Categories for Heavy Equipment Hauling

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

7 Common Uses for Flatbed Trucks

May 6, 2021

You might not realize it, but flatbed trucks are vital to a wide range of businesses and industries. From manufacturing all the way to construction, several industries take advantage of flatbed trucks on a monthly or even weekly basis. Here are some of the most common uses for flatbed trucks when it comes to heavy equipment transport and other hauling purposes. 1. Transporting Building Materials In the construction industry, flatbed trucks are commonly used as a way to transport building materials, from lumber and bricks to scaffolding and steel beams. One of the big benefits to using flatbed trucks to... View Article

How to Haul Construction Equipment Safely & Quickly

August 27, 2020

The trucking industry plays a vital role in the United States economy. Trucks deliver over 10 billion tons of commodities worth over $700 billion. Virtually every product used daily is carried by trucks during some portion of its product life, whether as a raw material or as a finished good. Trucks are also used for heavy hauling purposes including many types of large machinery used in the construction industry. What is Heavy Hauling? Heavy hauling refers to the transportation of objects that are exceptionally large in length, width, or height, or that are exceptionally heavy. These loads require expert preparation... View Article

7 Considerations When Moving Heavy Equipment for Rigging Companies

July 30, 2020

When moving heavy equipment for rigging companies, a good deal of knowledge and experience is required in order to do the job safely and promptly. In this article, we’ll be discussing the role of rigging companies in industry, and why they require specialized transportation when their heavy equipment is being transported from one place to another. We’ll also examine the role played by logistics in the transportation of machinery, and then consider some of the issues which need to be accounted for when hauling heavy equipment for these companies. What Does a Rigging Company Do? Rigging companies are generally required... View Article

What are the DOT’s Regulations for Hauling Heavy Equipment?

April 1, 2020

In working environments safety is the responsibility of every person that works for a company. Good safety practices enable an organization to avoid injuries, damage to equipment and inventories, lost downtime and potential legal consequences. As one anonymous author stated, “Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.” Safety Is In the Details For those in the transportation industry, safety is a high priority. Indeed, safety is the highest priority of the Department of Transportation, or DOT, and its related departments. As in other aspects of life, transportation safety is anchored in the details. Moving equipment... View Article

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