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Different Truck Freight Types

Friday, February 3rd, 2023
Different Truck Freight Types

If your business has it, we can transport it! These are the most common loads that truckers haul.

If you’re out on the road, you’ll likely see a freight truck at some point. Truckers are the lifeblood of America’s economy, helping get products from point A to point B and ultimately into the hands of the end consumer. What you may not realize at first glance, however, is the many different truck freight types.

Some kinds of freight—particularly those that need to be refrigerated—even require specific kinds of trucks. Different truck freight types are going to have different requirements and industry expectations. There are other factors, too; road closures, inclement weather, or heavy traffic can all impact delivery time. Let’s take a look at some of the top different truck freight types that are shipped around the country every single day.

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Wide Loads and Oversize Loads

Friday, December 16th, 2022
Wide Loads and Oversize Loads

Do you need to transport a wide or oversize load in the Mid-Atlantic region? Contact us!

Your company might have a particularly large load to transport in the Mid-Atlantic region. If so, Evan Transportation is up for the job! We provide trucking services throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and are based in Maryland. We provide transportation for the long and short haul as well as A-1 trailers and mobile storage container rentals. Before you seek trucking services for wide loads and oversize loads, here is what you should know. 

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What Is Full Truckload Shipping?

Friday, October 7th, 2022
What Is Full Truckload Shipping?

If you need full truckload shipping services, contact us!

In this modern era of shipping and logistics, shippers often find it challenging to attain knowledge about the best ways to ship products. We all have the same goals: save on costs, reduce risk, and ensure that you’re using your time wisely. 

Full truckload shipping is one relevant method and refers to the usage of an entire truck for one shipment. Depending on the industry and carrier involved, there are many different terms for this, but in general, full truckload is subject to three common maximum limit roles. This includes shipping 44,000 pounds of product, or 48 pallets or 2,500ft.³. However, this option is often used whenever shipping more than 15,000 pounds of product or more than 10 pallets. Let’s look at why.

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The 9 Classes of Dangerous Goods

Friday, September 23rd, 2022
The 9 Classes of Dangerous Goods

Evan Transportation is equipped to transport any of the 9 types of hazardous goods.

Evan Transportation is adept at transporting freight falling into unique categories, including the category of dangerous goods. What counts as hazardous materials in the shipping business might surprise the average mailer; fertilizer and lithium batteries (common to cellphones and laptops) are on the list. Does your freight fall into any of the nine classes of dangerous goods? Evan Transportation can deliver them according to standard safety regulations.

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Tips for Outsourcing a Trucking Company

Friday, September 16th, 2022
Tips for Outsourcing a Trucking Company

Outsource your freight shipping company the smart way with these tips!

Your company will need to source and manage freight logistics if it needs to ship loads. Outsourcing is an attractive option; it allows you to save time and money in acquiring carriers, employees, maintenance, etc. However, outsourcing a trucking company takes some wisdom. These tips for outsourcing your carrier will help you keep your operation running smoothly and successfully.

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A Guide to Intermodal Drayage and Cross-Docking

Friday, September 9th, 2022
A Guide to Intermodal Drayage and Cross-Docking

Intermodal drayage and cross-docking are two terms common in the freight shipping business. Learn more about it here!

Here we’ll be examining the methods, applications, and relative merits of two increasingly relied-on commercial transport systems: intermodal drayage and cross-docking. Adapting either into your business’s overarching shipping strategy can yield major savings and significantly reduce hassle, so long as the decision is well-informed. 

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Evan’s Temperature Controlled Deliveries

Friday, September 2nd, 2022
Evan’s Temperature Controlled Deliveries

Need temperature-controlled shipping? Evan Transportation can deliver!

Pharmaceuticals and fresh produce are two of the most common goods that need temperature controlled logistics. If certain medicines fall above or below a narrow temperature range, they can be rendered useless. If fresh produce like milk, meat, and vegetables fail to stay in good condition, it will result in very unhappy grocery shoppers. Evan Transportation’s temperature controlled deliveries make it possible for your Mid-Atlantic business to transport such items safely.

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Benefits of a Local Trucking Company

Thursday, August 25th, 2022
Benefits of a Local Trucking Company

Your local trucking company can get the job done in your area like no other!

For the most part, having a local trucking company can provide many advantages for many reasons. Businesses tend to require a great deal of dependability and confidence in trucking services to provide excellent customer service to their customers — particularly for small businesses that sell products. The reality is that e-commerce has seen a significant boost in the last couple of years which is why having a local trucking company on your side can really provide you with an excellent resource when it comes to allowing your small business to truly thrive and make it through any difficult times as well. Ultimately, if you are a small business, it makes sense to want to trust your local trucking company to get products delivered effectively and efficiently. Here are just some of the excellent perks associated with going with a local trucking company for your small business. 

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Reasons to Outsource Freight Logistics

Monday, August 8th, 2022
Reasons to Outsource Freight Logistics

Why hire a trucking company? You can leave your freight logistics to us.

Tracking freight logistics is a critical piece of any business that has many shipments coming and going. After all, if loads are lost or nobody knows when a shipment will arrive, it can mean backlogged orders or lost inventory, which is reflected in your bottom line. However, the time and effort required to ensure everything runs like clockwork can be challenging to prioritize with everything else that goes into running a business. Choosing to outsource freight logistics for your company is a huge decision, but it can be an excellent one. How exactly can outsourcing your freight logistics help you grow your company? 

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Tips for Loading a Semi-Truck

Friday, April 22nd, 2022
Tips for Loading a Semi-Truck

Load your truck the right way with these fundamental tips.

Loading a semi-truck or any kind of trailer has monumental consequences. Loaded the wrong way, and the entire trailer could end up getting damaged. Loaded the right way, however, and the trip will go smoothly. These tips for loading a semi-truck can help you load your cargo the right way every time.

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