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What makes a heavy hauling company the best choice for your next project? There are many things to consider that make Sterett Heavy Hauling a great choice for you and your business. We offer the best equipment and technology, a wide range of integrated services, extensive experience and knowledge, and of course, safety is our top priority. One more thing to keep in mind is that at Sterett Heavy Hauling, we have multiple locations which means it will be easier, faster and more affordable to get your job done. Here is why our multiple locations make us the best choice for your next project.

The Benefits of Multiple Locations

Having six regional offices throughout the Midwest and the Southern United States means that anywhere you have a project in those regions, there is a Sterett Heavy Hauling office that is nearby to serve you. These offices spread across 5 states, Kentucky, Indiana, Missouri, Tennessee, and Florida. So, from Texas to Florida and up through the entire Eastern portion of the U.S. Sterett has a local hub along with local equipment and local expertise to help get your job done better than heavy hauling companies who are not located in the region.

Midwest

Focusing on crane and transportation service in the Midwest over the past six decades has made us at Sterett Heavy Hauling experts on heavy moving throughout the Midwestern United States. We are able to provide the latest technology available in the heavy lift and transportation industry and the largest fleet of mobile cranes in the Midwest. This makes us equipped for any job at any time! Our geographic footprint in this region includes offices in Owensboro, Louisville, and Calvert City KY, Evansville, IN, ST. Louis, MO, and Nashville, TN.

South

With the recent addition of our Jacksonville, FL location, we have truly now have the Southern U.S. entirely covered and have opened up the entire Eastern seaboard. In addition to all the locale and regional routes we offer in the South, Sterett Heavy Hauling is proud to be a great partner for companies that deal with international trade and shipping. With all the importing and exporting that goes on through the ports in Florida and Georgia, Jacksonville is the perfect place to put us in a position to help you succeed in business not just at home, but abroad as well.
The Sterett Heavy Hauling Jacksonville location now allows us to easily service the following major ports, all less than 400 miles from our offices:
  • Blount Island Port (Jacksonville Port Authority) in Jacksonville, FL
  • Talleyrand Port (Jacksonville Port Authority) in Jacksonville, FL
  • Port Canaveral in Cocoa Beach, FL
  • Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Port of Miami in Miami, FL
  • Port of Brunswick in Brunswick, GA
  • Port of Savannah in Savannah, GA

Conclusion

It makes sense to use heavy hauling companies that are near your project. Luckily, no matter where your project is in the Midwest, South, or East, there is a Sterett Heavy Hauling location near you!

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You may know Sterett Heavy Hauling for our heavy haul trucking service that stretches across the Midwest, South and Eastern United States. You probably know about our convenient locations, our variety of trucks, trailers, and technology, and our local, regional, and import/export routes. What you may not know is that Sterett also offers a full range of crane services. Crane services which can help get your job done safely and on a quicker timeline. Here are all the ways using our crane services can save you money.

Sterett Crane Service

Sterett Heavy Hauling was opened in 2004 and we now have 15 years of experience in the heavy hauling industry. But, did you know that Sterett’s experience in cranes goes back even further than that? The heavy hauling side of the business is wat developed out of our expertise in crane transport. Sterett Crane & Rigging goes back over 65 years and when you use both businesses for your next project, it will save you time, money, and hassle.

Benefits of Using Sterett Crane Transport

Who better to trust for your crane transport needs than a heavy hauling company stated by a crane and rigging company? Getting a crane to and from your job site and maybe even between multiple job sites can be a challenge. At Sterett, we are experts in both cranes and heavy hauling so we can make sure to do all this in the most cost-efficient way possible. It will help your project timeline and your budget letting Sterett handle every aspect of crane transport.

Benefits of Integrated Capabilities

Big projects mean a lot “cooks in the kitchen”. You usually have vendors for every aspect of the job and this means different points of contact and different invoicing policies and schedules. It also means that one hand may not know what the other is doing and that can cause costly delays or worse, dangerous accidents that put your project and your company at risk.
One way to manage this and mitigate your risk is to use one company to handle multiple aspects of your project. This is what you get when you use Sterett for both your heavy haul trucking and as your crane service. You will deal with one Sterett contact who will manage all that for you so that you always know what is going on and when things are going to happen.
In addition to crane service and heavy hauling, you can wrap even more services into your Sterett package with planning, permitting, engineering, construction, equipment rental, and more. The more you bundle with one vendor, the more money you will save.

