Everything You Need To Know About Wind Turbine Transport
Wind turbine transport is a significant and unique project requiring skilled management by trained and experienced personnel like Wide Load Shipping. It involves handling valuable and sensitive components such as blades weighing several tons and over a hundred feet long. Advancement in the wind energy industry has increased heavy equipment shipment demand. As a wind turbine trucking company, we have enhanced our fleet of trailers to meet this growing need.
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Optimum Wind Turbine Trucking Solutions
A reliable wind turbine trucking company must be well-established and experienced in careful planning, routing, coordination, and acquiring necessary permits. Our expertise and 15 years of experience allow us to plan an efficient route for these components. We provide clients with a free, detailed shipping quote for wind turbine transport. We also possess and maintain extensive trailer fleets and have skilled and licensed professional drivers who handle every detail of turbine shipping.
Wind turbines have the following parts:
Wide Load Shipping company has diverse heavy equipment transportation modes to manage multiple and large projects simultaneously. It stays updated on the latest wind turbine and energy industry trends and developments, and transportation needs to adjust the trailer fleet to meet demand. We ensure our wind turbine trucking solutions and resources are reliable, efficient, and accessible through our widespread presence nationwide. This also allows us to serve multiple clients fast and simultaneously.
Why You Need Wide Load Shipping for Wind Turbine Transport
Transporting over-dimensional and heavy-duty loads like wind turbines is easy with a professional trucking company. We are the experts you need because we understand all the steps for a successful shipment. Wind turbine components can be transported separately, and we have the equipment and experts to ensure your delivery is on time. We also help you with the following:
- Meet Increasing Demand for Wind Turbine Transport
As the wind energy industry expands, demand for trucking services has increased, requiring more resources. Wide Load Shipping covers this demand by enhancing its shipping resources, mainly drivers, equipment and trailers, highway infrastructure surveys, and permits.
- Avoid Higher Wind Turbine Transportation Costs
The long and heavy blades need extra work loading and moving, escalating the cost. With expertise and years of experience, Wide Load Shipping can adjust costs through its fleet, making wind turbine transport cost-effective.
- Getting Permit to Ship Wind Turbines
Wind turbine transport is in the superload category, which requires many permits. The permits differ by state. Wide Load Shipping goes the extra mile to help you acquire all the necessary permits with detailed route surveys.
- Route Planning for Wind Turbine Shipping
Most wind farms are located in remote areas, primarily with rough roads. We ensure to pick and follow efficient and safe routes, especially for bulky wind turbine blade transport.
- Access Experienced Wind Turbine Transport Drivers
With increasing wind turbine transport demand, you need a professional company to access the best, most qualified, and licensed drivers. As the baby boomers retire from the industry, Wide Load Shipping is focused on acquiring and improving its driver’s skills to sustain efficiency.
We also provide access to educational resources regarding our services alongside dedicated agents who ensure you have an appropriate pilot car and other vital amenities. Get a wind turbine transport quote! (877) 792-5056
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
- What kind of trailer is used to transport wind turbines?
Wind turbines have a specialty type trailer called a blade trailer,s specifically made to transport long, heavy blades.
- How much does it cost for wind turbine trucking services?
Due to its over-dimensional structure, the cost is determined by whether the shipment is short or long-haul. The cost varies from tens to a few hundred thousand dollars.
Your dedicated transport agent provides you with an all-inclusive quote tailored to fit your needs. We pull the permits, handle route surveys, find the best driver, and more.
Once everything is in place, a driver is dispatched to pick up your heavy equipment. Your equipment is safely loaded and secured before setting off.
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Your dedicated agent is available throughout the entire journey to answer any questions you may have. Your oversize load is delivered safely and on time. Get your transport quote now!