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Gateway Optimum Transportation is a federally licensed Motor Carrier MC-01023218 DOT 2939118 operating various equipment to transport our clients materials. Our asset based services allows us to assign the Optimum equipment for the job. 

Long haul, Short Haul or Local P&D Services Gateway Optimum Transportation is dedicated to using the Optimal equipment, saving time, fuel, money and the environment.   

Truckload Dry Van Service - This equipment usually referred to as a 'box trailer' is the most commonly used mode of transport for most freight. The  vast Gateway Optimum Transportation network pool of 48' and 53' standard trailers allows us to deliver the right equipment, on time at an incomparable rate.

Service Options include Air Ride Van and Lift gate Services.

Flatbed Service - This equipment is usually referred to as a "utility trailer". Flatbeds are used for larger loads and materials that are easy to unload from the side rather than from the back. The most common Flatbed trailer is 48' long and 102" wide although there are many variations to the Flatbed including Step Deck, Double Drop and Removable Goose Neck. The Gateway O.T freight experts have years of experience moving all different types of commodities on varying flatbed equipment.  

Find out what equipment and services are best for your next shipment. 


L.T.L stands for less Than Truckload and normally refers to any shipment that does not utilize a full 48' or 53' trailer. This could mean from one box up to 10 plus pallets. Some L.T.L carriers utilize pups (Small Trailers that are commonly hauled in tandem) These carriers will only take up to an amount of freight that will fit into one pup. 

L.T.L carriers use a hub and spoke system, where your freight is matched up with others peoples freight going to the same destination and may be off loaded from trailers and put on others numerous times.

Rates for L.T.L shipments are determined by Class. The National Motor Freight Classification of an item determines what rate is applied to your shipment. There are a number of factors that play into how an item is classified including density, value and how it is packaged. 

Find out your Class Now. Email our L.T.L specialists with Description, Weight and Size (LXWXH) 

L.T.L moves also have service options which can affect your freight rate. Shipping to a residential address will cost you more than shipping to a commercial address and independent of where your shipment is going if it needs a lift gate service it generally costs more due to the limited availability of that equipment in some area.