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Southern California LTL Trucking, Shipping and Freight Services from Southern California. We are your Los Angeles trucking solution. Free Shipping Quote.

Shipwithjason offers personalized tracking for your LTL and FTL shipments. Instead of relying on fedex freight tracking that requires you to log into it a website or sit on hold, tracking your shipments is as easy as calling Jason directly.

Not happy with ups freight tracking system? Jason the owner of Shipwithjason.com offers personalized tracking for all your hot shot, flatbed, Van and RGN freight services. So instead of having to log into a website or sit on hold waiting for an agent you can call Jason directly and find out exactly where your LTL or FTL shipment is.

Shipwithjason is your LTL and FTL tracking service. Often customers are complaining about saia tracking losing or damaging their freight. Jason the owner of Shipwithjason.com is dedicated to keeping track of every shipment to make sure that it arrives on time and undamaged.

Estes tracking can be slow and un-personable. Shipwithjason offers personalized tracking for your LTL and FTL shipments. Tracking your LTL or FTL shipment is as simple as calling Jason or emailing him directly.

What makes us different then companies like saia and yrc freight? When you call Shipwithjason you talk directly to Jason. This personal touch allows you to discuss your LTL and FTL transportation needs in order save you both money and time where other companies have long wait times and often are overpriced.

Are you looking for transportation services for your LTL and FTL shipments? We offer shipping throughout the United States. Shipwithjason offers personalized tracking that does not require logging in to a website like Yrc freight tracking, to find out where your shipment is you simply pick up the phone and call and talk to Jason directly, it’s as easy as that.

LTL Trucking from Los Angeles, California and all of Southern California is our specialty. With over 20 years of experience we offer competitive LTL (less than truckload) rates on a wide variety of freight shipping from Los Angeles, CA, Carson, CA, Long Beach, CA, San Bernardino, CA and all of Southern, CA.

What separates us from other Southern California flatbed companies? It's our dedication to our customers and our customers; customers. Our transportation services encompasses everything from raw materials to artwork in a wide variety of building products and machinery.

Our number one concern is keeping your LTL freight safe and secure. This means once your LTL freight is secured to one of our drivers flatbeds, hot shots or vans it remains there until it is safely unloaded at the point of delivery. Other words we do not do any transloading, this separates us from large common carriers that have no accountability.

So if you are looking for a family owned and operated transportation company that offers impeccable service along with great rates in and out of Southern California including Long Beach California, San Bernardino California, Carson California, Chatsworth California and San Diego California we should be your first choice when considering a LTL trucking company.

Don't hesitate!! Contact us today for your LTL shipping quote today.

Message from Jason: Shipwithjason Transportation Company is a FTL and LTL California trucking firm that specializes in transportation in and out of Southern California. Whether you’re shipment requires a Flatbed, Step, Van or RGN we should be your first choice in full truckload shipping or less than truckload shipping. Although we specialize in shipments originating from Long Beach California, Carson California, Chatsworth California and all of Los Angeles we also have trucks available in Northern California and the entire United States.





Truckload Trailer Types - Flatbed - RGN - Stepdeck - Dry Van - Lowboy Trailers And More that we have available.

Do you know the difference between a Flat-bed and a step deck? Dry van versus a Conestoga? Lowboy versus a gooseneck? Even if you’re not sure what equipment you might need to move your important freight shipment here’s a quick primer on the different trucking equipment types you might encounter.

Each Flat Bed trucking is different from the other types so the information that you will be seeing here should be used and treated as your general guideline. Typically, most of the platform trailers mentioned here are capable of handling freights that may even exceed the dimensions and weights for a required permit in a particular state and even premium charges that are needed to be obtained prior to your specific type of shipment.


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Flatbed Trailer

Flatbeds are extremely popular and are widely used because they exude a great sense of versatility. Generally, a flatbed is used to load freights on its tip, sides, and rear. With these capabilities, flatbeds have truly become the primary and leading assets of the trucking industry.

This kind of trailer has the capability to carry a maximum legal freight dimension and weight which are as follows:

Flatbed Trailers Maximum freight weight of 48,000 pounds. Flatbed Trailers Maximum freight dimensions: Maximum Flatbed Trailer Length- 48 ft – 53 ft Maximum Flatbed Trailer Width- 8.5 ft Maximum Legal Freight Height- 8.5 ft

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Stepdeck Trailer

Step Deck – Stepdeck Trailers are otherwise known as drop deck types and they are in fact a version of the flatbed trailer design that mainly consists of a bottom and top deck.

These trailers are specifically designed to carry and haul freights that cannot be carried or transported on a standard type of flatbed, which is usually due to height restrictions.

