Transporting heavy equipment may seem intimidating, but it’s something that most freight companies are going to have to tackle eventually. There is a way to do it, but for a lot of companies, learning exactly how to handle heavy equipment is difficult and stressful, especially if their shipment facilities and vehicles aren’t designed for such […]
heavy haul trucking
Heavy equipment such as large construction vehicles, agricultural equipment, and mining equipment present logistical challenges when it comes to transportation. Their size and weight mean specialized equipment and processes are needed to ensure they arrive at their destination safely. Heavy haul trucking is needed to make sure oversized equipment makes it to its destination safely.
Being a shipper of choice means that carriers value your working with your business and actually prefer to engage in business activities with you. Once such a relationship is established, being a shipper of choice can prove to be beneficial to everyone who is involved. Not only can it create a friendly and efficient work
Ryder recently ordered 1,000 Chanje electric vehicles for FedEx. Frito-Lay announced they planned to buy 100 Tesla trucks, and Albertson’s said it will purchase 10 Tesla all-electric Semi tractors for its Southern California stores.
Commercial trucks move 70% of all freight transported annually in the U.S. — $671 billion worth of goods. Trucks transport vital goods like disaster relief supplies and military vehicles. They literally keep “keep America moving.” They’re clearly valuable tools with long-reaching effects.
Tomatoes wait for no man. Neither do lambs, bees, or hay. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) understands that timing is everything on farms and ranches, and so instituted several exemptions for trucks hauling agricultural products. And with the recent Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate, the Administration felt the need to clarify the 150
One of the few, if not the only, fortunate aspect of an imminent hurricane landfall, is that we have the scientific tools to predict when and where such an event will occur. Planning under clear skies is key to heavy hauling success. Planning in the face of feet of rainfall, storm surge, and wind gusts
Semi-trucks are not the best at saving fuel. We all know that, but how bad is it? Well, the typical semi-truck averages roughly 6 miles per gallon (mpg). This number will fluctuate depending upon the amount of freight a truck is carrying, the aerodynamics, whether it’s going uphill (sometimes getting 2mpg) or downhill (sometimes 20+mpg),