Hulcher Services is the industry leader for Load Transfer / Load Adjustment Services, serving the railroads, intermodals, grain businesses and general industry.
We maintain a fleet of equipment at 35 locations around the U.S., Canada and Mexico to perform these services. Several divisions have additional specialized equipment to provide extended load transfer / adjustment capabilities.
Our Load Transfer / Load Adjustment Services equipment fleet includes:
Our Load Transfer / Load Adjustment Services equipment is maintained through Hulcher’s Preventative Mechanical Maintenance Program. This multi-layered, proactive system of inspections and servicing that ensures our equipment is trustworthy and ready to go to work when you need it. We have.
Anyone who has worked with railroad contractors knows that the most important part of any piece of equipment is the person who is operating it. Hulcher’s operators are railroad specialists. They have received training in railroad applications, are current in safety and security certification requirements for all Class I railroads, and have spent years perfecting their craft in maintenance-of-way environments.With their extensive railroad experience, our operators can work seemlessly with your rail gangs, or independently.
Hulcher combines 30 years of Load Transfer / Load Adjustment Services expertise with one of the most extensive networks of people and equipment in North America. We are close by, with the right equipment and the most professional crew members in the industry, to respond to your load transfer and load adjustment needs.
For your project to be successful, you need a quality equipment, maintained to be reliable and operated by an experienced railroad professional. When your Load Transfer / Load Adjustment Services project calls for equipment that is properly equipped, expertly operated and available when you need it, call Hulcher at 800-637-5471.
|Project Snapshot - Hulcher Excavator and Crew Perform Load Adjustment of Steel Pipes
A load of steel pipes had shifted during transit and needed to be reloaded so it would be properly balanced. Hulcher Services deployed a CaterpillarŽ 325D excavator and crew.
|Project Snapshot - Hulcher Forklift and Crew Perform Load Adjustment on Load of Roofing Tiles
Eighteen pallets of roofing tiles on a center beam railcar shifted during transit, crushing their pallets and damaging the banding. Hulcher sent a crew of five personnel, a forklift, replacement pallets and a banding machine to remedy the problem.
|Project Snapshot - Telehandler and Conveyor Perform Load Reduction of Alfalfa Pellets
The railroad needed a load of alfalfa pellets to be reduced by 10,000 lbs. Hulcher deployed a CaterpillarŽ TH560B telehandler, a conveyor and a haul truck.
|Case Study - Hulcher Crews Perform Tie Down Work on Military Heavy Equipment
The U.S. Army was deploying military hardware from two installations. The military needed an experienced railroad contractor who understood the regulatory requirements for properly tying down heavy equipment on railcars.
|Project Snapshot - Hulcher Performs Loading and Tie Down of Hopper Cars
The railroad retired two hopper cars and needed a contractor to load them to a flat car for transport to the scrap yard.
|Project Snapshot - Hulcher Performs Loading and Tie Down of Three Damaged Locomotives
The railroad needed a contractor to load three locomotives on flat cars for transport to the repair facility.
Photos of Load Transfer / Load Adjustment Services Equipment