Heavy Equipment Information

Street Sweeper Shipping

Street sweepers are perfect for keeping city streets clean and while they may be used for many hours each day, they are not designed to travel far distances without the help of a transport company. With help from our team here at A-1 Auto Transport,...

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Shipping Underground Mining Equipment

Whether you need to ship loaders, crushers, dozers, excavators or other underground mining equipment, A-1 Auto Transport has an experienced transport team to handle your shipment safely and economically. We offer complete shipping services for moving...

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Shipping a Straddle Carrier

Straddle Carriers are well used in the shipping industry to move containers, lumber and other heavy and bulky materials from one location to another. They can be used to stack heavy shipping containers, making it easier for shipyards to clear space a...

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Shipping a Snow Cat

Whether it’s being used to move snow up a mountain side for skiing, out of the way for motor vehicles or just from one end of a property to the other, having a Snow Cat is a great tool to have to handle the cold, snowy terrain that needs to be moved....

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Shipping a Snow Blower

When snowy weather hits, it’s imperative to be prepared to clear the roads so the daily commute will be safe for drivers. Snow blowers are a much-needed asset during a winter storm and it’s important to have them ready to go when the weather takes a...

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Shipping a Skip Loader

If you plan to clear trees and debris from a plot of land, s skip loader may be just the perfect equipment to get the job done for you. One of the biggest questions is, “How can you transport the skip loader to the job site?” This is where the profes...

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Shipping a Skeleton Bucket

Skeleton buckets are handy for removing large rocks and other debris from the ground when building a new home, installing a pool or when land must be cleared for other purposes. When a skeleton bucket is needed on a work site, it’s imperative to have...

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Shipping a Scraper

When it’s time for you to move the earth, let A-1 Auto Transport move your scraper so you can get the job done fast. Whether self-propelled or towed behind a tractor, a scraper is a necessary piece of equipment on most construction sites and one that...

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Shipping a Scissor Lift

It is common to see a scissor lift driving through your local big box department store as associates lift merchandise onto high shelves or even on city sidewalks as painters and contractors use them to reach high levels of a building. As handy as the...

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Shipping a Rotating Grab

Whether you need a rotating grab for use in your waste management business, recycling company or for your contractor services, A-1 Auto Transport can have one delivered to your job site quickly so you can have it for the tough work you have lined up....

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Shipping a Pile Driver

When it’s time for a new building to be constructed, it’s imperative that the pile driver is on location to get the project started. This is where the team at A-1 Auto Transport comes in to save the day. We transport those hard to ship items like pil...

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Lowboy Trailer Shipping

Lowboy trailers are a staple piece of equipment in the shipping industry and they’re mused to relocate an assortment of heavy machinery, farm, mining and construction equipment and other cargo. They are used globally for efficient transport and are i...

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Cherry Picker Transport Services

A subcategory of aerial work platforms, cherry pickers are aerial devices that look somewhat like a crane. Designed with joints (often multiple ones) for maximum flexibility - a cherry picker was first developed to be used in orchards, which explains...

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Dump Truck Transport Services

Nearly every child that was fascinated with construction equipment, had a toy dump truck when they were little. You may have graduated to the real thing, and these workhorses can carry load after load of material without stopping. Designed to haul an...

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Drilling Machine Transport Services

A drilling machine (or drilling rig) is built for just one purpose - to plumb the earth’s depths. Common applications of this machinery include the creation of wells for water or drilling for oil. More specialized drilling machines can also be used f...

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Dredge Transport Services

Dredging is the term meaning to take material underwater, and transfer it to another location within the same waterway or body of water - and it has many applications. It’s also carried out by many different types of equipment, which fall into two ma...

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Dragline Excavator Transport Services

Dragline excavators can either be built off of regular lifting cranes, or they’re constructed on site (for larger units). The smaller types are typically employed in civil engineering projects like road building, waterway dredging or to drive pylons...

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Demolition Shears Transport Services

Though wrecking balls have their place in the demolition world, they can be difficult to control and require a great deal of room in which to work. Demolition shears are an excellent alternative, and these can be mounted to most excavators. Able to b...

