Heavy Haulage Kent – Read on for more Information & assistance to get your load on the road!

Why use a heavy haulage company in Kent?

A heavy haulage company in Kent can provide a range of services to help you move large and heavy items safely and efficiently. They can provide the necessary equipment, such as lorries, trailers, and cranes, as well as experienced drivers who are trained to handle the load. They can also provide advice on the best route to take and any necessary permits or paperwork that may be required. Using a professional heavy haulage company in Kent ensures that your goods are transported safely and securely, reducing the risk of damage or loss.

What is the difference between normal haulage & heavy haulage?

Normal haulage is the transportation of goods by road, usually using a standard lorry or van. Heavy haulage involves the transportation of large and heavy items, such as machinery, construction materials, and vehicles. This type of transport requires specialist equipment and experienced drivers who are trained to handle the load. Heavy haulage companies will also be able to provide advice on the best route to take and any necessary permits or paperwork that may be required. What equipment is used for heavy haulage? Heavy haulage companies use a range of specialist equipment to transport large and heavy items. This includes lorries, trailers, and cranes. The type of equipment used will depend on the size and weight of the load being transported.

What type of goods are usually considered for heavy haulage?

Heavy haulage usually involves large and heavy items such as construction equipment, industrial machinery, large vehicles and parts, large containers and shipping crates, agricultural equipment, and military equipment.

What equipment is used in heavy haulage?

Common equipment used in heavy haulage includes: semi-trucks, lowboys, flatbeds, step decks, extendable trailers, and removable goosenecks. Cranes and other heavy lifting equipment may also be used for loading and unloading cargo.

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What industries use heavy haulage?

Heavy haulage is used in a variety of industries, including mining, oil and gas, construction, agriculture, transportation, and manufacturing.

Salvatori has fast access to the major Kent roads & motorways including:

  1. M20 Motorway
  2. M2 Motorway
  3. A2 Road
  4. A20 Road
  5. M26 Motorway
  6. A249 Road
  7. M25 Motorway
  8. A229 Road
  9. A21 Road

 

Salvatori is perfectly situated between Dover & Canterbury in Kent. We cover all Kent areas including the villages and major towns.

  1. Canterbury
  2. Maidstone
  3. Ashford
  4. Margate
  5. Royal Tunbridge Wells
  6. Dover
  7. Folkestone
  8. Sittingbourne
  9. Gillingham
  10. Ramsgate

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Tell me more about heavy haulage trailers and sizes?

Heavy haulage trailers are trailers designed for hauling heavy, bulky loads. These trailers are typically longer than standard trailers and can range in size from single axle to multi-axle configurations. The size of the trailer will depend on the load being hauled and the type of cargo being transported. Common sizes include: single axle (up to 16 feet), tandem axle (up to 32 feet), and multi-axle (up to 52 feet). Specialty trailers such as low loaders and extendable trailers can also be used for hauling heavy loads.

What information will a heavy haulage company need from me to do a quote?

In order to provide you with an accurate quote, a heavy haulage company will need to know the following information:

  • The size and weight of the load, including any special requirements such as hazardous materials or oversized loads.
  • The origin and destination of the load, including any stops or transfers that may be required. -The timeline for pick-up and delivery.
  • Any special requirements for the transport, such as temperature control, additional security, or permits.
  • Your contact information and any additional notes that could help expedite the process.

Want to speak to one of our transport team at Salvatori? You can drop them a line via transport@salvatori.co.uk or call 01227 722 247 (opt. 1)