44 Buck Shoals Rd, Ste H-8, Arden, NC 28704
Phone: 828-687-9280  Toll: 1-800-688-9280  Fax: 828-687-9674
Email: AVL@SpecialService.net

Manager: Conrad Taylor
Email: CTaylor@SpecialService.net

Line Hauls:
Daily between Charlotte, NC & Asheville
Daily between Greenville, SC & Asheville

Lock Out for freight dropped on our dock: Mon - Fri 17:00
Hours: Mon – Fri 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Outside hours by special arrangement and 24/7 on call dispatch and service

 

STATION INFORMATION

Asheville is a full-service station offering two-man service, hospital, industrial, residential, and commercial pickups and deliveries. They offer a full complement of specialized services as well, Inclusive: Inside; Unpacking; Room-of-choice; Setup and assemble; Time specific deliveries to meet install crews; Packing; Banding and shrink wrapping, and Removal of debris from the delivery.

The majority of the freight inbounds daily on  dedicated line haul trucks running either from Greenville, SC or from Charlotte, and pick-ups return the same way that evening for routing out of  Asheville to Charlotte, or the next morning back to Greenville.  Asheville also services the North-Eastern part of Tennessee on a hot-shot/dedicated truck basis.

AVL utilizes a 7200 sq. ft. warehouse for servicing the pick-up and delivery needs of commercial and residential Asheville as well as the far flung surrounding areas.

Equipment includes four 26’ Straight Trucks with lift gates equipped with e-trak, straps, pallet jacks, and hand trucks, four 16’ box truck for getting into those hard to reach mountainous areas, as well as two mid-sized sprinters, and one cargo van.
The line haul Tractor / Trailer is available for some use during the middle part of the day.

Asheville services Areas A-C on daily regulars and D, E, F, as volume or circumstances require.
They regularly run out of state Hot Shots.

Facility:
7200 sq. ft. secured warehouse / 4 dock level and grade level doors
Material handling eq: Pallet jacks, Fork Lifts, dock plates, pads, dollies etc.

Services:
24/7 on call dispatch & service availability
Local PU &D, assembly & tech / logistic inside support
Expedited 48 state ‘exclusive use vehicles’
White glove 2/3/4 man crews for new & remodel installs
Convention / Arena freight trained personnel / hot shots to next location
Terminal storage &transfer handling
Military & Nuclear Power Station pick up & deliveries
Air Charter service support

Vehicles:
Boxvans for local and over the road and expedite work
Straightrucks 26′ and 16′, lift gates, straps, pads etc, and OTR /sleeper cabs
Sprinter vans & Cargo vans

Drivers:
TSA cleared Employees & Drivers
Criminal Background checks & 10 year DMV check
Mandatory Drug Testing Program

ACCESSORIALS

Asheville, NC (AVL) Accessorials
Actual Weight or 200 DIM applies whichever is greater
Any Pick-up or delivery requested within the next 2 hours will be charged as a 'Special'
2 MAN time starts from departure & runs until return to station
$100,000 Cargo Insurance only applicable on freight if a value is previously declared, accepted and charged, otherwise normal Terms & Conditions of Carriage apply

We strongly discourage rugs/mattresses/kayaks and other loose freight that’s awkward to move and lacking packaging protection to be tendered to us for transport.
If tendered, we reserve the right to turn down a damage claim if packaging is found to be insufficient.
Insurance charge will increase if additional Cargo Insurance requested AND formally accepted and charged for (See Terms & Conditions of Carriage).

Over Length Freight Rule: Any shipment containing a piece exceeding 12ft (144 inches) in length will be assessed a $50 'Overlength' Fee, in addition to all other applicable charges.  Any shipment containing a piece exceeding 20ft (240 inches) in length will be assessed a $75 'Overlength' Fee, in addition to all other applicable charges.
Special Service reserves the right to defer transport of such freight until suitable space is available on its equipment.

