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Shipping a Combine

Published by Joe Webster.

What's in this article?
  1. How to Ship a Combine?
  2. Your Transport Options…
Shipping Heavy Equipment

How to Ship a Combine?

Shipping heavy equipment isn’t simple. It takes training, the latest in transport equipment and technology, and experience to safely deliver such large farming equipment. Although not all transport companies have this ability, there are many that offer heavy equipment shipping services. The key is to make sure they have the right characteristics such as a good reputation and proper credentials. You don’t want to trust just anyone with such an important and expensive task.

Your Transport Options…

In most cases, you’ll have a few options. Usually, open air methods of transport are preferred due to their more affordable costs, but container methods are also an option. For ground transports, an open air method includes securing the combine to the back of a raised or lowered flatbed trailer. This leaves the combine open to all elements but with its durability, it’s rare that there’s any issues. The biggest thing with open air transports is that the professionals hauling it, make sure it is secured properly and according to code for the transport.

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Container options won’t be offered by all transport companies. It is a more detailed form of transport that provides more protection. The combine is placed and secured within a shipping container sometimes as large as 40ft. This container is then placed on a ship or trailer. The complexity of this shipping method makes it more expensive.

No matter what transport method and services you choose for your combine, the transport company provides at least the minimal insurance requirements. Realistically, it is in your best interest to make sure your combine is fully insured during the transport. You may be able to purchase additional insurance coverage through your transporter.

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Joe Webster always knew the auto transport industry would be a great career option. And with decades of experience, Joe is now an established consultant for A1 Auto Transport.

Joe was born in Santa Cruz, California. During high school, Joe worked as a mechanic; a job continued to work part-time during his bachelor's degree.

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CSI Logistics
435 Division Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
FMC 22206
Intl Cargo
45 Campus Drive
Edison, NJ 08837
NO. 17858N
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
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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