Business, Technology

Precision Pricing

Freight dimensioner A freight dimensioner installed on the ceiling of a loading dock. (CubiScan)

The less-than-truckload industry is embracing dimensioning technology to enable more accurate freight pricing and automate what used to be manual tasks.

Bruce Lilly | Special to Transport Topics
December 11, 2017

ArcBest Becomes Latest LTL to Embrace Dimensional-Based Pricing

ABF Freight TT File Photo

ArcBest Corp. is the latest less-than-truckload carrier to embrace dimensional-based pricing and is scheduled to institute the new program on Aug. 1.

June 30, 2017
Business, Technology

LTL Carriers Boost Dimensioner Use to Improve Pricing Accuracy, Profits


Less-than-truckload carriers have more than quadrupled the use of dimensioner technology to improve pricing accuracy and profitability, experts said.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
April 4, 2016