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At Stellar International, we pride ourselves on offering logistics solutions that put our customers’ needs first. That’s why we specialise in FTL (Full Truck Load) shipping, a solution designed to make your logistics process as cost-effective as possible.

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At Stellar International, we know efficient logistics solutions are important, and we always aim to ensure our shipping solutions are flexible to your needs, to best provide you with a competitive edge in your market. 

Our FTL services are no exception–reach out to us to discuss how we can offer you the best long term FTL logistics out there, or read more about the details below.


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InterStellar – Cutting-edge track and trace visibility

We use the latest global technology platforms to keep you up to date on where your cargo is at all times.
We can offer this information via a variety of channels:

On-line portal (24/7)

Personalised and automated email reports

Exception management alerts

Online tracking app (located on our website)

Stellar International holds well-established relationships with carefully selected partners around the globe.
Together we offer a range of services and capabilities you can rely on.

A Long-Term Logistics Partner

Our logistics solutions are perfect for long-term partnerships, giving you more time to focus on expanding your business.

Improved Efficiency

Thanks to our wide-reaching partnerships, we’re able to offer you support across the whole of your supply chain, finding savings for you every step of the way.

Innovation and Tracking

Our commitment to innovation is evident in our adoption of the latest global platforms like and InterStellar which provide you with real-time tracking and custom reports.

What is FTL Shipping?

FTL stands for Full Truck Load, and it means reserving a whole truck for your cargo. There’s a number of reasons that FTL shipping could be the best choice for you, especially if you have a larger shipment to move. Here’s a few benefits:

Exclusive Use: With FTL shipping you have the entire truck to yourself during transit, ensuring that your cargo remains untouched during its journey, and completely eliminating the possibility that any of your cargo might get mixed up with another business’. It also means less handling overall and so less room for accidents.

Quicker Transit: FTL freight is typically faster than LTL (Less than Truckload) simply because there are no stops to load or unload other cargo along the way.

Customised Delivery: We can work with you to create custom routes that best suit your delivery requirements. When you have sole use of a truck, it can freely can exactly where you need it to.

Cargo Flexibility: We’re able to offer a variety of truck types to accommodate different types of cargo.

What is the max weight and size for an FTL shipment?

The maximum weight and size for full truckload freight can vary due to a number of factors, one of them being road weight limits for the country you are planning to deliver to. For example, in New Zealand, anything under 30 tonnes is generally accepted, unless the consignment is OOG.

Consignments that are over 30 tonnes will come with some added complexity, such as the potential addition of pilot vehicles. Finally, because other countries can have lower weight limits, it’s always best to confirm with us directly if you’re unsure about the size of your shipment.

What is the difference between FTL and LTL?

The main difference between FTL and LTL is the space your cargo occupies during transportation. While FTL provides exclusive use of a truck, LTL allows your cargo to share space with other shipments. FTL is an ideal choice when you have a larger shipment that requires dedicated transportation, while LTL will likely be a better choice if you don’t have enough cargo to completely fill a truck.

Why choose Stellar International for FTL shipping?

At Stellar International, we pride ourselves on being a reliable, efficient partner for businesses of all sizes and industries. When you choose FTL shipping with us, you’ll get the benefit of:

Customer comments

In my experience, these guys are the best logistics’ provider I have dealt with and I have 30+ years in the business. Personable. Knowledgeable. Responsive to an unbelievable degree. Very very cost effective. From a personal as well as a business perspective, what can be better than no stress logistics’.

Mike Davies – Operations Manager

Great little team, work well together and deliver as a unit. Stellar is the best partner we could have found, we feel important that they care about our business.

Peter Rickerby – NZ General Manager
Gunnerson Ltd

At Stellar they have the service/price balance perfect. Excellent follow up on orders and a very good internet tracking system.

Warren Wills – CEO

Good communication, they genuinely try and do the right thing and improve everything they do. They get things done when you need them and are easy to deal with.

Craig Hyland