Florida To Mississippi Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from Florida to Mississippi? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. If you are unsure what information you need when shipping your equipment from Florida to Mississippi, we can provide everything you need. It’s important that your heavy equipment haul transport is successful. Our knowledgeable heavy-haul agents have year of experience with arranging heavy equipment transports. We can make your experience hassle free. Our logistics professionals will give you peace of mind.

We provide our heavy haul customers with a high level of communication. Your transport agent is available for consult the entire time your shipment remains in transit. During the transport process, you will receive regular status updates. We’ll also confirm with you as soon as your transport is complete. You’ll work with a hard working, trustworthy, and reliable transport agent. Ready for a punctual and hassle free equipment transport experience? Call Freedom Heavy Haul today!

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Florida Shipping FAQs

What Are Florida's Major Cities And Roadways?

Florida is the 22nd largest state in the country. From north to south, the state is nearly 450 miles long. Florida also is almost 330 miles long at its widest, in the north. The major north-south roadways are I-95 and I-75, both of which run from Georgia to Miami. The main east-west highways include 1-10, between Orlando and Tampa, and I-4, which travels between Daytona Beach and Orlando.

Florida continues to grow by leaps and bounds. In 2017, seven cities in Florida were among the 25 fastest growing towns in America (Orlando, Cape Coral, West Palm Beach, Sarasota, Lakeland, Jacksonville and Fort Lauderdale). The 10 largest cities in the state are:

  1. Jacksonville;
  2. Miami;
  3. Tampa;
  4. Orlando;
  5. Petersburg;
  6. Hialeah;
  7. Tallahassee;
  8. Port St. Lucie;
  9. Fort Lauderdale;
  10. Cape Coral.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Florida?

Loads that exceed any of the dimensional limits set by the state require oversize permits. Trailers weighing 3,000 pounds or more need separate brake systems to operate legally in Florida. In addition to brake lights, all trailers must have lights for the tail, the turn signal and the license plates. Trailers also are required to display reflectors and tote safety chains.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Florida include:

Maximum weight: 80,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight;

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Florida's Length Restrictions?

Regulations regarding the length of towed trailers in Florida are near the standards set by most states, except for trailer length. For 53-foot trailers, the kingpin must be set at least 41 feet from the center axel. Most states limit trailer length to less than 30 feet, but Florida allows longer trailers than most states. Travel trailers are limited to 40 feet in length.

Trailer length maximums in Florida include:

Total length: 75 feet;

Trailer length: 48 feet;

Motor home length: 40 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Florida?

The Florida Department of Transportation issues permits for hauling oversized loads within the state. Oversize load transport is allowed from ½-hour before sunrise to 1/2-hour after sunset during weekdays. Oversize transport is not allowed during major holiday weekends. Escort vehicles are required if the load is more than 95-feet long, or more than 14-feet tall, or more than 12-feet wide.

Restrictions for permitted oversize loads in Florida include:

Maximum Weight:  199,000 for 11 axels;

Maximum Length: 150 feet total;

Maximum Height: 16 feet;

Maximum Width: 16 feet.

What Are Florida's Major Auction Houses?

Let Freedom Heavy Haul ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction in Florida. The Florida Winter Auctions in March feature major heavy equipment auctions by Ritchie Brothers (Davenport), Yoder & Frey (Kissimmee), and Alex Lyons and Sons (Winter Garden). Operated in conjunction with Iron Planet, the Richie Brothers Winter auction is one of the largest heavy equipment auctions in the world.

Other equipment auction houses in Florida include:

  • J. Kane, Riviera Beach;
  • First Coast Auction, Jacksonville;
  • Garner & Associates, Bartow;
  • Graham Auction, Tequesta;
  • Insight Auctioneers, Sebring;
  • Midway Machinery and Auction, Midway;
  • Tampa Machinery Auction, Thonotosassa;
  • Weeks Auction, Ocala.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Florida?

Freedom Heavy Haul ships equipment to and from every rental center in Florida. United Rentals and Sunbelt Rentals each have more than 50 locations in Florida. Compact Power Equipment also has several branches in Florida.

