Industrial Logistics - Ascent Global Logistics

Industrial Logistics for Breakbulk and Project Cargo

Ascent delivers time-critical solutions for industrial logistics needs, transporting large out-of-gauge (OOG) components and heavy cargo for onshore and offshore projects.

Project logistics designed for your industry needs

We understand that moving large industrial equipment requires careful logistics planning that optimizes cost and minimizes carbon footprint. At Ascent, we work closely with manufacturers to deliver cost-effective solutions for safely transporting heavy equipment to project sites while minimizing our impact on the environment.

 

With over 20 strategic locations throughout North America and a global network of premium providers, we are able to transport OOG and heavy project freight quicker and safer than other providers.

We service upstream, midstream, and downstream sectors, specializing in both onshore and offshore oil and gas projects.

End-to-end transportation solutions for energy projects such as wind, solar, battery storage systems and hydrogen power plants.

Experts in the movement of heavy lift cargo and OOG components for project cargo, offering a full suite of consultative services and seamless project management.

Specialized logistics solutions for transporting and managing large-scale construction materials, ensuring timely delivery for urban development and infrastructure projects.

Tailored supply chain solutions for delivering raw materials and finished goods that keep production lines moving and customers satisfied.

Armstrong & Associates Inc Top 50 U.S. Third-Party Logistics Provider Award
Armstrong & Associates Inc Top 50 Global Third-Party Logistics Provider Award
Armstrong & Associates Inc Top 50 Domestic Transportation Management 3PL award
Inbound Logistics Top 100 3PL Provider Award
Transport Topics Top 100 Logistics Company award
Multimodal solutions for time-critical needs
Recognized as a leader in time-critical logistics, our transportation solutions for air, ground and sea are designed to deliver your project cargo quickly and cost-effectively.
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Time-critical

Air Charter

Ground Expedite

Air Freight

On-Board Courier

Spot Buy Truckload

Fast Boat

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Air Freight

Next Flight Out (NFO)

Priority

Standard

time-critical logistics solutions by Ascent

Time-critical

Air Charter

Ground Expedite

Air Freight

On-Board Courier

Spot Buy Truckload

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Air Freight

Next Flight Out (NFO)

Priority

Standard

Ground Freight

Less-than-Truckload

Truckload

Over-Dimensional

Temperature-Controlled

Managed Transportation

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Ocean Freight

Breakbulk

Fast Boat

Full Container Load (FCL)

Less-than-Container Load (LCL)

Flat Rack

Ground Freight

Less-than-Truckload

Truckload

Over-Dimensional

Temperature-Controlled

Managed Transportation

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Ocean Freight

Breakbulk

Fast Boat

Full Container Load (FCL)

Less-than-Container Load (LCL)

Flat Rack

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Logistics support

Customs brokerage

Trade compliance

Order management

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Logistics support

Customs brokerage

Trade compliance

Order management

Project cargo logistics protected by our assets

We offer customers peace of mind, knowing we have the capacity to transport their heavy cargo equipment quickly and efficiently. We are proud to be asset-backed with a dedicated fleet of trucks and our own airline, USA Jet.

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Dedicated fleet of trucks

Our company-owned fleet of trucks provides flexible shipping options and greater control.

MD-80F ascent owned aircraft

MD-80F

Cargo capacity: 45,000 lbs

Range: 2,050 miles

Speed: 498 knots

Skid Positions: 24

727-200F ascent owned aircraft

727-200F

Cargo capacity: 50,000 lbs

Range: 2,250 miles

Speed: 519 knots

Skid Positions: 24

falcon-20f ascent owned aircraft

Falcon-20F

Cargo capacity: 5,000 lbs

Range: 1,445 miles

Speed: 518 knots

Skid Positions: 6

Advantages of choosing Ascent as your industrial logistics partner

Real cost-savings  – We leverage an expansive global network of carriers to secure reduced costs for our customers, ensuring they receive the best price every time.

Industry expertise – We are a trusted partner to some of the largest industrial giants, with over 40 years of experience delivering logistics support that meets project deadlines.

Multimodal solutions – We offer multiple ground and air transportation solutions that give customers the flexibility they need to meet project deadlines.

Global reach – Our presence across North America includes 20+ locations, with planned strategic expansions into Mexico and Europe. Additionally, our premium network of multimodal carriers ensures comprehensive global coverage for the transportation of project cargo.

Committed to reducing our impact on the environment

We recognize that in order to be a world-leading logistics service provider, we must focus our efforts on minimizing our overall footprint in the geographies we serve without compromising the quality of our service. Our vision is to make Ascent a leading global sustainable logistics provider.

Technology & Connectivity

Ascent streamlines global logistics with technology that’s moved over 410K shipments a year, saving our customers $385 million. Our platform connects you to an elite network of carriers and unbeatable rates across every mode of transport.

 

With top-tier service, enjoy features like competitive bidding, real-time tracking, and digital documentation. Our tech supports API, XML, and EDI for effortless integration.

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8x World Excellence Award
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10x World Excellence Award

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9x World Excellence Award

Optimize your project logistics with Ascent
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