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When Are Escorts/Pilot Cars Necessary For Oversized Freight Shipments? (Width, Height and Length Requirements by State)

Posted by Amy Studanski on Aug 29, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Over-dimensional (OD) freight shipments require a lot from the companies that manage them. Among other things, permits must be acquired, a route must be planned and the correct transportation solution must be..

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Load-To-Truck Ratios: An Overview of How They Impact Your Freight Rates

Posted by Reid Eggen on Aug 17, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Your company moves freight. You’ve been at it for a long time. How long? One year? Five years? 10 years? More?

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Top 10 Heavy Haul Trucking Companies in 2022 (+ Tips For Choosing Yours)

Posted by Jake Black on Aug 3, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Heavy haul shipments are some of the most complex loads to move. Although the definition of “heavy haul” varies between companies many aspects of these shipments remain the same. 

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What Is Heavy Haul Trucking? An In-Depth Overview

Posted by Mark Keul on Jun 13, 2022 10:00:00 AM

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[Video] 5 Essential Load-Specific Questions Heavy Haul Carriers Commonly Ask

Posted by Jake Black on Jun 3, 2022 8:35:56 AM

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7 Common Construction Equipment Transportation Mistakes (& How to Avoid Them)

Posted by Troy Heyne on May 18, 2022 10:00:00 AM

We all make mistakes sometimes. In 1920 the Boston Red Sox traded 24-year-old Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees in exchange for $125,000. That deal, which is widely considered one of the biggest mistakes in..

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[Video] What is Heavy Haul Trucking?

Posted by Jake Black on Mar 25, 2022 10:24:09 AM

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4 Key Considerations When Moving Over-Dimensional (OD) Freight

Posted by Jake Black on Mar 21, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Proper upfront planning is important to the success of any shipment, regardless of its size. In every scenario, deadlines need to be considered, dollars need to be allocated, a reliable carrier has to be..

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A Synopsis of The Transportation Industry in 2021 [Key Changes & Takeaways]

Posted by Paul Pfeiffer on Dec 17, 2021 10:00:00 AM

As we near the conclusion of 2021, and begin the twenty-second leg of our 2000’s journey — with a year that promises more challenges, triumphs and learning opportunities — a bit of reflection would do all of..

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How Does Your Freight's Origin Impact Your Final Shipping Price?

Posted by Tony Block on Oct 18, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Sometimes, it can feel like things are only getting more expensive. Especially when every freight rate you’re given seems steeper than the next. Just like other logistics professionals, using your shipping..

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