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  • How is a Lowboy Trailer Different from a RGN Trailer?

    Lowboy and RGN Trailers
    Trying to choose the right trailer to haul your freight can be a daunting task. Both Lowboy and RGN trailers are excellent for carrying tall and long freight, so, which will work best for your shipment?Here are the differences:Lowboy trailers:Lowboy trailers were invented in the 1920s and are unpowered trailers commonly used in hauling and transporting taller goods and items. The items typically hauled by lowboy trailers are taller than the legal height of items that can be carried by flatbeds, and are usually industrial equipment like bulldozers.Here are the maximum dimensions for a lowboy trailer:• Maximum freight weight: 40,000 pounds (with two axles) and up to 80,000 pounds with extra axles • Maximum well length: 24 ft. to 29.6 ft. • Maximum well height: 18 in. to 24 in. • Maximum legal width: 8.5 ft. • Maximum legal freight height: 11.5 ft. to 12 ft. • Maximum legal overall…
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  • What is a Bill of Lading?

    Bill of Lading
    A Bill of Lading is one of the most important documents when it comes to freight shipping. Also known as a B/L or a BoL, it is, by standard definition, a ‘detailed list of a shipment of goods in the form of a receipt given by the carrier to the person cosigning the goods.’A Bill of Lading is required to move a freight shipment, and serves as a contract between the freight carrier and shipper. It is legally binding, and provides the driver and the carrier with all of the details they need to process the shipment and invoice correctly.A B/L serves three main roles:• Acts as evidence of contract of carriage;• Shows the receipt of the goods; and • Is the document of title to the goods.So what’s all inside a Bill of Lading that makes it so important?• The shipper and receiver’s names and complete addresses;• Special account…
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