Expedited LTL

Consistent, reliable, on-time, damage-free transportation

Value-Added Services for Expedited LTL

You have freight that needs to be moved. We have the network to do it. Forward’s Expedited LTL (Less-than-Truckload) shipping is designed for palletized shipments that don't fill a trailer with a premium placed on the need to move faster than usual. Forward’s nationwide network of buildings, trucks, and routes helps keep your business moving forward—across country or across town.

How do you know if your shipment should go LTL? If it's palletized and doesn't fill a trailer, we can most likely help! Contact us to find out. We’re here to help with services to meet all your shipping needs.

End-to-End Service

Terminal-To-Terminal LTL.
Nationwide Coverage.

Leverage Forward’s nationwide network of facilities, trucks, and routes to keep your business moving forward—across country or across town. As an important part of your shipping logistics, the location of terminals is key in streamlining operations. They’re the holding station for your freight that’s awaiting carpool pickup from one of our linehaul providers. Find out if Expediated LTL is right for you.

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Nationwide Service

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We cover a lot of ground so that you can, too.

Because our terminals are strategically placed in or near airports and we maintain a scheduled transportation network, you can depend on convenient and consistent service across a broad geographic area. And if you need delivery to the door, we have a service for that, too. Plus, we work to maximize efficiency of each shipment from a cost and time standpoint.

Your business deserves the best. 

Forward offers a cost-effective, reliable alternative to air transportation with one of the most comprehensive linehaul networks in the country, including:

  • 100+ terminals located at or near major U.S. and Canadian airports
  • 12 regional sorting hubs 
  • An abundance of beyond points that extend reach outside of major airports to regional airports 
  • 8,200+ lane segments—routes between point of shipment and point of delivery—each business day

Inter-city shipments made easy.

Understanding that business as usual is anything but predictable, your service can include time-definite delivery, late cutoffs, early recovery times, weekend service in select areas, and expedited lanes to help you keep your business moving forward.

Bottom line, we focus on getting your freight where it needs to go, when it needs to be there, so that you can focus on what matters most—your business.

Pickup and Delivery.
Expand Your Business.

Use our network to reach 96% of the nation, including zip codes and zones across the country. Combining Pickup and Delivery (PUD) services with our linehaul as a package deal opens new opportunities for new markets and new customers.

First and Final Mile.
Take It All The Way.

Extend your reach farther with end-to-end solutions for business and freight of all shapes and sizes. Choose the service your business needs:

  1. Pickup and delivery
  2. Airport-to-door/Door-to-airport
  3. Door-to-door
  4. Local-to-local
  5. Residential and commercial delivery
  6. Direct to store/Pool distribution. 

Services & Subservices

About Less Than Truckload (LTL)

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have more questions about LTL shipping? See are frequently asked questions here. You can also ask Sunny, our virtual assistant, any questions you may have.

Expedited linehaul LTL is like carpool for your cargo. You have freight that needs to be moved. We have the network to do it. Forward’s LTL shipping is designed for smaller freight—anything bigger than a box—that doesn’t fill a truck trailer. Still have questions?:

Talk to our AI assistant, Ask Sunny, or you can send a message to the people at Forward.

Expedited A2A is our service that moves your cargo from one airport to another. Contact Joe Tirone at 973-277-7633 or email jtirone@forwardair.com for more information.

Our LTL transborder services handle the logistics of moving shipments across the border. We leverage years of experience navigating US, Mexico, and Canada customs to move your cargo smoothly to its final destination. Contact Rene Espinet at 813-882-0028 or email respinet@forwardair.com for more information.

Our freight management service handles the logistics of the entire inbound and outbound cargo process. Contact Joe Tirone at 973-277-7633 or email jtirone@forwardair.com for more information.

Forward's Intermodal Linehaul ensures best-in-class visibility of critical shipments, nightly airport-to-airport delivery schedules, and local pick-up/delivery.