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Hot Shot Trucking

A North American Expedited Freight Company to Meet Your Urgent Trucking Needs.


Modern business is all about strict timelines. Whether your field is manufacturing, extraction, retail, or research and development, your operations are bound to rely on activities that operate in tandem. By calling on the vehicles closest to your supply or distribution points, hotshot brokers can fill any gaps in your supply network almost as soon as they happen.

Who We Are

A Trusted Time-Critical Logistics Partner with Decades of Experience

HotShotTrucking.com has the logistical expertise, massive network, experience, and resources to move any hot shot shipment under last-minute deadlines. As your trusted freight service provider, we work with you to develop an optimized shipping strategy that ensures your freight gets where it needs to go—safely and on time.

As an urgent freight solutions company, HotShotTrucking.com uses every resource, avenue, and channel available to ship your freight by ground or air on exclusive charters or as part of a regularly scheduled air service. From local to national delivery, we have access to long-haul, short-haul, charter flights, semis, flatbeds, sprinter van services, and more.

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Why Work with HotShotTrucking.com?

A single point of contact

From booking to delivery, you’ll work with the same expediter throughout the entire logistics chain. No annoying call centers or time-wasting miscommunication.

Real-time tracking, 24/7/365

Our advanced tracking technology lets you know where your shipment is at all times.

Multiple options

We analyze both ground and air traffic patterns, plan for inclement weather, and prepare for possible flight delays—ensuring nothing stands in the way of meeting your deadline.

The Right Capacity Is Key to Every Urgent Shipment

Your urgent shipment will be the only freight in the sprinter van, box truck, straight truck, hot shot truck, 53’ dry van, or full flatbed to minimize damage and ensure the shipment goes direct from pickup to delivery.


Modern day hot shot trucking provides the speed and exclusivity you need to meet the most demanding and time-sensitive shipping requirements. We use every resource, avenue, and channel available to ship your freight by ground or air.

Expedited Shipping Excellence: Explore Our Resource and Blog Section

HotShotTrucking.com is a trusted leader in the industry, known for our unwavering commitment to reliability and efficiency. As an extension of our dedication to our clients, we are proud to introduce our resource and blog section. Here, you'll find a wealth of industry insights, expert guidance, and valuable resources to optimize your logistics strategies and keep your operations running smoothly.

The Top 5 Expedited Companies

The Top 5 Expedited Companies

In today's just-in-time environment, responding to a shipping holdup can be life or death for a business. Emergency shipping is thus inherently high-stakes, so you should work with the best expedited brokers. Fulfill emergency shipments faster with our white glove service, cross country, and same-day delivery.

What is Hot Shot Trucking

What is Hot Shot Trucking? aka HotShot Trucking

Designed specifically to address supply and distribution problems that arise without warning, hotshot trucking tactics involve coordinating a network of carriers in a variety of locations. By calling on the vehicles closest to your supply or distribution points, hotshot brokers can fill any gaps in your supply network as soon as they happen.

The History of Hot Shot Trucking in North America

The History of Hot Shot Trucking in North America

Businesses facing shipping emergencies have long counted on hot shot trucking to fill the gaps. But the hotshot field didn’t just pop into existence as it is today. Rather, this bastion of emergency shipping developed slowly over time, emerging and expanding in tandem with the rest of the trucking industry.

The Advantages of Hot Shot Trucking for Small Businesses

The Advantages of Hot Shot Trucking for Small Businesses

In the world of logistics, small businesses often face unique challenges when it comes to shipping their products efficiently and cost-effectively. This is where hot shot trucking and other types of trucking can be a game-changer. In this post we will explore the advantages for small businesses, including cost savings, flexibility, and faster delivery times.

Essential Tips for Successful Hot Shot Trucking

Essential Tips for Successful Hot Shot Trucking

Running a successful hot shot truck driving business requires a combination of effective strategies, attention to detail, and a commitment to customer satisfaction. Whether you're a new entrant or an experienced trucker, adopting essential tips can help hot shot truck drivers navigate the trucking industry and increase your chances of success.

The HotShotTrucking.com Capacity

The HotShotTrucking.com Capacity

Each ground vehicle in HotShotTrucking.com’s extensive network is carefully vetted before use, ensuring each one meets specific standards and regulations. Each hot shot truck and van can securely transport expedited cargo of all weights and sizes on cross-country shipments within the United States.

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Industries We Serve



As automotive technology progresses, the need for components such as computers, sensors, and cameras has surged. To tackle such logistical hurdles, many automotive firms are partnering with third-party logistics providers such as HotShotTrucking.com. Together, they're devising shipping strategies to swiftly deliver critical parts and equipment — whether it's ground expedite service with sprinter vans, box trucks and 53-foot tractor trailers or air freight and air cargo.


Aviation & Aerospace

The North American aircraft parts market was valued at $180.18 million in 2021 but recent disruptions in the supply chain have led to delays in everything from engines to empennage. In this situation, it's imperative to collaborate with a third-party logistics firm like HotShotTrucking.com. We are equipped with the expertise to navigate the complexities of shipping jet engines and other types of loads, and our network of hot shot drivers has extensive experience transporting aviation assets.



In the next few decades, there will be an enormous need to repair or renew over half of the US building stock. A successful strategy gaining traction in the construction sector involves collaborating with a third-party logistics (3PL) provider to swiftly transport hot shot loads to vital job sites. Whether in the air or on the ground via truck and trailer, we can connect companies to expedited freight services for the prompt delivery of parts and equipment throughout North America.



Supply chain disruptions for machinery and equipment manufacturers stem from three primary factors: workforce shortages, challenges in accessing production components, and inflation. Taking advantage of the speed, expertise, and experience of hot shot trucking, hot shot freight and expedited freight services brokered by HotShotTrucking.com can significantly impact your entire equipment production supply chain.

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Mining and Metals

Mining companies encounter delays not only in acquiring new equipment but also in transporting shipments of raw materials. Third-party hot shot trucking and logistics providers such as HotShotTrucking.com specialize in devising and implementing innovative shipping solutions, ensuring mines can swiftly return to operation. We’ll pick up your shipment, deliver it to the airport and receive it at the other end – providing hand-carried service as necessary or required.



Despite ongoing supply challenges, labor shortages, and economic uncertainty, the manufacturing sector maintains its growth trajectory. However it's crucial to select a provider with the requisite experience to meet your specific needs. We do all the logistical legwork to find the optimal solution for your job, whether it's an exclusive air charter or expedited ground shipping to get your critical parts to their destination on time.


Oil & Gas

The oil and gas industry confronts demanding circumstances on offshore and onshore oil rigs, often located in remote areas with minimal infrastructure. With proper planning, access to necessary parts, skilled personnel, and a reliable expedited freight logistics partner like HotShotTrucking.com, you can efficiently minimize plant or pump downtime, unexpected disruptions, and equipment malfunctions.



While the automotive industry brought attention to the global chip shortage by shipping vehicles without them, the telecom supply chain has faced even greater challenges. Microchips and semiconductors are integral to much of its equipment. This is where the speed and experience of trucking and freight services from HotShotTrucking.com can help. Our hot shot truck network excels at the prompt delivery of parts and equipment throughout North America. 

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