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Less-Than-Truckload Shipping: You’ve Got Questions.
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You’re growing your business and expanding your shipping. You’ve got questions about shipping less-than-truckload (LTL) freight with FedEx Freight. You need a resource that works as hard as you do. You’ve got one in Freight Central. Find the answers you need for an easy, seamless LTL freight shipping experience and the solutions you want to take your business beyond.


Click on the steps below to learn how to ship LTL freight with FedEx Freight. You can click on any step in the process that interests you. If you’d like, you can track your progress by checking "Reviewed" after going through a step.
STEP 1:
Open an account with FedEx Freight and save 60% on your eligible FedEx Freight® services.
  • Manage all your FedEx® shipping quickly and easily. If you already have a fedex.com user ID and password, use them to log in to FedEx Ship Manager® at fedex.com. Then click on the LTL Freight tab and enable your FedEx Freight account for shipping.
  • If you don’t have an account, open one online now.
Have questions? Download our Start Shipping Guide, then call FedEx Freight Customer Service at 1.866.393.4585 to get answers fast.
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STEP 2:
Get a rate quote online to reduce surprises later on.
  • Know your shipment details, including weight and dimensions. It’s essential for getting an accurate rate quote.
  • Determine your freight classification — a category assigned to the commodity you’re shipping. For a quick and easy way to get a close estimate, use our handy LTL Freight Classification Tool. For more info on the factors that affect a rate quote, download our Start Shipping Guide.
  • Now get a rate quote online.
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STEP 3:
Ship online. Have more questions? Download our Start Shipping Guide, then call FedEx Freight Customer Service at 1.866.393.4585 to get answers fast.
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STEP 4:
Manage your account online with convenient tools. Have more questions? Download our Start Shipping Guide, then call FedEx Freight Customer Service at 1.866.393.4585 to get answers fast.
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Open an AccountOpen an Account
Get a Rate QuoteGet a Rate Quote
Ship OnlineShip Online
After You ShipAfter You Ship
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