Your guide to the SC&RA Specialized Transportation Symposium

The annual SC&RA Specialized Transportation Symposium will be held February 22-24 in Glendale, AZ.

This month’s SC&RA Specialized Transportation Symposium is sure to attract some of the biggest players in the transport industry. Through a variety of in-person networking opportunities, educational sessions and captivating guest speakers, the 2022 STS will set the stage for specialized transportation companies from near and far.
The annual SC&RA Specialized Transportation Symposium will be held February 22-24 in Glendale, AZ.

The Symposium’s Exhibit Center will feature over 40 companies that will provide an in-depth look into the workings of the industry from manufacturers, software and training providers, insurance representatives and media. Below is  ACT’s Specialized Transportation Symposium Exhibit Center Show Guide, featuring information about each exhibitor. In most cases, the copy was provided by the company. 

ALLIED INSURANCE BROKERS has been delivering insurance and risk management solutions to the crane, rigging and heavy haul industry for over 30 years, from coast to coast. That’s how Allied knows this industry involves high levels of unique risks that requires an insurance solution that is as highly focused, customized and equally unique. Allied takes a hands-on, risk-engineered approach to build a comprehensive and focused solution for specific risk needs. www.alliedinsbrokers.com

The ASPEN product portfolio ranges from 25-ton tandem trailers to 300-ton multi-axle transporters. Aspen’s trailers are reliable, safe to operate and work together in a multitude of useful configurations. www.aspentrailer.com

DEARBORN COMPANIES supports the heavy haul/heavy lift industries nationally as a leading engineering service provider for route surveys, swept path analysis, ground condition surveys, ground stabilization design, rigging and shoring engineering and 3-D documentation of terrestrial and above ground facilities utilizing laser scanning and UAV (drone) data collection methods. www.DearbornCos.com

DICA is a family-owned and operated company that specializes in building high performance engineered outrigger pads, crane pads and cribbing blocks that are lightweight, easy to use and long-lasting. DICA products are proudly made in the USA, ASME B30.5 compliant, and used by operators in 50 plus countries and seven continents around the world. www.dicausa.com

E.D. ETNYRE has been building the Blackhawk series of custom lowboy trailers for the past three decades. The hydraulic detachable gooseneck trailers capacities are from 35 tons to 145 tons in many custom configurations. Etnyre takes pride in manufacturing custom trailers that fit the many different needs of its trailer customers. Etnyre builds a series of lightweight trailers using the 245/70R 17.5-inch Michelin tire on multiple axle trailers and extendable deck trailers. Etnyre also builds folding tail trailers, mechanical detachable trailers and fixed neck trailers. www.etnyre.com

EVERGREEN SAFETY COUNCIL’s nationally recognized pilot car training program teaches operators how to safely and effectively perform their work. The Council’s pilot car curriculum is approved for the Washington and Colorado state certifications, with other states on the way. The Council’s pilot car safety experts have been successfully training pilot/escort operators for more than two decades. They have put considerable thought into the organization and design of this course utilizing curriculum development professionals and transportation experts to ensure that the program is effective in helping students learn and apply safe practices on the job. This newly updated interactive training course is delivered in a live online course, or in a traditional classroom setting. www.esc.org

FAYMONVILLE manufactures trailers for heavy-duty haulage and oversized cargo transportation. With more than 50 years in business, Faymonville provides optimal solutions and systems for any transport need outside the usual norms. The full product range encloses telescopic and steerable trailers, double drop trailers, dual lane trailers and modular trailers. The excellent manufacturing quality of the products are secured by high-tech production processes. www.faymonville.com

FONTAINE HEAVY-HAUL, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, has been focused on serving transportation, construction and specialized hauling customers for over 80 years. Fontaine designs and builds extremely dependable lowbed, extendable, hydraulic tail and specialty trailers that provide years of reliable service for customers. Fontaine is also the largest platform trailer brand in the world; encompassing a complete line of aluminum, steel and composite trailers for the flatbed, drop deck and heavy-haul markets. Fontaine continually invests in R&D, product design and durability testing. www.FontaineHeavyHaul.com

GLOBAL EXECUTIVE SOLUTIONS GROUP is an executive search and recruitment firm and a leading affiliate in one of the world’s largest and most successful recruiting networks with over 100 firms spanning the globe. The GESG Crane & Rigging and Specialized Transportation team is led by Larry Wainscott, who brings over 15 years of experience recruiting in the industry, building world class teams, and giving clients the competitive advantage. Current clients range from private regional providers to globally recognized public corporations. GESG provides qualified candidates who are thoroughly vetted and matched for making an immediate impact on their new company. www.globalesg.com

