LTL shipping and logistics: Quicargo's expertise.

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Less than truckload shipments, also referred to as LTL shipments, involve filling up empty or half empty cargo space with pallets in the most efficient way possible. As LTL pallet shipping is Quicargo’s specialty, relying on us for your pallet deliveries is the way to go! By using data and technology efficiently, we connect your LTL freight to the best carrier within our network.

Shocking fact: around 50% of all trucks on the European roads drive around with empty or half empty cargo space. By taking advantage of this empty truck capacity, we offer you a sustainable solution. Next to that, this also enabled us to offer you very low shipping costs. Win-win!

Companies originating from various sectors all rely on Quicargo for their LTL pallet shipments, such as Knauf Insulation, Bos&Cleaning, Scan Modul, Jonkers Bouwmetaal and JetDrinks. Join the Quicargo-family now!

Shipping LTL freight, how does that work?

LTL transportation involves shipments with a volume of less than 17 pallets, or a loading space of 10 meters. Want to send more than 17 pallets at once? Than an FTL (full truckload) shipment is most likely the perfect option for you.

During LTL pallet shippings, carriers pick up pallets at multiple locations. Once the loading space of the truck is full, and no more pallets can be picked up, the carriers will proceed to delivering the pallets.

Thus, in most cases with LTL shippings you share the truck capacity with other companies. It is important to keep this in mind when booking your pallet delivery, as some goods (e.g. fresh products and chemicals) cannot share the same cargo space with other road freight. LTL transport is not suitable in these cases.

Want to book a LTL pallet shipping? Signing up on our digital platform is very easy and fixed within just a few clicks. After you’ve signed up, all that is left to do is give us a few details about your shipment. Once that is done, we give you a direct price. If you accept the shipping costs, Quicargo will immediately link your road freight to the most suitable carrier. Easy as that! 

How do I prepare my cargo for pallet shipping?

It is important to pack your goods in such a way that they are resistant to bumpy rides during transit. If this is not the case, your goods might slide and get damaged during the transportation. We don’t want that of course, as it would be wasteful (and not necessary)!

When preparing for shipping, use professional packaging methods and materials, so that your cargo is nicely protected during transport. Please keep in mind that if your road freight is not packed on pallets in the correct way, carriers can decide to not take your pallet delivery on the road, as it is not ready for transport yet.

Still feeling a bit unsure about how to get your pallet ready for shipping? Watch the video below for short and clear instructions. Note that the method for preparing your pallets can vary, depending on the type of product that needs to be shipped.

Shipping costs within The Netherlands

Everyday thousands of LTL pallet shipments are carried out. Due to our wide reach in The Netherlands, Quicargo makes it very easy for you to arrange your LTL shipments quickly and in the most efficient way possible. Whether you need to send pallets to Amsterdam, Zwolle or Urk… It does not matter!

Curious about our cheap pricing in The Netherlands? Below you will find some examples of spot prices for LTL pallet shipments containing 5 euro pallets.

Please note! These shipment costs are solely meant for indicative purposes. The ultimate shipping costs can deviate, depending on different factors, such as the weight and type of pallets used for the road freight.

pick-up addressdelivery addressprice*
RotterdamGroningen€ 130,-
EindhovenVenlo€ 130,-
BredaArnhem€ 138,-
UtrechtAmsterdam€ 141,-
EnschedeVlissingen€ 159,-

*These are the prices for 5 euro pallets. Last updated on July 7, 2020.

Shipment prices abroad

Our large network of carriers does not stop at the Dutch borders, as you can also benefit from Quicargo’s LTL transportation services in many other European countries. Check out our destinations page for more information.

To give you an idea of our cheap pricing for international pallet shippings, you can have a look at the table below. Please note that these shipment costs are solely meant for indicative purposes. The shipping costs displayed on Quicargo’s platform is always leading.

pick-up addressdelivery addressprice*
Rotterdam, The NetherlandsAntwerp, Belgium€ 151,-
Brussels, BelgiumThe Hague, The Netherlands€ 169,-
Zwolle, The NetherlandsFrankfurt, Germany€ 253,-
Nijmegen, The NetherlandsParis, France€ 317,-
Emmen, The NetherlandsBarcelona, Spain€ 524,-

*These are the prices for 5 euro pallets. Last updated on July 7, 2020.

In need for flexible LTL transportation?

For incidental or small deliveries of less than 10 pallet shipments per month, you can use our spot market. Benefit from out dynamic shipping costs for your transport!

More than 10 pallet shippings per month?

When you need recurring transport, you should not have to worry about it all the time. How? By integrating with Quicargo! From 10 pallet shipments per month we happily prepare a tailor-made quote for you. The bonus? You can save up to 20% on pallet shipping costs.

These clients already benefited from Quicargo's platform:

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Need more information?

I don’t have a business, but want to ship pallets with Quicargo. Is this possible?

No. All of Quicargo’s services, including LTL shipping, are meant to be used by businesses. Businesses do have the option to send pallets to consumers (B2C).

Why should I use LTL shipments when sending my pallets?

LTL transport is profitable, as this type of shipping gives carriers the ability to drive a more efficient trajectory. By making optimal use of the truck capacity, Quicargo can offer sustainable transport and very competitive pricing. 

What does LTL stand for?

LTL stands for ‘less than truckload’. For example: when your shipment can be packed on 10 pallets, but there is room for 30 pallets in the truck.

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