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Hot Shot Trucking Texas

June 19, 2024 |

Hot shot trucking is not just a logistical solution. It is an economic imperative in Texas. Hot shot services are essential in supporting businesses across the state, from oil and gas operations to small local enterprises. Moreover, it plays a crucial role in disaster relief and emergency situations. By ensuring rapid delivery of essential supplies, hotshot trucking becomes a lifeline in times of crisis. This article aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of hot shot trucking in Texas. We will also explore the regulatory landscape, safety considerations, and the strategic integration of hot shot services into your logistics plan. Whether you're a logistics manager, a small business owner, or a supply chain consultant, this guide will equip you with the knowledge to navigate the world of hot shot trucking in Texas effectively.

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US Chamber of Commerce & Trucking Sector Plan to Hire 100,000 Veterans
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Truckload Demand Remains Higher than this Time Last Year

July 12, 2022 |

Based on the latest reports on durable goods manufacturers’ shipments, orders and inventories, freight volume has yet to decline. The most recent numbers from the US Census Bureau show that orders for manufactured durable goods increased in May by 0.7% to $267.2 billion. This follows increases for seven of the past eight months. This May, shipments of manufactured durable goods increased by $3.6 billion or 1.3%, followed by a 0.3 % rise in April. Inventories for manufactured durable goods have now increased for sixteen months and jumped by $2.7 billion, or 0.6%, in May following a 0.9% rise in April. According to Christopher Rupkey, chief economist at New York-based FWDBONDS, “There’s some inflation behind the increase in orders, but, nevertheless, there are a lot of dollars flowing through the economy right now. Businesses would not order new equipment if they thought consumers and...

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How Highway Closure Impacts Hot Shot Trucking California
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How Highway Closure Impacts Hot Shot Trucking California

January 23, 2018 |

Natural disasters can disrupt any industry, but their impact is particularly serious for logistics companies. The recent mudslides in California are a powerful case in point. By blocking Highway 101, one of the Golden State’s most important roadways, this environmental crisis has diverted trucks from their usual routes. This has significantly increased the cost and difficulty of completing hot shot freight deliveries, hampering the economy of the entire state. Many of the most important deliveries in California run on a route between Santa Maria and Oxnard or Camarillo in the southern part of the state. Even a minor disruption to this route can seriously impact shippers, and the mudslides are far more than a minor disruption. Hot shot freight companies have thus had to reroute many of their vehicles, often by more than 100 miles. The Full Force of Highway Closure To understand the total...

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Louisiana's Transportation Plan To Benefit Hot Shot Trucking Industry
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Louisiana's Transportation Plan To Benefit Hot Shot Trucking Industry

January 16, 2018 |

After years of discussion and debate from countless stakeholders, Louisiana is starting a new infrastructure project. Governor John Bel Edwards unveiled a $600 million plan to improve the state’s highways. Focusing on widening Interstate 10, this plan will be a boon to Hot Shot Trucking and other transportation companies that traverse the state. Governor Edwards announced the plan on Friday, May 13th, claiming that it was “of the utmost importance for economic development and for convenience to the traveling public.” He drew attention to the “innovative funding mechanism” that officials had developed to pay for the improvements. The state will use GARVEE, or Grant Anticipation Revenue Vehicle Bonds, to cover most of the initial construction costs. They will then pay off these bonds using Federal infrastructure aid over the next 12 years. Municipal and county governments will also chip...

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US Trucking Industry Hauls Record $726 Billion in Freight in 2015
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US Trucking Industry Hauls Record $726 Billion in Freight in 2015

August 16, 2016 |

2015 was a remarkable year for the US trucking industry which saw it set a new record by hauling freight worth in excess of $726 billion over the twelve months. The latest data is provided by the American Trucking Association (ATA) and signals back-to-back years that freight value has exceeded $700 billion. ATA chief economist Bob Costello explained more; “According to our data, trucking revenues topped $700 billion for a second straight year, setting an all-time record of $726.4 billion in 2015, while trucks moved more than 10 billion tonnes of freight. While the first half of 2016 has been challenging for the industry, trucking is coming off two very strong years and we are optimistic about the future.” Other data from the study reveals that trucking accounted for some 81.5% of the national freight bill last year and that 10.49 billion tonnes of freight were transported in 2015. In...

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Mercedes-Benz to Move Sprinter Van Construction to USA
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Mercedes-Benz to Move Sprinter Van Construction to USA

August 2, 2016 |

At Hot Shot Trucking we frequently use fast and reliable sprinter fans to transport your urgent freight from state to state. The cargo capacity of sprinters matches up well with a few pallets or other suitably sized freight. We always match your urgent freight to the ideal vehicle to bring you the best value and transit time possible. Mercedes-Benz Vans USA has begun construction of

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Trucking Sector Sees Healthy Growth in May
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Trucking Sector Sees Healthy Growth in May

June 22, 2016 |

Welcome news for the trucking sector saw a healthy increase of 2.7% in for-hire truck tonnage for the month of May across the United States. A promising month of growth on the back of two straight months of small decreases.

