On Sept. 28, 2018, Team Pro-Enviro was called to help after a semi-truck carrying agricultural tires lost its load. The tires slipped off the semi-trailer on Northbound Interstate 5 in Kent, WA. Team Pro-Enviro responded quickly with a Century heavy-duty tow rotating boom truck to help with the load shift service.
A shifting load can cause an accident, delay, and requiring a load shift service means expensive downtime. Improper loading is the leading cause of a load shift. There are a few key things to avoid when loading your trailers or flatbeds. Preventing load shifts keeps drivers safe, trucks on the road and customers happy. It’s worth taking the extra time to ensure your cargo is loaded correctly.
In this incident, on November 17, 2020, Team Pro-Enviro got a call for a load shift service in Kent, WA. A trailer loaded with tiles was damaged and needed help. Once we got to the scene, our team put together a game plan for the safest, most efficient load shift and load recovery.
In this incident, on April 14, 2020, Team Pro-Enviro was called in for a load shift service for a step-deck trailer carrying glass sheets. The load shifted and left shattered glass everywhere. There were several slabs of 1/4 inch glass that had broken. After taking a closer look, we discovered a significant amount of glass caught along the curtain area and track. We needed a plan for this cleanup response.
In this incident, on November 23, 2020, Team Pro-Enviro received a call for an emergency load recovery in Kent, WA. A few pictures were sent to us before we left, which let us know that we needed a heavy-duty rotator for this job. We sent an HD rotating crane style wrecker and Incident Commander ahead to the scene. Once our team then arrived, we did a detailed scene assessment.
In this incident, on August 20, 2020, Team Pro-Enviro was called in to help a logistics company that had become stranded in the middle of Washington State. Without anyone nearby to help, the truck was trapped with its 50,000 pounds of paper rolls. What they needed was a cross-load of their cargo to ensure it reached its destination. Luckily, we were brought in to help with our load service. With our trusty professionals and experience solving difficult situations, we figured it out.
In this incident on October 21, 2019, Pro-Enviro was called to a load shift involving 50,000 lbs of rebar on a semi-truck and trailer on Southbound I-5 in Tacoma, WA. The semi-truck driver was forced to make an emergency stop after a passenger car in front of them slammed on their brakes.