3rd Party (Drop Ship) Routing Guide

Effective May 8, 2019.
Follow these instructions when Drop Ship freight will be billed to AliMed.

Small Package Routing Section:

When possible, shipments of 250 LB Chargeable weight and under should be shipped via UPS. Observe UPS size and weight restrictions. Charge to UPS Account 037836.

LTL Motor Carrier Routing Section, Up to 6 pallets and 5,000 Lbs.:

For shipments too large for UPS (over 250 Lbs) or not suitable for transport by UPS:

  • Refer to State Matrix and Chart Below to Select our Primary Carrier.
  • Ship Prepaid 3rd Party Bill to AliMed c/o TABS, PO Box 9133, Chelsea, MA 02150.

For Shipments More Than 5,000 Lbs. or More Than 6 Pallet Positions: Call TABS (617) 889-1145.

Non-Compliance is subject to chargeback. Avoid chargebacks: Please follow routing instructions.

State Matrix for Motor Carrier LTL Shipments

A
Connecticut
Maine
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
Rhode Island
 
 
 
 
 
 
B
DC
Delaware
Maryland
New Jersey
New York
Pennsylvania
Virginia (zip codes 201, 220-223)
Vermont
West Virginia
Ontario
Quebec
C
Arizona
California
Colorado
Idaho
Montana
New Mexico
Nevada
Oregon
Utah
Washington
Wyoming
D
All other
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E
Alberta
British Columbia
Manitoba
New Brunswick
Newfoundland
Nova Scotia
Prince Edward Isl
Saskatchewan
 
 
 

LTL 1-150 lbs. -- Primary and Secondary Carrier

  to A to B to C to D to E
from A AMAT NPME ODFL/XPO XPO/ODFL XPO
from B NPME NPME ODFL/XPO XPO/ODFL XPO
from C ODFL/XPO ODFL/XPO XPO/ODFL XPO/ODFL XPO
from D XPO/ODFL XPO/ODFL XPO/ODFL XPO/ODFL XPO
from E XPO XPO XPO XPO XPO

LTL 151- 5000 lbs. -- Primary and Secondary Carrier

  to A to B to C to D to E
from A AMAT NPME ODFL/XPO ODFL/XPO XPO
from B NPME NPME ODFL/XPO ODFL/XPO XPO
from C ODFL/XPO ODFL/XPO ODFL/XPO ODFL/XPO XPO
from D ODFL/XPO ODFL/XPO ODFL/XPO ODFL/XPO XPO
from E XPO XPO XPO XPO XPO

Examples for LTL freight shipment: 140 lbs., California (C) to Arizona (C) Use XPO. -- 800 lbs. New York (B) to Texas (D) Use ODFL.

Authorized LTL Carrier Telephone Numbers

Call These Headquarters Locations If You Need Local Service Center Information

AMA Transportation (AMAT)
(978) 667-9133
New Penn Motor Express (NPME)
(800)-753-0175
Old Dominion (ODFL)
(800)-235-5569
XPO LTL (XPO)
(844)-742-5976

If unsure please call TABS at (617) 889-1145 for information on what carrier to use.