SPECIAL PICK-UP AND DELIVERY*

  AREA 0800-1700 1701-0759 SAT, SUN, & HOLS
  A 60.67 66.33 76.01
  B 66.33 73.15 87.89
  C 76.01 81.95 105.71
  D 81.95 93.83 117.65
  E 93.82 105.71 129.53
  F 122.65 124.69 149.55

* Add these charges to the regular pick-up & delivery charges

BETWEEN ASHEVILLE AND CHARLOTTE (LINEHAUL)
(If linehaul and local - just add both together for pricing)
  LINEHAUL MIN 100 1000 2000 5000
  CLT - AVL 25.67 10.23 10.23 10.23 10.23
  AVL - CLT 25.67 10.23 10.23 10.23 10.23
BETWEEN ASHEVILLE AND GREENVILLE (LINEHAUL)
(If linehaul and local - just add both together for pricing)
  LINEHAUL MIN 100 1000 2000 5000
  AVL - GSP 28.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00
  GSP - AVL 28.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00

OUT OF AREA SPECIALS

  VAN 180.00 MIN/1.80 PER MILE ONE-WAY (To CLT 250.00) -  PLUS FSG
  VAN WAIT TIME 30 MINUTES FREE - 15.00 MIN/0.85C PER MINUTE
  SPRINTER VAN 200.00 MIN/2.00 PER MILE ONE-WAY - (To CLT 290.00) - PLUS FSG
  SPRINTER VAN WAIT TIME 30 MINUTES FREE - 30.00 MIN/$1.00 PER MINUTE
  STRAIGHT TRUCK 250.00 MIN/2.35 PER MILE ONE-WAY - (To CLT 330.00) PLUS FSG
  STRAIGHT TRUCK WAIT TIME 30 MINUTES FREE - 40.00 MIN/1.10 PER MINUTE
* ADD .50c PER MILE FOR TEAM DRIVERS
SECOND MAN
Area
A 115.00
B 155.00
C 195.00
D 235.00
E 275.00
F 315.00
G 385.00
Out of Area (e.g. TN) 90.00 / Hour Runs from departure time to return time.

 

