Power Only Trucking

Power only transport services in all 50 states, Canada and Mexico

You might have assumed that a truck and trailer always come as a package when you source truckload capacity. Although trucks and trailers typically do come as a set, there are times when your company needs a power-only solution. Power-only carriers consist of only a driver and a tractor (a power unit) transporting your purchased or leased trailers. Power-only capacity is just one of the many innovative logistical solutions that Titan Worldwide offers to its customers.

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Amir Z.
Amir Z.
I have had nothing but absolutely positive experience working with Meagan and the team at Titan Worldwide. Meagan was very receptive to my schedule changes and was fast to respond back and coordinate the new alternatives. We will definitely work with them again for our freight needs.
Emma Casteel
Emma Casteel
Very smooth transaction. Megan was super helpful. Pick and delivery was flawless.
Randles Cheese LLC
Randles Cheese LLC
Titan brought us a truck we bought from California. Everything went smoothly and everyone was very nice and professional. Highly recommended!
Dylan Loomis
Dylan Loomis
I worked with Ashley to ship an Audi from TX to MA. The car arrived in excellent condition within a few days, and Ashley was responsive throughout the entire process.
Dan Kirk
Dan Kirk
K. Heath
K. Heath
First time working With Titan Worldwide Logistics. They will be my go to contacts for time sensitive oversized freight from now on. Their Customer service is out of this world w/ prompt daily updates. They stayed true to their quote and ETA was on point ! I recommend Titan hands down.
Paterfamilias Ames
Paterfamilias Ames
Thank you Ashley! Titan provided enclosed transport of my car across country and they were not only extremely competitive on price - they were willing to commit to a much tighter schedule - and then they actually got it done as promised! If you are looking to transport a car - you really need to talk to these folks. Extremely happy with service and even happier with the price!
Lance Power
Lance Power
Titan Worldwide Logistics was a pleasure to do business with. They checked all the boxes, competitive price, quality service, and most of all they communicated thoroughly. I worked with Meagan and she was awesome! Oversized hauling can be complicated but they made it easy. I definitely recommend their services!
Francis Teruel
Francis Teruel
Titan Worldwide Logistics it's a professional place, Kind People, They do their best to help you with what you need, Fast service......
Bryan Douglas
Bryan Douglas
Excellent customer service and communication. Extremely fast and professional. Ashley and her team got it done when no one else could. I will definitely be using their services again.

Our Power Only Transport Services & Capabilities

Titan can combine power-only trucking with leased or purchased trailers, but either way, the power-only load offers the benefits of versatility, flexibility, and scalability. Power-only trucks can hook up with various types of trailers, allowing us to help you correct network imbalances, position trailers in advance, tear down after an event, and adjust to seasonal volume increases. Here is how we can help you:

Drop trailers for later loading

Drop trailer services allow a driver to leave a trailer at the facility for unloading or loading at the receiver’s convenience and to pick up previously loaded trailers at a scheduled time. Since live loading is not always feasible, drop trailers are a great solution for preventing long wait times for a driver and easing the issue of understaffed warehouse workers.

The term trailer pool, or drop pool, refers to a group of drop trailers left at the same facility. These facilities often have several trailer pools with each carrier to maintain them.

Drop and Hook

A competent, knowledgeable driver and logistics team with experience in excavator shipping can make loading and unloading a hassle-free process. Titan Worldwide also arranges for all escort vehicles and pilot cars for heavy haulers transporting oversize loads and heavy equipment. Our company has the breadth of expertise you can rely on for cost, schedule, and logistics.

Urgent Shipments

Power-only carriers provide a significant advantage when you have unexpected freight that nobody can haul. Our power-only trucks’ flexibility means your cargo should never sit without a power unit to move it to its destination.

Money Saving Transport

Using power-only on those special occasions saves money over hiring a driver and buying a tractor. It makes excellent business sense to use power-only trucking if you’ll only need someone for a few weeks or months out of a year.

Power only shipping has some unique factors that will end up affecting the price. It is important that you know these so that you can plan accordingly and make the most of your transportation budget. Additionally, you can partner with a third-party logistics (3PL) company that will be able to help you with any problem.

  • Deadhead distance – Deadhead in shipping is when the truck driver is driving without any load or fright attached. So, in power only it is how long the driver must travel in order to get to the pickup point and what kind of market they up delivering the trailer in, as a driver it’s better to be in a major hub looking for a load than the middle of nowhere.
  • Weight and size – These are the big two factors that will impact how much your shipment costs. Weight impacts fuel usage by the truck which is obviously a big factor when determining the price of shipping.

Types of Freight We Ship

Titan provides expert solutions to meet your Power Only Transportation needs

Contact us today to discuss how our power-only services can provide fast delivery and cost-effective solutions We listen well and work together to create a truly successful supply chain with no weak links.

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Companies We Serve

Power Only Trucking Across All 50 States

As a power-only trucking company with a top-notch reputation, we’ve grown a network with vast reach, giving you global access for all of your shipping needs. Our priority is working with you to ensure your success in a competitive global market.

Power Only Shipping FAQ

What is Power-Only Trucking?

This service is an industry term that is used when an independent truck driver uses his truck tractor to transport your trailer that you have either leased or purchased from the manufacturer or auction.  Since more logistics companies move about three times the amount of trailers as tractors, there is usually a need for power-only shipping bc of the vast demand for trailer moves.  It is a great transport method for cost-effectiveness and efficiency.

Will power-only loads always be cheaper?

No, they might not. Power-only shipping could be more expensive than regular truckload carriers, such as dry vans, over the same distance. It all depends on how far the driver must travel without freight.

Are there special requirements to become power-only carriers?

Any carrier may become a power-only carrier. If a trucking company supplies shippers with a truck and driver–but no trailer–they act in a power-only capacity.

Should I hire several drivers to transport all my trailers simultaneously?

Hiring one driver to go back and forth all day will likely be more economical. Of course, that will depend somewhat on the deadhead distance.

What types of companies are candidates for power-only trucking?

Companies that ship open-deck and dry van commodities, own a private fleet of trailers, and have few trucks and drivers to haul them are prime candidates for power-only trucking. 

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