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Heavy Haulers is the industry's leading truck transport company. We provide shipping solutions for commercial and heavy duty trucks. We offer quality and reliable heavy-duty truck shipping services from start to finish.


Your dedicated logistics agent will walk you through every step of truck shipping. We work with the most experienced drivers, find the most suitable trailer for shipping, and obtain all the paperwork and permits. If your truck transport requires pilot cars, we also take care of that. Whether you need to tow a heavy duty truck across town or need cross-country commercial truck transport, we provide quality shipping services every step of the way.


Heavy Haulers strives to make each truck transport experience better than the last. Your commercial truck shipping experience matters to us. Every transport is customized to fit your needs. When you speak with a Heavy Haulers logistics agent, we listen, answer your questions, and provide quality transport solutions.


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Shipping a 2004 Mack MR Truck

Origin: Troy, MI

Destination: Glenolden, PA

Specs: Mack MR Truck; L32 W8 H12; 40,000lbs

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Peterbilt 3337 Mechanic Truck and Mack Day Cab Transport

Origin: DIGHTON, MA 02715

Destination: HALLANDALE, FL 33009

Specs: 53 FT. LONG, 8 FT. WIDE, 10 FT. HIGH; 38000lbs

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(954) 603-1344

Brian G.
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Transporting a 2013 Ford F350 Service Truck

Origin: DIXON, CA 95620

Destination: GRESHAM, OR 97080

Specs: 22 FT. LONG, 8 FT. WIDE, 9 FT. HIGH: 10000 LBS

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Transporting 2 Ford F550 Trucks

Origin: LA HABRA, CA 90631

Destination: RENO, NV 89506

Specs: 2 Ford F550 Trucks; 53L x 8.6W x 10H 53FT

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(754) 242-9946

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Box Truck Transported to California

Origin: Dallas, TX

Destination: Riverside, CA

Specs: 2013 Freightliner m2 box truck

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William Thomas
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Hauling a Freightliner Day Cab Truck to Florida

Origin: Allentown, PA

Destination: Pahokee, FL

Specs: 2015 Freightliner Cascadia Day Cab 18000# 22L 8.5W 10.5H

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William Thomas
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Transporting a Mack Dump Truck to Florida

Origin: Harrison, MI

Destination: Pompano Beach, FL

Specs: 1982 MACK DUMP TRUCK 28,000# L27 W8.6 H10

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William Thomas
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Florida transport: Freightliner Cascadia Daycab

Origin: Mercer, PA

Destination: Hallandale Beach, FL

Specs: 2013 freightliner cascadia 125 daycab

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William Thomas
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Shipping an Autocar Water Truck to Iowa

Origin: Riviera Beach, FL

Destination: Bellevue, IA

Specs: 1979 autocar water truck

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William Thomas
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Transporting a CAT 769 Rock Truck

Origin: Las Vegas, NV

Destination: Pahrump, NV

Specs: 1991 CAT 769 Rock Truck; 87K - 30.42L x 15.42W x 13.88H

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William Thomas
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Heavy Duty Truck Transport: Ford F-550 Service Truck

Origin: El Paso, TX

Destination: Sixes, OR

Specs: 1 Ford F-550 service truck

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William Thomas
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25,000 pound Sterling SC8000 Street Truck Trnasported to MA

This Sterling SC8000 Street Sweeper was shipped from Fort Pierce in Florida to Everett, Massachusetts by Hal Foster; a specialist equipment shipping specialist. The 25,000-pound street sweeper had a length of 24 ft. and a height of 10.5 ft. which required a capacity handling Heavy Haulers RGN trailer. Hal and his Heavy Haulers load handlers tied down the 8.5 ft. wide Sterling SC8000 Street Sweeper for the 1370 mile journey.

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Local Pickup Truck Transport and Towing

Moving your pickup truck from one location to another requires a reliable trucking transport company that handles the challenge. Whether you're looking for new pickup truck transportation or shipping a used truck across the U.S., Heavy Haulers has a trustworthy network of skilled drivers at your service.


With offices in multiple locations serving every major city in the U.S., we have nationwide connections and can provide you with local truck shipping solutions.

At Heavy Haulers, we understand the importance of safely reuniting you with your family truck if you're relocating to another part of the country or making sure your newest pickup arrives at your job site on time.


We transport standard pickup trucks, medium-duty pickup trucks, and heavy duty pickup trucks. Our logistics team offers local shipping and towing for your trucks.


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Ford F600 AvGas Heavy Duty Truck Shipped From Utah

This 1981 Ford F600 AvGas 1,200 Gallon Heavy-Duty Truck was shipped by Nick H. from Provo in Utah to Houston, Texas on a flatbed trailer. Weighing 18,000 pounds and having a width of exactly 8 ft. and a height of 22 ft., the heavy-duty LPG truck was tied down with chain rigging for secure shipping. The 7 ft. long fuel truck was delivered without hitches after a 1,370-mile journey.

