Line-Haul Shipment refers to the movement of cargo between two major cities or ports, especially those which are more than 1500 kilometres apart.
They are generally of two types:
1) Full truckload carriers – They generally contract an entire truckload to a single customer.
2) Less than truckload carriers – They usually mix freight from several customers into a single trailer.
Line Haul rates are a function of distance and the weight/volume of the cargo. Price breaks are based on the shipment size.