Categories for Heavy Equipment Hauling

5 Reasons Why a Flatbed Truck is the Right Option for You

January 10, 2022

Whether you’re towing a broken-down vehicle or moving the contents of your house, you need a rugged and dependable vehicle. A flatbed truck is often the go-to choice for vehicle towing, but did you know that it works well for all kinds of hauling needs? In this article, we’ll break down five reasons why a flatbed truck is the right option for you. What is a Flatbed Truck? As the name suggests, a flatbed truck is a vehicle with a cab and a flat, uniform bed in the back. This truck type is different from a pickup since it doesn’t... View Article

What Are the Best Ways to Transport Heavy Equipment

December 21, 2021

Heavy equipment is a necessary component of any job, be it construction, landscaping, or manufacturing. However, rarely is this equipment where it needs to be at all times. Instead, machinery and vehicles of all shapes and sizes must be shipped to the project location. Fortunately, there are a few ways to do this efficiently. So, next time you have to transport heavy equipment, follow these guidelines.  Flatbed Shipping A flatbed truck is a vehicle with a large, flat, and open bed in the back. The appearance is similar to a pickup truck but without the sides. Flatbed shipping is ideal... View Article

Heavy Equipment Transport Costs and Logistics

November 23, 2021

Are you looking at relocating your heavy equipment to a new job site? Have you thought of the costs you are going to incur while transporting your equipment? Getting the best price for a service is everyone’s wish. When you think of heavy equipment transport, think of all costs associated with making a safe delivery from the point where your equipment is to its destination. Many factors are put into consideration when calculating heavy equipment transport costs. In this article, we’ll look at how hauling and trucking companies calculate shipping costs. What Factors Determine the Cost Many shipping companies provide calculators... 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

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

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