3PL Companies – Truckload Services Made Simple

For a 3PL, booking a truckload delivery is checklist simple.  The resources and expertise of a 3PL create big benefits for both SMBs and larger enterprises. They know how to plan, coordinate, and schedule the shipment, so it gets out the door and delivered on-time and on-budget. But a 3PLs services don’t end there. Beyond … Read more

When to Choose Partial Truckload

Not every truckload shipment should ship truckload.  Sometimes partial truckload makes more sense. That may sound like heresy coming from a truckload provider.  I don’t see it that way.  I see it as good customer service. Partial truckload also goes by the terms “load-to-ride” or “volume LTL”.  It gives you the best of both truckload … Read more

What is truckload shipping?

Truckload Freight Loading

TRUCKLOAD (FULL TRUCKLOAD) Truckload shipping is the movement of miscellaneous cargo, specifically shipping the amount of goods necessary to completely fulfill a semi-trailer or intermodal container. Longshot Logistics will generally contract an entire trailer (or multiple trailers) at a discounted shipping rate. This is not to be confused with less-than-truckload shipping, or LTL. That type … Read more

Load Booking Procedures

Load Booking Procedures

Longshot Logistics Load Booking Procedures: Simple Steps to Speed Up the Shipping Process You have your load: now you just need to get it to its destination. The question is: how? How should you ship your full truck load cargo to the buyer and what sort of process should you expect to speed along that … Read more