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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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Top 15 Flatbed Trucking Companies in 2022 (& How to Choose)

Posted by Gary Stang on Jan 7, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Companies, like yours, that have goods to move, customer commitments to meet and bottom lines to maintain, can sometimes experience difficulty achieving these ends in the transportation industry. 

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Can I Overhang Freight On a Flatbed Trailer?

Posted by Andrew Beckmann on Sep 27, 2021 10:00:00 AM

The total freight length you’re legally allowed to transport using a flatbed trailer changes from one state to the next. Each state government has very specific guidelines outlining what dimensions..

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Common Flatbed Trailers [Alternatives and Differences]

Posted by Cory Link on Sep 24, 2021 10:00:00 AM

The trucking industry is home to an extensive host of trailer types. From step-deck to lowboy trailers — designed to haul height-sensitive freight — to dry van and reefers commonly used to move food and..

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What Does Flatbed Shipping Cost? [8 Factors To Know]

Posted by Crystal Lahr on Sep 13, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Your open-deck shipping price, although difficult to predict, is important to understand. Budgeting your transportation dollars appropriately is crucial to managing your company’s supply chain logistics. But..

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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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