GOLDHOFER AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT is one of the leading global manufacturers of transport equipment in the field of general and heavy-duty road haulage and oversized cargo transportation. The product range with payloads from 30 to more than 15,000 tons, includes trailers, semitrailers, modular heavy-duty systems, self-propelled trailers as well as transport solutions for wind power plants. Goldhofer meets an extremely wide variety of needs in almost every transport situation. www.goldhofer.com

GREENFIELD PRODUCTS is a leading manufacturer of specialized solutions. All products are designed, engineered and manufactured out of Union City, TN. Greenfield offers a full line of crane boom dollies, crane mats, boom launcher trailers, counterweight trailers and lifting devices. The new Greenfield SkyCrane Cantilever Beam is an example of Greenfield’s ingenuity and ability to solve the industry’s challenges, the company said. www.greenfieldpi.com

HALE TRAILER operates as one of North America’s largest retail suppliers of commercial and specialized trailers through the sale, rental and servicing of new and used equipment. Representing the majority of leading U.S. manufacturers, Hale Trailer’s inventory features a full range of products for sale at each of its 14 locations as well as its own extensive rental fleet consisting of vans, flats, steps, telescopic deck trailers, lowboys, multi-axle trailers, blade trailers, schnables, hydraulic suspensions, steerable equipment and more. Additionally, Hale is the exclusive North American representative for Faymonville and Cometto trailers with inventory available for sale and rent through their subsidiary, Hale Heavy Haul. www.haletrailer.com; www.haleheavyhaul.com

Since 1947, HBC-RADIOMATIC has led the market in the development and production of industrial radio control systems across the globe, and now directly supports more than 60 countries via an international network of dedicated subsidiaries and partners. Through the company’s stringent quality standards, ground-breaking innovations and commitment to meeting customers’ needs, HBC continues to set the benchmark for cutting-edge, robust wireless controls for the construction and mobile-hydraulic industries. Established in Cincinnati in 1998, HBC-radiomatic, Inc.’s recent expansion further supports its vision to be the North American supplier of choice for those requiring safe, reliable and advanced radio control solutions. www.hbc-usa.com

HEXAGON GEOSPATIAL optimizes safety, enhances asset management and streamlines operations for air, road and rail transportation. From traditional GIS products to modular and customizable solutions, Hexagon technology empowers customers to create a smart digital reality of transportation networks at the local or national level. Through capabilities like 2D/3D mapping, linear referencing systems, roadway safety management and oversize/overweight vehicle permitting and routing, users see a complete view of operations and redefine workflows to maximize output. www.hexagongeospatial.com

INDUSTRIAL TRAINING INTERNATIONAL is a global leader in the design and delivery of learning solutions for organizations conducting crane, rigging and load handling activities. Founded in 1986, the company originally specialized in instructor-led training, field services and consulting. ITI has since grown to produce live online and on-demand courses through the ITI Learning Hub and has won numerous awards with virtual reality crane and equipment simulations. ITI serves thousands of customers via its offices and training centers located in the USA, Canada, Brazil and the United Kingdom. www.iti.com

KALYN SIEBERT is a global manufacturer of world-class heavy-duty trailers. Every product is designed and handmade by a team of experienced engineers and craftsman ensuring high performance construction and return on investment. Kalyn Siebert provides customers in the transportation, construction, towing and oil/gas segments with flexible solutions to maximize capacity and handle challenging on and offroad conditions. Kalyn Siebert has a commitment to quality manufacturing methodologies including ISO-certification, value analysis and lean methodologies. www.kalynsiebert.com

KG INDUSTRIES niche for over 40 years has been designing and manufacturing specialty heavy-duty axles; self-steer, force-steer, on-highway and off-highway axles. The company believes remarkable engineering is a collaborative effort between creative and technical thinking. The company helps specialty trailer and mobile equipment manufacturers do more through innovative solutions to perform better and lead in their markets. KGI offers customizable and configurable axle solutions to work with various suspensions, brake types and sizes, and single and dual wheels through a range of capacities with a variety of options. www.kgi.ca

KHL GROUP is a diversified media company and the leading supplier of international construction and power information around the world. Using its market-leading magazine brands, KHL has expanded into digital magazines, e-newsletters, directories, podcasts, social media, book publishing, direct mail, list rental, exhibitions, virtual events, conferences and contract publishing. KHL publishes American Cranes & Transport and International Cranes and Specialized Transport, the official magazines of the SC&RA. www.khl.com

LANDOLL CORPORATION diversified and vertically integrated since 1963, has been offering proven solutions to worldwide customers in the farm equipment, trailer, forklift, construction, OEM and government markets. The Landoll philosophy, coming from founder and owner Don Landoll, believe “the customer comes first.” Landoll’s team provides products of the highest quality, making the job easier for today’s industries, the company said. www.landoll.com

