What is Power Only Trucking?

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With so many shipments on the road today being loaded and unloaded by company after company, what happens when you have your own loaded trailer but no truck or driver to move your shipment? The service you would need is called power only trucking. (Check out our rates here) With power only trucking, a truck and driver are hired to transport your trailer and products to your specified destination. The power only cab service isn’t only limited to a single trailer shipment, this service can provide a team of drivers depending on load size, number of trailers, and logistical needs. The power only shipping service we provide allows you to move your shipment locally, long distance, or even across state lines and international borders.

Can A Power Only Truck Handle Different Freight Trailers?

How does a power only truck work for several different trailer combinations? These trucks utilize an adjustable fifth wheel that helps the truck fit to your trailers dimensions and specifications. Depending on the weight loads and standard size load versus oversize loads, standard axle units as well as four-axle units can be available to suit your needs. Knowing certain specifications about your load and weight will help smooth out some of the guesswork when choosing which power only truck will work best for you. This service is great for companies that have more trailers that need moved that trucks available to move them. It also works great for companies that have unexpected cargo that needs moved but nobody available to transport.

Common Uses For A Power-Only Truck

Power Only ServicesSome of the common uses power only trucks are used for are moving equipment on flatbed trailers, shipping containers, dry van trailers, refrigerated vans and even tanker trailers. Companies and drivers can also be chosen based on what type of cargo you are having transported, drivers that have experience in and specialize in transporting the exact shipment you need to move. While most cargo is transported through companies operating their own truck and trailers, there are companies that can provide a power only service to move your trailers when a truck isn’t available.

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