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A Special Trailer for Special Freight
The 3,500-pound stainless steel structure named Emergence first had to hitch a ride across North America. At 18-feet in diameter, with 50 engineered thermoformed acrylic rods that glow with colored light, the piece could not travel on just any trailer or with just any carrier.
Moving Shaba, A Decommissioned F-117 Nighthawk
When the opportunity came to plan the logistics for another Lockheed fighter jet, Thompson, the agency owner of D&M Transportation Inc., felt like he shouldn’t brag about the move. However, his customer Air Zoo thought the arrival of its new F-117 nicknamed Shaba really was something to boast about.
3 Critical Questions About Oversize/Overweight Shipments
Although your supply chain may not require oversize/overweight shipments on a regular basis, there will likely be a time when the need arises. If this level of specialized shipping is not within your comfort zone, you should turn to the expertise of a heavy haul carrier to guide you rather than trying to handle it on your own.
How to Avoid Heavy Haul Nightmares
Download the white paper to see some of the disastrous scenarios you are risking unless you work with an experienced Heavy/Specialized carrier.
Operation Nighthawk Landing
“We had one month to arrange the transport of the Nighthawk from the Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® division to two locations,” explains Mike Thompson, agency owner of D&M Transportation Inc.
Over-the-Road to Under the Sea
“Something I transported will soon be exploring underwater volcanoes on the ocean floor near Fiji – and that’s freight you don’t forget.”
Powering a Superload
TLG Transport Inc. uses computer-aided design (CAD) software to predict the best transportation route for superloads.
What Every Heavy Haul Shipper Needs to Know
If your company does not have the resources or expertise to manage over-weight and/or over-dimensional moves, and you don’t bring in a heavy haul specialist who does, you could be setting yourself up for failure.
Harnessing the Wind One Superload at a Time
According to Meyer, a combination of technology, experienced owner-operators and agency staff, and coordination with the customer have made moving each wind-power superload a success.