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William Thomas
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20,000 Lbs. Freightliner M2 Day Cab Truck Transported On a Step Deck Trailer

Milos Visnjic undertook the hauling of this 8.6 ft. 2013 Freightliner M2 day cab truck from Chesapeake, Virginia to San Diego, California. The 20,000 pounds and 10.2 ft. high day cab and chassis were winched onto a step-deck truck, with its rear axles on the upper platform. This 24 ft. load was tied down with chain riggings which Milos and the Heavy Haulers team checked every 50 miles of the cross country haul, a total of 2,719 miles.

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William Thomas
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Peterbilt Heavy-Duty Pump Truck Tranportation From Texas to Florida

Chad Cardoso, a Heavy Haulers truck shipping specialist undertook the logistics for this 8 ft. wide and 29,000 pound Peterbilt Pump Truck. The 32.7 ft. long and 13 ft. high pump truck required permits for height and length oversize after which it was loaded onto a Heavy Haulers RGN trailer at Channelview, Texas for delivery in Longwood, Florida. Clear skies and low traffic allowed the delivery of this pump truck to fall within the client’s stipulated deadlines.

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William Thomas
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Mack Concrete Truck Transported From Interstate from Georgia to Florida

This 31,000 pound Mack Concrete Truck was hauled from griffin in Georgia to Miami, Florida by Jay Hays from Heavy Haulers on a step-deck trailer. Jay Hays, a specialist load handler took on the 33 ft. long and 12 ft. high concrete truck with its cab onto the lifted platform while the rear axles sat on the lowered deck. The 8 ft. wide Mack concrete truck was delivered safely after a 633-mile journey.

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William Thomas
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3066C Terex Articulated Heavy Duty Haul Truck Transportation

This 49,000 pound 3066C Terex Articulated Heavy Duty Haul Truck was shipped from Paragould, Arkansas to Hudson, Iowa by Nick H.; a Heavy Haulers logistician and dispatch coordinator. The 11.3 ft. high and 9.6 ft. wide articulated haul truck required permits, after which it was loaded onto an RGN trailer and tied down with chains. Its 31 ft. length was completely accommodated by the Heavy Haulers RGN trailer for the 539-mile journey.

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Shipping International Harvester 4700 Armored Heavy Truck

Truck Transport recently shipped this International Harvester 4700 Armored Truck from Fairburn, Georgia, to Cincinnati, Ohio. The journey was 460 miles long. Weight: 17,000 pounds. Length: 21 feet. Width: 8 feet 6 inches. Height: 9 feet. To ship your armored truck to its next workstation, call Mike at Truck Transport directly at

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Transporting Kenworth W900 Heavy Truck

Truck Transport recently transported this 1981 Kenworth W900 Truck from Monroe, Iowa, to Eustis, Florida. The trip south was more than 1,280 miles long. Weight: 20,000 pounds. Length: 16 feet. Width: 8 feet 6 inches. Height: 9 feet 6 inches. To transport your dump truck anywhere in the US, Canada or Mexico, contact Mike at Truck Transport directly at:

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Shipping a Cam Superline Heavy Truck

Truck Transport recently shipped this Cam Superline 25CAM837TAPR Trailer from Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, to Forney, Texas. The trip was nearly 1,315 miles long. Weight: 24,000 pounds. Length: 47 feet. Width: 8 feet. Height: 4 feet. To ship your transport trailer anywhere in the US, Canada or Mexico, contact Chris at Truck Transport directly at:

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Shipping a Tank Truck from Pennsylvania to Florida

Origin: Bellefonte, PA

Destination: Midway, FL

Specs: 2019 Ford f550 tank truck

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How Much Does It Cost To Ship a Truck?

Truck shipping costs can range between a few hundred and a few thousand dollars. Sometimes more, depending on the transport distance.


Various factors go into truck transport costs. This includes, but isn't limited to:


  • Distance.
  • Specifications of the truck.
  • Permits costs.
  • Fuel costs.
  • Toll costs.
  • And more.

  • A Heavy Hauler's logistics agent will gather the details and find the most competitive quote to ship your truck.

    We provide all-inclusive, no hidden fees commercial truck shipping quotes. Each quote is customized to fit your heavy duty truck transport needs.


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    Heavy Duty Truck Transport with The Professionals

    Heavy Duty trucks are considered transportation workhorses – doing a lot of the heavy hauling of debris and supplies around your job site. They're designated as vehicles with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of more than 26,001 pounds and belong in Class 7 or 8 of the commercial class designation. They're widely used in a variety of industries.