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Cure Rig Transport Services

Concrete has unique curing requirements, and failure to adhere to these can lead to cracking or a weakened final product. A cure rig (or cure machine) is designed to avoid this situation, by passing over the concrete pavement that’s just been laid do...

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Crawler Loader Transport Services

Replacing the wheels found in a traditional wheel loader with heavy-duty treads, the crawler loader has some real advantages to commend it. Boasting stability and traction, it can be the perfect addition to your work site. In recent years, it has bee...

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Crane Transport Services

Used since ancient times, cranes are widely seen in freight loading and offloading, as well as construction applications. Able to lift heavy materials and move them side to side, cranes are necessary for building structures high into the air.  A Chal...

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Construction & Mining Truck Transport Services

While most people are familiar with dump trucks, those employed by the construction and mining industry are a little different. In fact, most mining operations only utilize off-highway dump trucks, and the largest of these don’t travel over public ro...

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Construction & Mining Tractor Transport Services

Though thinking about a tractor usually calls to mind, the recognizable type used on farms throughout the world - this classification of equipment encompasses additional vehicles. Tractors used in construction and mining have been specially designed...

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Compact Excavator Transport Services

Smaller than its big brother, a compact excavator is perfect for jobs where not as much power is needed. It’s also more easily maneuvered in close quarters, so it’s a good fit on cramped construction jobs or other applications where space is limited....

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Combine Transport Services

A staple in the farming community, huge combines are seen in fields all across the country. Called a combine because it brings together reaping, threshing and winnowing into a single machine - this marvel of modern engineering is a sight to behold. I...

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Cold Planer Transport Services

Cold planers (or milling machines) are used for milling of roadways, where the surface is ground away by the machine. The reasons for doing this are varied, and range from recycling of roadway material before repaving - to removing problems like rutt...

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Cold Plane Transport Services

Also known as pavement milling, cold planing is the process of stripping off layers of roadway. This is usually done before resurfacing or repaving, and it ensures that there’s a level surface on which to lay the new material down.  With roadways nee...

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Clamshell Bucket Transport Services

Though there are many different types of bucket loaders used in various industries, the clamshell bucket is more advanced and includes two oppositional scoops joined by an industrial-strength hinge. This claw-like attachment - which can open and clos...

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Bulldozer Transport Services

Easily recognizable even by a layperson, the bulldozer is the go-to piece of machinery for pushing large amounts of any material. Used to level, grade and prepare a site for building, your bulldozer is likely one of your essential pieces of equipment...

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Bulldozer Blade Transport Services

Your bulldozer may be in need of a replacement blade, or perhaps you’ve decide to upgrade or change your current configuration. There are three different blades typically available, each with their own unique benefits and applications. A universal bl...

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Bucket-Wheel Excavator Transport Services

Employed in mining operations that take place on the surface, bucket-wheel excavators (BWE) are some of the largest construction equipment ever made. Their ability to dig without stopping makes them highly efficient - meaning you can’t afford for you...

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Broom Transport Services

A broom attachment can be used on several different pieces of heavy equipment, such as compact wheel loaders, excavators, skid steers and even tractors. Designed to make cleanup fast and efficient, they can be employed to clear debris on jobsites, as...

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Boom Lift Transport Services

Falling under the broader category of aerial work platform (AWP), a boom lift is a specialized type that has several advantages. In contrast to other AWPs like a scissor lift, a boom lift is far more maneuverable and has a higher reach (1). This make...

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Ballast Tamper Transport Services

Employed to pack down the track ballast that sits beneath railway tracks, ballast tampers are able to increase the service life of the rails. Able to adjust the rails as it goes, a tamping machine ensures that the rails are level and parallel to each...

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Bale Spear Transport Services

Designed to spike through the middle of round hay bales, the bale spear is often attached to the rear of a tractor. It can also be used with a skid-steer, or with a front-end loader that’s been installed on a tractor (1). The bale spear attachment al...

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Backhoe Transport Services

Does your backhoe require long-distance transportation? While you may have the equipment needed to move it from one jobsite to another within your local region - long-distance transit is another scenario entirely.  You’ll not only need a weight-rated...

