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The Most Common Uses for Flatbed Trucking Services

At Iron Horse Transport, one of the ways we’ve earned our reputation as an exceptional New York trucking company is with our Flatbed Trucking Services. When it comes to reliable, timely shipments, trucking is now the most popular way to move goods from one place to another during all seasons in New York. At Iron…
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What is LTL Shipping and Is It Right for You?

If you’re in the business of shipping goods, you’ve likely come across the term LTL shipping. But what exactly does LTL mean? Furthermore, is it the right choice for your shipping needs? Let’s dive into the world of Less Than Truckload (LTL) shipping and explore whether it’s the best option for you. If you’re in…
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Exploring the Different Types of Freight: What You Need to Know

As a leading New York City-based trucking company, Iron Horse Transport understands the importance of efficiently transporting various types of freight. Whether you’re new to the industry or looking to expand your knowledge, understanding the different types of freight and their unique characteristics is crucial for success. In this blog post, we’ll explore the diverse…
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Flatbed Trucking: Advantages of Palletized Shipping

Dry van freight trucks may be best suited for tasks like final mile delivery, and for keeping freight safe from the elements. However, flatbed trucking is ideal for transporting large quantities of palletized freight that must be quickly unloaded. This is a shipping system with several advantages, from saving time to promoting security. At Iron Horse Transport, we…
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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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Air Ride Suspension – What is It?

Originally published on September 27, 2019, this post has been updated for relevancy and accuracy. Iron Horse Transport specializes in the coordination and transportation of all freight shipment. Of course, as Local 282 Teamsters, this is a responsibility we don’t take for granted. The individual attention and dedication necessary to ensure the safe arrival of…
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Lift Gate Services: What is it and Why do you need it?

The trucking industry moves at the same pace as the rest of the technological world, which is quite fast. New innovations cause the industry to change, and forces us to adapt. At Iron Horse Transport, we make a conscious effort to be ahead of the competition. One such innovation is the liftgate. This post has…
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NYC Trucking Company: What kind of trucks do we use?

At Iron Horse Transport, we excel in hauling freight for our union Teamster partners in New York City. But, building projects can run the gamut from new foundation construction to a new heating system. And, based on the materials or appliances involved, the trucks required to accomplish the project can vary as well. As a…
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Iron Horse Transport: Revolutionizing Final Mile Delivery in the Tri-State Area

In the fast-paced world of logistics, the final mile is often the most crucial and challenging part of the journey. This is where Iron Horse Transport, a prominent trucking company operating in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut, excels. With their exceptional Final Mile Delivery service, they are changing the game and ensuring seamless…
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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, retailers preferred using trains to ship cargo. Trains offered competitive rates, eco-friendly advantages,…
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