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Shipping A Manure System

What's in this article?
  1. Manure System Transport Services
  2. Cost Shipping Factors for Manure System
  3. Cost of Fuel
  4. The Shipping Method
  5. What to Look for in a Heavy Equipment Shipping Company
  6. Preparing Your Manure System for Shipping
  7. Get In Touch with A-1 to Ship Your Manure System
Shipping A Manure System

Manure System Transport Services

A manure system is a collection of equipment designed for the management of by-products from livestock on a farm. The manure system makes manure application much easier. It also makes manure storage and hauling seamless, and that's why many custom manure haulers have it in their possession.

If you want to transport such a system over long distances, you will need to plan and prepare properly so there is no damage to any part of the system.

Transporting the system yourself isn't a great idea because there are intricate parts that can be damaged if handled wrongly.

A shipping quote will tell you how much it will cost to ship a livestock manure system. This is because the costs vary widely. For example, shipping rates can be as low as $1.5 per mile and as high as $5 per mile.

Cost Shipping Factors for Manure System

Some factors affect the cost of transporting manure systems. A change in one of these factors can affect the shipping cost. The factors that affect the shipping cost include the cost of diesel at the time of shipping and the shipping method used.

Cost of Fuel

The cost of fuel affects the shipping cost. With an increase in the cost of fuel, there will be an increase in the shipping costs as well.

Fuel is used to power the transport vehicle in which your equipment will be transported. If there has been an increase in the cost of fuel, then it will be more expensive to ship a piece of equipment over the same distance.

For example, an increase in the cost of diesel will mean that it will cost a shipping company more to power its trucks.

The Shipping Method

The method used to transport your equipment will influence the shipping cost. Some shipping methods are more expensive than others because they require more resources to execute.

For example, it is more expensive to haul your manure system in a shipping container than exposed on a truck or trailer because of the added cost of the shipping container.

However, these more expensive shipping methods come with advantages that make the extra cost worth it. For example, high-priority shipping will guarantee that you get your manure system as quickly as possible.

What to Look for in a Heavy Equipment Shipping Company

If you have decided to hire a professional, you shouldn't just hire anyone. There are things to look out for in the company you want to hire, like insurance plans and the company's reputation.

Insurance is important because the equipment you want to ship is an investment in your company and should be protected. Look for a company that offers insurance for moving and get the details of what is and isn't covered.

Check out the company's reputation before putting pen to paper. Find out what former customers think of the company's services and their overall experience. This will give you an idea of what to expect if you hire the shipping company.

Farmers applying manure using a system that pump manure to the field

Preparing Your Manure System for Shipping

  • Wash the equipment thoroughly before the shipping day.
  • Take off any personal items like photos and jewelry before shipping.

Get In Touch with A-1 to Ship Your Manure System

You can get the best shipping service for your manure system by dialing 888-230-9116 or visiting our website. We've been in the business of shipping heavy equipment for over a decade and more.

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