Shipping a Full Truck Load with Cargoboard
With Cargoboard you can easily and quickly ship a Full Truck Load within Germany and throughout Europe. You can rely on our digital expertise, our extensive transport network and professional service team.
With just a few clicks you can calculate your individual and daily updated price for a Full Truck Load and book immediately. Simply visit our platform my.cargoboard.
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We immediately sensed the enthusiasm for forwarding processes at Cargoboard – it has remained unbroken to this day. It is proven by the reliability and communication during our daily cooperation. Cargoboard has therefore become a professional partner to whom we, as an e-commerce retailer, gladly entrust our shipments. And thanks to the precise tracking, not only we, but also our customers know where the shipment is at any time.
Book a Full Truck Load and benefit from the advantages while shipping!
Fast online booking
Immediate price offer with subsequent online booking in just four steps
Well-coordinated disposition team as contract and contact partner for your Full Truck Load
Comprehensive and Europe-wide transport network with fixed & established shipping routes
Optional shipping insurance
Cheap shipping insurance for safe transport of your Full Truck Load
Track & Trace from the collection to processing and delivery
Compensation for greenhouse gases produced during transport, if desired
What exactly is a Full Truck Load?
AFull Truck Load (FTL) is a booking of a complete 40t truck. The truck drives from the pickup location to the delivery location without any stops along the way.
With a Full Truck Load, you have 13.6 loading meters and a permissible transport weight of 24 tons available. Optimal placement makes it possible to place up to 34 Euro pallets on the truck.
Shipping process of a Full Truck Load
In case of a Full Truck Load, the shipping process is relatively simple, as the booked truck drives from the pickup location to the delivery location on a direct route. It is important that you choose the correct loading and unloading method when booking and that it is designed for a 40 ton truck.
This is what you need to pay attention to: Loading and unloading methods for a Full Truck Load
During ramp loading, the truck stops at a loading ramp for loading or unloading. The truck is then loaded or unloaded via this connection using a pallet jack or forklift. A pallet jack or forklift must be available at the loading points for this type of loading.
Side loading involves loading or unloading the truck from the side using a forklift. The forklift must also be available at the loading points for this purpose.
Crane loading involves loading the goods onto the truck at the loading or unloading point using a crane. The crane must be available at the loading points for this type of loading.
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Delivery times and delivery options when shipping a Full Truck Load
When shipping a Full Truck Load with Cargoboard, you can choose between two different delivery options. Among other things, these differ in features such as transit time. The shown transit times refer to the transport of a Full Truck Load within Germany. You can view the transit times for Europe-wide shipping of Full Truck Loads after entering the collection and delivery location on our platform.
- Collection within three business days
- Delivery as quickly as possible
- Cheapest shipping method
- 24/7 Tracking
- Prioritized loading and delivery
- Collection on the selected business day
- Delivery as quickly as possible
- 24/7 Tracking
Prices when shipping a Full Truck Load
When shipping a full load, the price depends heavily on the distance to be covered and the chosen delivery option. On our platform, you can check your individual price in real time after entering the collection and delivery location.
Optimal use of the loading space when shipping a Full Truck Load
To make optimum use of the loading space, care must be taken to arrange the goods accordingly.
For a Full Truck Load, a 40 t truck with the following dimensions is at your disposal:
- max. Load weight: 24 tons
- max. Height: 2.45 m
- max. Length: 13.60 m
- max. Width: 2.40 m
For optimum use of the loading space, use Euro pallets measuring 120 x 80 cm. In order to also make use of the height of the loading space when shipping a Full Truck Load, it can be useful to stack the goods. The requirement is that the goods below are stable and the goods above are light enough for stacking.
When loading the truck, transport safety, for which drivers and shippers are responsible, should not be neglected.
For more detailed recommendations, we would like to refer to our packaging tips, in which we have written out the topic of packaging in detail.
A safe shipment of your Full Truck Load
To secure your Full Truck Load, you can select the appropriate insurance in the ordering process. This is especially worthwhile for valuable goods.
For more information, please refer to our shipping insurance page. This is where you will find everything about the topic in detail.
Europe-wide shipping of Full Truck Loads
In addition to national connections, you can also send your shipments throughout Europe with Cargoboard. Thanks to our comprehensive logistics network, we are able to realize your Full Truck Load within a few business days, even on pan-European connections.
The most popular Europe-wide connections include the following destinations:
Frequently asked questions when shipping Full Truck Loads
What do I need to consider when selecting the loading and unloading method?
When it comes to loading and unloading methods, you need to ensure that a vehicle suitable for the selected method is available at both loading points. In addition, the loading points must be accessible with a 40-ton truck.
What is the difference between a Full Truck Load and a Direct Load?
In case of a Full Truck Load, you book a complete 40 t truck with its loading space at your own disposal. A Direct Load is carried out by smaller vehicles that arrive at the delivery location correspondingly faster.
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