Service and savings: Shared truckload delivers on both.
Flock’s shared truckload solution maximizes your savings potential for 5-18 pallet shipments by optimizing your freight on direct, efficient routes.
Hear from our customers.
“We’ve dealt with many LTL costs. Whether we’re hit with accessorials or hidden fees, LTL has created headache after headache for us … Flock Freight found us at the right time and place. As we did more research, the company’s shared truckload service seemed to have an answer to many of the issues we were facing.”
“We have eliminated our damage claims with FlockDirect. Wish we could’ve started sooner.”
What does STL mean in freight?
STL stands for Shared Truckload in freight shipping. It refers to the practice of combining multiple shipments from different customers into a single truckload, optimizing efficiency on hubless routes.
What is shared truckload?
Shared truckload (STL) is a freight shipping solution where multiple shippers share space in a single truck. It offers cost savings by dividing transportation expenses among customers while providing faster transit times compared to traditional less-than-truckload (LTL) options.
What is shared freight?
Shared freight refers to the practice of combining multiple shipments from different shippers into a single dry van load. It optimizes efficiency for the environment, reduces costs for shippers, and maximizes the utilization of available cargo space for carriers.
What is the difference between STL and LTL?
STL (Shared Truckload) combines multiple shipments from different customers into a single truck, while LTL (Less-than-Truckload) consolidates smaller shipments from various customers. STL offers faster transit times and less risk of damage, while LTL is suitable for smaller quantities and lower upfront costs.