Truckload (TL)

Quantity of freight required to fill a truck, or at a minimum, the amount required to qualify for a truckload rate.


Transferring bulk shipments from the vehicle/container of one mode to that of another at a terminal interchange point.

Transit Time

The total time that elapses between a shipment’s delivery and pickup.


A measure of output for freight transportation. It reflects the weight of shipment and the distance it is hauled; a multiplication of tons hauled by the distance traveled.