Around two-thirds of Canada-US trade, including 80% of US exports to Canada involves trucking. Clearly, trucking is a significant player in the trade between the two countries.
Any business owner or company that has had to transport goods knows the importance of having a reliable carrier. Caution when hiring a transportation company gets more critical when looking for heavy haul services.
Here are a few tips to guide you when hiring a logistics company that deals in heavy haul trucking.
Consider the Nature of Your Shipment
You need to consider the weight, height, length, and width of your load. The dimensions of your load will determine the type of transportation used. It will also determine if you will need a crane and forklift to load. If the load is fragile, you may need to strap it down to the truck. The nature of the load will also determine if you will need bracing, tie down points, and flags.
Based on your requirements, find a heavy (more…)
Aug 24 2019