Category Archives: LTL

Freight The Easier Way

There is an easier way to ship.

Use Marathon Freight!

Marathon Freight is a Freight Broker that delivers ground freight solutions covering all facets of the shipping and distribution process throughout North America. Our value for clients  is our full transportation knowledge and years of experience, including a network of technical reporting  services.

Our objective is to provide  our clients with the right ground freight solutions to meet their diverse supply chain requirements.

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The How To Guide For Shipping LTL Freight

The How To Guide For Shipping LTL Freight

Here are a few tips on shipping large items, LTL (Less Than Truckload) Across town, Across the state or Across the country

1. Preparation The first thing you need to do, is to make sure everything is well packed. Freight shipped LTL freight may make one or several stops before it reaches the destination. If you have more than 5 pieces you should consider putting everything on a pallet and shrink-wrap the contents. This will protect & insure...
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Is the cheapest LTL freight rate the best?

Is the cheapest LTL freight rate the best?

There are many factors to consider when shipping your freight.

1) Is my freight going to stay within 1 carriers system or is it going to be interlined ? Many brokers will always quote the lowest price without thinking about if the carrier is going to hand off to another carrier to handle a portion of the transportation or delivery. In many cases when this happens shipments can be billed incorrectly by the other carrier, if damage or loss occurs...
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