How to get a Full Truckload quote in the US?

Learn step by step how to get FTL quotes through our TMS.

Quotes FTL

Go to the left menu on your dashboard and click on the Quotes option, then select “North America”. A drop-down list will appear showing different options: LTL, Small Package, Drayage, FTL or Batch Quotes and select the FTL option.

quotes ltl na

 

Fill out the information required on the top section. Start by choosing both origin and destination countries, and then provide both zip codes. By clicking on the drop-down list on the right, you’ll be able to select different cities. If you already have a shipping locations list on your database, just click on the magnifying glass to look for your shipping locations on both origin and destination.

FTL Quotes Origins and Destinations

 

Once you’re done providing this information, move on to the section below. Select US if your cargo details are in lbs and inches, or Metric if they are in Kg and cm. Then enter the number of pieces, and keep in mind that you can enter up to 10 lines total.

Once you’re done providing this information, move on to the section below. Type “1” on the QTY field and enter the total weight, which can be up to 45,000 lbs, and if the cargo is hazardous, make sure to check the HAZ box.

Freight Info FTL

After that, check the section below in case you need to add any accesorials or insurance. Once you are done, click on get rates and the system will display all the options available.

Accesorials Insurance FTL

For each carrier rate, you will be able to see a set of actions located on the right side:

  • On info, you will see the breakdown charges related to that specific rate.
  • The book option will allow you to book your shipment directly from our system.
  • And by clicking on the floppy disk, you can save the quote and send it to your email.

Actions Button

If you want to re-run a quote or if you want to look for your saved quotes, just go to the right menu, select the Reports option and then click on the Quotes sub menu.

Menu reports

 

Finally, remember that it’s really important to save your quote because only saved quotes will be valid for 7 days.

Please keep in mind that if you need to add an specific accessorial which is not available in the system or if you have an FTL project to quote, make sure send your request to pricingftl@lfs-inc.com.