LUMA BRIGHTER LEARNING is a learning and instructional design company that helps fleets save time and money, improve training, streamline communication, and prove who completed online training...all through the same platform, Luma eNugget Learning. Luma eNugget Learning allows fleets to conduct online orientation (forms and training), on-going training with over 800 fully customizable, multimedia modules (eNuggets), wirtual orientation, safety meetings and coaching sessions through an embedded virtual meeting tool (LumaLive), anonymous surveys and online proctoring (LumaLens). www.learnwithluma.com

MATRIX PAYMENT SYSTEMS now BIG WOLF SOLUTIONS is giving its customer’s the ability to offer their customers more ways to pay – whether its with credit, debit and mobile card payments at their offices or online, or on the go. There’s an option that will work. Big Wolf Soutions guarantees the best rates while providing personal account management and support, 24-7. www.bigwolfsolutions.com

MERITOR INC. is a global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets. With more than a 100-year legacy, the company serves commercial truck, trailer, off-highway, defense, specialty and aftermarket customers globally. www.meritor.com

NATIONAL INTERSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY is a financially strong and stable commercial insurance carrier that offers creative solutions and hands-on risk management services designed for the Crane, Rigging and Specialized Carriers industry. A member of Great American Insurance Group, National Interstate is rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company. National Interstate provides industry-tailored insurance options including deductible and guaranteed cost, as well as specializes in captive insurance for the industry with their innovative alternative risk programs, Titan Specialized and Boomerang. www.Natl.com

NBIS (NationsBuilders Insurance Services, Inc.) is the premier provider of insurance and risk management for the crane, rigging and specialized transport industries, proudly serving SC&RA members as an endorsed property and casualty insurance provider for over 25 years. Combining insurance coverage, innovative risk management solutions and driven claims experts. NBIS offers unparalleled contract management, preventative risk analysis and planning before claims handling is necessary. NBIS provides coverage from “A+” (Superior) by A.M. Best Company and licensed in all 50 states. www.nbis.com

NELSON TRAILERS is North America’s premier manufacturer of custom semi-trailers, boom dollies and boom launch trailers. Nelson trailers and dollies are built to order to meet specific needs. Nelson provides products for the crane, rigging, construction, heavy haul, oversize and aerospace markets. www.nelsontrailers.com

Established in 2018, PIT ROW TRANSPORTATION SOLUTIONS was founded to satisfy a need for innovative technological solutions for the specialized transportation industry. Pit Row has set out to connect the industry through innovation and features permits, pilot cars and more. www.pitrowsolutions.com

PRIMASUN is focused on developing new solutions that enable healthcare providers to more efficiently identify, diagnose, treat and manage individuals with sleep apnea and other breathing related sleep disorders. www.primasun.com

PRESSURE SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL is the global leader in onboard tire management systems for commercial vehicles. P.S.I.’s portfolio includes automatic tire inflation systems (ATIS) for commercial trailers, tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) and related TPMS telematics products. Combine P.S.I.’s ATIS with TireView TPMS and TireView LIVE™ data analytics for proactive tire management! www.psitireinflation.com

PROMILES SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT has more than 30 years of experience writing, developing and managing licensing, permitting, fuel tax reporting and truck routing software for the trucking industry and state jurisdictions. PSDC’s Truck Routing Software is used by thousands of truck drivers and trucking companies. PSDC’s Fuel Tax Reporting Software is used to file more IFTA reports than any other software company in the industry, and PSDC’s Routing Software is used to automate fuel taxes for more than 100,000 trucks. www.promiles.com

RIDEWELL SUSPENSIONS engineers and manufactures custom suspension systems for the specialized transportation industry. Ridewell supplies drum and disc brake axles and air control systems. Serving the transportation industry worldwide since 1967, Ridewel holds many patents for its products. www.ridewellcorp.com

RIGREADY is a family-owned business focused on offering quality rigging booms and building lasting relationships with customers. The company prides themselves on their one of a kind product line and outstanding customer service. www.rigready.com

SKYWARD SPECIALTY INSURANCE, a specialty insurance carrier, brings expertise to crane, rigging, millwright, equipment rental, dealer and other construction markets. Customers will secure customizable product offerings, exceptional service, aggressive claims handling and proactive risk management services plus partner with experienced crane and rigging retail and wholesale agents across the country. www.skywardinsurance.com

TALBERT MANUFACTURING has been producing heavy haul trailers since 1938. The company’s rugged 10 to 250-ton trailers are essential in construction, energy, transportation and specialized hauling, with the line of 35 to 85-ton hydraulic detachable gooseneck trailers setting the performance and reliability standard in the transportation sector. www.talbertmfg.com