    Truck Transport That We Provide Includes:

    • Airport Crash Truck Transport

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    • Armored Trucks

    • Aviation Fuel Trucks

    • Beverage Trucks

    • Box Trucks

    • Bucket / Boom Trucks

    • Cab & Chassis Trucks

    • Car Carrier Trucks

    • Crane Trucks

    • Chipper Trucks

    • Clam Truck Transport

    • Concrete Pump Truck Transport

    • Conventional Trucks w/ Sleeper

    • Conventional Trucks w/o Sleeper

    • Curtainside Truck Transport

    • Cutaway Truck Transport

    • Cutaway Van Transport

    • Day Cab Transport

    • Digger Derrick Trucks

    • Dually Truck Shipping Services

    • Dump Trucks

    • Dump Chassis Trucks

    • Dump - Transfer Trucks

    • Emergency Trucks

    • Expeditor / Hot Shot Trucks

    • Electric Trucks

    • Fire Trucks

    • Flatbed Trucks

    • Flatbed - Dump Trucks

    • Food Truck Shipping

    • Fuel / Lube Trucks

    • Garbage Trucks

    • Gas Delivery Trucks

    •   - Packer

    •   - Roll-Off

    • Glider Kit Trucks

    • Grapple Trucks

    • Heavy Duty Delivery Trucks

    • Heavy Trucks

    • Hooklift Trucks

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    • Manufacturers

    • Milk Trucks

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    •   - Asphalt / Hot Oil

    •   - Chemical / Acid

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    • Transfer Trucks

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    • Truck Piggybacking

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    How to Transport a Heavy Truck with Heavy Haulers

    Finding the right method to ship your heavy truck without the right company to back you up can seem like a nightmare. Luckily, our services are always on standby to help you get the job done. We use our lowboy and flatbed carriers alongside a pilot car to ship heavy-duty trucks to different destinations.


    There are various methods we use to make the whole operation more streamlined. For instance, getting the right permits and insurance covers allows us to ship your heavy-duty truck without clashing with authorities. Whether it's an interstate shipment or local shipment, give us a call, and we will get to your request handled momentarily. You will receive the right expert advice from our agents. Call now! (800) 908-6206

    Our Team Knows Truck Transport

    Heavy Duty trucks are the transportation workhorses. Designated as those vehicles with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of more than 26,001 pounds, most require a Class B CDL to operate and belong in Class 7 or 8 of the commercial class designation. No matter which industry you work in, chances are you've owned or used a heavy-duty truck in some capacity, as they are the most widely used transport and service vehicle around.

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    Other Truck Transport Services Heavy Haulers Provides

    • ● Vintage and Classic Truck Transport

    • ● Drive Away Truck Transport

    • ● Cross Country Truck Shipping

    • ● Interstate Truck Shipping


    How to Transport a Vintage Truck

    Shipping a vintage truck requires an experienced hand. Vintage or classic truck transport has the option of open or enclosed trailers. If you don't want your classic truck exposed to the elements, it's better to go with an enclosed trailer. With Heavy Haulers, you can ship with confidence, and book door-to-door services through any of our representatives. Call us to find out more.

    What to Know About Truck Transport

    When you transport a truck, you need to work with professionals. Whether you drive a pickup truck for your own local business, or need a heavy duty company truck shipped, it need to be done right. Because trucks are often part of your livelihood, we understand the importance of shipping them properly. A transport specialist will guide you through every step. We make sure you understand how to prepare your truck for transport, so when the driver arrives, you're ready to go. When you ship a truck, you want to be confident in the service you receive. At Heavy Haulers we're dedicated to providing top quality truck transport.

    Because of their immense size, towing or transporting these vehicles can be difficult. They are often oversized in width and height. We utilize several trailer types to transport heavy duty commercial trucks, including a low-boy or step-deck carrier. Our professional drivers have the expertise and experience in towing or transport of heavy duty vehicles, so you can rest knowing that we'll treat your truck with the same care and respect you would. Shipping your Heavy Duty truck with Heavy Haulers beings with a simple phone call to one of our route planning specialists. They'll take your information, including the size of the truck, how many pieces of equipment you'll need to be moved, and your timeline from start to finish. You'll receive a FREE personalized quote based on your needs. Once you accept, our team goes to work, providing loading and door-to-door transport whether it's one truck or your entire fleet of machinery. You will receive a unique online code to track your shipment in real time. Our licensed, bonded drivers have years of experience navigating America's highways and tight city streets. We even handle customs and weigh station paperwork so you don't have to! Ready to get started? Give us a call at (800) 908-6206.

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    Transporting Trucks and Heavy Duty Trucks Cross-Country

    Many cities across the U.S. have strict legal requirements for the transport of large equipment or vehicles, including travel restrictions during rush hours and after dark. We make it our business to know the regulations in each state or territory we travel, and we handle the logistics of your transport from start to finish. Doubly insured and fully licensed to work throughout the North American continent, your heavy duty truck is safe with us.


