Calculate and book a Less Than Truck Load with Cargoboard
You have a shipment with more than 6 pallet storage spaces or a total weight of more than 3,000 kg? These shipment quantities are handled by Cargoboard as so-called Less Than Truck Loads, also known as LTL.
Via our platform my.cargoboard you can calculate and book your shipment with just a few clicks. We provide digital competence, a Europe-wide logistics network and an experienced disposition team.
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Quick online booking
Immediate price offer with subsequent online booking in just four steps
Well-coordinated disposition team as contract and contact partner for your Less Than Truck Load
Comprehensive and Europe-wide transport network with fixed & established shipping routes
Inexpensive transport option
Optimal shipping method for smaller shipment quantities that are not as urgent
Track & Trace from collection to transport processing and delivery
Optional climate-neutral shipping
Compensation for greenhouse gases produced during transport
Less Than Truck Load at Cargoboard: Definition and functionality
Less Than Truck Loads are shipments that exceed the limits of groupage freight but are not large enough for a Full Truck Load. In this case, it makes sense to combine several Less Than Truck Loads into one Full Truck Load. As a customer, you share the loading space with several shipments and reduce your costs.
The shipping process for a Less Than Truck Load with Cargoboard:
- You as a customer book a LTL via our platform.
- Our disposition team reviews the orders
- Several Less Than Truck Loads that are located on a logistically reasonable route are scheduled and transported together in one vehicle
- The individual LTLs are loaded, transported and unloaded again in a logistically sensible order
This is what you need to pay attention to: Loading and unloading methods for a Less Than Truck Load
When booking a Less Than Truck Load, you should pay attention to which loading and unloading method is to be used during the loading processes.
It is important to note that in the case of a Less Than Truck Load, the shipped goods must always be loaded by the shipper and unloaded by the consignee.
For ramp loading, you must ensure that an appropriate loading ramp is available at the loading and unloading point. Furthermore, it is important that a corresponding pallet jack or forklift is available for loading and unloading.
If you select side loading, the truck will be loaded or unloaded from the side with a forklift. An appropriate forklift must be available at the loading points for this purpose.
Crane loading is characterized by the fact that the goods to be loaded are loaded with a crane at the loading or unloading point. 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 Less Than Truck Load
When shipping a partial load, you can choose between two different delivery options, which differ mainly in features such as transit time. The shown transit times refer to the transport within Germany. You can view the transit times for Europe-wide shipping of Less Than 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
- Collection on the selected business day
- Prioritized loading and delivery
- Delivery as quickly as possible
- 24/7 Tracking
Prices when shipping a Less Than Truck Load
A LTL is characterized mainly by its favorable price, since you share the loading space with several shippers. As with any shipping method, the price depends on the distance to be covered and the delivery option chosen. On our platform, you can check your individual price in real time after entering the collection and delivery location.
Properly package Less Than Truck Loads & select optional insurance
Adequate load securing must also be ensured for Less Than Truck Loads. These include edge protection, anti-slip mats or bubble wrap.
To protect yourself against possible damage, select our shipping insurance. During the booking process, in the third step, you have the option to take out insurance for your Less Than Truck Load. This can be particularly worthwhile for more valuable shipments.
Europe-wide shipping of Less Than Truck Load
With Cargoboard you can realize national transports in Germany as well as Europe-wide transports. With our pan-European network, we are able to deliver your Less Than Truck Load within a few working days. Take a look at our connections and benefit from our Europe-wide network.
The most popular Europe-wide connections include the following destinations:
Frequently asked questions when shipping Less Than 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. We have listed detailed information about the topic in the upper part of this page.
How does a Less Than Truck Load differ from a Full Truck Load?
In the case of a Less Than Truck Load, not a complete 40 t truck is booked, instead the loading area is shared with several shipments. These are loaded, transported and unloaded again in a logistically sensible order.
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