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.

Transport Topics
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