Iowa To Kansas Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy equipment from Iowa to Kansas. Shipping heavy equipment from Iowa to Kansas can be a complex process. Let us get you the information you need. Our knowledgeable heavy-haul agents have years of experience arranging and shepherding heavy-equipment transport to successful conclusions. We can make your experience hassle free. Our logistics professionals will give you peace of mind.

The key to success is communication. Your transport agent is available for consult the entire time your shipment remains in transit. You’ll get regular status updates during the shipping process. We’ll also confirm with you as soon as your transport is complete. 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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Iowa Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment between Iowa and any other state in the union. Lots of farming means lots of farming equipment transportation in Iowa. Iowa has more than 80,000 farm operations, most in the country. John Deere also has extensive manufacturing operations in Iowa. The company produces planters, sprayers and cotton harvesters in Ankeny; articulated dump trucks, motor graders and loggers in Davenport; dozers and loaders in Dubuque; and hay and forage equipment in Ottumwa. Deere makes agricultural tractors in Waterloo. Speak with Freedom Heavy Haul about shipping any new Deere equipment from Iowa to any location in the country. Iowa has three ports, two of which are on the Mississippi River:

  • Port of Burlington;
  • Port of Dubuque;
  • Port of Keokuk.

What Are Iowa's Major Cities And Roadways?

Iowa is the 26th largest state. The state is 300 miles long and 200 miles wide. Iowa maintains more than 110,00 miles of roadway, but less than 800 miles of roads in the state are interstate highways. An extensive network of state highways intersects with Iowa’s interstates to provide access to towns and cities. There are more public roadways in Iowa than there are interstate highways in the rest of the country. I-80, the state’s only east/west interstate, goes between Illinois and Nebraska, running through Des Moines. I-35 runs perpendicular to I-80 in the middle of the state, traveling between the borders with Minnesota and Missouri. I-28 also runs north/south in the western portion of the state, connecting Sioux City with Missouri.

Iowa has the 30th largest state population in the country. A little more than 3 million people live in Iowa. With more than 200,000 people, Des Moines is the most populous city in Iowa. Tiffin, a small town in eastern Iowa, was the fastest growing city in the state in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Iowa are:

  1. Des Moines;
  2. Cedar Rapids;
  3. Davenport;
  4. Sioux City;
  5. Iowa City;
  6. Waterloo;
  7. Ames;
  8. West Des Moines;
  9. Council Bluffs;
  10. Dubuque.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Iowa?

Non-divisible loads that exceed the state’s maximum dimensions must apply for oversize permits to operate in Iowa. Oversize loads must be equipped with flashing strobe lights and warning banners on the front and back. The banners must be at least 7-feet long with lettering at least 10-inches tall.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Iowa include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Iowa's Length Restrictions?

The length restrictions for tractor-trailer transport in Iowa are similar to laws in the rest of the nation. The state allows tandem tractor-trailers up to 70 feet in length. Like motor homes, travel trailers are restricted to 45 feet in length.

Trailer length maximums in Iowa include:

Total length: 60 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Iowa?

Permits to ship oversize loads on Iowa roadways can be obtained from the Department of Transportation. If the vehicle is less than 100-feet long, 11-feet wide and 14-feet 4-inches tall, your oversize load can travel at any hour. Otherwise, operations are restricted to ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset each day. Shipments that exceed oversize load maximums must travel as Super Loads.

Maximum dimensions for oversize loads in Iowa include:

Maximum Weight: 132,000 pounds on seven axles;

Maximum Length: 120 feet total;

Maximum Height: 16 feet;

Maximum Width: 18 feet.

What Are Iowa's Major Auction Houses?

Turn to Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Iowa. Ritchie Brothers has offices in Des Moines and Burlington. Steffes Group and Sullivan Auctioneers, two prominent midwestern auction houses, both are located in Mt. Pleasant. Jeff Martin Auctioneers has an office in Ottumwa

Other equipment auction houses in Iowa include:

  • Carroll Machinery Auction, Carroll;
  • Dick Backes Auctioneers, Raymond;
  • Hallberg Auction Services, Ogden;
  • Hilpipre Auction, Waterloo;
  • Taylor & Martin Auctioneers, Sioux City;
  • Yoder Auction Services; Kalona.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Iowa?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Iowa. Sunbelt Rentals has four locations, including one in Des Moines and one in Cedar Rapids. United Rentals nine locations spread throughout the state. Rent-All operates a pair of equipment rental centers, in Sioux Center and Storm Lake

Other equipment rental centers in Iowa include:

  • A-1 Rental Equipment, Cedar Rapids;
  • Altorfer, Cedar Rapids;
  • Bierschbach Equipment, Sioux City;
  • Black Hawk Rental, Waterloo;
  • Mason City RentAll, Mason City;
  • Resource Rental Center, Council Bluffs;
  • Reuter’s Equipment, Council Bluffs;
  • Titan Machinery, Des Moines.

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.

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If you have farm equipment, construction equipment, or heavy machinery that you need transported, Choosing the right trailer is paramount to a successful transport. We can help! Our agents will work to understand your needs and recommend the right trailer for the job.

Regardless of the type of equipment that you need shipped, our heavy-haul carriers can handle it. Disaster recovery? Oversize transport? No problem! Our turnkey transport service will leave you with peace of mind. Your valuable heavy equipment needs a professional plan and execution. Our logistics experts are the team for the job.

Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy construction equipment such as bulldozers, excavators and dump trucks. Small equipment such as skid steers are also in our wheel house. Our dedicated carriers transport all kinds of equipment. 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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