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Abnormal loads transport

The abnormal load transport is for shipments that exceed a vehicle’s maximum capacity and need special handling equipment.


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What is considered an abnormal load?

Abnormal loads are shipments that cannot be transported with vehicles used for standard or regular freight deliveries because of the excess dimensions and/or weight. Consequently, the transport of abnormal loads requires special handling equipment and special vehicles for transport. Some examples of abnormal loads are:

  • Cranes,
  • Drilling rigs,
  • Light aircraft,
  • Wind turbines,
  • Luxury yachts,
  • Factory machinery,
  • Power transformers, and others.


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