Heavy Duty Tow Team Swaps Out Power Units

Baker & Baker’s heavy duty tow team performed a power unit swap-out for a long-term corporate client. The client runs a food transportation company. Their massive fleet transports perishable goods to restaurants and grocery stores all over Oregon.

On this particular day, an unknown engine issue brought one of their tractor trailers to a standstill on I-84 in The Dalles. To say time was of the essence is an understatement! The truck was stranded on the shoulder of the highway with a trailer full of perishables and a tight deadline to reach.

In order to save time, the heavy duty towing team decided to pick up a new power unit from the customer’s facility in Woodburn. Within 40 minutes of receiving the call, they were on their way to The Dalles with a new power unit in tow!

Thanks to the team’s quick thinking, the driver was able to make his delivery on time! Baker & Baker Towing & Crane service is proud to work with local businesses to limit their downtime and keep them on schedule. Contact us to learn more about our corporate partnerships.

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Details of Heavy Duty Tow Team Swaps Out Power Units

The heavy duty tow team at Baker & Baker Towing and Crane Service responded to a phone call from a corporate customer. One of the many tractor-trailers in the customer’s fleet had broken down on I-84 in The Dalles. They needed the heavy duty tow team to deliver a new tractor to the location in order for the driver to be able to complete his delivery.

The Woodburn heavy duty tow team drove to the customer’s facility in Woodburn, OR. Once at the facility, the heavy duty tow team was shown the power unit they would have to bring to the driver in The Dalles

The heavy duty tow team backed up their heavy wrecker towards the back end of the semi tractor. The heavy towing team hooked onto the tractor and ensured that it was properly secured. 

With the new tractor hooked onto their heavy duty wrecker, the team made their way to The Dalles. The heavy duty tow team made the 115 mile journey to the broken down truck via I-84 E. Once at the customer’s location, the heavy duty tow team assessed the situation.

The broken down truck needed to be brought back to Woodburn, OR, to undergo repairs. The driver of the tractor trailer hooked on the new power unit to the trailer and was able to complete his delivery. The towing team hooked onto the broken-down power unit and towed it back to Woodburn. Once in Woodburn, the Oregon heavy tow truck team dropped off the tractor at the customer’s repair facility.

 

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