Posts Tagged ‘flatbed service’

4 Amazing Ways To Find Flatbed Loads

Thursday, September 16th, 2021
4 Amazing Ways To Find Flatbed Loads Evan Transportation

The early bird gets the worm but the early trucker gets prize pick of the available flatbed loads.

Success, when you make a career as a trucker, requires a lot of careful attention and work. Managing your own business, even if it is only your truck, requires managing all of your costs and maximizing your income. When this requires you to find your own loads, it can be daunting and stressful. It is a competitive world and you need to always be on your game to stay ahead of the competition. Even if you do drive for a company, it can still be a stressful experience to make sure that you’re getting as much good business for yourself as you can.  Here are four great tips for finding flatbed loads.

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How Flatbed Service Drivers can Stay Connected

Wednesday, April 28th, 2021
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Staying connected to family and friends can be difficult while on the road, but not impossible thanks to technology.

Being a truck driver for a flatbed service can be very rewarding and fun. There are lots of places to visit, and you get paid to watch the American landscape roll by through your windows. But, like with any position, there are a few downsides. One negative part about being a flatbed service driver is that you will likely be separated from your loved ones for weeks to months at a time. This can put a great emotional strain on truck drivers and negatively affect their emotional and mental health. But luckily, we live in 2021. There are a variety of ways to keep in touch with family and friends in this day and age. Here is how flatbed service drivers can stay in touch with their favorite people even when on the road for frequent and long periods of time.  (more…)

Instances of When Flatbed Service is Regularly Used

Friday, August 14th, 2020
Instances of When Flatbed Service is Regularly Used

Beyond the transportation industry, those in manufacturing, construction, and agriculture will, at some point, need flatbed service to conduct some aspect of their operations.

Flatbed service calls for a flatbed truck to transport loads that are either oversized or in unusual configurations. Beyond the transportation industry, those in manufacturing, construction, and agriculture will, at some point, need flatbed service to conduct some aspect of their operations. Whatever products you need hauling for your business, think about whether the load size or weight may make shipping with a trailer an unnecessary difficulty. Instead, consider using a flatbed service to move your load like so many others regularly do. (more…)

4 Trucking Truths About Flatbed Service

Thursday, September 12th, 2019
4 Trucking Truths About Flatbed Service

Flatbed service is a special type of trucking. Here are 4 truths about it.

Flatbed service is different than your typical trailer-hauling type trucking. With flatbed shipping, the freight is not enclosed in a dry van or temperature-controlled trailer. The freight is neither loaded or unloaded from docks. Instead, the goods are typically taken to its designated site and can be unloaded from all angles of the flatbed. You usually see flatbeds transporting oversized construction materials, machinery, or vehicles like cars.

Flatbed hauling entails some special considerations in the trucking industry. Let’s take a look at some of the truths about flatbed service.

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