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Full truckload (FTL) shipping services
Get fast, hassle-free cargo delivery at competitive rates when you use Amazon full truckload services for freight shipping. Tap into our network of dedicated trucks to boost your logistics and give customers a great experience on-time, every time.
What is a FTL/ truckload?
A truckload (TL/ FTL) refers to both the mode of transport and the capacity of a trailer. In road freight, shippers choose between moving cargo either with full truckload (FTL) or less-than-truckload (LTL) transport. Let’s break this down: FTL shipping is where a truck conveys one dedicated shipment. Shippers hire the entire truck space for freight, usually for oversized loads that need maximum capacity, and keep all their consignments on this same truck throughout the freight journey — from pickup to drop-off.

Different from LTL (Less-than-truckload) shipping, full truckload services are dedicated to one shipper who can use the entire space for themselves. Other businesses don’t have access to the same FTL from the lane, removing the need for other drop-offs. For businesses looking to move large, valuable cargo across long distances, this smoother, cost-effective freight option would be ideal.
How it works
Full truckload is a cost-effective and efficient way to make use of truckload capacities. For faster, secure shipping, you can fill a shipping vehicle near-to or at capacity. Not only does this remove other pickups, it also eliminates transfer during transit. When you book with us, you’ll receive transparency around truck capacity that helps you reduce empty miles and idle time — while we automatically book loads to suit your needs.
How many pallets fit in a full truckload?
For delicate, time-sensitive deliveries, FTL can keep your units of cargo together using pallet consignments. The whole truck is yours, giving you room for as many as you can fit in there, which is usually between 24 and 30 pallets made for fragile shipments, with a max weight limit of up to 20,000kg.
LTL vs. FTL shipping
Since the size and desired speed of shipments can be very different from FTL, less-than-truckload shipment rates are often lower. While FTL shipments use most of the truck, if not more, LTL only requires you to pay for the space you use. FTL is also the faster option, with no interruptions from other shippers’ pickups and drop-offs. Use the link at the bottom of this page to find out more about our LTL shipping services and how we can help your business.
How much does it cost to ship a full truckload?
Since FTL requires a dedicated truck to transport the entire shipment, full truckload shipping rates tend to be more costly than LTL shipping.

Although this provides more protection for the cargo, it also uses larger and more expensive trailers than LTL. These extra costs are then passed on to the shipper at higher rates.

For an Amazon full truckload, shippers receive competitive pricing for reliable services. After you’ve opened your shipper account and given us your details, we’ll give you an instant quote
Ship FTL with Amazon for 93% OTD
Shipping with Amazon Freight gives access to our fleet of owned, GPS-tracked trailers for both FTL and LTL freight shipping, plus 24/7 support and network monitoring for each shipment.

With our network of 6,500 owned trailers and 13,000+ trusted carrier partners across the UK and EU, we ensure you can meet shipping demands on-time at competitive prices.

You also have the option of receiving a free lane-pricing analysis before you’ve even placed your first freight shipment. To get started, create your shipper account today, get a free quote, or become part of our carrier network to access our exclusive load board and advance short-term contracts.

In case you have any queries, please drop us mail at freight-eu-interest@amazon.com with your FTL volumes and our sales team will contact you.
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