Categories for Hauling Services

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

Oversized/Overweight Load Permits by State

February 8, 2021

What is an Oversize Load? An oversize load is a weight that surpasses the standard weight limitations and configuration. The good news is that it is legal to transport haul equipment to various U.S and Canada destinations. In this case, you will need to have a valid permit for weight or oversize load from your state to help you transport your consignment. An oversize cargo is influenced by the height, length, and overall weight of the shipment. You will need an oversize permit if the load’s size exceeds 13’6 “, the width exceeds 8′ 6”, and the length exceeds 48... View Article

Five Things to Know About Oversized Loads

June 13, 2018

Oversized and wide loads in the United States have some specific shipping regulations that companies must comply with for safety purposes. In America, a wide or oversized load is any vehicle and/or load that measures wider than 8’6” (2.59 m). Every state has slightly different requirements for oversized shipments, so you should also be familiar with the requirements for your particular state. Here are five key tips you should keep in mind when preparing an oversized load for freight transportation in Aurora, CO. Know what is and isn’t legal for flatbed loads The legal limits for flatbed shipments are pretty... View Article

What Is a Freight Broker?

May 23, 2018

You’re probably familiar with truck drivers. You likely know what these drivers and their trucking companies in Aurora, CO do day in and day out. You may have heard them referred to as hauling services in Aurora, CO. Their name implies their function: they haul items from point A to point B. But are you familiar with another side of the business? Freight management in Aurora, CO is just as important as the deliveries themselves. It’s this end of the business that connects those who need to make deliveries to those who perform the hauling services in Aurora, CO. The... View Article

The Advantages of Using Long-Distance Freight Transportation

February 13, 2018

The rise of the internet and ecommerce has greatly increased the area in which many businesses, even small ones, are able to operate. These companies are no longer just doing business in their home town or region. Many smaller companies now have the capability of doing business on a national or even international scale. This means these businesses also need a reliable means of getting their goods shipped out to these far-off locations. As such, the use of long-distance hauling services in Aurora, CO has skyrocketed in the ecommerce area, and it’s not hard to see why. Efficiently and reliably... View Article

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