California Freight Shipping

California Freight Shipping

Today, shipping freight by truck is faster than shipping by rail. AuptiX, a Southern California shipping company offers a new solution to shipping from California. Our goal is to modernize the LTL shipping industry for small- and medium-sized businesses. We want to reduce shipping costs while simplifying and streamlining processes to drive efficiency and savings and reduce the risk of loss or damage to your goods.

What is LTL Shipping?

LTL, or less than truckload, shipping is a method of transporting freight. It refers to transporting a shipment that does not take up the full capacity of a truck trailer. The LTL shipping method is designed for businesses that ship goods too big for parcel shipping but too small to fill an entire trailer. In order to completely fill the space of a trailer, freight carriers allow multiple shippers to share space on a single truck, which makes for a more cost-effective shipping method as shippers only have to pay for their portion of space.

Along with smaller freight, LTL shipping operates through a hub and spoke model. The spokes refer to the various local terminals surrounding the central distribution center, or hub. Goods are loaded onto a truck at the local terminals and taken to distribution centers. At the distribution centers, freight is delivered or sorted and consolidated into other shipments for further transportation. Full truckload shipping operates more directly with goods traveling from origin to destination with few stops in between.

Benefits of LTL Shipping

Less than truckload shipping is beneficial for small- to medium-sized businesses. Dividing trailer space allows for more affordable shipping rates. Many freight companies in California, like AuptiX, offer a greater range of service options, including notifications and tracking, so you know exactly where your shipment is in California at any given time.

AuptiX strives to exceed customers’ expectations and transform LTL freight into the affordable and efficient shipping method it can be. We use cutting edge technology to source and route your freight for increased savings and an estimated 15 percent reduced risk of damage compared to other LTL carriers in California.

Our prices are not based on volume, which means you always get the lowest LTL shipping rates regardless of how much you are actually shipping. All of this comes without the need for a contract or complex negotiations. Our team offers extensive experience in the industry, ensuring that you always have reliable customer service through every step of the process. If you have any questions or want a free quote for California freight services, please contact our freight shipping company today about our shipping services.

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