number to call, one consolidated invoice, live customer support (even after hours!), the latest in technological innovation, 15 years of proven service and FlagShip has been ranked on Canadian Business’s Growth 500 list of the country’s fastest growing companies since 2012. 

If you would like a quote or just want to find out more about our freight LTL services, feel free to send us an e-mail at!