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Less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers are responsible for combining smaller shipments into one trailer. This typically saves money as shippers using LTL don't pay for empty trailer space. Benefits of LTL shipments can include improved flexibility and efficiency. LTL carriers can often ship loads for a fraction of the cost of full truckload carriers. Because LTL shipments often combine multiple loads and make several different stops, finding the right LTL trucking providers is crucial. An ideal partner will create a solution that initiates cost savings, mitigates risk, optimizes the network and meets specific delivery needs.