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Why Choose Osage for Your Specialized Transport?

October 6, 2021

Companies that need to ship machinery or equipment across states or even across the country need to use heavy haul trucking. When transporting overweight or oversized equipment, specific considerations must be made, especially if the trip crosses state lines. Each state has its own set of rules and requirements for transporting equipment on its highways, and many of them are incapable of supporting the weight or size of such equipment. Because of the sheer size and weight of the machinery involved, safety is one of the most important issues in heavy haul trucking. It is also required to secure the... View Article

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How to Get a Bulldozer Ready for Transport

June 7, 2021

The last thing you want when you are hauling a bulldozer long-distance is to discover along the way that you had the right permits for part for your route but not for others, or your dozer sits a little too high for your truck to get through an underpass, or the highway patrol pulls you over for a weight violation. Or your bulldozer wasn’t outfitted with GPS and your truck didn’t have real-time tracking, so your equipment is missing, and you don’t know where to start to find it. Getting your bulldozer reading for transport starts with finding the professional... View Article

How Has COVID-19 Impacted the Transport Industry?

May 14, 2021

COVID-19 has impacted nearly every industry. Transportation has been affected in an interesting way. Some areas of transportation, such as travel and public transport, have been virtually nonexistent throughout the pandemic. Meanwhile, trucking and logistics companies have had to radically shift their operations to compensate for how people are now living their lives. The supply chains for many industries that everyday Americans rely upon would have been completely disrupted if the trucking and logistics industry had ceased their operations. Here’s how COVID-19 has impacted the transport industry — and the changes that companies within the transport industry can expect in... View Article

Seven Tips for Heavy Hauling Safety

May 7, 2021

At Osage Specialized Transport, safety comes first. Here are seven tips for safe heavy hauling that we follow and that we recommend to everyone in the trucking industry. #1 Hire experienced operators What’s the number one cause of heavy haul accidents? Speeding! You don’t want an untested driver who is heavy on the pedal on your runs for heavy or hazardous loads. Trust heavy hauling to experienced operators. #2 Do a reconnaissance mission before you send out your truck Pilot cars reduce the overall risk for your heavy loads on the road, and sending someone out to double-check road conditions... View Article

Logistics & Supply Chain Trends in 2021

May 7, 2021

Like any industry, the logistics and supply chain industry changes quite a bit as time goes on. As new trends emerge, the very definition of logistics changes, as does the way we view supply chains. Here are some of the biggest logistics and supply chain trends in 2021, as well as the impact they have. With the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020, there was a huge shift in the way we do everything. From enjoying time with friends and family to eating a meal, every part of daily life has changed a bit with the pandemic. It should come as no... View Article

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