Founded in 1995
Greatwide Truckload Management Team Member
Top 5 Agent for Greatwide, Greentree Transportation & Midwest
Buchanan Hauling & Rigging Agent
Need Heavy Equipment Hauled? We Have You Covered!
Whether hauling an oversize load, specialized construction equipment, or need a one-way freight, Osage has you covered! Download our brochure to discover the difference working with a company that has 40-plus years in the business can offer to you and your business’ bottom line!
Who is Osage Specialized Transport?
Osage Specialized Transport was founded in January 1995, providing heavy hauling services. In October 2001 we shifted from an asset-based firm to a non-asset agent organized trucking company. Our philosophy is to work for customers and drivers. Ownership is a 50/50 partnership between Alvin Chowning and Gineva McKinney. Some of the major companies we have worked for include John Deere, Komatsu, Hitachi, Volvo and many more.
What Transportation Services Do We Excel In?
Most of our work is for the pipeline industry with an emphasis on specialty high-pressure gas equipment. We use an internal dispatch program that documents all loads, allowing us to track every move of every machine. It helps keep machine parts and delivery locations in order so that each work site is well equipped to complete projects in a timely manner.
With a focus on the pipeline industry, Osage has worked closely on equipment moving projects for the Rex, Ruby, Keystone and Rover pipelines. We work with various carriers in maintaining our national fleet of 40 to 50 trucks that are capable of oversize/overweight loads. We occupy storage space in specific areas for better tracking and efficiency.
Our services cover all phases of transportation using heavy haul equipment for movement in the pipeline and construction industries. We are prepared to move loads of all sizes from a single piece of equipment to an entire spread or jobsite. Our 24 hour real person contacts help ensure smooth equipment delivery for both on and off road services.
One of our main specialties is providing drivers with deep knowledge and experience in moving oversized loads. This work requires special permits for hauling heavy loads across Canada or the United States. It needs to be performed by drivers who understand both road safety and meeting customer needs in a timely manner. Drivers must be highly trained to confront the challenges of driving on icy roads and winding highways.
Some of the different types of equipment we often move include backhoes, excavators, bulldozers, forklifts and tractors. We’ve also moved pre-assembled homes and boats. Other large equipment we’ve moved includes sidebooms, water tanks, bridge beams, earth movers and crushers.
Specialized Transport & Hauling Services
If you’re looking for a company that can provide specialty hauling services in the state of Alabama, look no further than Osage Specialized Transport. We are affiliated with some of the largest trucking carriers in the nation, and that means we have access to some very specialized equipment that is often needed for the transportation of super heavy or wide loads.
This gives us far greater access to specialty equipment than any other company in the industry, and we’re often called upon to transport extremely heavy machinery to destinations all over the country. Compared to a brokerage company, we can deliver far superior service, because we’re in constant communication with all our drivers, so we can always keep you informed about delivery dates and progress. We also employ the most professional and knowledgeable drivers that we can find, so you can be assured that from Huntsville to Mobile, and throughout the Talladega National Forest, we will be able to pick-up or deliver your equipment exactly where it needs to be promptly and safely.
Oversize Loads & Heavy Equipment Transport
Over the years, we have acquired a reputation as one of the most reliable trucking agents for the delivery of wide and oversized loads. We recognize how important it is to deliver heavy machinery in pristine condition, and on time, so that your projects can begin as scheduled. When you need heavy equipment moved from place to place, there’s no better freight agent in the country to contact than ours.
We maintain constant awareness of all local regulations and requirements regarding wide and oversized loads, so that you don’t need to worry about it yourself. Our drivers are also highly skilled and experienced in transporting such heavy loads, and they have all the talents necessary to make sure your valuable equipment arrives safely and on time. These considerations extend not only to the securing and managing of the equipment on the load, but also to the specific roads that are safe for them to travel on. From the I-10, I-20, and I-22 heading east and west to the I-59, I-65, and I-85 leading north and south, they know the best routes to take.
Logistics & Transportation Management
It is an absolute must to have a reliable and accurate logistics and transportation management system in the modern freight industry. In the past, it may have been common for a customer to be in the dark about a particular shipment, or the whereabouts of a specific truck. These days, that just doesn’t fly, and that’s why we have implemented a highly sophisticated logistics and transportation management system to help us monitor the location of every vehicle we have on the road.
Our internal dispatch system helps us to stay on top of things, and keeps drivers informed about where they need to be, or about any changing conditions. Our system also is extremely good at tracking vehicles and knowing how long stops are taking. This means we can provide you with up-to-the-minute information on how your load is progressing.
At your option, we can integrate our logistics system with yours, so that you have access to the same information we do, and so you can use it to prepare your reports and invoices. Our transportation management system also keeps us in close contact with a number of load boards, so we can help keep drivers productive a larger part of the time, and so there aren’t any wasted runs or downtime. This also means that they will have updated knowledge about the location and operational status of the 12 weigh stations and truck scales throughout the state, and can factor them into their designated route.
Why Choose Osage Specialized Transport?
We value our core assets, which are our customers and our drivers. As part of our vision, we have built a national fleet based on owner/operators who enjoy the equipment transport industry. They also understand friendly business communication when dealing with pipeline customers and contractors. Our driver support system encompasses customer care and keeping all paperwork expedited for payment processing efficiency.
Using modern electronic logs has helped speed up heavy haul orders. We prioritize customer service and completing projects on time. Our owner/operators understand the value of investing in the best quality equipment. For customer convenience, we accept credit cards for transportation movement.
Part of the reason we’re able to provide accurate and real-time tracking is we use a dedicated internal dispatch and logistics system that processes orders in a timely manner. We can track your freight at all times and tell you exactly where it is with up to the minute reporting. This user-friendly system tracks customers, machines and serial numbers while emphasizing data security.
Why Work With Us
It’s important to choose a transport company that understands both Canadian and American laws when moving heavy equipment in North America. Meeting DOT compliance is a top priority, along with delivering equipment to its destination as safely as possible. You need highly skilled drivers who understand how to deal with all different types of road conditions. Contact us at Osage Specialized Transport for more information on moving heavy haul equipment.