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Cowtown Express offers LTL (less-than-truckload) shipping for rods 12 feet or shorter and FTL (full-truckload) transportation for larger loads. Whichever type you need, we can handle it. The types of metal rods we transport include, but aren’t limited to:
We offer a range of customizable solutions to streamline supply chains when shipping steel rods and other metals. Whether you need a flatbed, RGN, or step deck, we can help.
Our removable gooseneck trailers span 29 feet across and can transport loads up to 12 feet tall, which is ideal for shipping steel and other metal rods.
FTL freight shipping is the most economical choice if you have enough freight to fill up a trailer. It offers quick transit times and minimal freight handling.
Trust our shipping experts to provide carriers, negotiate the price, get permits, and provide freight management and expert consulting for your oversized metal pipes.
Out step-deck trailers are the silver bullet for shipping metal poles. You can transport higher loads without applying for additional permits, saving time and money.
How is steel shipped? Flatbeds don’t have physical walls allowing cranes and forklifts to load metal pipes from all angles. Ours come in all shapes and sizes, with maximum load capacities.
A highly skilled workforce, extensive infrastructure throughout the United States, unrivaled logistics management expertise, and cutting-edge IT systems enable us to deliver value-driven solutions tailored to the requirements of our clients.
Cowtown Express can handle your steel and metal freight, whether it's small steel rods on a dry van or copper shipping with a flatbed. We have the expertise and the fleet.
Our drivers are certified with CBSA and ASFC, C-TPAT, CSA, FAST, PIP, ACE, ACI, HAZMAT, and SmartWay. Rest assured, our team is fully certified to meet industry standards.
We strive to meet our client’s deadlines and deliver what others cannot. Cowtown Express offers exceptional customer service and works with transportation authorities to get freight to its final destination on time.
Our advanced transportation management system makes shipping metal a smooth and straightforward process. We’re ready to provide you with logistics solutions.get a quote
The freight class for metal is 36265. However, NMFC numbers often have subclasses based on the density of the shipment, for example:
When shipping metal poles, you’ll likely want them packaged in a crate or heavy-duty bulk box that can be attached to a pallet. Depending on your class of steel and for heavy loads, palletizing your rods on oversized pallets is the best option.