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.

Logistics Roadblock?


Everything in life doesn’t fit neatly into a few standard dimensions. But what some may call a shipping problem, we view as an opportunity. We ship what the others won’t, whether it’s mining equipment, crane parts, construction machinery, or anything else overweight and/or over-dimensional.

Too wide? Too tall? Heavy haul?
No problem.

Industries We Serve

Manufacturing & Production



Oil & Gas

Wind & Solar

Port Services



At Ascent Specialized,


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.

Because All Roads Lead Somewhere.

Have a logistics challenge on your hands? We’re ready for it. Our team uses a versatile, tailored approach to transportation and project management. We’re natural problem solvers, and we never stop. Our focus on professional development and continuous education allows us to deliver remarkable results, time and time again.
Specialized isn’t for everybody, but it is for us.

Since 2006

Hear It From Our Customers

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When I am looking for a truck to haul 2,000 or 200,000 pounds of machinery, Josie is my first and only call. I have been dealing with Josie for two decades and she has earned my business and my trust.

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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.

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How Do We Do It?


Let’s get this partnership started.


Transparency, honesty, and loyalty.


Origin, destination, and dimensions.

Carry Out

Point A to Point Z made easy.

How Does Ascent Specialized
Fit Within Ascent
Global Logistics?

We’re the specialized arm of Ascent Global Logistics, a logistical powerhouse for a wide range of Domestic, International, and Distribution solutions that are typically considered general cargo.