Our Carriers Overlength Requirements

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Knowing what a carrier will charge for a standard LTL shipment is as important as knowing what is considered overlength per carrier

The chart below offers an overview of what our freight carriers consider overlength and no longer an LTL shipment Click Here for Cubic Capacity requirements

NOTE: Typical LTL shipments are less than 12 linear feet of a trailer (6 non-stack pallets). If you have any doubt, use the below chart to help

AAA Cooper

12′ or more or 24′ or longer

ACI Motor Freight

20′ or longer

Central Freight

Exceeds 48” in width or 48” in height or 48” in length


14′ or more

Dependable Highway

12′ or more


14’ or more or 30’ or more


14′ or more


14′ or more or 20′ < 28′


12′ or more


15′ or more

Midwest Motor

12′ or more


12’ or more or 18’ or more or 24’ or more

Oak Harbor

15’ or more

Old Dominion

12’ or more

20’ or more


15’ or more


12’ or more

R&L Carriers

14’ or more


16’ or more


20’ or more


12’ or more

UPS Freight

15’ or more

USF Reddaway

Over 15’

USF Holland

Articles exceeding 15’ in length but less than 12” in width. If the article exceeds 12’ in length and is at least 12” in width, see rules item 615.4


Articles that exceed 48” in width AND 48” in length, or 12 feet in length

Wilson Trucking

Over 14’ or Over 24’


14’-26’ or 27’ or more

Shipments that contain packages that measure more than 118” in length, 84” in width, 70” in height or have any one piece that exceeds 2200#. YRC should be contacted for a quote and published pricing will not apply.

Shipments that contain packages that measure: Greater than 45” but less than or equal to 118’ in length, or greater than 45” but less than or equal to 84” in width, or greater than 45” but less than or equal to 70” in height, or that contain packages that weigh greater than 250#