Containerized Cargo

INTERMODAL & GENERAL COMMODITIES

Intermodal and General Commodities. U.S. Customs bonded, Hazardous Materials certification, TWIC certified.


Palletized Trucking Inc.

INTERMODAL & GENERAL COMMODITIES


To improve efficiency, provide quicker availability of equipment, and improve customer service, Palletized Trucking Inc. has acquired a drop yard to stage Palletized equipment at Barbours Cut.


  •  Legal, heavy and out-of-gauge containerized cargoes
  •  U.S. Customs bonded, Hazardous Materials certification, TWIC certified
  •  Local cartage and interstate transportation
  •  Interchange agreements with all steamship lines and rail carriers
  •  Air ride dry van trailers up to 53 feet
  •  Shuttle capabilities of both drivers & equipment, warehouse moves and projects
  •  Large chassis pool that includes specialized 3-axle lowboy and tank chassis
  •  40’ Flat Beds with Twist Locks
  •  40’ Step Deck Trailer with Twist Locks
  •  40’ 2 axle Double Drop Trailer
  •  40′ ft tri axle chassis
  •  20′ ft tri-axle chassis
  •  In-house quote associate for all containerized freight and vans.
  •  Email notification capabilities of load status



Intermodal & General Commodities

FAQs

Below are the most frequently asked questions in regards to Palletized Trucking’s Intermodal & General Commodities’ abilities. For more information, please contact our team to see what we can do for your next project!


  • Are your drivers HazMat certified?
  • Do you charge to drop containers at loading location?
  • What is the time limit before waiting time starts?
  • What does an empty 20/40 container weight?
  • What is the maximum weight that can go into a 20st to be legal?
  • Do you handle overweight containers?
Are your drivers HazMat certified?

Yes it is a hiring requirement, along with TWIC card and tanker endorsement.

Do you charge to drop containers at loading location?

There is no charge to drop for local drayage, we actually prefer to drop and pick.

What is the time limit before waiting time starts?

Local waiting time starts after 1.5 hours, and over the road after 2 hours.

What does an empty 20/40 container weight?

The 20ST vary between 4800-5000lbs; the 40ST up to 8,000lbs and 40HC up to 8,775lbs.

What is the maximum weight that can go into a 20st to be legal?

Max weight for a 20’ on a slider chassis is 42000lbs. Max weight for a 40’ chassis is 44000lbs.

Do you handle overweight containers?

Yes, as long as they meet required weight limit of 84,000 lbs, which includes the tare weight of the container, chassis, and tractor. This can be done with a weight tolerance permit.




Specialized, oversized, overweight, or even a super heavy haul — we do it all!

Find out what we can do for your next project.



Palletized Trucking

2001 Collingsworth Street
Houston, TX 77009
P (713) 225-3303
F (713) 490-6892
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About Us

Palletized Trucking has evolved into a multi-service transportation company that handles domestic, export, and import cargoes. From its terminal locations in Houston, Texas, the company provides service within the Houston Commercial Zone and to points throughout the contiguous 48 states and Canada.

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We value our employees and owner operators. What Palletized Trucking has to offer will compare favorably with the best in the industry. Employee drivers who prove their ability and demonstrate a positive work ethic have the opportunity to become independent contractors and own their own tractor. Click here for more information.