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Shipping A Hay Rake

What's in this article?
  1. Hay Rake Transport Services
  2. Weight & Cost Consideration
  3. Cost Shipping Factors For Hay Rake
  4. Transportation Speed
  5. Insurance
  6. Transportation Method
  7. What To Look For In A Heavy Equipment Shipping Company
  8. Preparing Your Hay Rake For Shipping
  9. Get In Touch With A-1 To Ship Your Hay Rake
Shipping A Hay Rake

Hay Rake Transport Services

Agricultural rakes such as hay rakes are used to gather chopped straw or hay into windrows to be collected later. They are usually attached to a farm tractor and are designed for fluffing up hay and turning it over to dry it. When you need to transfer hay rake from a sales shop or from farm to farm, you can count on A-1 Auto Transport.

Weight & Cost Consideration

A hay rake's weight cannot be determined because of its wide variability. Shipping companies are often used by customers to transport hay rakes.

Depending on the route, the kind of vehicle, and the amount of time required to transport the cargo, the cost of transporting hay rake tractors can range between $1.00 and $5.00 per mile.

Cost Shipping Factors for Hay Rake

The cost of hay rake hauling is determined by numerous factors. The final estimate considers criteria such as how fast you need your item delivered, the insurance you choose to avail of, and the kind of transportation method that is being utilized.

Transportation Speed

Depending on how fast you need heavy equipment delivered, the shipping costs will vary. Faster delivery will mean higher shipping costs. If you wait, you will likely be charged the usual cost or even less. In order to ensure that your shipment arrives on time, the business will have to expend more resources and effort.


In the vehicle transportation industry, insurance is critical. This is especially true for large equipment worth several hundred thousand dollars. It is a legal requirement for heavy equipment transportation companies to be insured. Insurance can also be obtained to protect your heavy equipment during transport..

Transportation Method

Prices for heavy equipment transportation will vary greatly based on the type of transportation you choose. Various modes of transportation have varying costs and those are passed on to you. If you choose an expensive mode of transportation, you will be charged more. You will have several options for transportation, including land, sea, and air travel.

What to Look for in a Heavy Equipment Shipping Company

You can transfer your hay rake to several heavy equipment shipping companies. It depends on your requirements which one would be best for you. The right shipping company can be chosen based on your specific needs.

Verify the license of the shipping company you are considering. Transportation licenses and regulations are handled by the US Department of Transportation.

Always research and investigate the shipping company you are considering. You will see all the information you need in this search, including customer reviews if you conduct it correctly. Having an understanding of what others think about a company is useful.

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Preparing Your Hay Rake for Shipping

  • A hay rake and its accessories such as wheels and tires must be clean and in good working condition before it can be transported. The rake may need to be inspected by a mechanic before it can be transported.
  • It is also important to make sure your equipment is insured properly before you haul them on trailers.
  • Make sure your hay rake is free from any clutter.

Get In Touch with A-1 to Ship Your Hay Rake

Please contact us if you need assistance. Your heavy equipment may be moved wherever you prefer. Our website can be accessed or we can be reached by phone at 888-230-9116. We ship equipment and tools across the US and Canada.

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