Flatbed trucks are commonly used in the transport of large or oversized cargo with unconventional shapes. They are essential in the worlds of agriculture, towing, and dumping, but are also vital for many other areas of transportation. A cost-effective method for long haul and short distance transportation, flatbed trailers will provide you with a great method for heavy loads, large equipment, and many other types of cargo. As your local experts we will assist in paperwork that needs doing by taking care of any interstate or international permits you may require. We are the easiest, most affordable option for your flatbed transportation needs, by ship or by road.
Why Flatbeds are useful
If you will be offloading and loading your cargo via crane, a flatbed truck is perfectly designed for this very procedure. They are also great if you know that there is a large distance between where the delivery is off loaded and where the goods will end up. This is because they are designed for forklifts to easily be able to get to your supplies without everything being unpacked first. An excellent option for loads that need to be shifted quickly and easily in a safe way.
When your freight transportation happens in a flatbed truck there are several things that we will need to consider. First off after we’ve discussed the volume and size of your goods, we will provide a trailer that is the right size, that will be able to bear the weight efficiently. Next, we will find the best way to secure the freight. This is dependent on many features of your goods but will commonly involve strapping crates to the truck, and any items not in crates will be strapped independently. If the goods will not deal well with being open to the air we will sheet the items. Finally, the planning of the actual route and speed requirements will be calculated to ensure the most efficient, and effective service can take place!
A flatbed truck can be used for shipping. It is a fast and effective way to transport cargo but must be done by an experienced and knowledgeable company. Your goods will move on an open-air flatbed trailer through adverse weather conditions so it vital that your shipping company does this correctly. Here at Freight Trucking Arlington we have been performing these procedures for many years and you can be assured that the process will be safe and secure. You can rely on our network of flatbed transportation carriers to reliably move your goods safely and on time.
Peace of mind
To help you keep relaxed while your freight transportation is taking place, we offer freight tracking so that you can see where your goods are at all times. We also utilize Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) so that all paperwork comes through quickly and efficiently. We remain flexible and open whilst working with you, so stay in communication and if you need to make any last-minute changes, we can do that.