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Full Truckloads: How Many Pallets Will Fit?  

Posted On 20th May 2015

How many pallets can you fit in an FTL? Of course it depends on the inside measurements of the truck moving the freight, the size of the skids themselves, and the weight of the shipment.Your shipment cannot exceed 45,000 lbs. unless the truck has a particularly light cab.  Some truckers enforce a lower maximum of 43,500 lb.  The total weight of the skids – gross weight including the skid itself – must be evenly distributed over the axles and cannot exceed the truck’s ...

Impact of the IoT on LTL Freight Shipments 

Posted On 1st May 2015

Believe it or not, in 1984, the number of devices connected to the Internet was just 1,000. According to research firm Gartner, in 2016, 6.4 billion connected devices will be in use worldwide, up 30 percent from 2015. By 2020, the number of connected devices will be a staggering 20.8 billion! As is the case with nearly all aspects of modern society, new technologies have dramatically impacted the Transportation and Logistics industry. Technology has changed and transformed freight specialis ...