Washington Heavy Haul & Machinery Shipping Services
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Washington Heavy Machinery Shipping Services
Titan Worldwide is one of the premier heavy-haul trucking companies in Washington state. We specialize in shipping equipment, such as farm machinery, construction equipment, and other heavy-haul shipping on the west coast, nationwide, and in Canada and Mexico. With decades of experience in heavy freight hauling, our customers see us as the most reliable choice based on our knowledge and expertise as a premier carrier.
Please send us a quote request. Our dedicated heavy-hauling team will provide a competitive price, arrange the logistics, find a driver with expertise in heavy equipment transport, and support your truckload on one of our flatbed trailers until it arrives. We built our business on reliable transportation services, such as heavy equipment hauling, so let us serve you!
What kind of permits will I need to transport cargo through Washington?
The driver of an oversized load needs to obtain a permit from the state of Washington. Super load carriers will also need special permits.
When you work with Titan for your trucking needs, our drivers will take care of all the permitting needs required to ship your load through Washington, as well any other states the shipment will be transported through. That means no delays, no fines, and no hassle for our clients! Delivering your shipment safely and on time is our top priority.
Will I need an escort to transport my cargo through Washington?
A pilot/escort vehicle and operator must comply with the requirements of WAC 468-38-100 Escort vehicle requirements. Pilots/Escort vehicles are required when:
Vehicles or load is over 11′ in width; escort cars (both front and rear) are required on all two lane highways.
Vehicles or load is over 14′ wide one rear escort vehicle is required on multiple-lane highways.
Trailer length including load exceeds 105′ of a tractor/trailer combination, requires a rear escort car on all two-lane highways.
Trailer length including load exceeds 125′ of a tractor/trailer combination, requires a rear escort car on multiple-lane highways.
Rear overhang of a tractor/trailer or truck/trailer combination exceeds 1/3 of the trailer length including load, requires one rear escort on two lane highways.
Rear overhang exceeds 20′ of a single unit vehicle, requires one rear escort car on two-lane highways.
Loads that exceed 14′ 6″ high require one escort vehicle in front equipped with a height pole.
What's considered an oversized load in Washington?
In Washington, the legal dimensions for standard trucks and loads, including overhang, are 53′ long, 8’6″ wide, and 14′ high, with a gross weight ranging from 80,000 .
Titan Worldwide has experience working with the rules and regulations of Washington. Our logistics team will create a tailored shipping solution so you don’t have to worry about anything.
How much does it cost to ship oversized loads in Washington?
You can generally expect to pay between $2.30 and $10 per mile. Many factors affect the cost of shipping goods, including:
Type of goods
Mileage and designated routes
Pick up and destination location
Time of year and trucking demand
Number and type of permits required
Titan is your one-stop transportation solution for all your heavy cargo. Contact us today for an all-inclusive price quote that includes all delivery, permit, and escort costs. We would love to serve your business!
What kind of trailers do you have for handling heavy equipment?
Our specialty is transporting heavy construction, agriculture, oilfield goods, and other types of equipment throughout Washington and across the country. Our solutions, resources, and trucking equipment are tailored to the specific needs of each business.
For example, for extremely heavy loads, we’ll typically utilize our removable gooseneck RGN trailer. The maximum weight of this trailer is over 150,000 pounds. This option is ideal for heavy and large items that can’t be transported inside a trailer.
Another common option is our flatbed trailer. The maximum weight of this trailer is 48,000 pounds.