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Freight shipping rates for full truckload shipments.

Whether you have a full or partial truckload, we deliver optimized solutions and competitive pricing for dry van, flatbed and refrigerated freight. With relationships spanning North America, we have the capacity to cover your full truckload shipping needs.

Make the right choices for your business with help from our freight experts and patented freight shipping technology, including an enterprise TMS and e-commerce business tools. We are easy to work with and available when you need us. We’re happy to help you get where you’re going. 


Benefit from truckload shipping with Freightquote by C.H. Robinson.

  • North American carrier network with more than 96,000 carriers 
  • Consistent capacity and reliable service
  • Customized solutions for your truckload freight
  • Instant, competitive rates online
  • Tracking and tracing online 24/7


Truckload equipment.

  • Flatbed: Flatbed trailers are primarily used to satisfy loading requirements such as loading from the side or top. Flatbeds are also used for shipping large pieces of equipment such as machinery or construction materials. More about flatbed trailers.
  • Dry van: Dry van trucks are used when the freight has no temperature-specific care requirements. More about dry van shipping.
  • Refrigerated: Refrigerated trucks are used for shipping temperature-controlled materials. More about refrigerated trucking.


What is the difference between LTL and full truckload shipping?

Full truckload shipping is for shippers that have enough cargo to fill an entire trailer and the pickup or delivery time is important to hit. LTL (less than truckload) shipping is for shippers with a cargo load that won’t fill an entire trailer and the loading and delivery times are flexible. Generally, full truckload is faster than LTL because the shipment goes directly to its destination whereas LTL shipments will make multiple stops before reaching the drop-off location. More about LTL shipping


How much weight can a truck carry?

The average weight a driver of a truck and trailer combination is comfortable hauling is generally between 42,000 and 44,000 pounds. Dry vans are able to carry up to 45,000 pounds. For a full truckload shipment, it’s best to ask the carrier the weight capacity of the trailer to make sure you won’t be going over it with your shipment. More about shipping freight.


How many pallets can a truck carry?

A truck can carry up to 30 standard pallets safely. Standard pallets are usually measured at 40” x 48”. Other pallets can be larger and require more advanced planning for full truckload shipping. More about pallet sizes.


How do I track my truckload shipment?

Tracking your truckload shipment is easy with our tracking system. You’ll simply enter your Freightquote BOL (bill of lading) number into the system and it will provide a status update of your shipments. More about tracking shipments.


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Partial truckload freight

Find a partial truckload option that fits based on your budget, transit or handling requirements.

Partial Truckload Benefits
Dry van shipping

Dry van freight shipping

Access a large network of dry van equipment.

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Flat bed shipping

Flatbed freight services

For full or partial flatbed shipping, we have a fast and easy solution for most equipment types.

Flatbed Solutions
Refrigerated Temperature Controlled Freight Shipping

Temperature controlled freight services

A nationwide network of refrigerated truckload equipment available for your business.

Refrigerated Solutions

LTL freight shipping.

Choose from hundreds of contract carriers with our self-service online tools or work directly with a freight expert.

Uncover Leading Service

Intermodal freight shipping.

We offer real-time intermodal rates and an in-house team of experts to make your rail shipments easy.

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Customized freight solutions.

Your business is unique. We can create a plan designed to meet your company goals and designated service-level.

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