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What Determines a LTL Freight Rate

  Understanding how Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) pricing works is important when negotiating freight rates.  While LTL has earned a reputation of being a slower and more expensive way to ship, it does offer shippers flexibility. And when it is used correctly, it can decrease shipping rates. Many companies struggle when it comes to
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Why is Density Based Pricing Hard for LTL to Adopt?

  LTL, or less-than-truckload, has traditionally priced based on rate-setting formulas that take into account commodity classifications.   While some major carriers like UPS and FedEx are moving toward a density based pricing model, the rest of the LTL market has been slow to transition, in part because current Transportation Management Systems
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