The maximum legal dimensions and weight for a Stepdeck – Step Deck Trailers are as follows: Stepdecks Maximum freight weight is 48,000 pounds. Stepdecks Maximum freight dimensions: Maximum Stepdeck Trailer Length- 48 ft – 53 ft Maximum Stepdeck Trailer Width- 8.5 ft Maximum Legal Freight Height- 10 ft

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Hotshot Trailer

Hot shots are extremely popular and are widely used because they exude a great sense of versatility. Generally, a Hotshot is used to load freights on its tip, sides, and rear.

With these capabilities, Hotshot have truly become the primary and leading assets of the trucking industry.

This kind of trailer has the capability to carry a maximum legal freight dimension and weight which are as follows: Flatbed Trailers Maximum freight weight of 12,000 - 20,000 pounds. Flatbed Trailers Maximum freight dimensions: Maximum Flatbed Trailer Length- 15 ft – 40 ft Maximum Flatbed Trailer Width- 8.5 ft Maximum Legal Freight Height- 10.5 ft

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53ft Box Van

Dry Van trailers are generally enclosed and are commonly used to carry and protect the freights from the harmful elements of the weather or the roads.

Freights can be loaded on the rear and are commonly loaded using a loading dock.

It is similar to a curtain van and it can be loaded from its side too. Legal weight and dimensions are: Dry Van Maximum freight weight is 42,000 lbs to 45,000 lbs. Dry Van Maximum freight dimensions: Maximum Dry Vans Length- 48 ft – 53 ft Maximum Dry Vans Width- 8.2 ft Maximum Dry Vans Height- 8 ft

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53ft Refrigerator Van

Refrigerated trailer is a temperature-controlled type of trailer. It is generally used for transporting chilled or frozen products. The temperature inside this trailer can be controlled whatever the outside weather is.

Freight Rate Central has the refrigerated trailer you need, regardless of the size of your load or the type of cargo you need shipped. Legal weight and dimensions are:

Refrigerated Trailers Max freight weight is 42,000 to 45,000 lbs. Refrigerated Trailers Maximum freight dimension: Maximum Refrigerated Trailers Length- 48 ft – 53 ft Maximum Refrigerated Trailers Width- 8.2 ft Maximum Refrigerated Trailers Height- 8 ft

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Power Only

The power only trailer is a special type that is generally used in towing various types of trailers, and it usually comes with a fifth wheel hitch, pintle hitch, and ball and hitch.

Only four axles are allowed when the freight is overweight.

Maximum Power Only freight weight and dimensions depend on the type of trailer that is being towed / hauled (state requirements should be strictly followed).

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Conastoga Trailer

Conestoga trailers come with a rolling tarp system that is used to cover and uncover the trailer and gives protection to the freight.

Conestoga Trailers Max freight weight is 42,000 lbs to 45,000 lbs. Conestoga Trailers Maximum freight dimensions: Maximum Dry Vans Length- 48 ft – 53 ft Maximum Dry Vans Width- 8.2 ft Maximum Dry Vans Height- 8 ft

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RGN Trailer

RGN or Removable Gooseneck Trailers are excellent for carrying tall and long freights. It comes with a detachable front, allowing the trailer to be dropped on the ground in order to create a ramp. It is capable of hauling and carrying freights weighing up to 150,000 pounds. It can go from 3 axles up to 20 plus axles for heavier shipments.

RGN or Removable Gooseneck Trailers are more specialized so they render a more expensive usage. Legal weight and dimensions of a RGN or Removable Gooseneck Trailers are as follows:

RGN’s Maximum freight weight is 42,000 pounds. Removable Gooseneck – RGN Maximum freight dimensions: Maximum Removable Gooseneck – RGN Well Length- Main Deck 29 ft Maximum Removable Gooseneck – RGN Well Width- 8.5 ft Maximum Removable Gooseneck – RGN Legal Freight Height- 11.6 ft

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Stretch Stepdeck

A Stretch Double-Drop Trailer is generally used for carrying oversized shipments. Its lower deck allows you to load products that can be as tall as 10 feet. It also comes with a so-called “well,” a longer piece at the trailer’s back deck and middle portion.

The well usually measures from 25 feet to 29 feet. Legal weight and dimensions are as follows:

Stretch Double Drops Max freight weight is 45,000 pounds. Stretch Double Drops Maximum freight dimensions: Max Stretch Double Drop Trailer Length- Main Deck 29 ft – 65 ft Max Stretch Double Drop Trailer Width- 8.5 ft Max Stretch Double Drop Legal Freight Height- 11.6 ft

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