Tennessee To North Carolina Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul has experience with Tennessee to North Carolina heavy equipment hauling. Shipping heavy equipment from Tennessee to North Carolina 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. During the transport process, you will receive regular status updates. 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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Tennessee Shipping FAQs

Contact Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment between Tennessee and any other state in the union. Tennessee is a major freight transportation state, with nearly 60% of the US population within an 11-hour drive. The state hosts the country’s busiest cargo airport, the FedEx facility in Memphis. Among states, Tennessee operates the eighth largest number of farms in the nation. The state’s 77,000 farms specialize in producing beef cattle, broiler chickens, soybeans, corn and nursery plants. Memphis, which sits on the Mississippi River, is a major agricultural transport center. John Deere builds mowers and tractors at its plant in Greeneville. Komatsu operates a manufacturing plant in Chattanooga that produces hydraulic excavators, articulated dump trucks and forestry equipment. Komatsu also operates a parts distribution center in Ripley. Tennessee has two ports, including one on the Mississippi River:

  • Port of Memphis;
  • Port of Nashville.

What Are Tennessee's Major Cities And Roadways?

The state of Tennessee is the 36th largest in the country by square miles. The state is nearly 450 miles long and almost 120 miles wide. Tennessee maintains more than 95,000 miles of public roadways, include almost 1,000 miles of interstate highway. I-40 runs east/west between Memphis in the southwest corner of the state and North Carolina. I-75 goes north/south in the eastern portion of the state, while I-81 runs east/west between Knoxville and Virginia. I-85 and I-34 run through Nashville on a north/south path, connecting Kentucky and Alabama.

With more than 650,000 people, Memphis is the largest city the state. At nearly 550,000 people, Nashville is a close second. Franklin, a suburb south of Nashville, was the fastest growing city in the state in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Tennessee are:

  1. Memphis;
  2. Nashville;
  3. Knoxville;
  4. Chattanooga;
  5. Clarksville;
  6. Murfreesboro;
  7. Jackson;
  8. Franklin;
  9. Johnson City;
  10. Bartlett.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Tennessee?

Loads of heavy equipment that surpass any of the dimensional limitations imposed by Tennessee must apply for oversize transport permits to travel legally in the state. Single axles can haul a maximum of 20,000 pounds, while tandem axles are restricted to 40,000 pounds each.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Tennessee include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches

What Are Tennessee's Length Restrictions?

Tennessee has one of the most permissive overall length regulations in the country. Most states restrict tractor trailers to less than 70 feet in length. Tandem tractor trailers are permitted. Trailers can be 50-feet from the kingpin to the rear bumper. Tennessee allows five feet of overhang on both the front and rear bumpers.

Trailer length maximums in Tennessee include:

Total length: 75 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Tennessee?

You can obtain permits to transport oversize loads in Tennessee from the state Department of Transportation. Movement of oversize loads is permitted from ½-hour before sunrise to ½-hour after sunset on weekdays. Oversize transport is not allowed on Sunday or major holidays. Restrictions on oversize movement also apply in high-density cities during the morning and evening rush hours.

Oversize loads that surpass the state’s oversize regulations must apply for Super Load permits. The maximum oversize dimensions permitted in Tennessee include:

Maximum Weight:  150,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 120 feet total;

Maximum Height:  15 feet;

Maximum Width:   16 feet.

What Are Tennessee's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Tennessee. Ritchie Brothers, the national heavy equipment auction house, maintains four locations in Tennessee. PCI Auction is in Nashville.

Other independent equipment auction houses in Tennessee include:

  • Clayton Auctions, Finger;
  • Compass Auctions, Chattanooga;
  • Crenshaw Auction, Memphis;
  • Lady Equipment, Bluff City;
  • McLemore Auction, Nashville;
  • Powell Auction, Knoxville;
  • Pro Team Auction, White Pine;
  • Ritchason Auctioneers, Lebanon.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Tennessee?

Speak with Freedom Heavy Haul about transporting your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Tennessee. United Rentals, the largest rental-store chain in the country, has more than 15 stores in the state. National competitor Sunbelt Rentals operates nearly 20 locations in Tennessee. Sunstate Equipment runs four stores in Tennessee. Herc Rentals has stores in Nashville and Knoxville. Scott Equipment operates in Memphis and La Vergne.

Other independent equipment rental centers in Tennessee include:

  • Bobcat of Nashville, Nashville;
  • Christopher Equipment, Tullahoma;
  • Contractors Equipment, Cookeville;
  • H&E Equipment, Nashville;
  • Livingston Rental Center, Livingston;
  • Maryville Rental Center, Maryville;
  • Scott Equipment, La Vergne;
  • Tri-County Rental, Crossville.

