Out of the box shipments require extra attention. We have you covered.

About Ascent Specialized

Our Ascent Specialized team, located in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota, is a premier, full service 3PL offering specialty transportation solutions to all points of North America. Our team takes pride in becoming an extension of our clients, ensuring cargo is handled and delivered with safety, efficiency, compliance and speed. Our relationships and access to thousands of fully vetted carriers put us in a unique position to offer you service on all types of equipment and modes of transportation.


Our Specialized Transportation Solutions

From flatbed to heavy haul, our team has the knowledge and experience to manage unique transportation needs with confidence and precision. Our team of experienced professionals recognize when a situation may call for a creative solution and are always available to help clients through every step of the shipping process. Our expertise assure specific client needs are met with the client’s best interest at the forefront.


Our Solutions

Heavy Haul
Project Cargo


Step Deck
Double Drop / RGN
Stretch Trailers
Multi Axle / High Tonnage Equipment

The Ascent Specialized Difference

Our Network

With a network that extends across North America, our team can help you deliver your specialized shipments when and where you need it most. Our experienced team understands the process for all types of specialized freight to ensure you are aware of costs and special requirements well in advance. Our expertise and access to all types of equipment removes the guesswork from your team while providing supply chain confidence and peace of mind.

Pre Shipment Consultation

Our knowledgeable team will help coach you through every part of the shipping process to ensure you are prepared while fully understanding the legal requirements involved with transporting overweight or oversize shipments.

>> Accurate and reliable pricing to help estimate costs
>> Knowledge of Over Dimensional Permitting and DOT Regulations
>> Assistance with multiple load projects
>> Scheduling and transit time support to meet deadlines

Execution & Delivery

Throughout the shipment process, our dedicated team will help you make intelligent shipping decisions based on the freight characteristics, must arrive by date and potential routes.

>> Ability to offer wide variety of trailer options
>> Capacity to meet your shipment schedule
>> Assistance to maximize trailer space efficiently

From A to Z, We Have Transported It

With decades of experience, we have arranged the logistics for countless projects ranging across all industries. Some examples of freight we commonly handle includes cranes, construction equipment, industrial and plant equipment, tanks, heavy machinery, building products, intermodal equipment among other types of specialty freight.

>>160,936 lbs Crated Machinery from Michigan to Virginia
>> 28,000 lbs Combine Equipment from California to Florida
>> 72,500 lbs Crated Generator from Wisconsin to Baltimore


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