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Backhoe Loader Transport Services

Your backhoe loader may be the workhorse in your operation, especially on smaller jobs. With a backhoe on the rear and a loader-style bucket on the front, this piece of equipment can tackle a variety of different tasks. It’s also relatively light as...

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Auger Transport Services

An auger attachment can be used with a tractor, skid-steer, backhoe or even an excavator. This rotating bit drills down into the earth - allowing holes to be dug with ease. Handheld augers are also available, but these have far less power and must be...

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Asphalt Plant Transport Services

The heart of any paving operation, your asphalt plant pumps out the blacktop that keeps the road construction crews moving forward. It’s an extensive machine made up of many different parts, including the bitumen supply system, storage for the asphal...

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Asphalt Paver Transport Services

The lynchpin in any road construction job, without an asphalt paver - you and your crew will be dead in the water. Yet, with such heavy use, it’s not uncommon for this piece of equipment to break down. Typically, it will be repaired on site if at all...

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Articulated Truck Transport Services

An articulated truck (also called an articulated hauler or articulated dump truck) is designed to excel in off-road conditions. The larger models can carry huge amounts of material in a single run - allowing them to keep the jobsite running smoothly....

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Articulated Hauler Transport Services

If total tonnage per load isn’t your primary concern, but rather excellent traction in bumpy, offroad conditions is the most important factor - then you’re likely utilizing an articulated hauler in your operation. While they carry less than rigid hau...

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Amphibious Excavator Transport Services

Designed to float in shallow water, an amphibious excavator is a highly specialized piece of equipment. Whether you’re dredging, clearing or doing other tasks with it - this machinery is hard to replace. While you can get a barge and mount a traditio...

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Agricultural Tractor Transport Services

Your agricultural tractor is likely the backbone of your farming operation, and this workhorse carries out many essential duties on a daily basis. From planting, harrowing and tilling to disking and plowing - your tractor wears many different hats on...

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Aerial Work Platform/Lift Table Transport Services

Transporting aerial work platforms (AWP) can be difficult, especially if you need this piece of equipment moved a long distance. Perfect for construction work or maintenance, these versatile multi-use platforms are a terrific fit for many different s...

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Ocean Freight Container Shipping

If you need to ship a vehicle across the ocean, A-1 Auto Transport is here to help. Ocean freight shipping is a useful way to transport items across the ocean, and it’s also a useful way to transport large quantities of goods cheaply. 90% of all shi...

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Import/Export Freight Shipping

International import and export shipping involves the transport of goods between countries. International shipments can be much more complicated than domestic shipments. When cargo crosses a border, it is usually subjected to inspection.  If you are...

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Intermodal Shipping Containers

Intermodal freight transport uses multiple modes of transportation to deliver your goods from their starting point to their final destination. Modes of transport can include rail, ship, truck, and plane. In intermodal shipping, your goods are never h...

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FCL (Full Container Load)

FCL stands for “full container load.” The term is used in ocean shipping to describe a shimmying load that fills an entire container. This type of shipping is unlike LCL, which refers to small ocean freight shipments that do not require the full capa...

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LCL (Less than Container Load)

LCL stands for “less than container load.” The term is used when referring to small ocean freight shipments that do not require the full capacity of the shipping container. Most containers are either 20ft or 40ft in size. LCL allows carriers to conso...

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A-1 Auto Transport is a disclosed agent for the following shipping companies:

Trans Global Auto Logistics, Inc.
3401 E Randol Mill Rd
Arlington, TX 76011
NO. 018191NF
CFR Rinkens
15501 Texaco Avenue
Paramount, CA 90723
NO. 013055NF
ABC Worldwide LLC
2840 NW 2nd Ave #105
Boca Raton, FL 33431
NO. 025472F
CSI Logistics
435 Division Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
FMC 22206
Intl Cargo
45 Campus drive
Edison, NJ 08837
NO. 17858N
ShipYourCarNow LLC
1160 South Rogers Circle Suite 1
Boca Raton, FL 33487
NO. 025646
Merco Air & Ocean Cargo, Inc.
6 Fir Way
Cooper City, FL 33026
NO. 021869F
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