Factoring, where does all the money go? What is the real cost?

Factoring is based on the Gross cost needed to move a load. If a driver receives $5000 for a load, he then needs to deduct overhead costs such as fuel, tolls, maintenance, etc. Once these deductions are made, he may be left with 30% or $1500. If the load is factored at 5% that’s $250 or 17% of the drivers, net profit. Such a large cost simply because of a drivers miss-management of cash flow!

 

Factoring Charges Bottom Line for Flatbed Heavy Hauling Companies

 

Factoring varies company by company, typically the lowest charge would be 2%, but only for the first 30 days. Currently, the lowest charge I have uncovered is a half a percent for every 10 days that the invoice remains unpaid. Flat rates are also offered but these are usually unfavorable if the invoice is to be paid promptly.

 

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Heavy Haul Trucking Companies In Connecticut Proposed Tractor Trailer Taxes

In Connecticut Gov. Lamont after losing a decision to mandate truck-only highway tolls, he is proposing a plan B. Plan B would tax big rigs on weight and miles driven in the state. Estimated revenue of ninety million dollars would be projected. The end game is to secure over five hundred million in federal aid for highway funding. Lamont is also looking to add a regional cap and trade that targets the larger fuel suppliers, ultimately adding five cents per gallon in cost.

 

Heavy Haul Trucking Companies In Connecticut

 

These proposals face a rough road ahead as leading industry groups are already shredding the ideas. It’s uncertain at this time that that the Governors own Democratic legislature will support the proposals or if they will side with the Republicans as they did on highway tolls.

 

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Benefits of Outsourcing to a Heavy Haul Trucking Company in Atlanta Georgia

Outsourcing has become a common practice among businesses these days. You can focus on core business activities when you outsource. It allows you to shift focus to strategic aspects of managing your business.

 

Benefits of Outsourcing to a Heavy Haul Trucking Company in Atlanta Georgia
Atlanta, Georgia, USA Downtown Skyline Aerial.

 

Almost every company these days is outsourcing transportation activities and why wouldn’t they.  Here are some of the benefits of hiring heavy haul trucking companies in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Minimize Costs

 

Outsourcing the transport of heavy equipment to a third-party firm will reduce expenses involved in maintaining your fleet. You don’t have to worry about insurance certificates and safety ratings. Moreover, you won’t have to handle the paperwork related to the transport vehicles.

 

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Should You Contact Heavy Haul Trucking Companies in Texas for Your Business?

Not sure if looking for heavy haul trucking companies in Texas is a good idea for your business?

Heavy haul trucking companies in Texas

Remember, your ability to safely and efficiently transport your goods from one place to another is one of the core foundations of your business. Besides, heavy haul trucking companies have really upped their game in terms of the quality of freight services, customer support, and delivery times they provide. They have advanced knowledge, GPS, and other equipment to help you ship your goods out with maximum peace of mind.

 

Here are four convincing reasons for working with heavy haul trucking companies in Texas.

 

 

1.    Multiple Freight Moving Options

 

If you rely on company trucks, you can only move a certain amount of heavy goods from one place to another. With trucking companies, you get to choose from a wide variety of freight moving options without worrying about the cargo’s safety. Regardless of the quantity, dimensions, and weight of your freight, these companies can handle everything for you.

 

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Biden and Heavy Haul Trucking Companies

Biden’s plan for standard and heavy haul transporting companies will add four hundred billion dollars to the national budget over 10 years and three trillion dollars to an aggressive infrastructure program. He wants to be known as a champion of low carbon transportation, a strategy for the transportation industry and heavy haul trucking companies. Outlined in the plan are details to transition to a new generation of electric tractors and the advanced study of the airline and shipping sectors.

 

zero carbon emissions Heavy Haul Trucking Companies

 

To keep transportation lanes moving while the positive impact on these initiatives is advanced with this plan to achieve the net-zero emissions end game by twenty fifty will include the following highlights. This would be accomplished by targeting the reduction of biofuel costs as this clean energy plan is started.

 

The development of more efficient engines would be a large part of the plan. These engines would power standard and heavy haul companies as well as many uses for the aviation and shipping sectors. To reduce the price range and access to the many charging stations of these newer technologies electric cars and trucks will be part of the transition plan.

 

All these plans can be accomplished here in the United States. The larger concern is the ability to hold the rest of the world accountable especially China and India as they enjoy developing country status waivers.

