Oversized.
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Specialized Transportation Solutions

Ascent Specialized, located in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota, is a premier, full-service 3PL offering specialty transportation solutions to all points of North America.

Our team ensures cargo is handled and delivered with safety, efficiency, compliance, and speed. Through longstanding relationships and access to thousands of fully vetted carriers, we can offer you service on all types of equipment and modes of transportation.

We do not discriminate loads based on size, weight, or value, but we do love a challenge.

Industries We Serve

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Manufacturing & Production

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Agriculture

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Mining & Drilling

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Oil & Gas

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Wind & Solar

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Port Services

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Construction

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Cranes

At Ascent Specialized,

WE KNOW WHAT’S ON THE LINE.

Let’s face it, specialized freight takes a few extra steps to get from Point A to Point Z. Clients rely on our commitment to clear communication and our willingness to triple-check the fine details. The carriers we partner with show up on time, to the right location, with the proper equipment and securements to safely haul your cargo for both domestic and international shipments needing inland transportation

We’re the partners to help make it happen.

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Because All Roads Lead Somewhere.

Let’s face it, specialized freight takes a few extra steps to get from Point A to Point Z. Clients rely on our commitment to clear communication and our willingness to triple-check the fine details. The carriers we partner with show up on time, to the right location, with the proper equipment and securements to safely haul your cargo for both domestic and international shipments needing inland transportation

We’re the partners to help make it happen.

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Hear It From

Our Customers

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In over 18 years in the business, I have never met a more capable, honest, and reliable logistics provider that knows what needs to be done and when. I can truly rely on them even in my absence to complete the tasks at hand.
Robert Paterson, Owner, Dyno Global Projects LLC
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Working with the team at Ascent Specialized was a wonderful experience. The team went above and beyond to keep us updated. Their upbeat attitude while dealing with situations was a breath of fresh air. Thank you for all of the great customer service.
Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative
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The way our customer couldn’t make up their minds where we were to deliver between MN and ND was not easy to follow but you handled the changes with ease and took off running with it.
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You do a really nice job communicating, and I feel confident when sending you work. I know things going wrong in this business is pretty much expected, but if plans do change, you keep me updated.
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This company is amazing! Within 24 hours they had five trucks headed to our customer’s pick-up point. They did not miss a beat. They made us look very good in the eyes of our customer

    How Do We Do It?

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    Connect

    Let’s get this partnership started.

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    Communicate

    Transparency, honesty, and loyalty.

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    Coordinate

    Origin, destination, and dimensions.

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    Carry Out

    Point A to Point Z made easy.

    About Ascent

    At Ascent, we solve supply chain challenges for thousands of customers worldwide. With $2 billion+ in revenue and a dedicated team of 1,000+ industry experts in 21 locations across North America, we are a recognized supplier of the year for multiple Fortune 500 companies as well as a partner to thousands of small and medium sized businesses.

    Our global reach, deep knowledge and innovative technology platform uniquely position our team to flawlessly execute in delivering goods worldwide via all modes. Our #1 market share in the demanding domestic ground and air expedite market has provided us the foundation to handle even the most complex logistics challenges. Our offerings include truckload, less-than-truckload, global forwarding, air charter, specialized and expedite solutions. We move over 250,000 shipments annually through our competitive freight marketplace.