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Must Knows of Dry Bulk Transportation

The trucking industry in the USA is growing bigger and bigger each year. As opposed to two or three decades ago, dry bulk trailers and put to more and more use in the present era. You can see this with more and more trucking companies, as they are starting to implement dry bulk transportation in their trucking business. The demand for dry bulk transportation has never been higher and conservative estimates state that it has increased at a 5% minimum when compared to last year. There are many things to know about this specialized service when it comes to freight transportation. Hiring a company that knows what they are doing is a must.

Dry Bulk Transportation

The trucking industry’s demand for dry bulk transportation has increased exponentially in the past few years. This is due to an increase in the need for dry goods due to a variety of factors. Increasing populations and the demand for dry goods such as concrete and flour are a necessary to keep a society spinning. Dry bulk transportation is used most notably for finely grated or granulated substances, as well as a variety of other mixable and pourable goods. This can include food products, chemical products, and a wide array of building materials. Dry bulk tanker trailers are generally vacuum sealed to protect the contents of the tanker. This protects the product from contaminants and adverse weather systems.

Dry Bulk Transportation Tankers

For dry bulk, manufacturers’ commonly use aluminum or steel. Generally, dry bulk trailers vary between 560-3120 cubic feet. Dry bulk trailers can handle cement, ash, sand, lime, sugar, grains, starch, flour and, industrial alcohol (among others).

Cement and Concrete Management

At TPS, we understand and possess the processing technology to ensure safe cement from quarry to transport to a processing plant. We even possess the capability to carry the process through the final shipment of ready-to-mix concrete for operation plants. Transporting raw materials and finished products – such as cement – can be a large percentage of your total operational cost. Choosing a company that can efficiently and safely move large bulk cargo can save thousands upon thousands of dollars when it comes to your bottom line. From belt conveyors to trailers to hoppers and chutes, there are many moving parts when it comes to bulk material handling and processing. We deliver the results and experience needed to get the job done.