The Perfect Storm When it comes to moving freight, simple solutions aren’t always easy to come by. Logistics play a huge role, and in the case of our latest load of the month, they nearly threw a wrench in the works. Our team was tasked with moving electrical ATS from Grand Forks, Canada to its destination in Fairview, Canada to … Read More
Load of the Month: Ridgway to Milwaukee
Ridway to Milwaukee We were tasked with moving custom brewing equipment for a new brew pub from Ridgway, CO to Milwaukee, WI. This shipment needed to get to Wisconsin asap to aid in the essential task of brewing delicious beer for the fine people of Milwaukee. As always, there were obstacles along the way. Good thing we enjoy a good … Read More
Load of the Month: Generating Great Results
Generating great results. We were tasked with moving two generator engines that were shipped to our storage yard while our customer purchased an enclosure for one of them. When the enclosure was ready, we shipped the engines to Wisconsin to have the enclosure installed. Once the two generators were geared to ship, we tarped them for protection and headed for … Read More
Load of the Month: We Never Shrink from a Challenge
We never shrink from a challenge. We were tasked with moving four custom designed and built wastewater treatment systems from Oregon to North Carolina. The dimensions of each of the systems were 32-0 x 11-2 x 11-10. Of course, there are always a few exciting challenges along the journey. Due to inclement weather, the shrink wrap—a critical part of safely … Read More
Load of the Month: Too Big to Find?
Instead of looking for the needle, we were looking for the haystack. We were tasked with delivering concrete cattle bunks loaded with 12 pieces of dunnage (loose wood, matting or material used to keep cargo in position). We began our journey at The Concrete Works in Wasola, MO with the end destination of Lee, FL. Of course, as with any … Read More
Load of the Month: Shipping 19 Mambas in 2 Days
Ship 19 Mambas in 3 weeks? How about 2 days? We were tasked with delivering 19 Mamba’s—U.S. military vehicles used for supporting government personnel overseas—from North Carolina to Delaware to be shipped to Africa. The dimensions of each Mamba are 20’7”L x 8’4”W x 9’4”H and weigh 25,353lbs. Each needed its own trailer equipped with ramps to load and offload. … Read More
Load of the Month: Around the world adventures with ZMAC
Anywhere in the world, ZMac has its customers covered. We were tasked with delivering specialized machinery from South Korea to Wisconsin—by way of California, the Panama Canal, through Houston then eventually Louisiana to Wisconsin. Just like any shipment, we were ready to help when unforeseen problems occurred. First, when the shipment arrived in California, the captain of the ship refused … Read More
Prefabricated Building to Louisiana
In December, we coordinated the delivery of a prefabricated building that was 60 feet 2 inches long, 14 feet wide, 13 feet 8 inches high, and 90,000 pounds. It picked up in South Dakota and delivered in Louisiana.