Equipment

J.S. Helwig & Son Offers the Finest Equipment on the Road Today of any Freight Carrier

At J.S. Helwig & Son, we understand the importance of top-of-the-line equipment for both drivers and customers. When selecting a freight carrier, customers want to know the company has equipment that is ready to hit the road with a low risk of breakdowns that delay pickups and deliveries.

We also understand that being a professional CDL driver is not easy. J.S. Helwig & Son strives to lessen the stress by offering late model tractors and trailers with the most advanced technology available in freight carriers today.

As of today, we are operating a fleet of approximately 300 tractors and 450 refrigerated trailers. All of our trucks are equipped with a number of options and technology to help provide route planning, fuel planning, uninterrupted communication and safety.

Our equipment highlights include:

  • Three years or newer Freightliner Cascadias with Detroit DD15 power
  • SmartDrive Technology
  • FDA Food Safety Modernization ACT (FSMA) technology controlled through Iron Apple, Inc
  • 10- speed transmissions
  • Automatic transmissions
  • Qualcomm satellite units
  • 100% E-Logs
  • Thermo King Tri-Pac APUs
  • Refrigerators
  • 1800 watt invertors for AC accessories
  • Voluntary in-cab scanners

With our top-of-the-line tractors and trailers powered by the latest technology, J.S. Helwig & Son is confident we lead the way in freight carriers.