About Our Shipping Services

Bulldog Cartage is an intrastate and interstate specialized shipping carrier that offers both local and expanded coverage areas:

Local Coverage Area

Bulldog Cartage is an interstate and intrastate asset based shipping carrier that specializes in critical delivery freight. Our fleet of Kenworth tractors, flatbeds, dry vans, lift gates and drop decks can offer pickup and delivery service within a 200 mile radius of Chicago from our centrally located headquarters in Addison, IL. Our GPS Tracking System shows the exact location, direction of travel, and speed of our trucks at all times!

Expanded Service Area

Bulldog Freight Solutions is a division of Bulldog Cartage that specializes in providing the most reliable national freight solutions by only partnering with dedicated industry experienced carriers. BFS can have your equipment or materials picked up and delivered anywhere in the lower 48 safely and efficiently. Superior, transparent, pro-active communication is the foundation of the operation and our dedication is unmatched.

Contact us today to see how our centralized logistics management solutions can make your projects more profitable!

Bulldog Cartage, LLC

A Porter Family Company
401 S. Rohlwing Road
Addison, Illinois 60101

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Our Fleet

Meet Our Fleet

Over-Dimensional Hauling

Our specialty equipment often keeps shipments from needing special permits, but when they do our team of experienced delivery. professionals are ready for the challenge. The team has unrivaled experience hauling these over-width and over-height.

Our fleet is our Pride and Joy! Our trucks and trailers are maintained on a regimented preventative maintenance program and will always provide reliable, professional performance. Since our trucks and trailers are often times the most prominent face of our company and yours, we extend a tremendous level of pride in them, and we wash them nightly and wax them often. With Bulldog Cartage, you can always expect beautiful, well performing equipment that will provide a professional, quality image on your next project.

Bulldog Cartage runs quality Kenworth T-600 tractors for exceptional performance in all hauling applications, including up to 80,000 pounds of GVW shipping weight.

Truck in Warehouse

Our extensive fleet of 48’ flatbeds and 48-53’ dry vans are ready to haul your equipment safely and securely. The equipment is inspected and maintained regularly to provide the highest level of reliability. We can haul up to 48,000lbs on our flatbeds and 45,000lbs on our vans.

​We have a fleet of beautiful stake body trucks available for total versatility. With bed dimensions of 7’6″ x 24′, versatility and utility are abundant with these trucks.

We have commercial body SuperDuty F-450 trucks with racks for smaller capacity needs and versatility.

We have a fleet of beautiful knuckle-boom crane trucks available for exceptional job performance. With stake-body beds with dimensions of 8’ x 24′, we can handle a variety of loads and requirements. The knuckle booms have the ability to lift up to 4,000 pounds from the bed to the ground, and to lift up to 1,000 pounds to a height of 60 feet, or to place a 1,500 pound load to 45 foot roof, our boom trucks provide exceptional value and service. Our liftgate’s have a 3,000lb weight capacity.

We operate both step deck and extendable double drop trailers to facilitate the transportation of over-sized equipment without the need to pull permits. Our 53’ step decks have a 3’ deck height and 43’ long lower deck. Our extendable double drop has a well that extends from 29’ to 50’ at a 20” deck height (depending on load weight). These specialty trailers allow us to haul equipment up to 11’8” tall without needing over-height permits.

In the Field

About Our Drivers

Our Drivers are truly one of the most important components of our team! They are the people who often times, genuinely act as the face of Bulldog Cartage and our customers. They are friendly, helpful and always willing to go the extra mile to make sure your challenges are met. They are skilled professionals, and like an artist perfecting a craft, they take pride in their work and can thread the needle on the tightest access areas.

They are, without a doubt, our Ambassadors in the field! All of our drivers are outfitted with the most current communication technology, including smart-phones that receive text-messages and e-mail, and offer enhanced, up-to-date GPS searching. Call us today, and see how one of our skilled professional drivers can assist you in solving your next challenge!

GPS Tracking

Real-Time Tracking System

All of our trucks are equipped with the DQ Technologies GPS Tracking System, the most advanced and interactive fleet automation system available on the market today. This system shows the exact location, direction of travel, and speed of our trucks at all times.

We chose DQ Technologies because they are a proven leader in the industry. This delivery tracking system provides us with accurate delivery and scheduling information that helps us to more effectively manage daily logistical operations for our customers.

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