Volume and Truckload

Volume and Truckload

For Larger Shipments, Trust Our Volume and Truckload Service

Whether you prefer asset-based services or brokering your volume and truckload freight, we offer a complete range of V/TL shipping solutions — even during peak shipping periods. With local, national, international, and offshore destinations, we have the experience, service, and equipment to meet your needs.

Our wholly-owned subsidiary, Estes Forwarding Worldwide (EFW), provides reliable truckload brokerage service with access to qualified carriers that deliver full truckloads to all 50 states, the Caribbean, Canada, and Mexico. All participating carriers are rigorously qualified for safety, reliability, and financial stability.

EFW will be your single point of contact for customer service and will coordinate, monitor and track your shipment no matter who carries your freight. Call the EFW brokerage team at 1-877-394-3399 to get a quote.

Take advantage of our cost-efficient volume options for your partial truckloads, and pay only for the trailer space you use. To qualify as a volume load, LTL shipments must be 5,000 pounds or more, or take up at least 8 linear feet of the trailer.

Advantages of Volume LTL

  • Equipment availability
  • Lowered costs
  • Reliability

Volume LTL Requirements

To get a volume or truckload quote, use the Rate Quote tool in My Estes, call your local terminal or contact the volume and truckload team at 1-866-ESTES4U (378-3748) and press 31.

  • Volume LTL quotes remain valid for 30 days.
  • Volume rates obtained through My Estes include time-critical options.

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Our asset-based truckload services allow you to ship full loads with one of the industry’s most trusted and reliable carriers. Plus, our backhaul service takes advantage of Estes trucks that are traveling home without a full load. Since we have extra space and are already going to where your freight is headed, we pass the savings to you.

Advantages of Truckload Shipping

  • Lowered costs
  • Minimized handling
  • Over-the-road and intermodal service
  • Shortened delivery times

To get a truckload quote, use the Rate Quote tool in My Estes, call your local terminal, or contact the volume and truckload team at 1-866-ESTES4U (378-3748) and press 31.

Dedicated Truckload

With dedicated truckload, your freight receives 100% dedicated equipment and personnel to meet your ongoing supply chain needs. Our strategically-located terminals and extensive coverage areas efficiently handle multiple loads on a daily basis. With direct lanes and a large, dependable fleet, we can get your freight to its destination quickly and with minimal handling.

Call 1-866-ESTES4U (1-866-378-3748), and press 33 to speak to an expert about how our dedicated truckload services can benefit your business.