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5 Things to Look for in a New York Trucking Company


When you’re coordinating a construction project in NYC, there are so many factors to consider. Will all of the employees be on the job site during the appropriate times? Do you have the appropriate building permits? Will the NYC trucking company arrive punctually, with the freight in good condition? This final consideration is important –…
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3 Ways IHT Successfully Ships Over-Dimensional Transport


Iron Horse Transport, as a New York trucking service, has several challenging factors to contend with. The operation of such massive vehicles will present challenges in any region. However, in New York City, these challenges are greatly amplified. Trucking services are now eclipsing rail shipments in terms of demand. Therefore, the need for expert trucking…
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8 Characteristics of a Great Truck Driver


When you determine who should transport your expensive and fragile freight, you should only select the absolute best. Truck drivers should be experienced and cautious to ensure the prompt arrival of your freight. Self-driving trucks may be impressive technology, but they lack the skill and finesse of human drivers. At Iron Horse Transport, we take…
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7 Ways We Drive Safely During the Winter


New York can sometimes have very harsh winters. When there’s snow or ice on the road, it’s a dangerous time for all drivers. Limited visibility and slippery, unstable conditions are serious challenges. In addition, when inexperienced drivers are on the road, they often overcorrect. Also, they may exercise caution at the wrong times. These risks…
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How Truck Drivers Can Reduce Stress


Driving trucks is a job with a very specific set of challenges. Additionally, truck driving in the New York area is particularly difficult. Drivers can sometimes feel exhausted or overwhelmed. Undoubtedly, the responsibilities alone can be daunting. Truck drivers are not only responsible for safely navigating a massive vehicle. Additionally, they’re responsible for keeping their…
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Why Trucking Services Are Preferred to Rail


Iron Horse Transport has been providing New York with drayage, final mile delivery, intermodal and other trucking services for years. Trucking businesses have competed with the railroad industry for years (and collaborated with them during intermodal drayage services). For a long time, the preferred option for retailers was using trains to ship cargo. A few…
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How NY Trucking Companies Make Halloween Happen


It’s that time of the year again. Everywhere you look, there are jack-o-lanterns, skulls, and all things spooky. Halloween has arrived! And the vast majority of people don’t give too much thought to how the costumes, candy and decorations get on their store shelves in time. A little known fact is that trucking companies are…
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Jackknife Skids – What Are They & How Should You Handle Them?


At Iron Horse Transport, we place a high priority on the satisfaction of our customers and the efficiency of our deliveries. All of our trucking services have been refined to meet the very highest industry standards. From the training and experience of our drivers to the operation of the very best equipment, Iron Horse Transport’s…
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Air Ride Suspension – What is It?


Iron Horse Transport specializes in the coordination of all freight shipment. Being Local 282 Teamsters, this is a responsibility we take very seriously. The individual attention and dedication necessary to ensure the safe arrival of each freight item is a matter we understand. Iron Horse is fully staffed with experienced union truck drivers, experts on…
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The Jake Brake – Use it Effectively!


At Iron Horse Transport, we place a great emphasis not only on our trucking services but also the safety of our drivers. Operating trucks of a certain size requires a great deal of skill and precision. As we value the merits of efficiency and service, we think it’s important for everyone within the trucking industry…
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