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Full Truckload or Less Than Truckload – TL/FTL or LTL

When moving cargo by road, you will often have to decide between using a Full Truckload (FTL) service or a Less Than Truckload (LTL) one.Many factors are taken into account when making this decision, but before we review a few of them, let’s first define and highlight the main differences between TL and LTL.

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A logistics transport game

Can you help your customer select the best transport?Play our transport mode selection game to find out if you can. Learn about Air, Integrator, FCL, LCL, FTL and LTL transport modes and select the correct one for each of our transport scenarios.

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What is a 4PL?

The 4PL term – short for fourth party logistics – dates back to 1996 and was coined by Accenture who defined a 4PL as: “A supply chain integrator that assembles and manages the resources, capabilities, and technology of its own organization with those of complementary service providers to deliver a comprehensive supply chain solution.” 

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The supply chain – its material and logistics flows

Supply chain definition – what is a supply chain. The term Supply chain can be defined as “the sequence of processes involved in the production and distribution of a commodity” and it is generally said to concern the management of 3 main flows:

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