LTL Freight Knowledge

ODFL helps you keep promises

ODFL is here to help you understand the best way to ship your freight. Whether you're a logistics novice or seasoned professional, we aim to provide you the resources needed to be effective and efficient.


Thought Leadership

Once a month, ODFL releases a blog post on a current topic in the logistics industry. These quick read articles are meant to keep you informed on the trucking industry and provide valuable tips on working with ODFL. 


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. Learn more about the complexities in the supply chain you’re facing in your business.


General FAQ

Read the frequently asked questions that ODFL receives from its customers and partners. 


Website FAQ

In-depth FAQs on how to use


Bill of Lading Guide

Get help filling out your paper or online BOL with our comprehensive guide, including videos and answers to frequently asked questions. 



Understand the terms that ODFL uses to describe its less-than-truckload, truckload, and global shipping services.