 

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2020 Holiday Supply Chain Volatility for Van and Flatbed Shipping Companies

Challenges for the trucking industry remain difficult as truckers excel even as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Key supplies and components are causing the deliveries of others to become strained. The added burden of this Holiday season has increased the logistical challenges for flatbed trucking companies. Keeping the shelves full of certain products during this unusual disruption is the challenge even for simple items like toilet paper, hams, and biscuits! Strategic supplies to hospitals and health care workers have taken priority as the pandemic continues.

 

 

Movement of goods as an essential operation needed to continue. Vehicle manufacturers shifted to produce personal protective supplies. Operational fleets now were delivering medical supplies, groceries and yes toilet paper! The industries, van and flatbed trucking companies stepped up and made the sacrifices needed to get the job accomplished. Once this new supply flow was accepted as the current new normal an unusual mix of balancing assets, personnel, responsibilities, processes, and on the fly changes was put into effect as a catalyst for meaningful long term changes.

 

“It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive, but those who can best manage change.” Charles Darwin

 

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MegaMAX US Trailer for Oversize Shipping

The Faymonville Group has developed yet another groundbreaking trailer for the ease of transportation of the most challenging oversize hauling projects. This trailer features extra-low clearances for the movement of extremely high and bulky cargo that is frequently called for by industries for the movement of machinery and oversized containers and crates.

 

A unique feature to this trailer in North America is the kingpin steering and its override remote control allowing to maneuver in the tightest of spaces. Hydraulic Pendle axles are featured in the three-axle version housing pneumatic suspension. The ability to increase the legal payload is accomplished with the unique steerable fourth pin-on flip axle air ride increasing versatility state by state during the heavy haul transportation.

 

 

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Faymonville 10 axle line DualMAX trailer heavy haul transporting

The 10-axle dual max trailer is manufactured by “Faymonville Trailers to the Max” in 5 production facilities: Luxembourg, Belgium, Poland, Italy and Russia. This trailer is modular and a dual lane system that can move the highest payloads. The featured lift and shift patented engineering system make this trailer accessible to the most versatile and challenging loads in our global economy. Axles chassis can be widened even when loaded from thirteen feet eleven inches up to sixteen eighteen and even twenty feet. The adjustment is fast and easy adapting on the fly to the state by state regulations that we are faced with when moving heavy haul freight in the United States.

 

 

Dual max axle bogies are available in several axle lines enabling them to be combined forming just the size trailer that is needed to move even the most complicated oversized transport. The hydraulics control Pendle axles allowing them to be steered and suspended. These axles operate independently of each other making it very maneuverable but also keeping the maximum stability required under the most stringent engineering specifications. Steerable angles up to fifty-five degrees are featured with a total stroke of twenty-nine and a half inches with a maximum load per axle of fifty two thousand pounds at fifty miles per hour. This patented lift and shift system allows the trailer to be widened even when fully loaded. Because the steering rods do not need to be disassembled the trailer can remain static during the adjustment process easily, safely, and fast.

 

Faymonville 10 axle line DualMAX trailer heavy haul transporting

 

 

 

One of the best features is that this trailer can be reduced in size to be returned after delivery of the oversized transportation on a conventional flatbed trailer. Both drawbar and gooseneck systems are available to pull this trailer. Many decks and accessories can be incorporated in this highly versatile trailer. Extra low transformer decks, perimeter widening decks, turntables, and suspension beam systems to name a few.

 

All configurations can be adjusted to meet the most demanding DOT regulations for oversize freight shipping in the United States and all of North America. The Faymonville DualMax is a modular heavy haul platform trailer using the widen able patented lift and shift system that was developed specifically for heavy haul trucking companies in North America.

 

 

13 Axle Step deck – Heavy Haul Transporters

The standard flatbed and step deck flatbed trailers are the most common trailers used today to ship all sizes and weights of cargo. In the shipping sector, they are the most adaptable to move heavy haul and oversize shipping loads. When these trailers are protected, loaded, and secured properly there are almost no limits to the cargo that can be transported. Because of the many configurations in these types of trailers the flatbed is the shipping tool of choice to move heavy transport and oversize shipping. There are many regulations in place that monitor the safety of moving these customized loads.

 

13 Axle Step deck - Heavy Haul Transporting
13 Axle Step deck

 

Any loads over a standard size would require special permitting and certain regulations such as routes and times of day to travel. A usual load that would not require permitting are less than forty-eight feet long and less than eight and a half feet wide and no more than eight and a half feet tall. This standard size allows for four hundred square feet of cargo floor space. Because a usual trailer is five feet above the road surface standard clearances are just under thirteen and a half feet. When coming up with over-dimensional freight quotes these dimensions must be documented for the appropriated pricing.

 

 

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