ABF was recently added to the select group of core carriers serving PartnerShip customers. ABF concentrates on national and regional transportation of general commodities freight, involving primarily LTL shipments. Established in 1923 in Fort Smith, Arkansas, ABF has solidified its reputation as a benchmark for safety, security, and freight-handling standards.
Through the PartnerShip alliance with ABF, customers can access competitive LTL freight rates, create bills of lading, print labels, and track shipments on PartnerShip.com. In addition to competitive freight rates PartnerShip customers enjoy ABF U-Pack services which offer extremely competitive rates on the ReloCubes for moving purposes. Some other advantages PartnerShip customers have by using ABF for LTL freight services are:
ABF provides comprehensive shipping services to all 50 states, Canada, Mexico, Guam and Puerto Rico (see map below).
More than 99 percent of all shipments handled by ABF are moved without a loss or damage claim.
Additional ABF services available upon request through PartnerShip:
TimeKeeper®, a guaranteed expedited service for time-critical, time-definite shipments.
TurnKey®, a premium inside delivery and set-up service.
FreightValue®, a service for shipments requiring special equipment or handling.
If you have any questions regarding ABF services, or special LTL freight shipping needs that ABF might be able to address, call your dedicated PartnerShip sales representative at 800-599-2902.
If you are interested in receiving a ABF rate quote for an upcoming LTL shipment, log on to PartnerShip.com, or create a web account if you haven't already done so.
PartnerShip recently joined forces with U-Pack Moving® (a division of ABF) to create a turnkey college moving services program for our college store customers. The program allows college stores to increase their store floor traffic and one-stop-shop image with a value-added service that helps students moving to college, students moving back home, and teachers relocating to a new university.
U-Pack Moving is an extremely affordable moving solution for students and teachers - and it's signifantly less than traditional leasing services when you factor-in rental fees and fuel costs into the equation. Basically the U-Pack Moving service works like this:
ABF brings a small moving trailer or moving container (called a ReloCube®) to the origin residence
Customer has 3 business days to pack and load household goods into secure trailer or ReloCube
ABF driver picks up the trailer or ReloCube and drives to the destination residence
Customer has up to 3 business days to unload before ABF returns to pickup the trailer or ReloCube
PartnerShip and U-Pack Moving help college stores setup and market the program. If you are PartnerShip college store customer and you are interested in having a U-Pack Moving services program available at your store, contact PartnerShip at 800-599-2902 or email us at sales@PartnerShip.com for more details. You can also click the button below to immediately download a PDF copy of our program overview document.
PartnerShip has a new alliance with ABF, making them the newest carrier partner available through our LTL Freight shipping programs (LTL stands for less-than-truckload). ABF joins our short list of reputable national and regional carriers, which also includes UPS Freight, YRC Freight, Con-way Freight, Old Dominion, FedEx Freight, New Penn, and Pitt Ohio. When PartnerShip customers use the Quote/Create Shipment tool on PartnerShip.com, they will now often see ABF shown as a service option depending upon the specific lane. ABF has been delivering LTL shipments since 1923, and they are one of the largest, most recognized LTL carriers in the industry today, providing both national and regional service. For more information about ABF, how to get no-obligation LTL freight quotes, or to request a free LTL freight shipment analysis, click the button below.
PartnerShip also has an alliance with ABF to provide moving services for many of our retail customers. ABF does this through their U-Pack Moving service. If you are a PartnerShip retail customer interested in adding moving services to your shipping program, please give us a call at 800-599-2902.