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A: A time-critical shipment can be one that requires expedited and/or guaranteed delivery or one that needs time- or date-definite services. Estes can accommodate virtually any time-critical need for your freight.
A: Estes offers the strongest guarantee available in the LTL industry. When you choose to guarantee a shipment’s delivery with Estes, you are guaranteed the shipment will be picked up on time, delivered on time, handled damage-free, invoiced accurately, and if an appointment is needed, the shipment will be delivered as promised. We offer our guaranteed time-critical service for any commodity and any type of delivery. This includes hazmat, residential, liftgate, volume or truckload, flatbed, temperature-controlled, white glove or weekend deliveries.
A: “Expedited” is the term that describes moving a shipment faster than standard transit times. That includes reducing the number of days in transit and/or delivering earlier in the day than would normally be performed by the Estes delivering terminal. Expedited shipments can also be covered by Estes’ comprehensive guarantee.
A: Setting up an expedited shipment is easy. Simply contact a time-critical shipping specialist by using My Estes, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 1-866-ESTES4U (1-866-378-3748) and press 2. Domestic shipments enjoy Estes’ “best-in-class” guaranteed service that includes on-time pickup, on-time and to-the-minute delivery as well as damage-free delivery and accurate invoicing.
A: Yes. We can provide expedited shipping solutions to virtually any destination in the world through Estes Forwarding Worldwide. Just call 1-866-ESTES4U (1-866-378-3748) and press 45 to get a quote from one of our specialists.
A: Yes, we offer expedited service on volume or truckload shipments as well as for LTL. You can get a guaranteed quote for either volume or truckload shipments through My Estes using our Volume/Truckload Rate Request, which will display several timing options. If you don’t see one that fits your needs, contact the time-critical team directly at email@example.com or call 1-800-645-3952.
A: Yes, you can count on Estes to ship your oddly-shaped freight. We have the expertise and equipment to move even the most challenging freight safely and quickly. To get a rate or schedule a shipment, use the time critical quote retriever on My Estes, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-866-ESTES4U (1-866-378-3748) and press 2.
A: Yes. Estes offers in-transit upgrades for shipments that suddenly become more urgent and need to reach their destination even sooner. To order an in-transit upgrade for a shipment, simply email email@example.com or call 1-866-ESTES4U (1-866-378-3748) and press 2.