Heavy Haul & Platform Transportation

Get your next heavy haul or platform shipment there safely, on-time and on-budget.

When you work with us, you gain access to the specialized expertise you need to configure the right equipment, routing and secure capacity for the most complex heavy haul transportation needs you have. We make sure your shipment gets to its final destination safely, on-time and on budget.


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Tap into specialized expertise with our proven-track record

When it comes to heavy haul and specialized transportation, we understand from years of experience that it’s not just about managing your freight. It’s about managing the driver, the routing requirements, the equipment, the timing, and the budget — and making it all come together so the shipment reaches its final destination on-time and damage-free.

Get the capacity you need at the right time and on budget

The carrier network at Landstar is unmatched when it comes to the right capacity in the right places at a price you’ve budgeted. Landstar customers also gain access to one of the largest platform carriers in the U.S. with over 3,000 pieces of platform equipment available, and a vast network of carefully vetted third party capacity providers.

Access equipment for over-dimensional and super loads

Through Landstar, we provide access to a wide variety of equipment such as:

  • Flatbeds
  • Stepdecks
  • Double drops
  • Extendables
  • Mini-decks
  • Perimeters
  • Steerables
  • Multi-axle lowboys
  • RGN units
  • Dolly trailers
  • Schnabel trailers


Real-Time Project Management


Stay on top of your timeline

At Momentum, we manage your freight shipments minute-by-minute, hour-by-hour with extra care and stewardship, making our project management unmatched in the industry. It includes a series of onboarding and detailed tactical planning calls, standard operating procedures (SOP’s), complex time-sensitive ship plans, and post-delivery best practice review sessions.


Commodities Served

Data storage & servers

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Energy & utilities

Construction materials

Power generation equipment

Machinery

Automotive parts & assemblies

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Keep Safety in Transportation as your Top Priority

For our heavy haul and specialized transportation customers, Safety is their #1 priority. That’s why we’ve made it our #1 priority, too. Our comprehensive approach to safety extends to:

  • Mandatory safety protocol check calls for permitted shipments
  • Continuous training meetings
  • Certification milestones
  • Security initiatives
  • Landstar Business Capacity Owner (BCO) driver network of 1,000+ “Million Mile” safe drivers.

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Keep Safety in Transportation as your Top Priority

For our heavy haul and specialized transportation customers, Safety is their #1 priority. That’s why we’ve made it our #1 priority, too. Our comprehensive approach to safety extends to:

  • Mandatory safety protocol check calls for permitted shipments
  • Continuous training meetings
  • Certification milestones
  • Security initiatives
  • Landstar Business Capacity Owner (BCO) driver network of 1,000+ “Million Mile” safe drivers.

Learn more about getting safe peace-of-mind now.

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Learn More about Heavy Haul & Specialized Transportation services

Download our Heavy Haul & Specialized Transportation Fact Sheet now

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With ever changing conditions on site, the Landstar team did a fantastic job of matching our priorities to make sure we had a smooth flow of equipment that aligned with our crane pick schedule.

- Project Engineer, Weitz Company


Hear From Our Customers

Did you know Landstar has a variety of Technology tools to help you stay on top of shipments?

The Landstar Connect ® and Shipment Manager are two such proprietary tools that provide shipment visibility through:

  • High value security status updates
  • Integrated in-transit status updates
  • Designed for customers to tap into capacity
  • Shipment settlement that encourages repeat bookings
  • Customized reporting

Landstar’s intelligent, predictive Pricing Tools enable us to:

  • Search and evaluate rates across multiple modes
  • Provide accurate quotes in seconds
  • Conduct in-depth business analytics and data visualization
  • Access robust data, spot revenue and customer trends, and have a continuous understanding of the marketplace
  • Evaluate and manage staff productivity

Landstar’s Load Alerts ® also provides:

  • Digital load matching and shipment management
  • Functionality across numerous industries, capacity configurations and shipment types