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Hot Shot Trucking in Arkansas Will Benefit From New Interstate 57
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Hot Shot Trucking in Arkansas Will Benefit From New Interstate 57

April 26, 2016 |

Encouraging news for hot shot trucking, our national freight network, and the trucking sector, in general, comes from Arkansas as approval to designate U.S. 67 as the 'Future I-57' has been forwarded. According to reports the Fiscal Year 2017 Transportation

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Flood Damaged Bridges, Roads in West Virginia Receive Emergency Funds
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Flood Damaged Bridges, Roads in West Virginia Receive Emergency Funds

April 7, 2016 |

Historic flooding across West Virginia at the end of last month has resulted in significant damage to many roads across the state but urgent repairs have already begun. Overall costs for needed repairs are estimated to be in the region of $40 million and the Federal Government has kicked in emergency relief funds of $5 million thus far.

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The Mid-America Trucking Show Begins This Week in Louisville
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The Mid-America Trucking Show Begins This Week in Louisville

March 30, 2016 |

This week sees the return of one of the biggest events on the annual trucking calendar as the Mid-America Trucking Show takes place in Louisville, Kentucky. Industry professionals, manufacturers and affiliated companies across the trucking industry will be present in huge numbers at the Kentucky Exposition Center.

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2015 Sees Record Sales for Class 8 and Class 5 Trucks
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2015 Sees Record Sales for Class 8 and Class 5 Trucks

February 5, 2016 |

2015 saw a strong year overall for the trucking sector and we witnessed the same in the hot shot trucking market with demand building throughout the year. The year-end numbers from ACT research also reveal that the long haul freight market for trucking continues to be in good health.

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Rhode Island Details Proposed Truck Tolling Locations
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Rhode Island Details Proposed Truck Tolling Locations

January 8, 2016 |

In an effort to increase funding for state highway projects in Rhode Island, the introduction of tolling for trucks in the state for an extended period of time. Almost two years after the proposals were first introduced the Rhode Island Department of Transportation has now provided a comprehensive list of locations that are being considered for the addition of toll gantries.

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Nearly One in Four Bridges Deemed Deficient Nationwide
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Nearly One in Four Bridges Deemed Deficient Nationwide

January 4, 2016 |

The overall condition of our nation's infrastructure is a key consideration for the transportation sector and naturally for everyone involved in providing hot shot trucking services. Safe, reliable and properly maintained highways and roads play a vital part in the on-time delivery of urgent freight and all goods and materials throughout the United States.

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Hot Shot Trucking in Arkansas & Louisiana Will Benefit from New Bridge
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Hot Shot Trucking in Arkansas & Louisiana Will Benefit from New Bridge

December 10, 2015 |

Hot Shot Trucking companies always welcome significant road improvement projects which enable us to deliver hot shot freight rapidly and reliably. A new project near Arkansas City would be a great step forward for truck traffic in Southern Arkansas and Northern Louisiana.

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Federal Highway Plan Should Benefit From Two Week Funding Extension

November 17, 2015 |

With the deadline for approval of the federal transportation bill fast approaching and an agreement yet to be found the trucking industry will welcome news that transportation funding will be extended for two weeks until December 4th. This extension will hopefully improve the likelihood of the new bill being adopted and eliminate the risk of federal funding being frozen.

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WHAT IS HOT SHOT TRUCKING? AKA HOTSHOT TRUCKING

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. The most minor of supply shortages can throw these activities off, potentially costing you thousands of dollars just for a few hours' delay. Success thus hinges on your ability to right the ship as quickly as possible after a supply shortage arises.

Industries We Serve

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. 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 sudden gaps in your supply network almost as soon as they happen. This minimizes the disruption to your business and allows you to quickly return to ordinary operations, weathering the storm without skipping a beat.

Automotive

The automotive supply chain already has significant challenges. Don’t let malfunctioning equipment stop the production line. Step on the gas with HotShotTrucking.com’s suite of services that will get you back in the fast lane. With HotShotTrucking.com, companies are 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.

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Aviation & Aerospace

Every moment a commercial airliner sits on the ground, it costs an airline money. Expedited freight services by HotShotTrucking.com can get you back in the air with prompt delivery of parts and equipment throughout North America. 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.

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Construction

One shipping delay can snowball and cause delays throughout your entire project. You need an experienced 3PL provider who understands the construction industry and has the logistical reach to deliver your freight on time, anywhere. That 3PL partner is HotShotTrucking.com. 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.

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Mining & Metals

From cranes to chemicals to excavators to conveyor belts, HotShotTrucking.com has the experience and industry know-how required for shipping sensitive, oversized, and hazardous equipment. 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.

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Manufacturing

Every moment a manufacturing facility or factory sits idle costs a company money because of the high costs involved. With many manufacturers building to only just-in-time production rates, any disruption threatens parts and vehicle inventories. This is where the speed and expertise of freight services from HotShotTrucking.com can make a difference throughout the entire manufacturing supply chain. 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.

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Telecommunications

From servers to cell towers, information, voice, and data must flow to keep businesses, production, and the public online and connected. When equipment goes dark, depend on HotShotTrucking.com to get your systems flashing green again. 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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Oil & Gas

The oil and gas industry faces challenging conditions in offshore and onshore oil rigs, often in remote locations with limited infrastructure. Don’t let oil pumps or pipelines sit idle waiting for equipment. By having the right plans, parts, people, and logistics partner like HotShotTrucking.com, you can effectively mitigate plant or pump downtime, unscheduled disruptions, and equipment failures.

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