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Less than Truckload

“Let us manage your freight with our top notch TMS and unparalleled back office support.”

Michael Catton

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Priority1 provides you with access to an advanced transportation management system (TMS) at no additional cost. TMS is a utility that assists with the planning of your shipments and all of your supply chain needs. The TMS does it all: generating rate quotes, creating bills of lading, tracking, and confirming final delivery.

We organize regional and long-haul LTL transportation and consolidate your invoices to achieve reduced freight charges for shipments weighing less than 20,000 pounds. We provide volume and spot quotes, and we include free freight bill auditing to determine the perfect LTL solution for you.

Our experienced administrative staff identifies efficient shipping opportunities, ensures invoice accuracy and manages carrier/agent relationships.

Let Priority1 quote your next LTL move!

FAQ

+-How do I set up an LTL account for quoting?

Call 888-569-8035 and ask for a Sales Representative or email info@priority1inc.com to request an account to be opened.

+-What is an LTL shipment?

An LTL shipment is one that typically weighs between 151 pounds and 19,999 pounds.

+-How do I get an LTL quote?

Complete the online quote request form or call 888-569-8035 and ask for the LTL department.

+-What information is needed for an LTL quote?

Origin zip code, destination zip code, freight class, weight, pallet count, and pallet dimensions.

+-What are Freight classes?

Freight classes are used to determine pricing for your LTL shipment. Freight classes are defined by the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA).

+-How is Freight Class determined?

Freight classes are based on density, value, packaging, and handling characteristics of the commodity.

+-What is a W&I (Weight & Inspection) Report?

It is a process whereby the carrier inspects the freight characteristics of a shipment to determine that it accurately matches the description that is on the bill of lading.

+-What is a Bill of Lading?

A legal document between the shipper and carrier, listing and acknowledging receipt of goods for transport.

+-What are Transit times?

A transit time is the time it takes for an LTL carrier to deliver a shipment excluding day of pick up, holidays, and weekends.

+-What is a Fuel Surcharge?

Is an additional charge that is added to your freight bill to help the carrier offset the costs of fuel.

+-Once I have my quote, how do I schedule a pick-up?

Contact Priority1 at 888-569-8035.

+-How much lead time do I need to allow for a pick-up?

Typically carriers require a two-hour window; however if the pick-up location is in a remote area the request may need to be made the day prior to pick-up.