ACCESSORIAL CHARGES
  ATTEMPT - TRANSFER OR PU&D MIN CHARGES PLUS FULL ACCESSORIAL TARIFF PLUS FUEL
  C.O.D. OR F.C.C.O.D. 15.00 OR 1% OF AMOUNT (MAX $50.00)
  CFS RECOVERY OR DROP $75.00
  DISTRIBUTION CENTER(S) GREATER OF $75 OR APPLICABLE SPECIAL
  DROP OR RECOVERY 10.00 MIN/1.00CWT
  POD OR STORAGE UNIT PU&D 15.00 PER HAWB
  PP&E FEE 1.50 PER HAWB
  SECURITY & COMPLIANCE FEE 1.00 PER HAWB
  USED MATRESS HANDLING/DISPOSAL 75.00 PER UNIT
  WAIT TIME ST LOCAL & 'SPECIALS' 30 MINUTES FREE - 40.00 MIN/1.10 PER MINUTE
  WEEKEND OPENING FEE 250.00 FOR OPENING/1ST HR FREE, THEN 25.00/15 MIN/PER MAN
  AIR CHARTERS 50.00 PER TAIL #
  AIRPORT DROP 10.00
  AIRPORT RECOVERY 10.00 MIN/1.00CWT
  BANDING OR BLACK SHRINK WRAP 10.00 EACH/PER PALLET
  CONVENTION CENTER 30.00 MIN. OR 2.50 CWT
  CONVENTION CENTER WAIT TIME 30.00 MIN/0.95 CENTS MINUTE / 1ST HR FREE
  CROSS DOCK FEE 5.00 MIN/1.5 C/LB IN AND 1.5C/LB OUT
  CUTTING BILLS 5.00 EACH
  DECLARED VALUE 0.75 PER $100.00 OR 5.00 MIN
  DETRASH 50.00 MIN/STD PLT 45.00/CFQ FOR CRATES
  DIMENSIONAL WEIGHT WILL BE APPLIED DIM FACTOR OF 200
  ELEVATORS/1 FLIGHT STAIRS OVER 50LBS 25.00
  FAX COPY 1.00
  GOVERNMENT PUBLIC HOLIDAYS WEEKENDS & ACCESSORIALS +10%
  HAZMAT 50.00 - 2000LBS / 100.00 - 10,000, 10,001+ CFQ
  HOSPITAL 25.00
  HOTEL 30.00/3.00 CWT
  INSIDE PICK-UP & DELIVERY 25.00 MIN/2.50 PER CWT
  ISSUING A CHECK 10.00 to $100/35.00 to $1000/OVER $1000 - CFQ
  LIFT GATE 45.00
  MALL P/U OR DELIVERY 20.00
  MILITARY BASES 25.00 MIN. OR 2.50 CWT
  OVER THE COUNTER 40.00 MIN. OR 4.00 CWT
  OVER-LENGTH RULE 12'-20' 50.00/ OVER 20' 75.00
  PACKAGING (PALLET/SHRINK WRAP) 40.00 PER SKID
  PALLET JACK 10.00
  PERSONAL OR RESIDENTIAL 25.00 MIN/2.50 PER CWT
  PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN/EMAILED 15.00 MIN FIRST 3 PIX, THEN 3.00 EACH ADDITIONAL PIX
  PREPARE AIR BILL 3.50
  SECOND DRIVER - EUV 1.00 PER MILE
  SECOND MAN 60.00 HR - SEE AREA MINIMUMS ABOVE
  SECURITY CLEARANCE 25.00 MIN. OR 2.50 CWT
  STADIUMS & ENTERTAINMENT ARENAS 25.00 MIN. OR 2.50 CWT
  STORAGE 10.00 MIN/0.25 CWT A DAY STD 40"X48"/OTHER - CFQ
  TRANSFER FEES 3.50 OR 1.50 PER CWT
  UNCRATE 40.00
  UNIVERSITY/SCHOOLS 25.00 MIN. OR 2.50 CWT
POINTS SERVICED
Asheville, NC (AVL) Pick-Up & Drop
CITY ZIP AREA CITY ZIP AREA
ALEXANDER, NC 28701 C HAZELWOOD, NC 28738 D
ALMOND, NC 28702 F HENDERSONVILLE, NC 28739 B
ANDREWS, NC 28901 F HENDERSONVILLE, NC 28791 B
AQUONE, NC 28781 F HENDERSONVILLE, NC 28793 B
ARDEN, NC 28704 A HIGHLANDS, NC 28741 F
ASHEVILLE, NC 28801 A HORSE SHOE, NC 28742 B
ASHEVILLE, NC 28802 A HOT SPRINGS, NC 28743 F
ASHEVILLE, NC 28803 A JONAS RIDGE, NC 28641 F
ASHEVILLE, NC 28804 A LAKE JUNALUSKA, NC 28745 D
ASHEVILLE, NC 28805 A LAKE LURE, NC 28746 D
ASHEVILLE, NC 28806 A LAKE TOXAWAY, NC 28747 E
ASHEVILLE, NC 28810 A LANDRUM, SC 29356 D
ASHEVILLE, NC 28813 A LEICESTER, NC 28748 C
ASHEVILLE, NC 28814 A LINVILLE, NC 28646 F
ASHEVILLE, NC 28815 A LYNN, NC 28750 D
ASHEVILLE, NC 28816 A MAGGIE VALLEY, NC 28751 D
BAKERSVILLE, NC 28705 F MARBLE, NC 28905 F
BALFOUR, NC 28706 B MARION, NC 28752 D
BALSAM GROVE, NC 28708 D MARS HILL, NC 28754 D
BANNER ELK, NC 28604 F MARSHALL, NC 28753 D
BARNARDSVILLE, NC 28709 C MICAVILLE, NC 28755 E
BAT CAVE, NC 28710 C MILL SPRING, NC 28756 D
BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC 28604 F MILLS RIVER, NC 28759 B
BILTMORE LAKE, NC 28728 B MONTEZUMA, NC 28653 F
BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC 28711 C MONTREAT, NC 28757 C
BLOWING ROCK, NC 28605 F MOUNTAIN HOME, NC 28758 B
BOONE, NC 28607 F MURPHY, NC 28906 F
BOSTIC, NC 28018 E NAPLES, NC 28760 B
BRASSTOWN, NC 28902 F NEBO, NC 28761 E
BREVARD, NC 28712 C NEWLAND, NC 28657 F
BRYSON CITY, NC 28713 E NORTH COVE, NC 28759 E
BURNSVILLE, NC 28714 D OLD FORT, NC 28762 D
CANDLER, NC 28715 C OTTO, NC 28763 F
CANTON, NC 28716 D PENLAND, NC 28765 E
CASHIERS, NC 28717 E PENROSE, NC 28766 C
CEDAR MOUNTAIN, NC 28718 D PINEOLA, NC 28662 F
CHEROKEE, NC 28719 E PISGAH FOREST, NC 28768 C
CHIMNEY ROCK, NC 28720 D PLUMTREE, NC 28664 F
CLIFFSIDE, NC 28024 E RIDGECREST, NC 28770 C
CLYDE, NC 28721 C ROBBINSVILLE, NC 28711 F
COLUMBUS, NC 28722 D ROSMAN, NC 28772 D
CONESTEE FALLS, NC 28712 D RUTHERFORDTON, NC 28139 E
CROSSNORE, NC 28616 F SALUDA, NC 28773 C
CULLOWHEE, NC 28723 E SAPPHIRE, NC 28774 E
DANA, NC 28724 B SCALEY MOUNTAIN, NC 28775 F
DILLSBORO, NC 28725 D SKYLAND, NC 28776 A
EAST FLAT ROCK, NC 28726 B SPINDALE, NC 28160 E
EDNEYVILLE, NC 28727 C SPRUCE PINE, NC 28777 F
ELLENBORO, NC 28040 F SWANNANOA, NC 28778 B
ENKA, NC 28728 B SYLVA, NC 28779 D
ENTOWAH, NC 28729 B TOPTON, NC 28781 F
FAIRVIEW, NC 28730 B TRYON, NC 28782 D
FINES CREEK, NC 28721 D TUSKASEGEE, NC 28783 F
FLAT ROCK, NC 28731 B TUXEDO, NC 28784 C
FLETCHER, NC 28732 A UNION MILLS, NC 28167 E
FOREST CITY, NC 28043 E WARREN WILSON COLL, NC 28778 B
FRANKLIN, NC 28734 F WAYNESVILLE, NC 28786 D
FRANKLIN, NC 28744 F WEAVERVILLE, NC 28787 C
GERTON, NC 28735 C WEBSTER, NC 28788 D
GLENVILLE, NC 28736 F WEST JEFFERSON, NC 28694 OOA
GREENMOUNTAIN, NC 28740 F WHITTNER, NC 28789 E
HARRIS, NC 28074 D ZIRCONIA, NC   28790 C
HAYESVILLE, NC 28904 F COSBY 37722 G
JOHNSON CITY 37601 G DANDRIDGE 37725 G
JOHNSON CITY 37602 G DEL RIO 37727 G
JOHNSON CITY 37604 G GATLINBURG 37738 G
JOHNSON CITY 37605 G BAILEYTON 37743 G
ETSU 37614 G GREENEVILLE 37744 G
JOHNSON CITY 37614 G BAILEYTON 37745 G
GRAY 37615 G GREENEVILLE 37745 G
JOHNSON CITY 37615 G HARTFORD 37753 G
AFTON 37616 G JEFFERSON CITY 37760 G
BLOUNTVILLE 37617 G KODAK 37764 G
BLUFF CITY 37618 G LOWLAND 37778 G
BRISTOL 37620 G MASCOT 37806 G
BRISTOL 37621 G MIDWAY 37809 G
BRISTOL 37625 G MOHAWK 37810 G
BUTLER 37640 G MORRISTOWN 37813 G
CHICKEY 37641 G MORRISTOWN 37814 G
CHURCH HILL 37642 G MORRISTOWN 37815 G
ELIZABETHTON 37643 G MORRISTOWN 37816 G
ELIZABETHTON 37644 G MOSHEIM 37818 G
CHURCH HILL 37645 G NEW MARKET 37820 G
MOUNT CARMEL 37645 G NEWPORT 37821 G
ERWIN 37650 G NEWPORT 37822 G
FALL BRANCH 37656 G PARROTTSVILLE 37843 G
GLAG POND 37657 G RUSSELLVILLE 37860 G
JONESBORO 37659 G RUTLEDGE 37861 G
KINGSPORT 37659 G PIGEON FORGE 37862 G
KINGSPORT 37660 G SEVIERVILLE 37862 G
COLONIAL HEIGHTS 37662 G PIGEON FORGE 37863 G
KINGSPORT 37663 G SEVIERVILLE 37863 G
KINGSPORT 37664 G PIGEON FORGE 37864 G
KINGSPORT 37665 G SEVIERVILLE 37864 G
KINGSPORT 37669 G SEYMOUR 37865 G
LIMESTONE 37681 G PIGEON FORGE 37868 G
MILLIGAN 37682 G SEVIERVILLE 37868 G
MOUNTAIN CITY 37683 G STRAW PLAINS 37871 G
MOUNTAIN HOME 37684 G STRAWBERRY PLAINS 37871 G
PINEY FLATS 37686 G SURGOINSVILLE 37873 G
ROAN MOUNTAIN 37687 G PIGEON FORGE 37876 G
SHADY VALLEY 37688 G PITTMAN CENTER 37876 G
TELFORD 37690 G SEVIERVILLE 37876 G
TRADE 37691 G TALBOTT 37877 G
UNICOI 37692 G TOWNSEND 37882 G
WATAUGA 37694 G BANEBERRY 37890 G
PINEY FLATS 37699 G WHITE PINE 37890 G
BEAN STATION 37708 G WHITESBURG 37891 G
BLAINE 37709 G
BULLS GAP 37711 G
BYBEE 37713 G