Conclusion

When you undertake a heavy-duty project, in addition to making sure the project is completed safely, the main things you want are to have the project come in on time (or early) and at (or under) budget. Utilizing Sterett for both your heavy hauling and your crane service will help you accomplish all these goals and get your project where it needs to be. Contact Sterett Heavy Hauling for more info.

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When you have a project that will require heavy hauling, there are more than a few heavy hauling companies you can choose from. These companies are similar in many ways but usually, there are some key differences with each one. You want to make sure that the heavy hauling company you work with offers the right mix of products and services you need to get the job done. Here is how to choose the right heavy hauling company for your next project.

Services

Of course, you want to find a company that offers heavy haul trucking, but you should also look for a company that offers more. This will help the job get done quicker and within your budget. A company like Sterett Heavy Hauling, for example, offers both local and regional heavy hauling to get the job done in or out of town. They also have import/export project cargo services to handle cargo coming in or going out of ports as part of your businesses’ international trade.

Equipment

One of the most important pieces of heavy hauling is having the right equipment for the job. Heavy hauling is not a “one size fits all” type of business, both literally and figuratively. You need to look for the heavy hauling companies that have trucks and trailers that are sized correctly for your cargo and that have the technology needed to do the job in the fastest and most cost-efficient way possible. This means having equipment options such as dual-lane trailers, electronic and mechanical platform trailers, flatbeds, self-propelled trailers, and more.

Locations

Choosing a heavy hauling company that is close to your offices, warehouse, or job site is very important. Time and distance are money in the heavy hauling industry so the closer you can be to your heavy haul trucking location, the better. If you are in the Midwest or the Southern United States, you are always nearby one of Sterett Heavy Hauling’s 6 regional offices located in Kentucky, Indiana, Missouri, Tennessee, and Florida. This will save you time and money on your projects no matter where they are.

Experience

The heavy hauling industry is one where experience and know-how are of the utmost importance. Sterett has specialized in crane and transportation service over the past six decades and has been in the heavy hauling business for over 15 years. This gives them the technical expertise and skill that you can only develop from focusing on doing something and doing it right for a very long period.

Conclusion

Sterett Heavy Hauling offers the services, equipment, locations, and experience you need to get your next project done effectively, efficiently, and safely. There are many heavy hauling companies to pick for your project but not many, if any, of these companies combine all these attributes in the same way as Sterett. Give them a call today to find out why they are the right heavy hauling company for you.

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Many people have auto insurance just because the law requires it. They buy just enough insurance to meet the bare legal requirements. They think that by doing this, they ware saving money over buying better, more comprehensive auto coverage. However, this is not always the case. In fact, a bad auto policy can cost you more money in the long run. Here is how.

Minimum Coverage Does Not Cover Much

The car insurance Owensboro, KY requires is similar to that which most places demand and many car owners get just enough coverage to satisfy this requirement. If you just have enough car insurance to cover up to the legal minimum level, you will expose yourself to not being covered in the event costs rise above what you are covered for. You also will likely not be covered at all for common issues resulting from things like fire, flood, vandalism, or theft. This can put you on the hook to pay huge amounts out of pocket. Amounts that well exceed the increased premium of good car insurance.

High Deductibles Can Cost You More Than a Higher Premium

Paying a little more out of pocket up from to reduce your deductible can save you a lot of money in the long run. If you carry a deductible of $1,000 or more, meaning your insurance does not kick in until you have paid that money out-of-pocket, getting in an accident will be costly for you.

Bad Insurance May Not Cover Repairs

A cheap insurance policy may have clauses in it where they factor in depreciation, even for repairs. So, say, for example, that your car gets damaged by weather. A bad insurance policy will not cover the full amount, it will only pay a percentage based on what the company sees as the current value of the car.

Only You Can Drive Your Car

With cheap car insurance, the policy will cover events that occur only when the person specifically listed on the policy is driving. If you ever let a friend or family member drive your car and something happens, you can be on the hook for much more or even the full amount of damages that happen to people or property.

Bad Customer Service

An insurance agent Owensboro, KY independent companies like the Worth Insurance Group provide are worth their weight in gold. These agents will be able to help you through all the steps processing your claim quickly and efficiently. This is not true of many, cheaper car insurance companies who will give you poor and slow customer service along with your cut-rate policy. This will not only cost you time but could cost you money if things are not done on time or are done incorrectly.

Conclusion

There is an understandable temptation to go for a bad auto policy to save yourself some money on the premium Hopefully, this has shown you why, in the long run, this will most likely cost you more money than it will save. Luckily, by working with a great Owensboro Insurance Agency like Worth Insurance Group, you will be able to get the coverage you need at the best price.

