Florida To Arizona Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy equipment from Florida to Arizona. Trust us to provide you with all the information you need to make your Florida to Arizona transport decisions. 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. Let our team of logistics professionals provide you with a hassle-free experience.

We provide our heavy haul customers with a high level of communication. You will get access to a transport agent who will be with you every step of the way. You’ll get regular status updates during the shipping process. We’ll also confirm with you as soon as your transport is complete. A trustworthy, hard working, and reliable agent is critical to a successful equipment transport. Ready for a punctual and hassle free equipment transport experience? Call Freedom Heavy Haul today!

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Florida Shipping FAQs

Trust Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment safely between Florida and any other state in the country. As one of the leading agriculture production states in the nation, plenty of farm equipment is shipped into and out of Florida. The state also features a booming construction industry that depends upon efficient construction equipment transportation to thrive. The maximum speed allowed in Florida when towing a trailer is 65 miles per hour. Florida does not permit double-tandem towing. According the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2016 Florida employed the fourth most heavy and tractor trailer truck drivers in the country. Only Texas, California and Pennsylvania have more heavy-haul truck drivers. Florida has 14 ports in total, eight on the Gulf of Mexico and six on the Atlantic Ocean:

  • Jaxport;
  • Port Canaveral;
  • Port Everglades;
  • Port of Key West;
  • Port of Fort Pierce;
  • Port of Fernandina;
  • Port of Palm Beach;
  • Port of Pensacola;
  • Port of Port St. Joe;
  • Port of St. Petersburg;
  • Port of Tampa Bay;
  • Port Manatee;
  • Port Miami;
  • Port Panama City.

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.

Arizona Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Arizona and any other state in the union. Arizona is one of the 10 fastest growing states in the nation. For the five years preceding 2015, the state was ranked seventh among all states in population growth. As a result, the construction industry in Arizona continues to expand. With nearly all the growth centered around Phoenix, the need for the shipping of heavy construction equipment into the state remains high. Arizona also produces about 20% of the country’s lettuce. The state is a large grower of cotton, ranking 10th in the country, and produces a large number of beef cattle, calves and dairy products. Since farming is so important to the state, the transport of heavy farm equipment continues to thrive. Copper mining, which requires the transport of heavy mining equipment, is big business in Arizona. Coal, sand and gravel also are mined heavily in Arizona. Arizona operates only one port:

  • Port of Tucson.

What Are Arizona's Major Cities And Roadways?

Arizona is the 6th largest state in the union by acreage. Arizona is almost 400 miles wide and nearly 310 miles long. The state has almost 145,000 miles of highway to take care of. That includes nearly 1.200 miles of interstate highways. In Arizona, I-40 runs east/west through Flagstaff in the northern portion of the state. I-10, which also runs east/west connects California with Phoenix. To the south, I-8 runs east west between California and I-10, which bends south from Phoenix and heads toward Mexico. I-17 runs north/south between 1-40 and Phoenix. I-15 slices diagonally for a few miles in the state’s northwest corner.

Arizona possesses the 14th largest number of residents of any state in the country. With more than a million and half people, Phoenix is more than three times as large as the second-biggest city in the state. Gilbert, a town outside of Phoenix, was the fastest growing city in Arizona in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Arizona are:

  1. Phoenix;
  2. Tucson;
  3. Mesa;
  4. Chandler;
  5. Scottsdale;
  6. Glendale;
  7. Gilbert;
  8. Tempe;
  9. Peoria;
  10. Surprise.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Arizona?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Arizona. Single axles must weigh 28,000 pounds or less, while double axels are limited to 46,000 pounds each. Loads are restricted to 13 feet 6 inches on designated roadways.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Arizona include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Arizona's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Arizona are similar to rules in other southern states. On interstate highways only, trailers can be as long as 57 feet 6 inches. The state permits a three-foot overhang in the front and a six-foot overhang in the rear.

Trailer length maximums in Arizona include:

Total length: 65 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Arizona?

The Arizona Department of Transportation issues permits to ship oversize loads in the state. Permitted oversize loads can travel on state roadways from ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset on each day of the week. Oversize transportation is not permitted on major holidays. Morning and evening rush hours are travel restricted in Phoenix and Tucson.

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

Maximum Weight:  250,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 120 feet total;

Maximum Height:  16 feet;

Maximum Width:   14 feet.

What Are Arizona's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Arizona. Nationwide auction leader Ritchie Brothers maintains a location in Phoenix.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Arizona include:

  • Arizona Auctioneers, Phoenix;
  • Auction Tucson, Tucson;
  • Cunningham & Associates, Phoenix;
  • Sierra Auction, Phoenix;
  • Surplus Asset Management, Phoenix;
  • WSM Auctioneers, Phoenix.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Arizona?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Arizona. United Rentals has more than 15 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also operates nearly 15 stores in Arizona. RDO Equipment operates eight locations in the state, while Sunstate Equipment has nine stores in Arizona.

Other independent equipment rental centers in Arizona include:

  • Apache Equipment Rentals, Phoenix;
  • Bobcat of Phoenix, Phoenix;
  • Flagstaff Equipment, Flagstaff;
  • EMPIRE Rentals, Phoenix and Kingman;
  • Herc Rentals, Phoenix;
  • RDO Equipment, Phoenix;
  • Titan Machinery, Phoenix;
  • Tri State Equipment Rentals, Kingman.

Nobody Hauls Like Freedom Heavy Haulers!

If you have farm equipment, construction equipment, or heavy machinery that you need transported, We can help you choose the right trailer for your needs Our agents have expert knowledge about flatbed trailers, step-deck trailers and RGN trailers.

If you need it shipped, our heavy haul carriers can take care of you. Regardless of the type of equipment. From oversize transport to disaster recovery, Freedom Heavy Haul offers complete turnkey transport services for heavy-haul customers. Your valuable heavy equipment needs a professional plan and execution. Our logistics experts are the team for the job.

We can ship heavy construction equipment. Freedom Heavy Haul has experience shipping bulldozers, excavators, dump trucks, and more! Our carriers also ship smaller equipment as well. If you have equipment you need transported, let Freedom Heavy Haul provide you with a free, no obligation quote. Call us today. What do you have to lose?

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