If he had MN. plates then its a small company out of Mpls. that hauls mostly JD freight..Oddly enough, I was at a pickup a couple years ago in Wisconsin, and an older gentleman in a Transit Connect pulled up. He was grabbing a single skid bound for Laredo. Probably not a 48" or over 500#, though I have no idea what those little Connects measure between the wheels. He said he makes decent money, with 30+ MPG highway in that little thing. Guess you'd be staying in motels a lot.