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Shipping a Box Truck

What's in this article?
  1. Transport Services
  2. Cost Shipping Factors For Box Truck
  3. Distance Between Locations
  4. Transportation Method
  5. Transportation Velocity
  6. What To Look For In A Heavy Equipment Shipping Company
  7. Preparing Your Box Truck For Shipping
  8. Get In Touch With A-1 To Ship Your Box Truck
Shipping a Box Truck

Transport Services

Box trucks are used to harvest grain. It was standard wheat harvesting equipment in the United States and Canada from the early twentieth century until the introduction of the grain combine.

Although a Box Truck can weigh between 12 to 33 thousand pounds, multiple types of heavier and bulkier Box Trucks have been documented. Box Trucks are frequently transported by shipping companies.

You can transport box trucks from $1.00 to $5.00 per mile, depending on the route, vehicle type, and time required to convey them.

Understanding box truck transport and shipping process

Cost Shipping Factors for Box Truck

A lot of factors determine the costs connected with Box Truck transporting. Final estimates are determined by considerations such as the urgency with which the item must be delivered, the distance between the origin and destination places, the type of heavy equipment being transported, and other shipping needs.

Distance Between Locations:

Sending Box Trucks across the country is far more expensive than sending them locally or to another state. Shipping costs more per mile than popular assumption would suggest when delivering a short distance. The overall cost is lower when hauling a box truck for a short distance, but the cost per mile is higher.

Transportation Method:

The cost of heavy equipment transportation can vary greatly depending on the mode of transport used. We pass on the pricing variations between forms of transportation to you. You will pay more if you choose a more expensive form of transportation. You can travel by land, sea, or air, among other modes of transportation.

Transportation Velocity:

Shipping costs may vary depending on when you need the equipment. The more the freight rates, the faster the delivery. In most circumstances, if you wait, you will be charged the regular fee or even less. It will take more money and effort on the company's side to ensure that your package arrives on time. If you need to save time then you should be ready to pay more.

What to Look for in a Heavy Equipment Shipping Company

Your Box Truck can be transported by one of several heavy equipment transportation companies. Choosing the best one will depend on your needs. It is certain that there will be one that is ideal for you.

Prior to hiring a shipping company, do your research. By doing this correctly, you will get all the information you need, including user reviews. People tend to form opinions about companies based on their experiences.

You should ensure that a shipping company is licensed if you intend to hire one. U.S. Department of Transportation oversees transportation licensing and regulations.

Shipping straight trucks with lift gates

Preparing Your Box Truck for Shipping

  • A Box Truck must be clean and in good working order before it can be moved. A mechanic may need to inspect the Box Truck before it can be moved.
  • It is also vital to make certain that your equipment is properly insured.
  • Make sure your Box Truck is clean.

Get In Touch with A-1 to Ship Your Box Truck

If you require any support, please contact us. Please do not hesitate to contact us via our website or by phone at 1-888-230-6512. If you need big equipment moved, we can accomplish it wherever you choose. Contact us today to get your free quote.

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Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing. 

After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood. 

With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.

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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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