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Full Truckload Freight Shipping

We offer truckload shipping with access to a robust transportation network and expert truckload carriers at competitive rates to meet supply chain demands.

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The Benefits of Truckload Shipping

Our full truckload shipping (FTL) services are best for large or high-risk shipments, even if your delicate shipment doesn’t fill an entire truck. FTL shipping ensures no other shipments are stowed in the truck besides yours, offering extra safety and security. 

You don’t pay shipment transfers, and it’s faster and more efficient than less than truckload shipping (LTL) since full truckload shipments only travel to one destination. This allows for effective freight tracking, as transport management systems aren’t affected by stops along the way to deliver other customers’ freight.

Our truckload carriers offer several transportation options suited to provide FTL shipping for your oversized loads, climate-sensitive and delicate commodities.

Truckload Equipment

As a leading heavy haul trucking company, we are experienced in transporting heavy loads. Our multi-axle and dual lane trailers are designed for oversize freight shipping. We also provide dolly systems and side kits to make the job easier. Our heavy haul truckload equipment includes: 

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Flatbed

Ideal for oversized or unwieldy cargo, flatbeds can be an efficient and affordable way to transport a heavy load.

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Step Decks

With two deck levels, these flatbed trailers are designed to carry long or tall freight exceeding legal height limits.

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Lowboys

Tall, wide, and with two drops in deck height, lowboys are utilized to carry oversize and heavy machinery.

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Extended Vehicles

Our heavy-duty and cost-effective semi-trucks require fewer trips for hauling large and hefty loads.

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Equipped with a soft roof and sides supported by a removable frame, these flatbed trailers protect cargo during transport.

Double Drops

Used to transport a broad range of oversized loads like construction equipment, versatile double drops come with a fixed or RGN neck.

Types of Freight Frequently Transported by Truckload Carriers

CowTown Express

Our qualified team specializes in providing heavy haul, oversize, expedited, refrigerated, hazmat, and power-only truckload freight solutions. We assist with the smooth running of supply chains across numerous industries like construction, agricultural, pharmaceutical, mining, retail, energy, transportation, and more. Whether it's run-of-the-mill heavy hauls or permitted and escorted loads, we offer exceptional handling and premium fleets for every shipment.

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Get in touch with our team for a freight quote, and we'll deliver your goods with the utmost care!

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Why Choose Cowtown Express FTL Service

We’ve been truckload freight brokers for over 30 years, delivering truckload transportation services across the United States for many satisfied businesses.

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Our FTL freight shipping company is driven by maintaining strong relationships with our carrier network and you, our customers. We believe in open, direct communication, which is why one of our dedicated freight experts is always available on call 24/7 to answer your questions.

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At Cowtown Express, your freight is just as precious to us as it is to you. We don’t just deliver goods, we manage the entire supply chain, providing cross-docking, warehousing solutions, and expedited freight delivery to take care of the last-minute load and freight recovery. 

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As a leading FTL trucking company, we’ll provide you with the fleet you need to deliver on time, every time. Our logistics and trucking specialists can help you select the best truckload transportation services to suit the scope of your business and the scale of your freight. Let us drive you forward. 

Full Truckload Services We Provide

Equipment Selection

Our experts help businesses select the correct freight transportation equipment to optimize truckload capacity and reduce travel time while ensuring maximum safety and security.

Freight Loading

We take care of load layouts and coordinate dock schedules while our tailgates, liftgates, cranes, and dollies make it easy to load heavy cargo onto specially selected trailers.

Permit Acquisition

Every state and country has different regulations for oversize and overweight freight permits. Rest assured, we’ll handle the paperwork so your freight gets to its intended destination.

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What Clients Say About Us

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I think it is the best platform I have ever tried and there are no other competitors that can do the things that this application does.

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Leah Gonzales

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Man, was I in a bind last month. I am a sales person for a packaged food company and I had to receive about 150 cases of product, divvy it all up, and then ship it out to 70 different locations. I work from home and there was no way I was going to run this operation out of my 1 bedroom apartment. I was in a panic until I looked up some information and called Cowtown Express. They were so nice and agreed to receive the product, divide it up, and ship it out for me. Even though this kind of job is a little different than what they normally do, they were happy to figure out a way to get it done for me. Their labor costs were very reasonable and the whole thing got done with a lot less stress and hassle than I had expected.

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Bridget P.

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We have used Cowtown Express several times to move pallets between our warehouses in Dallas and Fort Worth. They have always delivered on-time and as expected. We are very pleased and wholeheartedly recommend their services.

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Darren F.

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Cowtown is a fantastic company in every angel. From the owners to the mechanics and everyone in between ! Our drivers put in 110% to the company and our customers and we get back every bit of that !! I'm very proud to work here ! If you're not using Cowtown Express...you're not getting the BEST !!!!

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Devin Wittu

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Great Company to work for. Good pay and great owners and management. One of the best trucking companies I've worked for in my 20 + years of driving

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Jason Reddick

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Honest trucking company that is fair and pleasant to run for

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Love working here very family oriented company !! 5 stars

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FAQ

What is full truckload (FTL) shipping?

Full truckload (FTL) shipping is a type of shipping mode whereby a truck carries one dedicated shipment. In other words, the journey is reserved for one shipment only. Cargo that requires climate control, flatbeds or other special considerations like hazmat transportation is best suited for full truckloads.

What is the difference between LTL and full truckload shipping?

Less-than-truckload freight does not fill an entire truck, leaving space for other shipments. These typically range from 100 to 5,000 pounds. FTL shipments will fill most, if not all, of an entire truck and have an average weight of 20,000 pounds or more.

How much weight can a truck carry?

The average hauling weight of a flatbed truck is 48,000 lbs, while the total weight should not exceed 80,000 lb., inclusive of the truck. The amount of cargo a flatbed can carry depends on the type of equipment and the weight of the truck when empty.

How much is the cost of FTL Freight Shipping? The Best Rates

Full truckload rates depend on mileage, lane availability, seasonality, lead time, and fuel costs. The type of trailer you need will also affect the total cost. If you contact us with your shipping requirements, we’ll gladly provide you with a free, no-obligation quote.

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Partial Truckload Freight Shipping

When you need a truck for 5,000 to 40,000 lbs or between 5-14 pallets. 

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Flatbed Freight Services

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Transportation for heavy hauls that don’t require the enclosure of a dry van.

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Dry Van Freight Shipping

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Protective truckload shipping designed to carry palletized, boxed, or loose freight.

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Refrigerated Freight Trucking Service

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Specialized transport for climate-sensitive products that require temperature-controlled vans.

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Looking for Competitive Truckload Shipping Rates? Get a Free Truckload Freight Quote Now!

If you need a heavy haul trucking company to entrust with your overweight or oversized shipments, we can help. Whether it’s a one-off or regular consignment, our seasoned logistics experts will provide competitive truckload rates and customize the perfect solution for you. Let us take care of your heavy loads.

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