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What is LTL shipping and how did it develop? History of Trucking Regulation and De-Regulation  

Posted On 15th July 2015

LTL, or Less Than Truckload shipping, is the consolidation of many shipments from various shippers from one geographical area going to various receivers in other geographical areas.  The shipments usually pass through a terminal system, including at least one “sort station” in between the origin terminal and final destination terminal. In the United States, LTL trucking companies operate via the “Common Carrier” authority granted by the Federal Motor Carrier Saf ...