Our Story

Olinger Heavy Hauling is a family owned and operated company based in Kansas City, Missouri. Since 1962 we have served our customers with pride, professionalism and an attention to detail unmatched by our competitors throughout the years. We don't meet the standard, we are the standard.

Our Daily Approach

We strive everyday to provide the very best service to our customers. This starts with communication. Our staff prides itself on being available from sun up to sun down and sometimes even later depending on the project... don't worry, we let them sleep occasionally.

Things have changed since 1962, especially the way we communicate. What hasn't changed is our approach. When you do business with Olinger, we take a team approach, allowing us to build a company wide relationship with you in hopes that you will return and rely on us over and over again.

Join Our Team

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Michael Hatt

Operations Manager


Michael is son to our owner, Milton Hatt, and has been around the business since he was a kid. His daily role is to guide our team towards success and to make sure our customers are satisfied with Olinger projects. Introducing transport to the company, Michael plays a pivotal role in Olinger innovations. On the weekends, you'll find Michael on his boat at the Lake of the Ozarks.


Aaron Valentine

Transportation Manager


Aaron is one of the nicest people you will ever meet. He has a great knowledge of the transportation business and knows what it takes to move large freight. Aaron works in our dispatch office, setting up main loads and return loads and solving problems when issues arise. When he is not at work, Aaron enjoys spending time with his dog Molly.


Nick Wood

Project Manager


When you meet Nick you will know one thing... he means business. Being one of the few crew members born after 2000, this young buck has grown up in the industry and has focused on perfecting his craft. Nick believes in order to be a great leader, you've got to be an excellent communicator. Nick intends to push the company forward with innovation as the old guys phase out.


Zach Rainbolt

Office Manager


Zach serves as the Office Manager at Olinger Heavy Hauling, where his expertise in logistics and passion for efficiency significantly enhance our daily operations. At Olinger Heavy Hauling, Zach is dedicated to process improvement and office efficiency, actively contributing to marketing, technical support, and logistics coordination. Beyond his professional endeavors, Zach is deeply rooted in the Kansas City community, cherishing time with family and local engagement.


Shelley Wood

Accounts Manager


Shelley, our Accounts Manager and Milton Hatt's daughter, is deeply embedded in the fabric of Olinger Heavy Hauling, having grown up in the business alongside her brother. She expertly manages all load-related paperwork, including driver logs, payroll, and customer billing, with precision and care. Outside of work, Shelley is devoted to her three boys, actively supporting their activities and ensuring her family remains at the center of her busy life.

Call us today!

Tell us what you need and we'll show you the Olinger way