Sectors News | Overland

Heavy and project cargoes often have no choice but to move overland to reach their final destination. The latest updates from operators and service providers involved in the movement of cargoes by road, rail and inland waterways.

Flatbed truck demand soars in the USA

June 5 - Demand for flatbed trucks in the USA has steadily increased over the past two years, with the national average flatbed truck rates hitting the highest levels since 2010, according to DAT RateView.

Ontario takes escorts private

June 4 - Effective July 1, 2018, all superload permit moves in Ontario, which previously required provincial police escorts, will require newly certified private pilot escorts through the Certified Superload Escort Program.

Sarens plucks Makzume in Turkey

June 4 - Sarens has formed a joint venture with LAM - Lyonel A. Makzume Shipping Agencies (Makzume) to expand its operations in Turkey and neighbouring countries.

Trail King expands team in South Dakota

May 31 - Trail King Industries has appointed Jon Duesterhoeft as the director of sales operations, supporting the company’s team at its South Dakota location.

SRT signs with Contractors

May 30 - SRT Transportation Solutions has announced an agreement with Contractors Cargo to manage, market and operate the CCRX 40010 20-axle Schnabel railcar.

Germany set to increase HGV tolls

May 25 - The German cabinet has passed the fifth Federal Road Toll Act (Bundesfernstraßenmautgesetz). Starting January 1, 2019, there will be an increase in the tolls imposed on heavy goods vehicles (HGV).

SimsHD expands fleet

May 22 - SimsHD has expanded its capabilities with the acquisition of a heavy haulage trailer fleet, including a USD3 million Trail King 24-axle dual lane trailer.

ESTA honours members with 2018 awards

April 27 - The ESTA Awards of Excellence 2018 had another successful year honouring and recognising members that have performed an outstanding achievement in their field of operations.

ALE follows in Cook's footsteps

April 20 - ALE Heavy Lift has recently completed the landmark relocation of one of only two full-size replicas of Captain James Cook's ship, HMS Endeavour, the bark commanded by Cook when he charted New Zealand and discovered the eastern coast of Australi

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