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Shipping a Super Load

What's in this article?
  1. Super Load Transport Services
  2. Cost Shipping Factors For Super Load Shipping
  3. Transportation Speed
  4. Weight
  5. Type Of Heavy Equipment Being Shipped
  6. What To Look For In A Heavy Equipment Shipping Company
  7. Preparing For Super Load Shipping
  8. Get In Touch With A-1 For Super Load Shipping
Shipping a Super Load

Super Load Transport Services

A super load is overweight or large load that exceeds the legal limits for road transportation. Obtaining an overweight/oversize permit from the applicable road authority is the best way to transport super loads. A detailed examination of your state's weight and dimension restrictions is necessary before beginning any super load project. Shippers normally handle super load transportation.

Shipping super loads can cost between $1.00 and $5.00 per mile, depending on the route, the kind of vehicle, and the amount of time it takes to transport the cargo.

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Cost Shipping Factors for Super load Shipping

There are many factors that contribute to the cost of shipping equipment. The final estimate takes factors like how fast you need the item delivered, the weight of the equipment you are transporting, and the kind of heavy equipment you are transporting into account.

Transportation Speed

Depending on how quickly you need your heavy equipment delivered, the cost can vary. Prices will be higher if you require it sooner. There is a good chance that you will be charged the usual amount, or even less if you wait. It will take more resources and effort for the company to ensure your delivery will arrive on time.

Weight

Expenses associated with transportation are greatly influenced by the weight of your equipment. Exporting heavier, larger equipment is usually more expensive than exporting smaller, lighter equipment.

Type of Heavy Equipment Being Shipped

Heavy equipment transportation is a specialization of many transportation businesses. Companies that specialize solely in construction equipment can be found as well as those that specialize in mining equipment, tractors and agricultural equipment, as well as general equipment. Consider the shipping specialization of the heavy equipment shipping company when searching for and comparing quotes from various heavy equipment shipping companies.

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What to Look for in a Heavy Equipment Shipping Company

Your heavy equipment can be transported by a number of heavy equipment shipping firms. Your needs will determine which firm is best for you. There is naturally a way to pick a shipping company that suits your needs.

The first thing you need to do is make sure to work with a licensed shipping company. DOT regulates and licenses transportation companies.

Do a thorough investigation of the company you've chosen. This search will display all the relevant information, including customer reviews if done correctly. Your opinion of the company you want to work for will be given a decent amount of weight by this.

Preparing for Super Load Shipping

  • Ensure that the equipment being transported is clean and in good operating condition before transporting it. If necessary, bring it to the mechanic first before transporting it.
  • In order to transport your items, you may need to rent special equipment from your transport brokerage, depending on the items you have to transport. Be sure to inquire whether your transport brokerage offers a unique service that you need.
  • Maintain the health of the battery by unplugging it prior to transport, so as to prevent damage to it.
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Get In Touch with A-1 for Super Load Shipping

Please contact us if you need assistance. You can have the equipment delivered to the place of your choice. Our contact information can be found on the website or by calling 1-888-849-2447.

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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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