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Intermodal Transport Services

Orbital Transport offers a number of transport services. Our offices are located in Toledo, Ohio and Detroit, Michigan and serve businesses within a 100-mile range of those cities. Orbital Transport services the US and Canada. We can ship your container, rent you a container, or move a 3rd party container for you.

Our unique intermodal sidelifter mobile crane trucks are capable of lifting and moving fully-loaded conex shipping containers that are up to 72,000 pounds. The sidelifter crane allows us to lift conex containers straight up and set them straight down (no tilting)! Orbital Transport intermodal sidelifter trucks can safely transport and handle fully loaded 20 and 40 foot conex storage containers.  

Watch this video to see one of our intermodal sidelifter trucks in action and imagine how it can save you time and money in your application!

Lift Loaded Conex Containers

Orbital Transport uses revolutionary intermodal sidelifter mobile crane trucks that are able to level lift loaded conex shipping containers. Our unique ability to level lift loaded conex containers without tipping them saves you time and money! Our  sidelifter trucks have less restrictions than conventional trucks to load containers.

  • Level lifting of loaded shipping containers from the ground, rail, chassis and more!
  • 20 & 40 ft conex shipping containers!
  • Up to 72,000 pounds! 
  • Faster loading and off loading!
  • Less restrictions and safer!
  • Conex container rentals and purchases!

Save Time & Money

Orbital Transport’s intermodal sidelifter mobile crane trucks load and unload shipping containers faster than conventional methods! With Orbital, you load a storage container at your location, we pick it up fully-loaded, and deliver it to your destination on the ground. You save time by reducing handling and save money!

Our intermodal sidelifter mobile crane trucks have less restrictions than normal trucks, making delivery and pick-up fast and easy! We have worked on many job sites with limited space and have greatly improved productivity! Please refer to some of our case studies to learn more!

You load it, we move it! We can ship your container, our container, or a 3rd party’s container!

Be More Productive

Orbital Transport’s unique level lifting system makes the loading and unloading of conex storage containers easy! Regardless if it’s a 20 ft or 40 ft conex storage container, we can easily handle the pick-up and delivery of containers. Unlike conventional lifting, our trucks have less restrictions to get the job done quickly! We can pick up your containers, rent you containers to use, and move 3rd party containers. To learn more about how we have revolutionized shipping and transportation for other companies, visit our testimonials page!

You load it, we move it! We can ship your container, our container, or a 3rd party container!

Drayage Services:

Local Pickup, National Delivery!

Our drayage services provide quick, efficient delivery of time-sensitive goods. By using our services, there is no need for you to make the costly capital investments needed to ship your own large, important assets.

From simple deliveries to roaming trade show displays, we have done it all. Over the years we have worked on many time sensitive logistical transportation projects for respected clients which involved us traveling nationally.

Michigan Area

Detroit, Pontiac, Ann Arbor, Redford, Royal Oaks, Warren, Southfield, Taylor, Dearborn, Westland, Sterling Heights, Monroe, Trenton, Southgate, and many more cities in Michigan! Any city within 100 miles of Detroit, we will service!

Ohio Area

Toledo, Findlay, Maumee, Perrysburg, Port Clinton, Oregon, Rossford, Delta, Bowling Green, Defiance, Fremont, and many more cities in Ohio! Any city within 100 miles of Toledo, we will service!

What Is Drayage?

Definition: Transporting goods a short distance via ground freight or the charge for such a transport. In freight forwarding, Drayage is typically used to describe the trucking service from an ocean port to a rail ramp, warehouse, or other destination.

History: The word Drayage originally stems from the term dray, a low cart without fixed sides that is used for carrying heavy loads a short distance. Although a dray is defined as a cart historically, a dray may be any vehicle used to transport heavy loads a short distance, such as a truck or sled.

Depend on Our Pros to Share the Load.

When it comes to shipping containers, you can forget about the complexities and leave the logistics to the pros at Orbital Transport. If it’s in a shipping container, we provide a turnkey solution; load it, move it, and store it.

If you have any questions about your cargo container needs, give us a call and we will be more than happy to answer any question you may have.

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