Equipment Transportation Services

Real-time tracking, background checked, insured haulers are ready to support the last mile hauling for any project.

At Fero, we understand the critical role that efficient equipment transportation plays in your industry. Whether you’re moving heavy machinery or specialized equipment, our transportation services are tailored to meet your unique needs. We provide comprehensive solutions for the safe and secure transportation of equipment, ensuring that your materials arrive at their destination intact and on schedule. 

Fero’s equipment transport services are even more efficient than traditional hotshot deliveries. Unlike other on-demand delivery companies, our service specializes in your industry and understands the urgency of your equipment and material needs.

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Importance of Reliable and Efficient Equipment Transport

Reliable transportation of equipment is essential for businesses to maintain operations, meet project deadlines, and uphold their reputation for quality and professionalism. Any delays or damages during transportation can result in costly setbacks and disruptions. That’s why we prioritize reliability and efficiency in every aspect of our last-mile hauling.

Benefits of Fero’s Equipment Transportation Services

Fero offers a streamlined last-mile logistics solution, linking shippers with a network of haulers utilizing privately owned trucks, flatbeds, and trailers to transport equipment and cargo. Our proprietary software efficiently captures, tracks, notifies, and matches load specifics with suitable haulers who promptly receive and accept shipments via the Fero Hauler mobile app. 

Whether scheduling advanced or immediate transportation requirements, users can seamlessly manage operations through our desktop web portal or mobile app. Additionally, shipping services utilizing enterprise software can seamlessly integrate Fero’s API to optimize their transportation needs.

Real-Time Load Tracking

With real-time tracking, you can monitor the waiting, loading/unloading, and arrival times of your hauler. Fero haulers load, secure, take photos, unload, and capture receiver signatures—giving you peace of mind that your equipment has been delivered safely and on schedule.

Accelerate Delivery Times

Our equipment transport services are designed to make your life easier. Accelerate delivery times by utilizing our on-demand delivery services. With our equipment shipping company, you input the load details and confirm shipment via the Fero app. The load is then matched, and shipments are accepted by a nearby hauler who makes the delivery.

Offset Labor Shortages

With Fero’s network of haulers, you don’t have to worry about hiring full-time employees or a dedicated logistics agent to haul shipments for your business. With the current labor shortage in the transportation and construction industries, Fero provides an on-demand solution and professionals you can trust. Transporting equipment is our specialty.

Our haulers’ private vehicles undergo an 18-point inspection. These contractors are required to hold auto liability insurance, and Fero has cargo and commercial liability policies in addition to its haulers’ coverage policy.

Reduce Operating Costs

Traditionally, contractors and suppliers are subject to high operating costs including fuel, vehicle maintenance, insurance, employee benefits, and more. Eliminate these operating expenses with Fero’s innovative hauling solution. Our affordable pricing model simplifies equipment transportation by reducing operating costs for your business.

Increase Delivery ROI

Fero’s on-demand equipment delivery services help professionals in the equipment rental and construction industries to improve their ROI. Our cost-effective solution makes last-minute equipment shipping affordable and efficient.

When essential equipment malfunctions or building materials deplete unexpectedly, it disrupts your workflow or stops production. Machinery shipping services can only get you so far—last-mile haulers ensure your equipment is delivered safely and by the deadline.

Every wasted minute can impact a project’s ROI by:

Reduced Labor Productivity

Delays in Schedules

Contractual Penalties

Resource Reallocation Costs

Loss of Client Confidence

How Does Fero Work?

Fero’s exclusive software efficiently captures, monitors, notifies, and aligns load specifics with suitable haulers who promptly receive and accept shipments via the Fero Hauler app within minutes. Easily schedule advanced or immediate transportation requirements using our desktop web portal or mobile app. For shippers with existing enterprise software, seamless integration of Fero’s API streamlines transportation needs.

In the rapidly evolving logistics market, Fero elevates traditional transportation methods and offers an innovative and effective solution to businesses in need of expedited shipping.

Fero Is Designed for You

Fero’s proprietary software is designed for equipment rental, construction, and manufacturing shippers. We save shippers time and money by matching loads with suitable vehicles for last-mile hauls.

Equipment Rental Companies

Emergency Equipment Breakdown

When equipment unexpectedly breaks down on-site, it not only causes frustration but also leads to significant delays in the project timeline. Rental companies rely on swift hotshot deliveries to replace malfunctioning equipment promptly, ensuring that projects remain on track and minimizing downtime for their clients.

Sudden Increase in Demand

Equipment rental companies often experience sudden surges in demand, especially during peak seasons or when unexpected spikes occur in construction activities. In such instances, rental inventories may deplete rapidly, necessitating immediate replenishment through hotshot deliveries to meet the heightened demand and avoid losing potential business opportunities.

Time-Sensitive Projects

Deadlines are paramount. Rental companies frequently encounter situations where clients require equipment urgently to fulfill time-sensitive projects or contracts. Whether it’s a rush order for specialized machinery or additional tools needed to meet project milestones, hotshot delivery services enable rental companies to promptly deliver the required equipment, ensuring that clients can complete their projects on schedule.

