Transportation, Washing, & Repair Services
Certified Food Grade Tank Washing Facility
If you have a bulk-liquid tanker, Caledonia Haulers has a certified food grade washing station available to ensure sterilized tanks, hoses, valves, and pumps for your delivery (food grade only). We also maintain both Kosher Tank Wash and Kosher Fleet certificates for your convenience.
We haul food products in a bulk-liquid state to all 48 states and Canada and have trucks in Florida, New Jersey, and California weekly.
Specialized Bulk-Liquid Transportation Carrier
Caledonia Haulers specializes in the transportation of food products in a bulk-liquid state. As a food grade carrier, we feel we are one of the best in the business. With our quality equipment, our ability to communicate, and our desire to be flexible and accommodating, we will do a good job for your company.
We take pride in the appearance of our equipment and strive to continually grow and upgrade our fleet with state-of-the-art features. Our tankers have “in-transit heat” systems if required. All tanks are washed at a certified food grade washing station to assure sterilization of the tank, hoses, valves, and pumps before each new load. Our quality control standards are the highest in the industry, and we are also Kosher Certified.
We have a staff of experienced, safety-conscious drivers to transport your product to its destination. Neat appearance, good customer relations and communication skills, and excellent safety records are a few of the qualifications met by our drivers.
Each driver is determined to transport your product with care according to your delivery requirements. Caledonia Haulers has been recognized for its consistent on-time performance.
We have gone from traveling approximately 19,000 miles a year to over 25 million miles a year.
Advanced Food Grade Transportation Specialists
Caledonia Haulers has a professional operations staff in Caledonia, MN, Cedar Rapids, IA, and Darlington, WI to help you with your bulk-liquid freight. We also maintain both Kosher Tank Wash and Kosher Fleet certificates for your convenience.
At Caledonia Haulers we continually strive to grow and upgrade our fleet with state-of-the-art features. We are a SmartWay Transport Partner and we have updated our fleet trucks to reflect this partnership. All of our over the road tractors have Espar D2 heaters and Tripac APU units to reduce our idle time. Plus, we run primarily wide base fuel efficient Michelin Tires.
Our tankers have pumps and “in transit heat” systems if required. All tanks are washed at certified food grade washes to assure sterilization of the tank and all components before each new load. Our quality control standards are the highest in the industry, our tank wash and fleet are Kosher Certified, and our experienced staff will communicate with you and work with our drivers to transport your product safely to its destination.
It is our desire to be flexible and accommodating and we will do the best job we can for your company. Neat appearance, good customer relations, communication skills, and excellent safety records are just a few of the qualifications met by our safety-conscious drivers. Each one is determined to transport your product with care according to your delivery requirements. Caledonia Haulers is proud to be recognized for its consistent on-time performance.
We haul dozens of food grade products from cream to juice, corn syrup to soy sauce, vegetable oil to liquid smoke, and more.
Milk Receiving and Transfer Services
The Milk Receiving / Transfer Station at Caledonia Haulers is located within the Kosher Wash Facility. Our highly trained and State Certified attendants move over 300,000 gallons of raw milk on a daily basis.
Our experienced staff maintains strict sanitation requirements that are inspected on an annual basis. We also offer the following items for your convenience:
- Farm pick-up
- Plant re-load
- Transports for short and long distance hauling
- CIP clean system
- Silo capacity of 30,000 gallons
- Ice bank cooling plate
- State inspected IMS approved reload
- USDA inspected
- Certified industry supervisor or beta-lactam testing of Grade A milk
- Certified scale 24 hours a day
- Three unloading pumps
- One load out pump
- Bio-trace machine for swab testing equipment
- DMC all loads
- MN Plant #27-192
Our operation of over 240 power units runs 7 days a week to ensure that your time frame is always met.
Full-Service Vehicle and Equipment Repair
Caledonia Haulers has several skilled mechanics with over 200 years of combined experience and an extensive parts inventory that allows us to make repairs quickly. We have 2 shop facilities (in Minnesota and Iowa) and we maintain our equipment as well as servicing several outside customer units. We have diagnostic equipment for the newest Caterpillar and Paccar MX engines and our trained technicians are capable of doing almost any repair including:
- A/C work
- Hydraulic repairs
- Brake jobs
- Clutch adjustments and replacements
- Lighting and electrical
- Tire repairs
- MN DOT inspections (13 certified inspectors)
- Welding and light fabrication
- Engine and transmission overhauls
- Parts sourcing
Current Shop Rate
Our current shop rates are: $79/hr on weekdays and $95/hr on weekends and holidays. We also have a service truck available for road calls. We accept major credit cards, including MasterCard and Visa.
Regular Shop Hours (Caledonia)
Monday – Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Saturday: 7:00 a.m. to Noon
Please call ahead to make an appointment by calling 800-325-4728.
All tankers are washed at a certified food-grade washing station before each loading.
Safety and High-Quality
Safe Travel with Less Emissions
We are a SmartWay Transport Partner and have updated our fleet trucks to reflect this partnership. SmartWay is an Environmental Protection Agency program that helps companies advance supply chain sustainability by measuring, benchmarking, and freight transportation efficiency.
Our fleet and tank wash are Kosher Certified. We’re proud to offer Kosher certified liquid food transport while following the highest industry shipping cleanliness standards.
DriveCam by Lytx Safety Program For Drivers
Implementing the Fall of 2018.
The DriveCam program can help protect our drivers and our organization against fraudulent claims. Most videos are triggered by events but, drivers can manually push to record as well. Recorded videos can only be viewed by authorized managers.