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Shipping a Straight Truck

What's in this article?
  1. Straight Truck Shipping
  2. Types Of Straight Trucks
  3. Why A-1 Auto Transport For Straight Truck Shipping?
  4. Straight Truck Shipping
  5. Shipping Cargo With A Straight Truck
  6. Let Us Oversee Your Straight Truck Shipping
Shipping a Straight Truck

Straight Truck Shipping

Straight trucks are one of the most easily recognized trucks on the roadways today. Smaller than a semi-truck but larger than a cargo van, straight trucks have a fixed trailer attached to the back and they can be used to haul a wide array of cargo. U-Haul and other similar trucks are common types of straight trucks seen on roadways across the U.S. Unlike large semi-trucks, straight trucks do not usually require a commercial motor vehicle license to drive.

If you have a versatile straight truck fleet and need to move one of them to another location, here is a guide.

Freight shipping for straight truck services

Types of Straight Trucks

While U-Haul trucks are a well-known type of straight truck (or box truck), there are several types of straight trucks used for shipping goods across the United States as well as abroad. Straight trucks are usually no higher than 10 feet tall and are usually under 26 feet long. These include:

  • Box Trucks. Box trucks are used for furniture, food delivery, newspaper delivery, household goods, and other less-than-truckload (LDL) freight.
  • Cube Trucks. Cube trucks are also used for LDL freight including furniture, household goods and more.
  • Dump Truck.Dump trucks are used for transporting construction and landscape materials including rock, gravel, dirt, sand and more. They have a hydraulic attached bed that can raise and lower to dump the materials out when needed at a job site.

While most straight trucks will not offer capacity for more than 26,000 pounds, there are some larger ones available upon request. Straight trucks that hold heavier cargo will require a driver with a CDL.

Cube vans with pallet jack and lift gates

Why A-1 Auto Transport for Straight Truck Shipping?

Whether you own a straight truck and need it shipped, or you have a shipment that needs to be managed with a straight truck, A-1 Auto Transport has more than 35 years of experience managing straight trucks and making sure your freight arrives safely.

Straight Truck Shipping

Our team will load and deliver your straight truck to the pickup location. We can deliver to all 50 states in the U.S. as well as to locations worldwide. Your straight truck will be fully insured during shipment.

Choosing to ship your straight truck will help prevent excessive wear and tear on the engine and tires. Shipping can also help save money on fuel costs, and other operating costs, as well as necessary stops for snacks, meals, lodging, and more.

Shipping Cargo with a Straight Truck

If you have a load of household goods, furniture, retail merchandise or other cargo that needs loaded and transported, we can help with that as well. We have an extensive network of drivers that will load, transport, and deliver straight truck cargo quickly and efficiently.

Commercial drivers license for different trucks range

Let us oversee your straight truck shipping

A-1 Auto Transport, Inc. is a company that can ship your cargo to any location across the U.S., quickly and efficiently. We can also schedule delivery to worldwide locations.

For a FREE quote, be sure to fill out the quote form on this page. You can also contact an agent for an all-inclusive quote as well as for answers to questions you may have about shipping. Call us today at 1-888-230-6512 to schedule your straight truck shipping or transport for your car, truck, equipment, or other machinery.

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