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Shipping a Telehandler

What's in this article?
  1. Telehandler Shipping Transport Services
  2. Cost Shipping Factors For Telehandler Shipping
  3. Fuel Charge
  4. Time Of Year
  5. Size Of The Equipment
  6. What To Look For In A Heavy Equipment Shipping Company
  7. Preparing Your Telehandler Shipping For Shipping
  8. Get In Touch With A-1 To Ship Your Telehandler Shipping
Shipping a Telehandler

Telehandler Shipping Transport Services

Many variables can have an impact on the final cost of this transaction. The cost of transporting heavy equipment is not only influenced by the mode of transportation and the distance traveled but also by the dimensions of the equipment. Additional permissions, time of the year, fuel charge, load help, and pilot cars may also affect shipping costs.

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Cost Shipping Factors for Telehandler Shipping

Fuel Charge

Transporting your items will cost you more or less depending on how much gas costs. Rather than speculating on the price of gasoline before taking off, the carrier can change its rate to reflect the current market pricing

Time of Year

It may surprise you to learn that exporting your machines earlier in the year will save you money on shipping. Carriers typically see less traffic in the first three months of the year. Accounting methods, supply and demand, and the hectic end-of-year Christmas season play a role in this trend. Early shipment of your machines can save you money if planned ahead of time

Size Of The Equipment

The amount of weight and space required to transport your equipment is just one aspect that impacts your final bill. Transporting a tremendous amount of equipment will necessitate heavy-duty trucks and flatbeds with additional safety features. Equipment like a bulldozer is too heavy for some trucks to move. Therefore, you'll need a giant truck to transport it.

What to Look for in a Heavy Equipment Shipping Company

The following is a guide to help you make an informed decision before signing your logistics contract with a company that specializes in heavy haul trucking services to transport your oversized freight or heavy haul equipment.

  • It's a good idea to hire a company that has a significant amount of experience.
  • If you are hiring a company, double-check if they are equipped to handle your equipment.
  • If you hire a company, make sure they have the insurance required to do the job properly.
  • When shipping, choose a company that values safety measures.
  • Keep your investment protected by checking if you need supplemental insurance.
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Preparing Your Telehandler Shipping for Shipping

When you get your heavy equipment ready for transport, not only will you be safeguarding it, but you'll also be protecting the specialists who will be handling it.

  • Be sure to read over the user manual before beginning.
  • You will need to have everything ready for the pick-up and the drop-off.
  • Take care not to leave any locations vulnerable.
  • Check to see that you have all of the necessary licenses in place.
  • Get the equipment ready for use.

Get In Touch with A-1 to Ship Your Telehandler Shipping

There is no need to panic when shipping your heavy equipment; A-1 Auto Transport covers you. All you have to do is give us a call at 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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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
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45 Campus drive
Edison, NJ 08837
NO. 17858N
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1160 South Rogers Circle Suite 1
Boca Raton, FL 33487
NO. 025646
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