ODFL Help and Resources

Freight Shipping Resources

To successfully ship freight domestically or internationally, you need to understand what logistics documentation you must create and provide Old Dominion Freight Line. You may be required to provide some or all of the following: the letter of inquiry, proforma invoice, the bill of lading, freight bill, FOB (Free on Board), payment terms, certificate of origin, etc.

ODFL provides documents, forms, and videos on how to properly ship your freight. 



View and download ODFL Rules 100 tariffs, other tariffs, and cancelled tariffs. Tariffs determine how your freight will be priced.


Fill/Print Forms

Complete and print forms needed to schedule your Less-Than-Truckload, Truckload, or global shipment. 



Review and pay your invoice, and file a freight damage claim. 


Fuel Surcharge

Review Old Dominion's current weekly fuel surcharge rate and history of past rates for LTL and container shipments. 


Container Fuel Surcharge

View the container fuel surcharge data for the DOE pump rate index which are published on Monday and updated on Wednesday.


Shipping API Integrations

OD provides API connections that directly integrate with your freight shipping operations. Access documentation for Tracking, Bill of Lading, and Pickup REST API services and more.


OD Outlook

Articles, podcasts, and insights related to the movement of goods. Read about the latest logistic trends here.


LTL Freight Knowledge

Learn the best way to ship your freight. ODFL aims to provide you the resources needed to be effective and efficient.


Cargo Shorts

Cargo Shorts tackles all things related to the transportation of goods. Each episode digs into a key issue facing North American surface transportation with expert insights from economics, automation, and logistics professionals. 


Shipping by Region

ODFL ships to Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, in addition to the continental 48 States. Learn what each country requires to import or export freight within their country. 


Holiday Schedule

View the tentative Holiday Schedule for Old Dominion Freight Line.