What makes a shipment in-network?

There are two types of shipments that are considered in-network: 

  1. Less-than-truckload (LTL) freight that is picked up and delivered within a Mothership local zone (less than 100mi)
  2. Full truckload (FTL) / Dedicated freight anywhere in the U.S. 

Both are in our network because we dispatch Mothership partner drivers to handle these freight types. Once you book an in-network shipment, we'll dispatch a driver to your specified pick-up location through our mobile application.

Benefits:

  • Same-day pick-up and delivery within a Mothership local zone if booked before 1pm
  • Free liftgate and residential delivery
  • Ultra-precise freight tracking on a map
  • Completely paperless - BOLs are instantly generated and stored on a digital dashboard and digital signatures are collected at point-of-delivery

What makes a shipment out-of-network?

Less-than-truckload (LTL) freight that is traveling outside of our local zones is considered out-of-network. Out-of network shipments are handled by trusted national carriers that we partner with.

Benefits:

  • Shipments are processed via direct carrier API connections - we instantly compare rates across multiple carriers to provide you with the lowest price on the best lane for your freight
  • Tiered Pricing - choose from Lowest Price, Best Value, and Fastest delivery
  • Get priority handling with our Guaranteed option
  • Live freight tracking provided directly from the partner carrier
  • Digital generation of carrier-specific BOLs - just print a copy out for your driver
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