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Shipping a Project Cargo

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

Project Cargo Transport Services

Big, heavy, high-value, or sophisticated items are referred to as project cargo when they are transported domestically or internationally. Materials used in project cargo can be imported from overseas or acquired locally. The project cargo must be handled with attention to detail in order to meet the projected deadlines, budgets, and safety restrictions while it is being transported.

Cargo transportation can cost from $1.00 to $5.00 per mile, depending on the route chosen, the kind of vehicle used, and the delivery time.

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Cost Shipping Factors for Project Cargo

Project freight transportation costs are influenced by a number of factors. A final estimate is based on when you need your items delivered quickly, what type of insurance you want, and how you want them delivered.

Transportation Speed

You should consider how quickly you need heavy equipment delivered when estimating shipping costs. The freight rates will increase if you need heavy equipment delivered faster. You will probably be charged the usual rate for the service, or perhaps even a lesser rate if you wait. Your package will be delivered on time, especially if there will be extra money and effort utilized.

Insurance

As a car transportation business, you should have insurance coverage. If the piece of equipment is expensive and large, this is especially important. Heavy equipment transporters are required by law to have insurance. In addition, you might be able to purchase insurance that covers your equipment while in transit.

Transportation Method

Transportation costs can vary greatly depending on the mode of transport used to transport heavy equipment. The client is charged a different amount for different modes of transportation. Transport will be more expensive if the items have a high value. Transportation options include land, sea, and air.

What to Look for in a Heavy Equipment Shipping Company

Based on your requirements, you can select the best option for you. Your requirements will ultimately determine which shipping company is the ideal one for you.

Verify that the firm has a valid license before hiring it. Transportation licenses and regulations are under the jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation in the United States.

If you are going to use a shipping company, make sure that they are registered and regulated by the right authorities. When you perform your search according to the guidelines, you will find all of the relevant information, including reviews from users. Knowing what other people have to say about a business is extremely important.

Preparing Your Project Cargo for Shipping

  • It is also very important for you to ensure that your equipment is adequately insured.
  • Before your cargo is transported, you must ensure that it is clean and in good working order. Your cargo may need to be inspected by an experienced mechanic before it can be transferred.
  • Ensure that your cargo is well-organized and in a tidy condition.
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Get In Touch with A-1 to Ship for Project Cargo

We would appreciate it if you contacted us. The heavy equipment can be moved anywhere you like. Our phone number is 1-888-849-2447, or you can visit our website.

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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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A-1 Auto Transport is a disclosed agent for the following shipping companies:

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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