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Freight shipping is the process of transporting commodities, goods and cargo by land, sea or air. Common types of freight shipping over the road include truckload, less than truckload (LTL) and intermodal. Freight itself can be defined as the goods transported by truck, train, ship or plane.


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. We have the capacity to cover your full truckload shipping needs.

We are easy to work with and available when you need us. We’re happy to help you get where you’re going. 


Benefits of truckload shipping with Elite Logistic Services, LLC.

  • Consistent capacity and reliable service

  • Customized solutions for your truckload freight

  • Competitive rates

  • Tracking and tracing 24/7

What is the difference between LTL and full truckload shipping?

How much weight can a truck carry?

How many pallets can a truck carry?

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.


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. 


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.





Corporate Address

Elite Logistic Services, LLC.

3200 Greenfield Road, Suite 300

Dearborn, MI 48120

Phone: 313.349.2987

Fax: 313.349-2995

Terminal Location

Detroit, MI

Employment Verifications

DOT VOE- Elite Logistic Services, LLC., processes all DOT employment verifications through Tenstreet. To request DOT information, please visit or click here to verify employment.


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