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2021 Annual Edition
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Hot Line® TRANSPORTATION DIMENSIONS GUIDE is specialized source for all types of transport dimensions for heavy construction machinery, cranes and lifting equipment as well as ag machinery from the leading manufacturers in the industry. This resource guide is available in Print and in an Online version for subscribers. For over 30 years, Transportation Dimensions have been included in the Annual Hot Line® Construction Equipment Guide. Our industry research has proven this to be a specific guide that is needed by buyers and sellers in the industry. The Guide provides advertisers an economical source to market products and services to qualified readers worldwide.

Circulation is to paid subscribers! They subscribe to the guide because they need it and use it. An annual edition means it is only published once a year - subscribers reference the information over and over, giving your message the opportunity to be seen more than once. An easy to use products/services section makes your products easy to locate. A Digital Version of the annual edition featuring the Advertisement ONLY is available on the Hot Line® website allowing readers to link direct to an advertiser's website or email, share a specific ad by emailing to a friend as well save the entire or portion of the pages of advertisers for reference later.


The deadline for placing ads is September 25, 2020. All advertisers spending $200 or more will receive one FREE PRINT EDITION of the annual. The qualified readers, affordable rates, and reliable medium give you the opportunity to showcase your products and services!  Invoiced December 2020, Distribution in January. 


Color images intended for process printing should be saved as CMYK. Black & White images should be saved as Grayscale. Desired orientation (rotation, flip, skew) is to be applied in your image editing application.

Fonts should not be stylized in your page layout program. Example: Do not stylize fonts by using the [bold] [italic] or other font style commmands. Use the font containing the desired attribute. In the event the desired font is not available, a different font should be chosen. All fonts used must be supplied in a seperate folder labeled "Fonts." All fonts used in EPS file must be converted to outlines.

Media For File Transfer
Transportation Dimension Guide supports the following Apple OSX compatible media: CD/DVD. Supply a color or laser print of each ad.

Electronic File Transmission
Transportation Dimension Guide is able to accept files electronically using email and FTP. When sending files via email have your graphic elements originally scanned (250-300 dpi) and save them as a JPEG of the maximum quality. All submitted ad copy must be submitted by 5 p.m. the following business day after the cutoff date.

  • InDesign CS3: Include all elements and fonts in the document. Submit as a .zip or .sit file.
  • Photoshop CS3: Submit as a flattened, 300 dpi image.
  • Illustrator CS3: Convert all type to outlines and embed any linked elements.
  • PDF: Submit as press quality with all fonts embedded.

Advertising Rates

Full Color Priority Covers

Front Cover

4-11/16" x 3-7/16"


Back Cover
4-11/16" x 7"
Inside Front
4-11/16" x 7"
Inside Back
4-11/16" x 7"
Page 3
4-11/16" x 7"
Spine 1" x 7" $2,000
No Discounts on Priority Pages
Full Color 

Full Page

4-11/16" x 7"


1/2 Page Horiz

4-11/16" x 3-7/16"


1/4 Page

2-5/16" x 3-7/16"


2 x 3

2-5/16" x 2-1/16"


2 x 2

2-5/16" x 1-5/16"


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