Legacy Transportation Services

USDOT # 2043462
PUC # 189247
935 MCLAUGHLIN AVE
San Jose, CA 95122
San Jose
California
Contact Phone:
Additional Phone: (650) 960-3501
Company Site: www.legacytsi.com

Moving with Legacy Transportation Services

For over 20 years Legacy has been known for providing safe transportation and logistics services for sensitive high value equipment and products, as well as meeting critical deadlines. We have earned the continuing respect of our customers and become the most trusted resource for solutions.
Over the years we have expanded our transportation and logistics services offerings to include a wide range of additional related services -- van line, air freight, international, logistics, climate control trailers and flatbed services, San Francisco Bay Area crating services as well as Chicago area crating services, warehousing and fulfillment services. Legacy has also expanded with exhibit services, mobile event trailers, mobile medical vehicles and other custom event display trailers for marketing, medical and other applications. We also provide rigging services for specialized and high value medical, aerospace, semiconductor products and more, as well as careful support for museum and fine art shipments.



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They arrived before the actual arranged time and were exceptionally expert and neighborly. After a fast gone through what we needed moved they inspired straight to work. They worked productively and could complete the whole move in several hours less then what we were cited, which implies more cash in our pockets!!!

We will utilize them again and prescribe to anybody hoping to move!

Did You Know

QuestionReceiving nation attention during the 1960's and 70's, songs and movies about truck driving were major hits. Finding solidarity, truck drivers participated in widespread strikes. Truck drivers from all over opposed the rising cost of fuel. Not to mention this is during the energy crises of 1873 and 1979. In 1980 the Motor Carrier Actdrasticallyderegulated the trucking industry. Since then trucking has come to dominate the freight industry in the latter part of the 20th century. This coincided with what are now known as 'big-box' stores such as Target or Wal-Mart.

QuestionThe decade of the 70s saw the heyday of truck driving, and the dramatic rise in the popularity of "trucker culture". Truck drivers were romanticized as modern-day cowboys and outlaws (and this stereotype persists even today). This was due in part to their use of citizens' band (CB) radio to relay information to each other regarding the locations of police officers and transportation authorities. Plaid shirts, trucker hats, CB radios, and using CB slang were popular not just with drivers but among the general public.

QuestionTrucks and cars have much in commonmechanicallyas well asancestrally.One link between them is the steam-powered fardier Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot, who built it in 1769. Unfortunately for him, steam trucks were notreallycommon until the mid 1800's. While looking at thispractically, it would be much harder to have a steam truck. This ismostlydue to the fact that the roads of the timewere builtfor horse and carriages. Steam truckswere leftto very short hauls, usually from a factory to the nearest railway station.In 1881, the first semi-trailer appeared, and it was in fact towed by a steam tractor manufactured by De Dion-Bouton.Steam-powered truckswere soldin France and in the United States,apparentlyuntil the eve of World War I. Also, at the beginning of World War II in the United Kingdom, theywere knownas 'steam wagons'.

QuestionMany modern trucksare powered bydiesel engines, although small to medium size trucks with gas engines exist in the United States.The European Union rules that vehicles with a gross combination of mass up to 3,500 kg (7,716 lb) are also known as light commercial vehicles. Any vehicles exceeding that weightare knownas large goods vehicles.

QuestionUnfortunately for the trucking industry, their image began to crumble during the latter part of the 20th century. As a result, their reputation suffered. More recently truckers havebeen portrayedas chauvinists or even worse, serial killers.The portrayals of semi-trailer trucks have focused on stories of the trucks becoming self-aware. Generally, this is with some extraterrestrial help.