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Flatbed Trucking Services

flatbed truckingThere’s no easier, more affordable way to take on the complex and physically tough challenges of flatbed freight transportation than with the logistical expertise of Global Shipping Services. Shipping with the use of a flatbed truck demands tried and true transportation methodology and a strong, able-bodied workforce to secure and carry your cargo. Your goods move on an open-air flatbed trailer across dangerous terrain and in adverse weather conditions. Rely on our extensive and reliable network of flatbed transportation carriers to bring your goods to their destination safely and on-time.

Open-deck trailers provide extra-affordable flatbed transportation for long or short-haul domestic cargo such as heavy loads, large equipment, pr any other oversized or unusually shaped cargo. If you have specialized goods or over-dimensional freight, we can take care of any interstate permit needs so you can rest assured your delivery will be successful. If you have much larger transportation needs, Global Shipping Services also offers heavy haul trucking services.

Solid Logistical Support for Tough Shipments

Open-deck trailers require much more focused preparation and skilled transportation that ordinary trucking jobs. Fortunately, we know how to handle it.

  • Finding the Right Size Trailer: Flatbed trailers range in size depending on the capacity and power of the truck. Most flatbeds range in length from 48 feet to 53 feet and measure 102 inches wide. The volume and size of your cargo will determine how big your trailer needs to be.
  • Securing Your Freight: Flatbeds don’t benefit from the walls of a standard shipping container. You’ll need a shipping expert with experience in tying and handling freight so it doesn’t move during transit.
  • Planning and Acquiring Permits: Not every state enforces the same rules and regulations for flatbeds. We know what permits you’ll need to get your freight across state borders without a hitch.
  • Ensuring Optimum Safety: Hauling freight requires transportation experts to be well versed in speed requirements and optimum route planning. Our coverage doesn’t stop there – we also make sure that escort vehicles are available when necessary and that your freight is insured properly.

Flatbed Transportation Experience Counts

Global Shipping Services is no stranger to the benefits of flatbed trucking. When hauling a K10 Hyper Compressor to a chemical refinery in Plaquemine, Louisiana, we arranged a multimodal shipment that included flatbed use for the final leg of the trip. After contending with a bridge repair and various problems acquiring necessary permits, the compressor was delivered successfully and ahead of schedule thanks to our broad knowledge of transportation issues and solutions.

Receive Peace of Mind with Our Flatbed Shipping

Our staff averages 15 years of experience in the shipping industry per person, and they’ve been working with one another for over 10 years. The level of experience, trust, and teamwork at Global Shipping Services is unmatched in the shipping industry, and we want to prove that you can count on our know-how to cover every aspect of your flatbed shipment.

To help build your trust, we offer tracking on all of your shipments so you can keep an eye on the progress of your freight and stay informed of potential issues. Contact us mid-shipment if you need to make any changes – we stay available and flexible to help you stay on schedule.

Don’t worry about awkwardly shaped or oversized cargo. We’ll handle the logistics of your freight on our flatbed trucks through our incredibly wide network of transportation professionals. Available multimodal shipping combined with unmatched equipment options and a reliable carrier chain means we can take on even the most difficult jobs.

Contact Global Shipping Services Today

Want to learn more about our flatbed services? Contact Global Shipping Services today by filling out our online form or calling us at (908) 232-0505 and let us know what you need shipped and where. We’ll talk to you about your shipping requirements and give you an estimate for services so you can start shipping worry-free.

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What Our Clients Say:

“We have complicated international shipping requirements and tight schedules to maintain, GSS has always gone above and beyond to meet these requirements and ensure we have the information needed to keep things running smoothly”

Cameron Kehm
Director, International Operations, OSG Lightering LLC

“In my 16 years of service to industry, I would highly recommend this company as a reliable broker and shipping company to cover any logistics scenario that could arise with professionalism, attention to detail & accuracy. Our representation has been nothing but superb from Global whether a simple shipment is brokered through customs or multiple containers are negotiated to our project sites direct from Germany this company delivers on time at competitive rates every time.”

David Zinke
Senior Project Engineer, Geda USA Elevator & Material Lift Company

“Presmer has been working with Global Shipping for over 3 years now and the service they provide is excellent. They go above and beyond the call of duty to ease your shipment hassles. They take the frustration out of the process with their knowledge and relationships. Forever grateful.”

Annsley Popov
Founder, Presmer

“This company truly puts the customer first. They are always ahead of issues and their follow-up and communications with us has been exemplary. They made what used to be a horrific part of our work, something that is now almost effortless.
Thank you for having the highest work ethic, great industry knowledge, reasonable rates and uncompromising customer service. We appreciate you!”

Les Bloom
President, Superior Building Supplies

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