North Carolina Shipping FAQs

Trust Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment between North Carolina and any state in the country. North Carolina is a major agricultural state that requires plenty of heavy equipment for farming. The state is the nation’s leading producer of poultry and egg products, sweet potatoes and tobacco. North Carolina farms about half of the tobacco produced in the US. On the construction side, the Raleigh-Durham Research Triangle is one of the fastest growing regions of the country, where more than 1 million square feet of office space is added annually. The region expects to build more than 10,000 new homes through 2020. John Deere manufactures hydraulic excavators and skid loaders in Kernersville. The company also builds mowers and utility vehicles in Varina. The company also builds axle units for mining equipment at its new plant in Winston-Salem. North Carolina operates two ports, both of which are on the Atlantic Ocean;

  • Port of Morehead City;
  • Port of Wilmington.

What Are North Carolina's Major Cities And Roadways?

North Carolina is the 28th largest state. The state is more than 550 miles long and nearly 200 miles wide. North Carolina maintains more than 80,000 miles of roadways. The state has more than 1,200 miles of interstate highway. The nation’s busiest highway, I-95, runs north/south to the west of Raleigh. I-85 goes north-south in the middle of the state, running through Charlotte. Other north/south interstates include I-77 and I-26 in the western portion of the state. I-40 runs east/west completely across the state, linking Wrightsville Beach with Ashville.

With nearly 850,000 people, Charlotte is the most populous city in the state. It’s almost twice as big as Raleigh. Led by the small town of Garner, the cities in the Research Triangle of Raleigh-Durham were the fastest growing towns in the state in 2017. The 10 largest cities in North Carolina are:

  1. Charlotte;
  2. Raleigh;
  3. Greensboro;
  4. Durham;
  5. Winston-Salem;
  6. Fayetteville;
  7. Cary;
  8. Wilmington;
  9. High Point;
  10. Greenville.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In North Carolina?

Non-divisible shipments of heavy equipment that exceed the dimensional limits established by the state must apply for oversize transport permits to travel on North Carolina roadways. The basic dimensional limits in North Carolina are similar to those in the rest of the country. Oversize transportation permits are valid for 10 days in the state.

The maximum dimensional limits in the state include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are North Carolina's Length Restrictions?

The regulation of total length in North Carolina is among the most restrictive in the nation. Many states allow as much as 70 feet in total length, so make sure you’re within regulation. Pick-up truck trailers are limited to 28-feet 6-inches.

Restrictions on transport length in North Carolina include:

Total length: 60 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In North Carolina?

Permits to ship oversize pieces of heavy equipment in North Carolina can be obtained from the Department of Transportation. Oversize transport is permitted between sunrise and sunset on Monday through Saturday. No movement is allowed on Sundays and major holidays. Loads taller than 14-feet 6-inches must employ escort vehicles with poles.

Loads that exceed the dimensional limits must apply for Super Load permits. The maximum dimensional limits for oversize loads in North Carolina include:

Maximum Weight:  110,000 pounds;

Maximum Length: 110 feet total;

Maximum Height:  15 feet;

Maximum Width:  14 feet.

What Are North Carolina's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in North Carolina. With an office in Concord, J.J. Kane is the only national auction house in North Carolina. Iron Horse Auction, a regional auction house, has an office in Rockingham.

Other prominent independent auction houses in North Carolina include:

  • Bradley’s Auction Services, Godwin;
  • Classic Auctions, Locust;
  • B. Harris, Warrenton;
  • Godley Auction, Charlotte;
  • Lloyd Meekins, Lumberton;
  • RDO Auction, Mt. Olive;
  • Rogers Auctioneers, Pittsboro;
  • Southeastern Auction, Chadburn.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In North Carolina?

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in North Carolina. United Rentals has more than 15 locations in North Carolina. Sunbelt Rentals operates nearly 20 rental centers in the state. Carolina Cat operates a half dozen stores in the state. Herc Rentals has three locations in the state. Gregory Poole runs three rental locations in North Carolina. General Renters also has a number of locations in the state.

Other prominent rental centers in North Carolina include:

  • Bobcat of Ashville, Asheville;
  • Bobcat of Fayetteville, Fayetteville;
  • Gaston Rentals, Gaston;
  • General Rental Center, Durham;
  • H&E Equipment, Fletcher;
  • Koster Equipment, Franklin;
  • May Heavy Equipment, Clayton;
  • Rental Center, Shelby.

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Trust Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your construction equipment, farm equipment and heavy machinery safely to its next workstation. Choosing the right trailer is paramount to a successful transport. We can help! Our agents have expert knowledge about flatbed trailers, step-deck trailers and RGN trailers.

Our heavy-haul carriers can handle any type of equipment you need shipped. From oversize transport to disaster recovery, Freedom Heavy Haul offers complete turnkey transport services for heavy-haul customers. Let our logistics professionals plan and execute the transport of your valuable heavy equipment.

Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy construction equipment such as bulldozers, excavators and dump trucks. 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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