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6 Key Factors to Consider When Hiring a Heavy Haul Carrier Vancouver

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

Here are 3 Tips to Keep in Mind When Relocating Your Manufacturing Facility

Manufacturing has been a huge force in the United States and continues as such to this very day. Manufacturing currently makes up about 11.6% of the United States’ GDP, and consists of millions of jobs across a number of industries. Like many industries, eventually the time will come for a manufacturing facility to relocate, usually to a new and bigger facility. Relocating any manufacturing facility can be a very complicated process that requires long conversations with facility project management experts on how to best carry out the process. This article will be taking a look at several tips to consider when relocating a manufacturing facility.

Aug 24 2019