Do you have ocean freight in your own shipping container? When the shipper has the exclusive right to use a lot of multi-modal ocean cargo container. It is most cost-effective to charter a 40-foot container that is suitable for most goods. FCL usually turns out to be the best choice to optimize your import or export operations by ocean, making it more effective. Shipment of goods to / from the U.S. into a multi-modal shipping containers will always be safer and more economical than using a different ocean freight, such as Ro-Ro and Break-Bulk.
If you don’t have enough cargo to fill an ocean freight container, We can offer you space within a container that is shared with other customers’ goods to deliver economical usage-based costing.
Why waste time and wait for a full container? LCL keeps goods moving in your supply chain because you can send them as soon as they are ready.
Here at Faster Freight we offer “less than container load” and “full container load” shipping services.
Our services are defined as the following.
LTL (Less Than Truckload) – This means 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.
FTL (Full Truckload) – This means the shipment will fill an entire 48’ or 53’ trailer. FTL shipments can require straight truck, 48’/53’ van or specialized equipment, which depends on the needs of the goods being shipped.
LCL (Less Than Container Load) – Cargo from various shippers is consolidated into one container. At the port of arrival the containers are stripped in the local container freight station and the goods are shipped to their individual destinations.
FCL (Full Container Load) – is a full 20’ or 40’ container and is used mainly to ship across ocean.