Flatbed Trucking & Flatbed LTL Trucking
The West Coast Carriers Flatbed Trucking division works with some of the largest steel distributors and other industrial companies throughout the United States and Canada. In addition to experience, we take special steps to ensure our position as a premier flatbed trucking company.
All of our flatbed drivers carry full 8ft. drop tarps to protect your goods in transit, as well as straps and chains to secure your products safely. Our drivers maintain your load security by frequently checking and rechecking to ensure the load is secure to the trailer during transit. Our flatbed trucking experts consist of strong team drivers and owner operators to get your shipment delivered safely and on time. We offer Flatbed Trucking, Flatbed LTL and Step Deck transport to meet all of your Flatbed shipping needs.Flatbed Trucking rates can vary, and we understand the additional costs involved when utilizing rigging or crane services in the loading of flatbed or step deck trailers. Our flatbed trucking specialists communicate all information needed to each job site, rigging or crane facility in advance to ensure that your appointments are met and your waiting time is eliminated. Please let us know your shipment requirements, and we will be happy to coordinate your flatbed or step deck transportation needs.
For a 48′ flatbed, a legal load must not exceed the following dimensions:
- 8′ 5″ high (102″)
- 8′ 5″ wide (102″)
- 48′ long (some overhang can be acceptable in most states)
- 48,000 lbs
In addition, we also provide “Heavy Haul” trucking (commonly called wide load, or over dimensional) to meet all your larger shipping requirements. We offer a large variety of trailer types to suit your shipping needs – from Step Decks to Double Drops to RGN’s we can transport your products big or small to anywhere you need. We coordinate with each state to handle all needed permits and licensing to prevent any delay during the transit of your equipment or machinery.