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There is no excuse in today’s technologically advanced world to not have the technology you need to get a job done in the best and most efficient way possible. This is true in every industry but it especially applies to the world of heavy hauling and specialized hauling. Things like safety, cost-effectiveness, meeting regulations, and getting the job done on-time are so important when it comes to this industry. The reason that Sterett Heavy Hauling is able to excel in all these categories is that our technology is better! Here is how we are using top of the line technology to work better for you.

Trailer Technology

Possibly the most important piece of technology in the heavy hauling industry is the trailer. Trailers are what moves the cargo from point A to point B and beyond and ensures it gets there how and when you need it. Sure, you can move cargo on any old flatbed or traditional trailer (and of course we offer these too) but having trailers with the latest technology allows us to adapt to any circumstance or size cargo and to offer the best possible heavy hauling solution.
We offer dual-lane transport trailers that adapt perfectly to haul even the largest of loads and move very large cargo easily through the tightest of spaces and jurisdictions. If a tough road is your biggest obstacle, choose from our selection of electronic platform trailers. These electronic trailers offer a variety of steering configurations to conquer any difficult terrain you can imagine. There is no obstacle that cannot be overcome with this technologically advanced trailer. For loads that cannot be moved with a traditional truck as the driving force, there are self-propelled trailers. These trailers are the ideal solution for large loads in limited space.

Even More Technology

In addition to trailer technology, Sterett Heavy Hauling offers a wide variety of technological solutions to all your cargo and equipment moving needs. We have the technology that allows us to assist you with every aspect of your project from Structural Engineering to Value Engineering to Design-Build. We can also use technology to assist you in moving things not just to and from job sites but around it as well. With everything from offering a mobile crane to helping you acquire the technology, you need with man lift, Tele boom, rigging rentals, and more. If there is a technology you need to get your job done better, faster and at less cost, we will help you make it happen.

Conclusion

There is an old saying that goes, “don’t work harder, work smarter”. And that is what our technology allows us to do. As a company that always works hard to meet your specialized hauling needs, Sterett Heavy Hauling also has the technology to work smarter and get the job done better, faster and at less cost for you and your business. With locations in St. Louis, Nashville, Louisville, Jacksonville, and elsewhere you are never far away from the best technology in the industry.


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In 2019, business is an international proposition. No matter where in the United States you are located, chances are that you will have to deal with companies from overseas in order to make your business successful. For many companies and industries, it is absolutely essential that you do so. This means that your business may have to import cargo, export cargo, or in many circumstances, do both. This is where Sterett Heavy Hauling comes in. They are experts in not just heavy hauling and specialized hauling, but specifically in exported or imported cargo transport Florida.

Importing and Exporting through Florida

There are a few states in the U.S. that have ports that import and export the majority of the goods for the country. California, New York, and New Jersey, and Washington are some of the biggest. Florida and Georgia are right up there with those ports on that list. There are no fewer than 7 major ports in Florida and southern Georgia that are major hubs of international trade. If you do business through one of these ports, you should be using the heavy hauling Florida port experts from Sterett Heavy Hauling. They know these ports, how to access them, the regulations and requirements that come along with them and can safely get your cargo that is coming in or going out to or from the ship.

Ports Serviced by Sterett Heavy Hauling

Sterett Heavy Hauling has offices all over the south and Midwest and can help with heavy hauling and specialized hauling at many ports throughout the country. However, their office in Jacksonville, Florida specializes in helping companies who import though Florida or southern Georgia ports. These Florida ports include the Port of Miami, Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Port Canaveral in Cocoa Beach, FL, and Talleyrand Port and Blount Island Port in Jacksonville, FL. In Georgia, their Jacksonville office is within miles of both the Port of Brunswick and the Port of Savanah. All these ports are less than 400 miles away from the Jacksonville office.

What Sterett Heavy Hauling Offers Importers and Exporters

No matter how big or how heavy the load, Sterett Heavy Haulers will be able to get your cargo to and from these Florida and southern Georgia ports. In addition to heavy hauling, Sterett also offers oversize load, superload, dual-lane transport, specialized hauling and more. Whatever you need to get your international cargo moved, they can help.

Conclusion

Business is done all over the world today which brings lots of cargo to our shores in Florida and southern Georgia and has a lot moving out as well. No matter what your needs, Sterett Heavy Hauling will make your importing and exporting easier, safer, and more cost-efficient. There are also locations in St. Louis, Nashville, Louisville, and elsewhere to help you get your cargo wherever it needs to go.

