Deadhead Trucking


What is Deadhead Trucking?

Transporting freight from Point A to Point B allows drivers and companies receiving the product to benefit. What often happens after that is less than beneficial for the driver, as they have to return to Point A carrying no freight and still paying for fuel.

Deadhead trucking is the scourge of the industry and can cost independent drivers as well as companies a lot of money on fuel and transport time that could best be utilized in other ways. It often happens due to logistical problems or a lack of available product at the destination.

Many trucking companies do their best to provide backhaul jobs for their drivers so that they don't lose money on the trip back to the company. This is when companies located at Point B need freight moved from them to Point A and pays the trucking company a discounted rate to haul product back with them.

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Heavy Haulers has been in the business of Superload transport for more than a decade. In that time, they have shipped everything from dump trucks to aircraft frames. It can also save you from the dreaded deadhead by transporting your empty trailer or pallets. It has a dedicated and experienced team of drivers, logistics specialists and customer service professionals who work to provide efficient and timely transport of your equipment.


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Avoid Deadhead Loads with Heavy Haulers

Heavy Haulers can help you avoid deadhead loads by transporting your pallets, trailer or other equipment back to Point A. We have a fleet of licensed, bonded and insured drivers with the skill and training to load and transport the largest equipment using a range of specialized trailers like the RGN and Step-Deck as well as the standard flatbed.

We can also ship rental equipment or trailers back to their point of origin at less cost than you would use to pay for return fuel. Our logistics professionals know the value of choosing the best route for transport. If there is a shorter route from one point to another, we will take it, saving you on the overall mileage cost.

Common Deadhead Trucking Freight

  • Construction equipment
  • Pallets
  • Pooled Pallets
  • Shipping Containers
  • Trailers
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