Sectors News | Overland

Heavy and project cargoes often have no choice but to move overland to reach their final destination. The latest updates from operators and service providers involved in the movement of cargoes by road, rail and inland waterways.

Kamag set to electrify Wiesel range

June 12 - German manufacturer of heavy-duty vehicles Kamag, part of the TII Group, has partnered with Alelion Energy Systems in the development of autonomous vehicles powered by lithium-ion batteries.

Flatbed truck demand soars in the USA

June 5 - Demand for flatbed trucks in the USA has steadily increased over the past two years, with the national average flatbed truck rates hitting the highest levels since 2010, according to DAT RateView.

Ontario takes escorts private

June 4 - Effective July 1, 2018, all superload permit moves in Ontario, which previously required provincial police escorts, will require newly certified private pilot escorts through the Certified Superload Escort Program.

Sarens plucks Makzume in Turkey

June 4 - Sarens has formed a joint venture with LAM - Lyonel A. Makzume Shipping Agencies (Makzume) to expand its operations in Turkey and neighbouring countries.

Trail King expands team in South Dakota

May 31 - Trail King Industries has appointed Jon Duesterhoeft as the director of sales operations, supporting the company’s team at its South Dakota location.

SRT signs with Contractors

May 30 - SRT Transportation Solutions has announced an agreement with Contractors Cargo to manage, market and operate the CCRX 40010 20-axle Schnabel railcar.

Hareket takes MGSL delivery

May 22 - Cometto has delivered 108 axle lines of MGSL heavy-duty modules to Turkey’s Hareket Heavy Lifting & Project Transportation.

SimsHD expands fleet

May 22 - SimsHD has expanded its capabilities with the acquisition of a heavy haulage trailer fleet, including a USD3 million Trail King 24-axle dual lane trailer.

Orllati opts for Faymonville

May 4 - Switzerland's Orllati Group, which specialises in major construction works, has taken delivery of a four-axle MultiMax semi-trailer from Faymonville.

ESTA honours members with 2018 awards

April 27 - The ESTA Awards of Excellence 2018 had another successful year honouring and recognising members that have performed an outstanding achievement in their field of operations.

Double delivery for Drake

April 20 - Australia-based trailer manufacturer - the Drake Group - has recently manufactured and delivered trailers to two heavy haulage transport companies.

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