We recently helped a client ship an over dimensional silo tank 1,753 miles from Indiana to Arizona. Silo tanks, with their towering presence and robust construction, play a crucial role in industries ranging from agriculture to manufacturing. Whether storing grains, liquids, or other materials, these cylindrical giants are essential for maintaining a seamless workflow. However, when the need arises to relocate them, the logistics become a complex puzzle.
Shipping a silo tank is no small feat—it’s a journey that involves precision, careful planning, and the right equipment. When it comes to transporting these colossal containers, the Perimeter Trailer emerges as a reliable companion, ensuring a smooth and secure voyage across the open road.
The Perimeter Trailer, also known as a perimeter frame trailer, proves to be the ideal solution for shipping large and heavy cargo like silo tanks. What sets this trailer apart is its unique design, featuring a frame that extends beyond the typical boundaries of the cargo. This design allows for the distribution of weight over a larger area, reducing stress on the trailer and ensuring a safer transport.
With this particular silo, the measurements were 37′ in length and exactly 14′ 8” in width and in height. The total weight of this tank was 29,000 pounds and as a cargo of this size embarks on its journey, the driver becomes a crucial navigator, steering through highways and byways with a watchful eye. Communication becomes key, the driver always maintains consistent contact with our Freight Management team to ensure it is on time and on schedule.
Arriving at the destination marks the culmination of a journey filled with strategic planning, teamwork, and a commitment to our client.