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Hauling cargo is the lifeblood of trade and business in America. Moving loads of good and materials from one corner of the country to another is what helped build the country and the American economy. Hauling any kind of cargo is important but not all loads were created equal. When you hear the words “heavy hauling” this means something very different than a regular haul. Here is the difference between regular hauling and heavy hauling.

What is Heavy Hauling?

Heavy hauling can sometimes difficult to classify exactly because there are different requirements for heavy hauling based on federal, state and local regulations. For example, heavy hauling Florida cargo will be different than heavy hauling Kentucky cargo. There are some general guidelines though that most people agree makes a for heavy hauling. These are cargo loads that exceed 8 feet, 6 inches in width, 13 feet, 6 inches in height or over 50 or so feet in length. Also, if the cargo weighs over 80,000 pounds, it is considered a heavy haul.
Heavy hauling also may require vehicles with additional axels based on the weight that regular hauling would not. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, there are different weight requirements for different styles of axels. The weight hauled on steer axels cannot exceed 12,00 lb., single axels cannot go over 20,000 lb., drive axels no more than 34,000 lb., and that number is the same for tandem axels.

Heavy Hauling Legal Requirements

Once again, there are legal requirements for heavy hauling on both a federal and local level. So, these things may vary slightly by state. This will give you a general idea though of the additional legal requirements of a heavy haul as opposed to a regular haul.
Permitting is very important in the heavy hauling and specialty transportation industry. Most permits lay out the amount of time and during which hours cargo can travel. There may be multiple permits required based on the municipalities you are hauling through and the specific type of cargo.
There are a number of other specific safety requirements that may be called for as well while transporting heavy haul cargo. Your cargo may need a pilot vehicle to guide it or even a police escort in some places. It may also need special rotating, yellow, LED lights, brightly colored safety flags or even an “oversized load” banner to make sure you that you are not only safe but also in legal compliance with all federal and local laws.

Conclusion

There is a lot that goes into knowing and adhering to the different guidelines for heavy hauling versus regular hauling. That is why it is so important to work with an experienced heavy hauling company who knows what they are doing. With Sterett Heavy Hauling, we can meet all your heavy hauling needs. With locations in St. Louis, Nashville, Louisville, Jacksonville, and elsewhere you are never far away from a local specialized hauling and industrial transportation company that can meet your specific needs.

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When you have REALLY big cargo to haul, you need a trailer that is going to get the job done. You need something that is going to get your huge cargo where it needs to and get it there effectively, efficiently, and in a way that won’t bust your project’s budget. This is where a Dual Lane Trailer comes in. At Sterett Heavy Hauling, they have great Dual Lane Trailers that allow for dual lane transportation of your biggest cargo. Here is how our Dual Lane Trailers help us get the job done for you.

Our Dual Lane Trailers

Sterett Heavy Hauling offers some of the best dual-lane transport in the industry with our SCHEUERLE HighwayGiant Dual Lane Trailers. These Dual Lane Trailers offer many advantages that help us get the job done for you. Here are the benefits of these amazing pieces of technology.

Adaptability for Your Load

These innovative dual lane trailers have a modular design, which means that the vehicle can be adapted to custom-suit the cargo being transported. Adaptability is a key feature in these trailers because we know that no two heavy hauling loads are ever exactly the same. The HighwayGiant Dual Lane Trailers have been engineered to be adaptable and flexible so that they can meet the wide range of requirements that companies need when shipping heavy cargo.

Meeting Legal Requirements

SCHEUERLE HighwayGiant Dual Lane Trailers also helps us fulfill any legal requirements at the place of operation. This is so important with all the different federal, state and local regulations involved in specialized hauling like dual-lane transportation. Regulations regarding load distribution on bridges and roads are often specific to each individual state and the ability to comply with all these regulations is absolutely essential. If you are not working with a company that can assure you of this with their Dual Lane Trailers, it can mean big trouble for your company.

The Best Performance

The flexibility of the SCHEUERLE HighwayGiant Dual Lane Trailers means an efficient, high-performance transport solution. In addition to accommodating variable vehicle widths, the HighwayGiant Dual Lane Trailer can widen the vehicle under load to provide the needed support. The loading area can also be adapted to suit the size of the load and allow for the proper distribution over the length of the vehicle. The pendulum axle technology that the SCHEUERLE HighwayGiant Dual Lane Trailer has will provide the ability to drive below loads and pick them up securely. Finally, the smooth, precision steering system makes for easy maneuvering even on tight roadways.

