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Oversize Trucking

The shipping world of oversize trucking companies is one industry that requires the right choice that cannot be taken for granted. The need to move these oversized and overweight cargoes is more important than ever. This increases the value needed when choosing one of the many experienced oversize transport companies available. Ask yourself if the company you choose really knows what they are doing!

Flatbed Hauling Quotes, Inc. handles standard and oversize loads like farming, pipeline, and construction equipment. Cargo of this type demands oversize loading, advanced statistics, and management of these loads in transit and especially in a safe and efficient way. We can move any load conforming with each state’s regulations from point of origin to destination. Some of these frequent examples are backhoes, wheel loaders, road graders, scrapers, pipelayers, excavators, bulldozers, rock trucks, skid steers, all terrain forklifts, and all specialty equipment.

Depending on the type of industry oversize trucking companies like Flatbed Hauling Quotes will choose the appropriate flatbed to move the load within regulation and safely. We have any configuration needed to precisely accommodate even the most challenging transports. As one of the leading oversize transport companies we offer the most reliable alternatives in freight transportation that you can rely on for all specialties. Our accomplishments speak for themselves featuring more conventional oversize loads to specialty aeronautics like a B1 Bomber and moving them to any place in the nation.

Flatbed Hauling Quotes, Inc.'s specialized over dimensional trucking can handle any of your oversize trucking requirements with any special needs. When shipping wide loads of all the dimensions considerations in weight and dimensions of length, height, and width; width is the easiest to define. The maximum legal width across the United States is eight feet six inches. Any cargo over that is considered over width. When a load goes over this limit regulations to move the load become a little complicated. Permits will be needed in every state that the cargo travels through. This is where the costs can vary and start adding up. States can vary in price and regulations.

Some of the obvious variables to start to consider are the different lanes across each state defined by the actual width of these traveling lanes. Bridges will stop you dead in your tracks if you miss the correct heights. It is so important that oversize load trucking companies consider and verify these heights to prevent calling a last-minute audible. Will the load be moving over two-lane roads or four- lane inter-states? Unfortunately, some of the non-designated roads categories are considered over wide at even eight feet. There are even spring thaw regulations for over width loads.

Escorts for flatbed oversize trucking will also vary state by state. These regulations consider the route to determine if and what number of escorts and the approved formations of these escorts that will be needed to move the cargo. Police escorts in some situations may be required and considered in the oversize load rates.

Super loads are a category that is beyond over dimensional trucking regulations carrying another level of regulations and requirements. These super loads are considered in a variable range depending on each state from over fourteen to twenty feet. More time, restrictions, and higher costs are usually associated with and needed to clear permits for these super wide loads. A load can be predesignated as a super load if it exceeds all or one dimension in a given state. Each state in the route can require more time for approval, movement of utilities, route surveys, shippers letter, bridge analysis, high-end sketches of the shipment and the required additional escorts and pilot cars.

The lead pilot car in an oversize trucking companies transportation route travels a half mile ahead to make sure of the needed clearances and to be alerted of any unknown obstacles. This lead pilot car will communicate frequently his lane position, the road name, confirming clearance of obstructions, landmarks, and direction of travel. This lead car as it observes any obstructions or complications is charged with providing clear instructions on altering the route to all vehicles in the transport convoy. When alerted the rear pilot car now assures that the desired lane change is cleared as it maintains position in the new lane. This change is transmitted to the loaded trailers. This information is relayed constantly to assure the smooth movement and safety of the load one obstacle at a time. Oversize trucking companies are mandated to use the pilot car systems with the strictest regulated procedures to ensure the safety of transporting heavy haul and oversize loads within regulations.

Over wide trucking companies will use any combination of needed components like jeeps, dollies, stingers, trailers, boosters and lift axles. A sketch when required for a super flatbed oversize trucking load should define axle loading details, axle spacing details, tire size with tires per axle and dimensions.

Flatbed Hauling Quotes, Inc. is one of the premier oversize load trucking companies offering the most competitive oversize load rates in the United States and Canada. We notify our customers with the most comprehensive details while moving their load and highlight these steps in a detailed quote. Our logistic dispatchers will track and report to you in real time as the transportation route unfolds. We coordinate the route planning, logistics and permitting required to move across the states and in Canada. We use sub-contractors that are needed along the way, combined with guidance from local and state agencies to stay within regulations and maintain compliance. It is part of our DN

Our network supplies access to the best- maintained trailers for custom transport for over wide trucking including double drop, stretch, RGN, step decks, and specialty dual lane trailers. Any trailer needed we can accomodate!

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