Moving a Truck

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by pblc, Aug 10, 2010.

  1. pblc

    pblc LawnSite Member
    from South
    Messages: 232

    I've been asked to move a truck from our headquarters 500 miles north to upper Michigan. I'm wondering what a fair mileage rate is for the haul.... What do the commercial haulers charge per mile for hauling one piece of equipment? Thanks.
  2. Mowingman

    Mowingman LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 4,714

    Going rate right now is around $1.50/loaded mile for short to medium hauls, by the guys who haul 3 or 4 cars/load. On longer hauls, say about 1000 miles, the rate goes lower, to around $1.00/loaded mile.
    When hauling just one vehicle with my car hauler trailer, I find that about
    $.75/loaded mile is a break even point.

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