Conclusion

The SCHEUERLE HighwayGiant Dual Lane Trailers that Sterett Heavy Hauling uses will get your job done the way it needs to be without any hassles or headaches. Sterett also employs highly qualified and skilled drivers with the experience and training to handle your job without any issues. Check out their Dual Lane Trailer capabilities today for your next big job. With locations in St. Louis, Nashville, Louisville, Jacksonville, and elsewhere you are never far away from the Dual Lane Trailer you need.

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Heavy Hauling is an industry that has been around for years. Many companies are still doing it today the same way they did years ago. At Sterett Heavy Hauling we utilize the latest in heavy hauling technology to make hauling with us more cost-effective, efficient, and safe. New technology allows us to be flexible and versatile and provide the best, most customized services to fit your needs.

The Technology of Our Fleet

SCHEUERLE HighwayGiant Dual Lane Trailers are innovative dual lane trailers which can adapt to custom-suit the cargo being transported. The HighwayGiants feature pendulum axle technology which provides the ability to drive below loads and pick them up securely. They also have a smooth, precision steering system which assures easy maneuvering, even on tight bends.
We also have a selection of electronic platform trailers. They have electronic steering which offers a variety of steering configurations to meet the toughest challenges on the road and precise control of the trailer bed, reducing the opportunity for problems in transport. They are also equipped with electronic management capabilities which allow for control by radio remote of multiple modules operating in open-order configuration with a shared system of coordinates.
When space is limited, self-propelled hydraulic platform trailers can be an ideal moving solution to position large and heavy loads in a confined area, which is not readily accessible by conventional heavy-load truck and trailer combinations. These trailers feature a motorized module on the front. They are ideal for transporting a load that is too big and too heavy for a truck or low loader. The hydraulic platform trailers feature a hydrostatic drive system that provides a smooth and highly adjustable ride, even under the roughest conditions.

Customization

Not everything you need to haul is the same size, shape, weight or made from the same material. What is the same, is the need to get your cargo from point A to point B in the best way possible. We know that every load will have different needs and the technology in our fleet helps us easily adjust to make sure every piece of cargo is handled in the best way possible.

Cost

The technology of our fleet helps us keep costs down in multiple ways. It cuts down on the time it takes to load and unload the cargo. It gets the cargo where it needs to go more efficiently because our high-performance hauling options save on fuel as well.  Technology saves our operation money and we can pass those savings on to our customers.

Safety

The more manual the heavy hauling process is, the more manpower it takes. The more manpower, the more possibilities for human error which can cause accidents that hurt people or your cargo. The latest in technology delivers the best safety features that ensure the safety of the people involved and the loads being hauled.

Conclusion

Technology allows us to operate at a higher level to provide the best heavy hauling, specialized hauling, superload, oversize load, and dual-lane transport. Contact us today to find out how our technology can help you better execute your projects and get the job done faster.

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What do you look for in a heavy hauling company? You want a company that knows what they are doing. You want one with a long, proven track record of success. A company who is flexible and versatile. One who can do heavy hauling, and specialized hauling, and deal with a superload or oversize load, or dual lane transport. One more thing that is important to look for is a company that is close to you. With Sterett Heavy Hauling, we are always close to you because we have regional offices all over the country. This not only is convenient but offers a range of other benefits as well.

Our Locations

Sterett Heavy Hauling is proud to be made up of 6 different regional offices to provide you with the local, high-quality service you need. Having a location in your region and throughout the country means that we can provide you with high-quality service right in your area. We have locations in 5 states which allows us to offer operated and maintained heavy hauling rental from Texas to Florida and throughout the entire Eastern United States. Our offices are located in:
  • Kentucky
  • Indiana
  • Missouri
  • Tennessee
  • Florida

Having a location near you means we can offer a range of benefits that other hauling companies may not be able to.

Cost Savings

Being close to where you and your projects are located means a lower-cost of doing business with us. The fact that we do not need to spend as much on things like hourly rates and fuel costs to get to you and your project means we can pass those savings on to you.  

Time Savings

Time is money as they say and that is as true, if not more so in the heavy hauling business as anywhere else. Not only does cutting down on time save you money on the actual hauling but it means your loads will be moved quickly and you will complete your projects sooner. This will allow for maximum efficiency which is always good for your company’s bottom line.