TRAIL KING INDUSTRIES engineers and manufactures dual-lane transport systems, hydraulic schnable neck, blade hauling and custom multi-axle trailers for the wind energy industry and specialized hauling markets. Trail King offers a complete line of open deck and materials hauling trailers for the construction, commercial, and agriculture markets. www.trailking.com

TRAIL-EZE TRAILERS builds a variety of standard and specialized equipment trailers to help with all transportation needs, which is a result of 50 years of experience designing and producing the best the industry has to offer, the company said. www.traileze.com

TRANSMASTER TRAILERS/MASTER SOLUTIONS designs and manufactures trailer systems for the heavy haul market. TransMaster trailers range from 30 to 500-ton transport systems, low decks, extendable trailers, 3-axle up to 16-axle combination, expandable perimeter steering trailers, modular steer dolly systems up to 150-ton capacity and wind transport systems. www.TransMasterTrailers.com

TRANSPORT PRODUCTS AND SERVICE ENTERPRISES is a woman-owned supplier of heavy lift transporters, hydraulic trailers, industrial elevators, parts and accessories from manufacturers such as Scheuerle, Kamag, Nicolas, Auwarter, A2C, Electroelsa, Mouvers and others. TPSE services the heavy transport, aerospace, energy, commercial marine and shipbuilding, concrete, millwright, construction, metallurgy, rail and other industries. www.TPSEINC.com

TRANSWORLD MANUFACTURING has been specializing in street legal crane transportation since 1946. The company was the first to introduce the direct-to-boom mount and the articulating boom dolly. Transworld specializes in boom dollies, spreader bars and custom hauling solutions. www.twm-usa.com

US CARGO CONTROL provides equipment for hauling, rigging, towing, lifting and moving all types of cargo. US Cargo Control offers thousands of products online and also serves as an authorized Crosby distributor. In-house manufacturing provides customers the opportunity to order custom tie-down straps, lifting slings, flatbed tarps and cargo nets. www.uscargocontrol.com

USI INSURANCE SERVICES is focused on assisting clients with custom risk management programs across a wide range of logistics providers including trucking, specialized heavy hauling and crane and rigging. The company provides advice and solutions for all facets of the scope of work including crucial care, custody and control coverages meeting the needs for the lifting, handling and hauling of high value machinery. USI’s specialty services include tailored insurance program placement, contract management, CSA/FMCSA/USDOT support, claim mitigation protocols and risk control services. www.usi.com

WCS PERMITS provides OS/OW and trip and fuel permits, and pilot car dispatching in North America, as well as the latest technology and tools drivers and dispatchers need. WCS’ online Permit Portal allows customers to access permits and order updates 24/7. The Permit Portal App sends instant text message notifications once permits are approved and automatically links any necessary attachments. The Oversize Load Assistant and Permit Calculator, developed by WCS, is an online permit manual with over 20 oversize regulations and an oversize fee calculator. www.WCSPermits.com

WEST CHESTER PERMIT procures fast and accurate oversize, overweight, superload, trip and fuel permits throughout the U.S. and Canada. West Chester Permit’s online permitting system, Atlas, provides estimates, escort requirements, online ordering, status updates and the ability to print permits online 24/7. Thousands of state rules and regulations are coded into the system to ensure applications are accurate. www.wcpermit.com

XL SPECIALIZED TRAILERS is a market-leading manufacturer of heavy haul and specialized trailers for customers in the heavy haul trucking, construction, agriculture, wind energy and oil and gas industries. XL’s trailers are backed by premier customer service with on-time delivery of quality products, the best lead time in the market, in addition to customized engineering to the user’s needs. www.xlspecializedtrailer.com

ZMAC TRANSPORTATION provides logistical expertise for all modes of transportation with an emphasis on oversized freight. ZMac has a strong knowledge about individual state rules and regulations of over-dimensional and over-weight freight. But the company’s specialty is with flatbed, less than truckload and over-dimensional freight. www.zmactransport.com

HOTEL

Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel

9495 W. Coyotes Blvd.

Glendale, AZ 85305

AIRPORT

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) is located about 20 miles, about 25 minutes from Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel. Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA) is about 52 miles form the Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel.

RENTAL CARS

The SC&RA group rates are available through Enterprise. Please reference

the code XZ16C35 and pin SPE online at www.enterprise.com or when calling 1-800-rent-a-car.

TAXI/SHUTTLE

The taxi fare from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) to the Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel is $65.00 depending on the type of vehicle.

WEATHER

The average high temperature in Phoenix, AZ during October is 72˚F and the average low is 48˚F.

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