Categories for Logistics

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

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

How Much Weight Can a Semi-Truck Carry

March 11, 2021

At least 71% of the freight moved around in the US happens on trucks. The federal government regulates the amount of weight that a semi-truck can carry. There are two types of semi-trucks: single axle and double axle semi-trucks. When talking about the truck, the weight adds up to about 80,000 pounds including the trailer’s weight. A semi-truck can haul between 42000 and 48000 pounds. The amount of load that a semi-truck can carry depends on the weight of the trailer. A semi-truck can have a flatbed trailer made of aluminum attached to it. Since aluminum is light, it allows... View Article

How Do I Calculate Heavy Equipment Shipping Costs

October 28, 2020

What is Heavy Equipment Shipping? When oversized and bulky construction equipment needs transporting, companies must rely on various trailers to do the job, depending on its need. The heavy equipment required depends on the trailers used. For example, if a company such as Osage needs to transport equipment to a site within the United States such as excavators, forklifts, cranes, bulldozers, trucks, mining equipment, tractors, travel trailers, RV’s, semi-trucks, ambulances, Earthmovers, and more they utilize the best trailer available. Transport companies are responsible for the following: Arranging the specialized trucks and trailers to move heavy equipment needed by other companies... View Article

What is a Logistics Company & How Does it Help My Business?

January 29, 2020

In its broadest sense, logistics is comprised of managing the flow of materials between a specific point of origin and all those points of distribution or consumption that are necessary to meet customer demand. The management of logistics generally includes such resources as equipment, supplies, materials, and several other items that are considered “consumable.” The activities involved with coordination typically include material handling, production, inventory, packaging, the flow of information, transportation between points, warehousing, and security for all of the goods involved. Coordination is one major component of supply chain administration, which is responsible for the overall flow and storage... View Article

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