Other heavy equipment rental centers in Florida include:

Allstar Equipment, West Palm Beach;

Alltool Rental, Fort Lauderdale;

B&M Equipment, Jacksonville;

Beard Equipment, Tallahassee;

Briggs Equipment, Orlando;

Herc Rentals, Tampa;

Miami Tool Rental, Miami;

Sandy Andy’s, Ormond Beach.

Mississippi Shipping FAQs

What Are Mississippi's Major Cities And Roadways?

The 38th largest state in the nation by acreage, Mississippi is almost 350 miles long and nearly 170 miles wide. The state maintains more than miles of public roadways. Interstate highways account for nearly miles of road in the state. In the southern tip of the state, I-10 runs east/west between Alabama and Louisiana. I-20 goes eat/west in the middle of the state, through Jackson. I-55 travels north/south through Jackson, bisecting the state. I-58 runs north/south in the southeast portion of the state.

With nearly 180,000 residents, Jackson is more than twice as large as any other city in the state. Oxford, with a population of more than 20,000 people, was the fastest growing medium-sized city in the state in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Mississippi are:

  1. Jackson;
  2. Gulfport;
  3. Southaven;
  4. Hattiesburg;
  5. Biloxi;
  6. Meridian;
  7. Tupelo;
  8. Olive Branch;
  9. Greenville;
  10. Horn Lake.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Mississippi?

Non-divisible shipments of heavy equipment that exceed the state’s maximum limits for weight, height, width and length must obtain oversize permits to travel in Mississippi. Except for length, the oversize limits in Louisiana are similar to the restrictions in other states. Any oversize load must submit a bridge analysis of the proposed route of travel.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Mississippi include:

Maximum weight: 80,000 Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW)

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches

What Are Mississippi's Length Restrictions?

At 99 feet, Mississippi has one of the least restrictive overall length limits in the country. The rule allows easy movement of large pieces of farming equipment, as well as tandem tractor-trailers. The state allows a standard three-feet of overhand on the front. On the rear, however, your overhang can be as large as 14-feet, 11-inches.

Trailer length maximums in Mississippi include:

Total length: 99 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Mississippi?

You can obtain permits to transport oversize loads in Mississippi from the state Department of Transportation. Loads less than 150,000 pounds, 99-feet long, 12-feet wide and 13-feet 6-inches tall can travel at all times on permitted days. Larger shipments are restricted to movement during daylight hours. No movement is permitted on Sunday. Loads that are greater than 10-feet wide require escort vehicles.

Loads that exceed the oversize limits must travel as Super Loads. The maximum dimensional limits for oversize loads in Mississippi include:

Maximum Weight:  180,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 120 feet total;

Maximum Height:  15 feet 6 inches;

Maximum Width:  16 feet.

What Are Mississippi's Major Auction Houses?

Trust Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Mississippi. Ritchie Brothers, the national auction house, has an office in Richland. Jeff Martin Auctions is headquartered in Brooklyn. J.J. Kane has an office in Jackson.

Other equipment auction houses in Mississippi include:

  • Crenshaw Auction, Como;
  • Five Star Auctions, Senatobia;
  • Hollingsworth Enterprises, Forest;
  • Mid-South Auctioneers, Blue Mountain;
  • Taylor & Martin Auctioneers, Tunica;
  • Thomas Auction, Kosciusko;
  • Turning Point Auctions, Hattiesburg;
  • Y&L Auction; Belzoni.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Mississippi?

Contact Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Mississippi. United Rentals has more than 10 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals only operates three stores in Mississippi. Puckett Rents operates five locations in Alabama, including Biloxi, Meridian and Richland. Lyle Machinery rents equipment at four stores in the state. So does Stribling Equipment. Williams Equipment runs rental stores in Richland and Oxford.

Other major equipment rental centers in Mississippi include:

  • ABC Rental Center, Gulfport;
  • Milner Rental Center, Gulfport;
  • Pearl Rental Center, Pearl;
  • Scott Equipment, Jackson;
  • Taylor Rental, Greeneville;
  • Thompson Machinery, Greenwood.

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