Move Flatbed freight with less hassle,
lower costs, and better service 

The Home Depot and Loadsmart have partnered together to build Flatbed Messenger, offering shippers seamless access to capacity from top performing Flatbed carriers - all at a discounted rate.

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Secure Cost Savings

Loadsmart makes empty backhauls from The Home Depot’s dedicated and private carriers easily accessible, giving shippers the chance to book at up to 40% below market rates.

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Guaranteed Service Performance

Shippers using Flatbed Messenger experience 94%+ on time pick up and delivery.

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Extend Your Team

Every shipper using Flatbed Messenger is assigned a dedicated account manager to assist in booking, tracking and managing their shipments.

Flatbed Messenger Proccess

Here are 4
ways to sign
up and move
flatbed loads

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Find capacity and get rates in just a few clicks by signing up or logging in online.

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Rapid Email Bid

Send an email bid to get an instant, real-time rate.  

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Direct Integration

Instantly quote and book in your spot portal and TMS – no extra implementation costs.

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Contracted Freight

Secure a long-term rate and manage loads through a dedicated representative.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Both shippers and carriers! Shippers who need more capacity get access to quality carriers, and carriers avoid empty miles by filling their backhauls.
    1. Going online to to log-in to an existing account or sign up for free.
    2. Spot Portal:  Get instantly bookable flatbed quotes in your personal spot portal.
    3. TMS Integration: Get instant bid responses and book shipments directly in your TMS - no extra implementation costs.
    4. Rapid Email Bid Response: Send an email bid to get an instant, real-time rate. 
    5. Contracted Freight: Secure a long-term rate and manage loads through a dedicated representative.

Move Flatbed freight with ease. Start booking loads today.

Work smarter, not harder, with Flatbed Messenger.

Access Flatbed Messenger

Flexible Capacity

Get coverage matched to your network - how and where you need it, no hassle. Shippers can get spot or contract rates directly online, through their TMS or by emailing their dedicated rep.

Premium service, discounted rates

Access premium flatbed capacity at below market rates.  Flatbed Messenger taps into unused and idle capacity from top performing dedicated carriers that service Fortune 500 shippers at below spot market rates.

Dedicated Account Management

World-class service from flatbed logistics experts. Every shipper gets a dedicated account manager to provide 1:1 support and ensure carriers meet and exceed service requirements.

Sustainable, Profitable Shipments

Move more flatbed loads with less emissions and costs.  By tapping into excess capacity, loads moved through Flatbed messenger reduce empty miles and carbon emissions.

Looking to haul flatbed loads? 

Start reducing your empty miles and filling your flatbed trucks with quality loads.  

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