package freight

package freight

[′pak·ij ‚frāt]
(industrial engineering)
Freight shipped in lots insufficient to fill a complete car; billed by the unit instead of by the carload.
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Like Wanderer, some can unload their own cargoes, others depend on port facilities while some even package freight as it is loaded.
Fitch believes UPS's ownership and recent investment in its facilities at the airport indicate a long-term commitment to its Louisville operations; however, Fitch views the airport's dependence on a package freight business that can fluctuate with the economy as a credit concern.
Designed for companies employing multiple carriers to ship small package freight and &uot;less than truckload&uot; and &uot;truckload&uot; shipments, Express Ship offers powerful carrier selection and freight-rating capabilities, and independence from proprietary carrier systems while streamlining shipment processing functions.