    Let Heavy Haulers fulfill your heavy duty truck transport and towing needs. We provide top quality truck transport at the most affordable prices.Give us a call toll-free at (800) 908-6206 or click the button below to fill out a form to request a shipping quote. We look forward to serving you!

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    FAQs

    What weight is considered heavy hauling? ›

    Loads that are beyond the regulated legal limit on most roads are considered heavy loads. While numbers vary from state to state, anything past 8.6 feet in width, taller than 13.6 feet in height, longer than 53 feet, or that exceeds 80,000 pounds of gross weight is generally considered a heavy load.

    What is considered a heavy duty truck? ›

    What Is a Heavy-Duty Truck? A heavy-duty truck is classified as a vehicle that has or exceeds a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of more than 26,001 pounds. These types of vehicles can belong in either the Class 7, 8, or 9 categories. Most aren't designed to be driven on regular highways.

    What is heavy haul in trucking? ›

    Any load that has an overall piece weight in excess of 55,000 pounds is considered a heavy haul shipment. Additional truck and trailer axles are needed to safely haul cargo that exceeds 55,000 pounds, categorizing these shipments as “heavy haul.”

    How are heavy goods transported? ›

    Common equipment used for transporting oversized heavy cargo includes flatbed trucks, lowboys, and specialized trailers. Secure the Cargo: Properly securing the cargo is crucial to ensure that it does not shift during transportation.

    How much weight can a heavy haul truck carry? ›

    With a few exceptions in the US it's 80,000 pounds. 12.000 on the steer axle, 34000 on the drive axles and 34.000 on the trailer tandems. The amount they can load is whatever the truck weighs empty subtracted from 80,000 pounds, which in most cases is 45.000 pounds. Some more, some less, but that's about the average.

    How many pounds is considered a full truck load? ›

    Generally, you should budget somewhere between 42,000 lbs and 44,000 lbs for a truckload. TIP: ask your carrier in advance if you're planning to be close to the weight limit for the vehicle.

    How do I know if my truck is heavy duty? ›

    The Federal Highway Administration doesn't classify a truck as heavy-duty until it has a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of more than 26,001 pounds. A truck's GVWR is the maximum weight of the vehicle, passengers, and cargo.

    What is considered a heavy duty commercial vehicle? ›

    Heavy Duty Commercial Truck Weights: Classes 7–8

    Generally, at least a class B license is required to operate a Class 7-8 truck. Examples of commercial heavy duty trucks include 3-axle tractor-trailer tractors and single-unit dump trucks with a GVWR of over 33,000 pounds.

    How many tons is a heavy duty truck? ›

    Medium Trucks - Can weigh up to 13 tons and include classes 4 through 6. Most medium trucks are used commercially, but not all require a CDL. Heavy-Duty Trucks - Can weigh up to 40 tons and include classes 7 and 8. You must have a CDL to operate a heavy-duty truck.

    How to learn heavy haul trucking? ›

    You can either attend a dedicated trucking school or attend a course at community college. The right choice for you depends on how quickly you're looking to get into heavy haul trucking and whether you're transitioning in from another career type.

    What does heavy freight mean? ›

    Freight service typically comes into play when an item weighs over 150 lbs or has more significant overall dimensions than a postal service truck. An item weighing more than 6,000 lbs typically requires truckload service.

    What are the 4 types of transport? ›

    Air, Road, Sea and Rail. These are the four major modes of transport (or types) in the logistics industry. Which method you use will depend on what you're shipping, where you're shipping from and where you're shipping to. Even then, more than one method may be suitable.

    How much does it cost to ship heavy items? ›

    Best/Cheapest Way to Ship Heavy Items
    ServiceTransit TimeEstimated Cost
    USPS Parcel Select3-7 working days$90.52
    USPS Priority Mail1-3 days working days$179.52
    USPS Priority Mail Express1-2 days working$309.10
    FedEx Ground5 working days$96.35
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    How long is heavy goods shipping? ›

    Best and cheapest ways to ship heavy and large items (+ top carriers compared)
    USPS Priority: 1-7 Days– Weight limit of 70 lbs – Ideal for small- to medium-size boxes that are dense and heavy
    USPS Ground: 2-8 Days– Weight limit of 70 lbs – Cheaper than priority
    FedEx Ground: 1-7 Days– Weight limit of 150 lbs
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    How many axles for a heavy haul? ›

    When total freight weight falls within the range of 65,001-84,000 pounds, the time comes to incorporate the “heavy haul truck” into the freight movement process. These quad-axle trucks possess a single axle in front (called a “steer axle”) and three axles in the back (known as the “drive axles”).

    What if a truck is too heavy at a weigh station? ›

    If the truck is overloaded, there could be harsh fines attached to the driver. The penalties will vary depending on the state. The fines can range from a few hundred dollars to over $10,000 per offense.

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