Volume quotes is a way for carriers to leverage under-utilized trailer space in their LTL network. This is a great solution for when you have a shipment that is greater than 5,000 pounds and will take up at least 12 linear feet.
Did you know that you can get Volume Quotes through the API for 15 of your carriers within Freightview?
You can get volume quotes through Freightview from the following carriers:
- ABF Freight
- Averitt Express
- Central Freight Lines (automatic)
- Estes (automatic)
- FedEx Freight
- Old Dominion Freight Lines
- Pitt Ohio (automatic)
- Roadrunner Transportation (automatic)
- SAIA Motor Freight
- Southeastern Freight Lines
- UPS Freight
- Ward Transportation & Logistics (automatic)
- XPO (automatic)
Some of these carriers will automatically return volume quotes for you. Those are notated above. If you would like to see volume quotes for those other carriers, feel free to reach out to Freightview Support for more information.
You will know a rate is a spot volume because it is labeled as such, and will include an expiration date for how long the quote is valid.
Having access to volume quotes in the same space you see your contracted LTL rates gives you more agency to make the best decisions for each and every shipment.
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