Moving Company vs LTL Freight?
If you are moving a few large items, LTL freight shipping might be a better choice than a moving company to transport your furniture.
The Difference Between Moving and Freight Companies
Maybe you’re moving your whole house across the country. Or, you need to move a few pieces of furniture. Either way, you must decide whether to use Moving Company vs. LTL Freight. Find one that offers LTL freight shipping services.
Deciding which route to take depends on how many pieces of furniture you plan to ship. It also depends on the services you’ll need to get them to their destination.
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The Difference Between Moving Company vs LTL Freight?
LTL Freight Company
Freight companies, or carriers, are usually used for transporting commercial goods. In some cases, freight services are perfect for shipping household goods like furniture.
Carriers offer either full truckload (FTL) or less than truckload (LTL) services, sometimes both. They use LTL services to ship furniture because it doesn’t take up a full freight truck.
LTL shipping involves loading and unloading shipments from multiple locations before they’re delivered to their final destination. That’s why freight carriers need you to package and palletize your furniture. It keeps it safe during transit and loading/unloading.
Not all freight companies offer white glove services. Some of them don’t even provide residential shipping services. The ones that do will most likely charge more than moving companies, depending on how many pieces you are moving.
Household moving companies usually specialize in significant moves. Most often, their customers are people moving homes or relocating offices. These companies offer services such as dedicated trucks, inside pickup and delivery, packaging, and assembly to meet specific needs. We call these types of services “white glove” in the freight world.
There’s one huge difference between moving and freight companies. Moving companies will not require you to package and palletize your freight. Freight companies will.
In most cases, a moving company is a right choice if you’re moving more than a few pieces of furniture. Knowing the difference help, you make the right decision.
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