Carriers often require accurate dimensions in less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping. With dimensions, freight class and weight, shippers need enough information to receive the most accurate quote possible. But why do carriers need dimensions? And how do you ensure you have the correct ones?
Staying on top of overlength fees and trends can help you better plan shipments and total transportation costs. This common accessorial charge can be added to your freight invoice for going over a carrier’s specified length limits.