Here are the answers to some of our more frequently asked questions. If you don’t find the answer that you’re looking for, please contact us directly!
How do I go about getting a price for storage?
Please see our quote request form. The link also appears on the top of the page throughout our website.
Who do I contact once I decide to send equipment / material to your to store?
Nick Porter and Ralph Strzewski are the primary contacts for storage arrangements and scheduling deliveries. Phone or e-mail communication is best, and you are always welcome to stop in and see us in person!
Do you provide both short-term and long-term storage options?
Yes, we are happy to store your equipment or material for as long or as short as you need. we have no minimum time period for storage and we are happy to accommodate a variety of time-frame needs!
Can we pick up stored material with our own vehicles?
Yes, our customers are always welcome to pick up their stored material with their own vehicles, or through trucking carriers of their preference! We are happy to deliver you equipment and stored material for you, but if you have relationships with existing truckers, or run your own equipment, we are happy to work through that channel as well!
Are you insured for third party storage and warehousing?
Yes, we are fully insured as an Illinois third party storage and warehousing facility. Our entire facility is fire-protected and state-of-art! Please feel free to come in for a tour!
What type of security controls do you have in place at your facilities?
We have a state of the art approach to security at Bulldog Cartage. We utilize security systems through sound monitoring, as well as though video surveillance. We have a fully electronically accessed building and can provide security infrastructure proof to satisfy the most demanding of customers.
Are your indoor storage facilities temperature controlled?
Yes they are! Our facility is fully temperature controlled and freezing temperatures are never a concern.
Do you have overhead crane capabilities within your warehouse?
We have extensive overhead crane capabilities, with cranes with up to 20 tons of lifting capacity. From small equipment, to the largest, we can handle just about anything!
Do you offer Over-Size Load capabilities?
Yes we do! Contact us today for all your storage, handling and shipping needs, over-size included!
How competitive are your rates?
Our rates are always competitive to the market. It is our ability to provide solutions to complex challenges that really makes us different, and we are able to offer unique services that are unmatched! Contact us today to see how we can make your project or challenge easier today!
What kind of fleet do you have?
We have an extensive fleet of equipment, including flatbed trailers, drop deck trailers, double-drop trailers and dry van trailers. We run Kenworth semi’s and a full fleet of lift-gate and boom-crane stake body trucks. We also run commercial F-series trucks to accommodate all load sizes. Overall, we have 23 trailers, and 22 trucks available to handle any shipping need that may come our way. We are dedicated to excellence, and our fleet is an excellent reflection of that dedication! It is our pride and joy!
Is Bulldog Cartage bonded and insured?
Yes indeed! Before you hire any contractor for your business, it is essential to check their insurance and bonding. Doing so helps ensure that the contractor has insurance to indemnify you for certain losses and to cover injuries that might occur on the job site.
Bulldog Cartage is fully bonded and insured. In addition, we are licensed for both interstate and intrastate transportation. We will provide any customer a certificate of insurance and/or proof of bonding upon request. This should give all of our customers the peace of mind that comes with hiring a specialized cartage company like Bulldog Cartage.
What are your hours of access and operation?
We operate Monday through Friday, from 4:00 am until 7:00 pm. We can always accommodate weekend and off hour needs as well, and we will provide services at any time if neccessary. We are open for receiving from 8 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday, but again, we can make anything work if necessary. We are dedicated to superior service and relentless versatility. If you need a special request, just ask and we will make arrangements to accommodate you!
What services do you provide?
Bulldog Cartage offers shipping, handling and storage as standard services. We are the tightest ship in the shipping industry.
We also offer a variety of specialized professional services:
Specialized Tagging and Sequencing
Specialized Skidding, Crating and Packaging Services
Pre-Assembly/Pre-Fabrication Set-Up Services
Lifting Gear and Rigging Test-Pick Services
Indoor Reclamation Set-Up and Work Space
Special Handling and Additional Job Services
Contact us today to see how we can put our facility to work for you!
Where are you located?
Bulldog Cartage is part of Porter Pipe & Supply’s headquarters located at 401 S. Rohlwing Road in Addison, Illinois. As a entity of Porter Pipe & Supply, we find it convenient to leverage existing infrastructure and equipment in this newly opened location.
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How can I request a quote?
Requesting a quote is easy! You can either complete our quote request form on our website or call us direct at (630) 426-4000.