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Ship with Chicago’s #1 Volume LTL Carrier in Freight Transportation

At Sunset Pacific Transportation, our expertise lies in Volume LTL services for freight brokers and shippers across Chicago. We provide unmatched freight rates paired with quick transit times, minimal handling, and top-notch service. Take advantage of customized shipping solutions crafted to effortlessly meet your unique requirements.

  • Optimized LTL Consolidation
  • Minimized claims risk with only one stop
  • Pre-set delivery appointments
  • Direct, personalized and dedicated service representative
  • Specialized freight handling
  • No contracts

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What is Volume LTL?

What is Volume LTL?

Volume LTL is a specialized freight solution that combines the best rate benefits of LTL without sacrificing the service benefits of FTL. It is ideally suited for shipments that have one or more of these characteristics

  • 5-21 pallets

  • Up to 35 ft of trailer space

  • Require a pre-set delivery appointment at destination

  • Bulky or oversized products

  • Heavy products up to 25,000 lbs.

  • Fragile products

Volume LTL Services

Trust the Chicago Volume LTL Shipping Experts

Join the 15,000 businesses that depend on Sunset Pacific Transportation to ship their freight.

Volume LTL Originating in Chicago. Delivering Nationwide.

With pick-up origins throughout Chicago, we achieve nationwide deliveries with pre-set appointments to major retailers. When you work with us for Volume LTL, gain access to: —

  • Same-day local pick-up in Chicago

  • Typical 3-5 business days in transit, customized to your requirements

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Serving Chicago 3PL’s, Shippers & Customers.

Sunset Pacific Transportation primarily serves two kinds of customers.

Third-Party Logistics Providers (3PL’s)

Serving Third Party Logistics Providers

Third-Party Logistics Providers (3PL’s) all over Chicago turn to Sunset Pacific Transportation for great rates with high service levels from a mode they can’t get anywhere else. We are the Carrier of Choice for Partial Truckload and Volume LTL shipping for large brokers such as CH Robinson, Coyote, and Echo, as well as small, specialized 3PLs.

Shippers and Direct Customers

Serving Shippers and Direct Customers

Shippers and Direct Customers in a wide range of industries with diverse product profiles partner with Sunset Pacific Transportation directly as well. What they like most: Truckload-like service and specialized product handling at a fraction of the price. Hussman, UHaul, and Zamboni, among others, have come to rely on us for an exceptional shipping and delivery experience for shipments originating out of Chicago.

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Why Choose Sunset Pacific Transportation For Your Chicago Volume LTL

Since 1987, Sunset Pacific Transportation has served as the industry leader for Partial Truckload. We consolidate multiple shipments from different companies into one truckload, giving you the best rate benefits of Traditional LTL shipping combined with the great service and handling requirements one expects from Full Truckload. Headquartered in Chino, CA, Sunset Pacific Transportation provides:

  • Save Money with the Best Freight Rates

  • Excellent Transit Times, especially compared to Traditional LTL

  • Dedicated capacity for your shipment at a fraction of the rate of truckload

  • Direct, personalized service representative to manage your shipment every step of the way

  • Pre-set delivery appointments with Leading Retailers

  • Low-touch-no-touch freight with only one stop for minimized product damage risk

Technology & Tracking for Volume LTL

The Sunset Pacific Transportation team leverages advanced technology, comprehensive service, and a nationwide network for deliveries to get your shipment there on-time. When you work with us, you gain access to:

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Fast Online Quotes

Fast online quotes via email, web or phone

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Easy Load

Available through email, EDI, API or our customer portal

Real Time Tracking

Real Time Tracking

Real-time shipment tracking to final destination

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Pre-Set Appointments

Delivery appointments pre-set and visible online

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Improved Driver Safety

Driver safety through monitoring and scoring platforms

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Enhanced Security

Security lockdown capabilities

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Electronic Proof of Delivery

Electronic proof of delivery (POD) on website or via email

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Online Chat

Online chat with your service representative

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Flexible Billing Options

Billing through website, email, EDI, web portal, or good old fashioned mail

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Customer Portals

Customer portals/CRM for every step of the process

Enjoy peace-of-mind knowing our technology has your shipment covered from start to finish.

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Get a Volume LTL Freight Quote

When it comes to shipping in the bustling lanes of Chicago, traditional LTL methods can often leave you anxiously checking for updates on your shipment’s whereabouts and arrival time. But with Partial Truckload services from Sunset Pacific Transportation, you can set those worries aside.

Our specialized tracking and routing systems are tailored to the dynamic Chicago landscape, ensuring your shipment reaches its destination efficiently and at the most competitive rates. Say goodbye to stress and hello to seamless transit times with Sunset Pacific Transportation. We have you covered.

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