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Shipping A Hay Rake

What's in this article?
  1. Hay Rake Transport Services
  2. Cost Shipping Factors For Hay Rake
  3. Transportation Speed
  4. Insurance
  5. Transportation Method
  6. What To Look For In A Heavy Equipment Shipping Company
  7. Preparing Your Hay Rake For Shipping
  8. 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. Furthermore, it is designed for fluffing up hay and turning it over to dry it.

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 rakes 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, 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.

Insurance

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 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.
  • 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 800-452-2880.

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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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Mylene Rutllant
It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.
★★★★★

Due to the nature of my work, I must relocate every couple of years to where my company needs me. Because of this, I’ve tested several moving and auto transport companies over the years.

And my choice in terms of auto transport has to be A1 Auto Transport. It’s in the name, but also in the quality with which they do their jobs. I’ve never had a problem with this company.

The only time my shipment was delayed was during winter when a snowstorm closed down all the major roads. And they still found an alternative and got my car delivered before roads got unstuck.

When I moved to West Virginia, they picked up my car the very day I called them. I like to think they take special care of me considering all the business I’ve sent them. I’ll continue to support A1 Auto Transport. It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.

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Luis Rodriguez
You have my full support and recommendation!
★★★★★

I considered selling my car when I moved to Washington. It was old and rusty, but I grew attached to it. So, I called a couple companies to transport it to my new home, but they both fell through.

The first one couldn’t decide on a schedule. He would constantly change the pickup date till I got frustrated and canceled. The second was insufferable, very rude on the phone, even worse in person.

They started picking a part my car asking me why I still have it. If that’s their opinion of my vehicle, how can I trust they’ll take care of it? If something happened midway, why wouldn’t they just blame it on the car instead of paying up?

So, I cancelled this company as well and turned to A1 Auto Transport. From the get go, they were very different from my past options. Their website was very professional and up to date, full of useful information. I requested a quote using their online form, and I got an email response within an hour. Surprisingly fast!

If I didn’t know any better, I would’ve thought they were lacking customers, but the email spoke for itself. In just one email, everything I needed to know was there, including a contact number I could use to get more information or confirm the transport.

I called and got things rolling. I was very pleased with the driver. He followed standard procedure and represented his company well. Can’t remember his name, but props to him!

The car arrived in Washington 6 days later in excellent condition. From what I understand, the transport was delayed a bit by a storm, but since the time window was 4-6 days from the beginning, I don’t really care. You have my full support and recommendation!

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Cristine Benoit
I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.
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There are a lot of options for auto transport these days, which surprisingly makes it harder to find a good company. I received more than 10 offers to ship my car, but I couldn’t decide on any of them.

After doing some research, I got even more worried reading about all the scams and accidents that can happen. But, I have work to do and couldn’t afford to drive my newly purchased Mini Cooper all the way to Virginia.

Fortunately, I made the right choice with A1 Auto Transport. They are very good at their jobs. I spent more than an hour drilling Joe with various questions, and he never once lost his patience. He saw I was interested, so he bore with me until I was satisfied. The driver was also very courteous and my car was intact on arrival. I couldn’t have asked for more.

By the way, the price we first agreed on stayed the same. There were no delays or unexpected “surprises.” I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.

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We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10!
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We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10! We chose them to move our car from California to Vermont, since we needed professionals.

We were abroad during the transport, so the transport was a bit tricky. The driver had to pick it up from storage on short notice and get it to its destination within at most 10 days. I was happy to note it arrived sooner. We got it 3 days early, right when we got home to pick it up. It made getting around way easier. Awesome service!

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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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