Construction Companies (Residential & Commercial)

Deadline Pressure

Construction projects operate within strict timelines, and any delay in the delivery of essential materials or equipment can jeopardize meeting project deadlines. Hotshot delivery services are crucial for construction companies facing deadline pressure, as they ensure timely transportation of materials and equipment to the job site, enabling seamless progress and completion of projects on time.

Remote Project Locations

Construction sites located in remote or inaccessible areas face logistical challenges in accessing necessary equipment and materials promptly. Hotshot delivery services bridge this gap by offering expedited transportation solutions, ensuring that construction companies operating in remote locations have access to the tools and materials they need, regardless of their geographical constraints.

Unforeseen Changes

Construction projects are inherently dynamic, with plans often subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances or client requirements. In such situations, construction companies may suddenly find themselves in need of additional equipment or materials at short notice. Hotshot delivery services provide a flexible and responsive solution, enabling construction firms to quickly adapt to changing project needs by swiftly delivering the required resources to the job site.

Manufacturing Companies

Production Line Interruptions

Manufacturing operations rely on seamless production processes, and any disruption, such as equipment breakdowns or supply shortages, can lead to costly downtime. Hotshot delivery services play a critical role in mitigating production line interruptions by swiftly transporting replacement parts or equipment to the manufacturing facility, minimizing disruptions, and ensuring uninterrupted production.

Just-in-Time Inventory

Many manufacturing companies operate on a just-in-time inventory model, where materials are delivered precisely when needed to minimize inventory holding costs. In this context, hotshot delivery services are instrumental in facilitating the timely delivery of raw materials, components, or machinery, enabling manufacturing firms to maintain optimal inventory levels and meet production schedules without excess stockpiling.

Seasonal Fluctuations

Manufacturing companies often experience fluctuations in demand due to seasonal trends or unexpected spikes in orders. These fluctuations can lead to shortages of raw materials or components, requiring urgent deliveries to meet production requirements. Hotshot delivery services offer a responsive solution for addressing sudden increases in demand, ensuring that manufacturing operations remain agile and adaptable to changing market conditions.

Types of Equipment Transportation Services Fero Provides

Equipment and building materials commonly hauled by Fero include:

  • Small machinery: Such as compact excavators, skid steer loaders, UTV’s, compaction equipment, and scissor lifts.
  • Towable equipment: Such as air compressors, light towers, generators, water trailers, and welders.
  • Construction hand and specialty tools: Including power drills, saws, generators, compressors, pneumatic tools, and accessories.
  • Building materials: Such as lumber, piping, drywall, insulation, flooring, and fastener supplies.
  • Industrial parts: Components like motors, pumps, valves, cylinders, and bearings.
  • HVAC units: Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning units for construction sites or industrial facilities.

Fero Delivers Equipment on Your Schedule

If you are shipping equipment to prevent a hold-up at a job site, Fero’s software simplifies on-demand last-mile deliveries. Shipping machinery or materials can be cumbersome and involve a lot of logistics to ensure on-time delivery.

With Fero, you can count on streamlined deliveries to keep operations moving. We can meet your equipment transport needs and deliver your shipments on time for maximum job site efficiency.

Schedule a load or download the app to see how you can reduce operating costs and increase delivery ROI with Fero.

Shipper Benefits

Real-Time Tracking

Accelerate Delivery Times

Offset Labor Shortages

Elevate Customer Experience

Increase Delivery ROI

Reduce Operating Cost

Shipper Testimonials

As a commercial homebuilder, I spend most of my day driving from job site to job site checking on crews, and dropping off materials. Fero has increased our efficiency, keeping crews onsite finishing projects.

Paul - Freedom Work Construction

Receiving deliveries on job sites has always been a struggle, suppliers that cannot give an accurate delivery time makes finding a crew member when an unexpected delivery arrives frustrating. Fero has solved this problem with its real-time tracking and push notifications features.

Dave - Commercial Mechanical Contractor

Last minute deliveries are a daily occurrence in the construction rental business, using Fero has increased my ability to get our equipment to customers faster without overwhelming our internal resources.

Michelle- Equipment Rental Business

Hauler Benefits

Flexible Schedule

Haul Products, Not People

Earn $75-$150/Hr*

Weekly Vendor Payments

Flexible Schedule

Haul Products, Not People

Earn $75-$150/Hr*

Weekly Vendor Payments

Hauler Testimonials

I was a logistic specialist in the Army hauling freight. Fero has help me transition into the civilian workforce while allowing me to work in an active environment like I did during my service career.

Sgt. M. Olsen - US Army Retired

I worked construction most of my adult life, and now retired, Fero gives me the opportunity to make great money while still being a part of the trade I dedicated my life to.

Mike N

Hauling with Fero, I am earning more per hour than my other job. The flexible schedule is also a major plus.

Zane W

Equipment Transportation Services Near You

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Hauler F.A.Q.

How much can I earn?

Hauler’s average $75 to $150 per hour based on vehicle types.

Shipper F.A.Q.

Who are Fero haulers?

Haulers are independent contractors who use privately owned vehicles to transport items.