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LTL Freight

We ship small loads and large loads...for LESS!

We'll serve as your discount freight brokers for small loads as well as your large loads. Whether your LTL load is large or small, heavy or light, rugged or fragile, Handy Freight Brokers' Less Than Truckload (LTL) division can take care of it for you.

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Our LTL Division is run just like our FTL Division, except for the fact we partner with various LTL trucking companies with the freight shipping infrastructure to handle your smaller loads instead of full truckloads. For example an LTL shipment also known as a partial which is usually a range from 1 pallet of product to half a truck with variations in prices. To give you an example, hauling a car from one place to another would be an LTL shipment – there's room on the truck for more!

Here are a list of the trailers from the FTL division but with the max capacity for an LTL:

Van: These trailers can usually haul anywhere from 1 pallet which is about 4 feet to the max for a LTL/partial load is about 24 feet for a 48 Van and usually about the same for a 53 Van with maybe one or two more feet to spare.

Vented Van: These trailers have almost the exact same size as a Van but the partial for these guys are usually if someone needs a little bit of produce that doesnt need frozen just cooled by air.

Logistical Vans: These trailers also have the same space as the last two Vans but with straps on the inside to keep things in their place if they are not palletized for example some chairs that you just have to get moved but with nothing else to put with them to hold them in place, well that's where the straps come in they will hold your chairs to the side of the trailer with no movement.

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Flatbed: These trailers have a space amount of 22 ft max these trailers have tarps so no matter what amount of space you need from 4 feet to 22 feet your commodity can be covered from the rain tarp sizes are 4 6 and 8 ft so your machinery will be safe, no matter where you choose to go with it.

Stepdeck: These trailers have two ways of hauling your partial because they have 2 decks the one on top is 11 feet so if your partial is 11 feet or less then they can put it on there, or if it is a little bit longer then they can put it on bottom with 42 feet, these trailers also have tarps.

Reefer: At this time we no longer provide Refrigerated LTL service.

Handy Freight brokers are your freight brokers for small loads or less than truck load(LTL trucking companies) specialists waiting to work on your load to give you the best negotiated rates available from more than 7,000 nationally recognized (LTL trucking companies) certified carriers.

Guide to Less Than Truckload (LTL) Shipping services.

Freight broker for small loads, LTL trucking companies, Less than Truckload shipping is the tranportation of one pallet of freight to half a truckload. This becomes an important alternative to partial carriers versus, FTL, Full Truck Load Carriers. A partial carrier will take care of small packages of freight with less weight. When using LTL partial carriers makes your choice to move in a more economical manner.

List of LTL Movement Varieties:

  1. One pallet of freight weighing 100-1000lbs – by the weight and sizes.
  2. Comparative Full- Truck Load rates. – Full Truck Load break downs per foot.
  3. Up to half a truck load versus paying for a Full Truck Load.
  4. 1.1 Truck Load – 1/2 Truck Load
  5. More than one pallet – to half a Full Truck Load.

Call one of our freight brokers for small loads, LTL specialists for Comparative Rates of LTL Carriers versus a partial haul a Full Truck Load Carrier.

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LTL trucking companies shipments or freight brokers for small loads are usually from 100-10,000 lbs LTL carrier freight from various shippers and Logistical Transportations Specialists which freight on enclosed trailers for Linehaul to the delivering terminal or Hub Terminal where your freight will be added to other LTL shipments for a more economical choice.

In some cases,carriers make deliveries and pick-ups first then make other pick-ups once a trailer has been emptied. In some cases, Pick-ups are made and delivered in the same day,as well as over night deliveries.

Pick-Up freight and deliver freight carriers have desinated freight routes that travel all 48 states, Canada, Mexico everyday and several times a week, giving us the opportunity to develope certain lanes for competitive rates. Our Carriers will return to his terminals for unloading and loading the trailer for additional pick-ups and deliveries with any giving paperwork needed. In case of inspection for D.O.T. purposes. so contact one of our freight brokers for small loads or LTL trucking companies for a quote today.

Discounted Rates

All of our pricing will be determined by the volume of the shipment not to exceed already negotiated rates. Freight brokers for small loads will negotiate on your behalf. All shipments will not exceed size perimeters set in place by our customers, for which there are willing standard LTL trucking companies based pricing. These prices vary by carrier and not all carrier are workable beyond volume pricing. All quotes are spot quotes and take into account the weights and dimensions of items of freight in your shipments. A general rule of thumb in LTL transportation pricing is generally for shipments of 1-12 pallets and weigh no more than 10,000lbs. Any shipment over 12ft. and over 10,000 lbs may result in being classified as a Full-Truck Load. All terms will be discussed before any load is picked-up for deliver.

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Handy freight brokers companies is dedicated to providing the most professional trucking and freight services for all shipping of commercial freight broker needs. All our shipments are transported by only the most professional carriers. Licensed by D.O.T. meeting all United States freighting standards. Using more than 70 top freighting companies nationwide to help you shipment no matter the size or value. our Feight brokers for small loads are ready to help you today for your loads.

All quotes are free and welcome. We have no restrictions on size or value of your shipments. All locations and destinations are welcome. Our tried and proven seasoned freight broker professionals are knowledgeable freight brokers are waiting to help you with all the questions you may have.

Everything we do at Handy Freight brokers companies is geared to give better savings for our customers. We can offer better freight broker services to our customer by giving our customers reliable service, convenience, honesty, and a real savings on all your freight brokerage needs. we will be your LTL trucking companies or freight brokers for small loads to large loads.

ABOUT US: Handy Freight Brokers is a commercial and residential freight broker serving the needs of domestic and international shippers from our offices located in Cedar Rapids,Ia. We are a Transportation based enterprise and have built our business on principles of honesty, integrity, fairness and trust in all of our dealings with customers, suppliers, freight handlers and employees. We provide a wide range of logistics management services and our motto is, “Any Load, Anywhere---with Superior Service!” An important element within our overall range of services is our ability to offer discounts to all of our customers, with savings through our strategic alliance with major freight shipping companies having extensive domestic and international logistics capabilities. All Handy Freight Brokers' shipments are transported by professional carriers licensed by the United States Department of Transportation and meet all regulatory standards. We will gladly provide “Fast & Accurate Rate Quotes” for any load and we believe that no load is too big or to handle. Please click on this link for a complete list of our freight movement services.

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