Shipping Service Levels

Freight Shipping You Can Count On

Choose from among our three levels of service to best suit your shipment, pricing and business needs.


Yellow’s Standard Shipping service ensures that your freight arrives at its destination safely and securely when you have time on your side. With more than 300 terminals and 30,000 transportation professionals, we have the comprehensive network to deliver your freight anywhere in the United States, Europe and North America

What we offer:

Today, the need for reliable transit times and streamlined supply chains is greater than ever. Here’s how Yellow can help: 

• Comprehensive Europe network providing long-haul and next-day services

• The coverage and experience of an LTL carrier that makes millions of shipments a year

• Skilled, professional drivers who ensure safe, timely deliveries

• Shipment handling from an experienced, dedicated team

• Less handling, which means fewer claims and damages


In business and in shipping, timing is everything. Yellow’s Guaranteed Standard service ensures that your freight arrives at its destination on the standard-service delivery date. This reliability lowers your stress level between pick-up and delivery. Choose from the following services:

 Guaranteed by 5 p.m. – on the scheduled standard-service date 

 Multi-day Window – designate a one- to five-day delivery window and we will deliver by 5 p.m. or close-of-business within the requested window. Multi-day Window was specifically designed by Yellow for suppliers shipping to retailers that have strict window delivery requirements.

What we offer:

• Special handling surrounding your shipment from start to finish

• Accurate scheduling, leading to less held inventory and lower costs

• Greater on-time performance for you and your customers

• Shipment visibility with real-time tracking 

• Guaranteed delivery with our satisfaction guarantee* (*subject to terms, conditions, and exceptions)


With Yellow’s Time-Critical service, shipments move through our fastest network to meet your defined delivery dates (including holidays and weekends) and times. We have a dedicated team handling your most important time-sensitive shipments from start to finish. With almost 100 years of shipping experience, we can hit delivery windows as tight as one hour.

When your supply chain is complicated by short timelines, Time-Critical provides a customer guarantee and the proactive notification you need to feel secure in your shipments. 

What we offer: 

We understand and value your business needs and tailor shipping solutions accordingly. When time is of the essence, here’s how Time-Critical can help:

• Support just-in-time inventory strategies

• Facilitate product rollouts and launches

• Meet installation crew schedules

• Ensure port arrivals to meet sailing schedules

• Provide cost-effective alternative for airfreight

• Less handling, which means fewer claims and damages

• Flexible and precise delivery capabilities (by noon, by 5 p.m., within a one-hour window, on a specific date, or on holidays and weekends)


Get Rolling with Yellow.

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