Kansas To Florida Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from Kansas to Florida? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. If you are unsure what information you need when shipping your equipment from Kansas to Florida, we can provide everything you need. Our knowledgeable heavy-haul agents have years of experience arranging and shepherding heavy-equipment transport to successful conclusions. Let our team of logistics professionals provide you with a hassle-free experience.

Communication is the key. You will get access to a transport agent who will be with you every step of the way. During the transport process, you will receive regular status updates. Once the transport is successfully completed, we’ll reach out to let you know. Your agent is reliable, trustworthy and hard working. When you need your heavy equipment delivered on-time with no hassles, call Freedom Heavy Haul.

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Kansas Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Kansas and any other state in the union. As one of the leading agricultural nations in the country, there’s a great need in Kansas for transporting farm equipment. The state has more than 60,00 farms, with an average size of 747 acres. Kansas produces the most wheat and grain sorghum in the country, and the state is one of the top producers of beef cattle in the country. Kansas remains one of the busiest meat-packing states in the country. As a result of its location in the middle of the country, Kansa is one of the five most important trucking states in the country. The Kansas City railroad depot is one of the most active in the nation, and Kansas City International Airport acts as a regional hub. Wichita manufactures the most private aircraft in the country. Kansas maintains one inland port on the Missouri River; Port of Kansas City.

What Are Kansas's Major Cities And Roadways?

Kansas is the 15th largest state in America in terms of total square miles. At almost 210 miles long and nearly 410 miles wide, the state is almost twice as wide as it is long. The state has almost 400,000 miles of roadways, fourth in the nation after Texas, California and Illinois. I-70 goes east/west through Kansas City and Topeka, connecting Colorado and Missouri. I-35 runs diagonally from Kansas City to Wichita in the southern portion of the state, then runs north/south between Wichita and the Oklahoma border. I-135 connects I-70 with Wichita.

Among states, Kansas is 35th in population. With more than 380,000 people, Wichita is the most populous city in Kansas. It’s about twice as large as the next biggest city in the state, Overland Park. Junction City, in the middle of the state, was the fastest growing city in Kansas in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Kansas are:

  1. Wichita;
  2. Overland Park;
  3. Kansas City;
  4. Olathe;
  5. Topeka;
  6. Lawrence;
  7. Shawnee;
  8. Manhattan;
  9. Lenexa;
  10. Salina.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Kansas?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Kansas.  Single axles are limited to 20,000 pounds, while tandem axels must weigh 34,000 pounds or less.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Kansas include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Kansas's Length Restrictions?

Kansas is a trucking state. At 85 feet, the overall length restriction in Kansas are is among the most permissive in the country. Regulations regarding trailer length also are less restrictive than rules most states impose.

Trailer length maximums in Kansas include:

Total length: 85 feet;

Trailer length: 59 feet 6 inches;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Kansas?

Permits to ship oversize loads in Kansas are available from the state Department of Revenue. The shipping of oversize loads in the state is permitted between ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset each day of the week, including holidays. Night-travel permits are available for loads that exceed only the weight limit. Oversize shipping permits are valid for seven days in Kansas.

Oversize shipments that exceed dimensional regulations must apply for Super Load permits. The maximum oversize dimensions that Kansas allows include:

Maximum Weight: 150,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 126 feet total;

Maximum Height: 17 feet;

Maximum Width: 16 feet 6 inches.

What Are Kansas's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Kansas. Purple Wave Auctions, an online auction house, is headquartered in Manhattan. Another online auction house, Equip-bid Auctions, is based in Paola.

Other prominent independent equipment auction houses in Kansas include:

  • Dennis Wendt Auctioneer, Parker;
  • Franklin County Auctions, Princeton;
  • Gerdes Equipment and Auction, Lyndon;
  • Hoffman Auction Services, Effingham;
  • Kansas Auctions, Leavenworth;
  • Lay’s Auction Services, Coffeyville.
  • Palmer Auction, Wichita;
  • Schulman Auction, Kansas City.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Kansas?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Kansas. United Rentals has more than 15 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also operates four stores in Kansas. Foley Equipment runs more than a dozen stores in Kansas.

KC Bobcat has three locations in Kansas. Other independent equipment rental centers in Kansas include:

  • Ahern Rentals, Kansas City;
  • Gerken Rent-All, Kansas City;
  • Construction Rental, Salina;
  • CPI Concrete Pumps, Lenexa;
  • Kirby Smith Machinery, Kansas City;
  • Logan Contractors Supply, Olathe;
  • Road Builders Machinery, Kansas City;
  • The Victor L. Phillips Company, Wichita.

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.

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Trust Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your construction equipment, farm equipment and heavy machinery safely to its next workstation. We can help you choose the right trailer for your needs Our agents will work to understand your needs and recommend the right trailer for the job.

If you need it shipped, our heavy haul carriers can take care of you. Regardless of the type of equipment. Freedom Heavy Haul will get you set up with a turnkey transport service. Even if you need oversize transport or disaster recovery. We have logistics experts standing by ready to help you execute a professional plan to transport your valuable heavy equipment.

We can ship heavy construction equipment. Freedom Heavy Haul has experience shipping bulldozers, excavators, dump trucks, and more! Small equipment such as skid steers are also in our wheel house. Our dedicated carriers transport all kinds of equipment. No matter what type of equipment you need transported, let Freedom Heavy Haul provide you with a free assessment and free quote. Contact us right away

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