Should I Ship My Item as Freight or as a Parcel?

Categories: Commercial Freight
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When you have something small to ship, like a birthday present, a book, or a CD, you probably use one of the standard commercial services. If you have something that is too large or heavy to ship, you will most likely find it worth your while to ship it as commercial freight instead. Some freight haulers specialize in LTL (less than truckload) package shipping, combining your goods with other shipments that are going to a nearby destination during the same time period. If you ship a full truckload (FTL) instead of a partial one, it is likely to cost less per pound, take less time, and your goods will stay in the same trailer until they reach their destination.