"I've worked with various logistics companies, but Hansen Bros outshines them all. They handled my international shipping needs with great professionalism and efficiency. The tracking system they provide is top-notch!"
"Hansen Bros managed the logistics for my art exhibition. Each piece arrived in pristine condition, and their team showed true respect for the artwork. The service was prompt, and everyone involved in the process showed a great understanding of the value of the cargo."
At Hansen Bros. Moving & Storage, we stand as a renowned leader offering premier Full Truckload (FTL) and Less Than Truckload (LTL) freight services. With our expertise, navigating modern FTL/LTL freight transportation becomes more straightforward. Reach out to our expert team for dependable freight solutions and experience the difference.
Why Choose Us
Hansen Bros. Moving & Storage is locally owned and operated by the same family for four generations, since 1890. We have a well-established reputation for service quality and reliability with a high percentage of repeat household and commercial clients.
We’re a certified ProMover by the American Moving and Storage Association with A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, voted “Best in Western Washington” in 2009 and from 2011 to 2016 by KING5. Our company is fully licensed and insured and member of WMC and AMSA.
Hansen Bros. Moving & Storage provide free, no-obligation in-home estimate and competitive rates, including low minimum rates for shipments moving under 300 miles. We’ve set a refund policy for unused packing materials and three Puget Sound locations to help clients save on travel fee costs.
Introduction to our FTL and LTL Freight Services
Within freight transportation, it’s crucial to distinguish between Full Truckload (FTL) and Less Than Truckload (LTL) services. These terms define how your cargo occupies space in a transportation vehicle:
- Full Truckload (FTL): This refers to when a shipment occupies the entire truck. It’s typically used when businesses have enough goods to fill an entire truck or when they prefer their goods to be transported alone for faster delivery or added security.
- Less Than Truckload (LTL): This means a shipment does not occupy the whole truck, sharing space with other shipments. It’s ideal for businesses with smaller freight needs or when cost efficiency is a priority over delivery speed.
At Hansen Bros. Moving & Storage, we ensure either option is executed with utmost precision and professionalism. Trust in our expertise for optimal freight solutions, and get in touch for a consultation customized to your requirements.
FTL vs. LTL Freight Services: Making the Right Choice
When should your business employ FTL/LTL freight services, and what factors should you consider when deciding between them? Use Full Truckload (FTL) when you have substantial loads or time-sensitive cargo, as it offers fast and secure deliveries. Choose Less than Truckload (LTL) for smaller shipments to save on costs by sharing transportation expenses.
Your decision should consider shipment size, urgency, and budget. At Hansen Bros., we’ll guide you to the right service to match your circumstances, ensuring efficient and cost-effective shipping.
Find Your Freight Services Solution at Hansen Bros.
At Hansen Bros. Moving & Storage, we center our services around your distribution and logistics needs, ensuring your cargo, whether delicate or hefty, arrives securely and promptly:
- Dry Van Freight: Experience a weatherproof transit environment with our Dry Van service. It offers consistent protection for general cargo, shielding it from external factors.
- Flatbed Shipping: Do you need to move unconventional cargo or oversized items? The open platform of our Flatbed service caters to items beyond the size of traditional shipping containers, making loading and unloading straightforward.
- Box Van Freight: Entrust your delicate or high-value items to our Box Van service. With its enclosed space, it guarantees enhanced safety and organization.
- Liftgate Freight: We make unloading effortless. Our Liftgate service equips you with a hydraulic platform, perfect for managing weighty or large shipments without a hitch.
- Curtain Side Flatbeds: Get the best of both worlds. Our Curtain Side Flatbeds ensure side loading ease, paired with the protection level you’d expect from a box van.
- Piggyback Flatbeds with Forklift: We address specialized handling challenges using our Piggyback Flatbeds. The accompanying forklift services guarantee smooth transport of weighty machinery or oversized items.
Whatever your shipment nature, Hansen Bros. offers solutions precisely aligned with your transport needs. Place your trust in our dedication to excellence; we’re committed to transporting your goods with unmatched care and accuracy.
Benefits of Hansen Bros. FTL/LTL Freight Services
Optimizing your shipping and transport is paramount to your business success. Here are the compelling benefits of choosing our FTL/LTL Freight Services:
- Efficiency: Swift transport for both large and smaller shipment sizes.
- Cost-Effectiveness: LTL options for businesses with less cargo, ensuring they only pay for space used.
- Security: FTL provides exclusive space for shipments, reducing handling and potential damage.
- Flexibility: Options to suit various cargo types, from delicate items to oversized equipment.
- Real-time Tracking: Stay informed with up-to-the-minute shipment tracking.
- Reliability: Consistent, timely deliveries backed by years of industry connections and expertise.
- Expert Handling: Our professional team is trained to manage unique shipping requirements.
- Customized Solutions: All services we offer can be adapted to fit your specific business needs and preferences.
Take advantage of these benefits to enhance your freight operations. Reach out to Hansen Bros. now to get a detailed quote and explore how we can facilitate your shipping needs.
Streamline Your Freight Choices with Hansen Bros.
Here at Hansen Bros. Moving & Storage, we’re dedicated to optimizing your freight strategy, whether through FTL or LTL services. Leverage our expertise to ensure your shipments reach their destination efficiently and cost-effectively. If you’re ready to make the best choice for your FTL/LTL freight needs, contact us today for guidance and a tailored solution.Read Less