The first step in transporting an oversized load is contacting a heavy haul company. The
professionals have the equipment, knowledge and experience to transport a variety of
equipment, machinery and unique loads safety and on time. Sophisticated logistics are utilized
to track the load at every stage of its journey. Before engaging the services of a heavy haul
company, there are some things to consider.
Before working with any heavy haul company, ensure they’re licensed to perform the task for
which they’re being hired. They must also be insured. It provides you with legal recourse if
something goes awry.
Time of Year
Like any industry, there are some times of the year that are busier than others. That means
rates will be more expensive and there may not be a tractor-trailer combination appropriate for
the load. Whenever possible, schedule your heavy haul project for the off season.
The destination of your load is important and will affect the timeline of the delivery. Drivers can
encounter a wide range of weather conditions ranging from torrential rain to blizzards that can
close roads. Wildfires are another hazard. When shipping overseas, oceanic conditions are
A mountain of physical paperwork and digital documents are required. The volume increases if
your load is leaving South Florida to cross county and state lines, along with national borders.
Each state has its own unique list of permissions. A professional trucking company is familiar
with the permits needed and special requirements for things as simple as emergency
equipment mandated by each state.
Shipping and Pickup
Working with a licensed and insured heavy haul company has a variety of benefits. One of those
is being able to arrange for an appropriate vessel if shipping abroad. Depending on what’s being
delivered, they can also arrange for a shipping container to protect your cargo from ocean salt
water and spray. Transportation can also be arranged at the freight’s destination.
Contact us today for Free Shipping Estimates and heavy hauling trucking information. We welcome any questions, concerns, or comments you may have.