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What is a Step Deck Truck Posted On 19th September 2019
step deck trailer While the pure simplicity of flatbeds is a sight to behold, the step deck truck was invented to add versatility to the conventional flat trailer.The main function of a drop deck is to allow for taller cargo loads to be shipped. Using a step down from one level to a lower level, the maximum cargo height is increased as the haul sits closer to the road.When deciding which kind of truck you need, the height of your load is the determining factor.There are multiple variations of step deck trucks to ...

What are RGN, Double Drop, Gooseneck and Lowboy Trailers? Posted On 14th August 2019
Gooseneck Truck When it comes to truck loads, you have a lot of different trailer options.There are RGN trailers used for shipping, single drop trailers, and double drop trailers, with each type going by several different names.With so many choices it can be hard to know which one is best for your shipment.To make sure you’re well informed on all the different types of trailers, we’ve put together this comprehensive guide. From removable goosenecks to double drop flatbeds, we’ve included all t ...

What is a Flatbed Truck Posted On 30th July 2019
flatbed trailer isolated The undisputed people’s champion of fleet operations, flatbed trucks are an invaluable asset to a myriad of industries.These trucks are fantastic for large cargo and oversized items that a standard shipping container will not carry. With an open, flat design, you can transport almost any thing think of by simply securing it to the platform.Curious about flatbed trucks and looking for answers to specific questions?You have come to the right place. Inside this article, you’ll learn eve ...

What is blind shipping Posted On 25th June 2019
Bling Shippment Blind shipping can get complex and frustrating for many.There is a fair bit of extra effort involved in the carrier’s part and each carrier can have very specific ways of handling shipment.Complications can be avoided by following a few simple yet essential rules. Here in this article, we explain all you need to know.With blind shipment, one can keep the shipping address, or consignee address, hidden. So, the consignee won’t know the shipping address, or the shipper won’t know ...

Pitfalls to Avoid When Using Common Carriers to Ship Your LTL Freight Posted On 26th April 2019
Attention If you ship one or many less than truckload freight, using common carriers, there are many things you need to be aware of (or do), to avoid problems. In this blog, we share with you 5 of such critical pitfalls:Cubic Capacity Rule or Density Minimum ChargesIf you are taking up more than 8 linear feet of a truck, be careful because it can make the cost go up 10 times via Common Carrier’s Tariff clauses regarding Cubic Capacity Rule or Density Minimum Charges.  For more details read our ...