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Shipping a Planter

What's in this article?
  1. Planter Transport Services
  2. Cost Shipping Factors For Planters
  3. What To Look For In A Heavy Equipment Shipping Company
  4. Preparing Your Planter For Shipping
  5. Get In Touch With A-1 To Ship Your Planter
Shipping a Planter

Planter Transport Services

Shipping heavy equipment and machinery will require the service of an expert. Shipping Heavy equipment will not just require great expertise, but will also require experience. If shipping is done incorrectly, it can lead to some serious damage to the equipment. A planter is one such piece of equipment and thus shipping must be done appropriately.

The cost to ship a planter will vary. Variations will depend on numerous factors.

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Cost Shipping Factors for Planters

The factors that will affect the cost of shipping your planter from its present location to a new location will include

1. The distance of the shipping

2. The current price of fuel if shipping is done by road

3. The season and weather conditions at the time of shipping

4. The weight of the planter you are shipping

What to Look for in a Heavy Equipment Shipping Company

To get the best shipping experience, your planter should be shipped by a good and reputable shipping company. To know a good heavy equipment shipping company, you should look out for the following

  1. The company should have a license and insurance. A license proves that the company is authentic. With insurance, you will be protected from terrible losses in case of an accident.
  2. The company should have an online presence. With an online presence, it will be easy to see reviews from previous clients. Good reviews may mean that the company can be trusted.
  3. The company should have good customer care service. In this way, it will be easy to lay your complaints if you feel dissatisfied.
  4. The company should have all the necessary equipment needed for shipping. Also, the company should have good safety measures in place. You can ensure that a company has good safety measures by checking out its safety rating.
  5. The company should have good charging rates. You can make sure of this by comparing the company's rate with that of other companies. The company should also not have hidden charges.

Preparing Your Planter for Shipping

Before shipping, you should ensure that your planter is made ready. To prepare your planter for shipping, the following should be done

  1. Remove fluids such as fuel and engine oils
  2. Refer to the manual if you intend on disassembling the parts of the planter
  3. Remove batteries and unplug all battery-powered parts to avoid accidents
  4. Make sure that all permits and paperwork are available. This ensures smooth shipping, especially when at borders.
  5. Tighten all loose parts of the planter before shipping
  6. Rustproof the planter to avoid damage if the planter will be exposed to different weather conditions during shipping. In the absence of rustproofing, cover all parts that are at risk of damage f om being exposed to the weather.
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Get In Touch with A-1 to Ship Your Planter

At A-1, we ensure that your planter is shipped safely to the location of your choice. We combine experience with expertise to ensure that our clients get the best service at very affordable prices. Call us today to get your quote. Contact info and CTA (1-888-849-2447 and contact link).

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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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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
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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
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Cooper City, FL 33026
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