When you need to ship heavy equipment, you want expert heavy haul truckers to get your freight safely to its destination.
By using Trusted Dispatch’s platform you will avoid unexpected costs and delays when transporting agricultural, construction or any heavy haul within Canada and the US, by working with reliable professional Owner Operator heavy haul truckers.
Shipping Heavy Equipment with Trusted Dispatch is easy! Especially if you follow these steps.
1. How to get a free instant quote?
Our rate calculator provides within 3 clicks the cost of an expert heavy haul trucker providing you master safe service.
- Click GET YOUR INSTANT SHIPPING QUOTE.
- Pickup & Drop off Location: We need to know your pick-up location so the driver can go right to the site and load.
Click the use current location button. You can also type the exact address or a business name, select the one you need from the drop-down menu. Can’t easily locate your address? Select your nearest Hamlet, Village, or City.
Try to keep the pickup location as accurate as possible, if you are using the nearest town, remember that the driver won’t be expecting to travel another 100 km to your location. Repeat the same process for the drop-off location.
- Weight and Dimensions: Tell us what you would like to ship. In the spec search tool enter a make or model, the tool will give you a choice of matches, select the one that applies to your equipment. It is important that you review the weight and dimensions, make changes if needed. If we don’t have your piece of equipment included in the specs tool, select manual input at the bottom of the drop-down menu and input the details accordingly.
Now you have a quote! Our quote will be priced in CAD $ and you can also see the US price. It always shows + applicable sales tax.
If you are not ready to ship, Save that quote! We’ll lock in the price for you. This way you will be able to review multiple quotes quickly and easily avoiding any confusion or trying to replicate what you quoted before. You can view your quotes by clicking the main menu button, and then clicking “My Loads”
2. How to publish a load?
You’re ready to publish the quote, or you may have returned to the platform to retrieve a saved quote. Here’s how to make this load available to our drivers.
Click SHIP IT. You will be taken to the Load Details page.
- Click on Ready for Pickup date, this opens a calendar for you to select which day your shipment is ready for pickup. Follow the same process for Must deliver by, this serves as your delivery deadline and tells the driver when he must complete the delivery by.
Now we need to know your Pick-Up location details.
- Is a loading dock available? Select Yes or No.
- Is there any loading provided? Select Yes or No.
- Click on available loading times and select one of the options.
- Add any additional notes, for example, call ahead, or information relating to the load. As you see fit.
Once that looks good to go, just click “POST”
Your load is now being sent to our driver database.
3. Congratulations! We Find You An Expert Driver.
Once the load you publish is accepted by an expert heavy haul trucker, our platform will send a confirmation. By clicking on the link sent in the e-mail or text message, you can see the driver details (rating, credentials and information).
You can communicate with the driver too, we have a messaging system on our platform.
4. Prepay Your Load
Confirm your driver and prepay your load, when the payment is processed you will receive a message from Trusted Dispatch that will show the drivers contact information, name, cell phone number and e-mail. The driver also receives the same information about you, the shipper.
We encourage both the driver and shipper to get in contact with each other. It’s down to you regarding how many contacts you’d like to have. But reach out in the first instance, have a chat about the load, discuss any permitting requirements, piloting requirements, cross-border paperwork, etc.
5. Receive your Load!
You can now sit back and relax! Once the driver successfully completes the delivery, you will need to give him the delivery complete code. You can find that code on the confirmed driver e-mail. The driver uses this code on our platform to let us know the delivery was successful and allows us to pay him. As soon as we trigger the payment, you’ll receive the receipt from us.
6. Give Us a Review!
When the driver enters the delivery complete code, our platform automatically sends an e-mail thanking you for using us. On that e-mail, you’ll see 5 stars. Just click the number of stars you would like to rate the service. 1 star, not very good, 5 stars excellent.