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 600 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

Need to move something out of your local service area? Rest assured we have trusted local partners that we can utilize to get your freight delivered anywhere in the continental US.

Bulldog Cartage, LLC

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

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(630) 426-4000

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Meet Our Fleet

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 oftentimes 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 operates a fleet of clean, professionally maintained tractors for all your hauling needs. Our tractors consist of Kenworth T-600/T-660, International Prostar, and Freightliner Cascadia day cabs all spec’d with 400+ horsepower engines to ensure we have enough power to handle the toughest of jobs.

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 48,000 lbs. on our flatbeds and 45,000 lbs. on our vans.

  • 48’-53’ step deck trailers with loaded deck heights from 36”-42”
  • Extendable double drop RGN trailers with loaded deck heights from 18”-24” inner well up to 49’
  • Extendable double drop tri-axle RGN trailer with a loaded deck height of 18” inner well up to 49’
  • Stake body tandem axle lift gate truck with 22’ of bed space with a 3000 lb. capacity
  • F-Series liftgate truck with 16’ of bed space 2500 lb. capacity
  • 53’ tri-axle travel axle tilt bed trailer


In the Field

About Our Drivers

Our Drivers are truly one of the most important components of our team! They are the people who oftentimes, 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 smartphones 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 manage daily logistical operations more effectively for our customers.

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.

Your shipping needs...Problem solved!

Call or contact us today and find out Bulldog Cartage can make your project easier. We provide solutions. Period.