Why Is Local Oversize Permitting So Hard?

Posted by Joanna Jungels on May 28, 2024 10:00:00 AM

Sending valuable freight across the country is a stressful experience for shippers — and that’s before factoring in the extra time, effort, and cost to obtain over-dimensional (OD) freight permits. 

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Which States Have Oversize Freight Restrictions For The 2024 Eclipse?

Posted by Michael Carlson on Apr 4, 2024 9:39:27 AM

On Monday, April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse will cross North America, passing over Mexico, the United States, and Canada. 

The path of totality — areas that will experience a total eclipse of the sun —..

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Using Multi-Axle Trailers for Heavy-Haul Freight

Posted by Troy Heyne on Nov 27, 2023 1:24:38 PM

Roads and bridges are engineered to support a specific amount of weight. Exceeding this weight limit can have disastrous consequences, including bridge collapse or permanent road damage. 

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Which States Have Oversize Freight Restrictions on Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2023?

Posted by Joanna Jungels on Sep 27, 2023 8:13:00 AM

In 2023, Indigenous Peoples’ Day, previously known as Columbus Day, is Monday, October 9. (Coincidentally, that is also Thanksgiving Day in Canada.)

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What Does Heavy Haul Trucking Cost?

Posted by Ben Delong on Aug 13, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Heavy haul trucking couldn’t be more important to your supply chain. And, no matter how big or what it is, that boiler, generator, tank or piece of large machinery, needs to get to its destination — preferably..

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Heavy Haul Trucking: How does freight weight impact trailer type?

Posted by Kyle Jensen on Jun 18, 2021 10:00:00 AM

The trucking industry is exciting. The trucks are big, the trailers are long and the freight can get reaaaal heavy.

Beyond that, there's a ton to learn and even those who’ve worked in this industry for years..

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Why Heavy Haul Shipping Requires Additional Equipment, Expertise and Planning

Posted by Ben Delong on Oct 6, 2020 9:24:00 AM

If you're shipping large items that can't legally fit within the dimensions of a standard dry van or open-deck flatbed, and you anticipate your shipments weighing more than 55,000 pounds each, then you need to..

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Heavy Haul and Flatbed Shipping: How to Find the Right Trailer for Your Load

Posted by Troy Heyne on Oct 1, 2020 9:03:07 AM

When you need to ship freight that won't fit within the enclosed dimensions of a dry van, you know you need an open deck trailer. However, you might not know there's a wide variety of open deck trailers..

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How Shippers Can Know If They're Hiring a Safe Heavy Haul Trucking Company

Posted by Nathaniel Leis on May 1, 2020 8:45:00 AM

When it comes to choosing a carrier, safety is paramount.

If something goes amiss (like an accident), you won't just lose goods. Roadway incidents can also lead to damage, lawsuits and reputation-tarnishing..

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