9 Freight Terms All Shippers Should Know
New to freight shipping? Then you’ve probably puzzled over some of the industry terms and acronyms you’ve no doubt encountered so far.
LTL. FTL. BOL. NMFC. What do they all mean? And how will they affect your day-to-day shipping operations? It’s enough to make your head spin.
This freight terms infographic will help get you started. It features nine common freight terms you’ll encounter, along with concise descriptions of each. They can help you get started – and maybe even help you keep your head straight when you run across them.
Freight Concepts Covered In This Infographic
- LTL (less-than-truckload)
- FTL (full truckload)
- Volume LTL
- Partial TL
- Multimodal and intermodal transportation
- Bill of lading
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