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Shipping a Threshing Machine

Published by Joe Webster.

What's in this article?
  1. Threshing Machine Shipping Transport Services
  2. Cost Shipping Factors for Threshing Machine Shipping
  3. Equipment dimension
  4. Hauling season
  5. Timing
  6. Location
  7. What to Look for in a Heavy Equipment Shipping Company
  8. Preparing Your Threshing Machine Shipping for Shipping
  9. Get In Touch with A-1 to Ship Your Threshing Machine Shipping
Shipping a Threshing Machine

Threshing Machine Shipping Transport Services

Large-scale equipment transportation costs can't be accurately estimated because of the many variables involved. Depending on how far you're traveling, you'll pay more or less depending on how far you're traveling. This includes considerations such as equipment size, the method of shipping, pick-up and delivery preferences and locations, and the time of year, as well as the length of the shipment and the type of trailer used to transport it.

Shipping farm equipment like threshing machines and tillage equipment

Cost Shipping Factors for Threshing Machine Shipping

Equipment dimension

The size of the heavy equipment that you require to be moved will also have an impact on the pricing. Transport on a flatbed is the most common method, and it is enough for carrying the vast majority of heavy and oversized things. In the unlikely event that you want more than a flatbed, the solution will typically be to use specialized trailers, which may require specific licenses and will most likely result in a price increase. Because of the magnitude of the item, particular routes may be unable to travel, which could result in an extended journey.

Hauling season

In some situations, adverse weather conditions, such as road closures and increased travel time, might impact costs.


To ensure that your order arrives on schedule, you may have to raise your pricing. This is due to the possibility that your delivery will be made specifically for you rather than being included in a standard route.


As a result of the extra distance and time required to go to more populated locations, metropolitan places will typically be less expensive than rural ones.

What to Look for in a Heavy Equipment Shipping Company

To a large extent, the shipping firm you select affects the outcome of your heavy equipment transport. A credible and trustworthy shipping firm must meet specific standards to provide a smooth service. Consider the following when choosing a shipping business.

  • To begin, you'll need to research and get quotations from various companies.
  • For the most part, regulated and authorized companies are the only ones you can truly depend on. Choose a freight forwarder with authority to transport extensive equipment.
  • Check out the company's internet reviews to see how they've done in the past.
  • Please find out how long it will take the company to get your order to you. Your equipment should not be shipped by a company requiring considerable lead time.
  • The company's shipping equipment should be modern.
  • Request information on their insurance policies.
  • Consider whether or not they have a service tailored to your needs before you sign up for it.

Preparing Your Threshing Machine Shipping for Shipping

To transport big gear safely, some steps need to be taken beforehand. Should this not be done, the results could be disastrous. Without them, there is a significant rise in the likelihood of incidents leading to injuries or even fatalities. Following these measures will help to ensure that each vehicle, crane, cargo ship, and the airplane will remain safe and secure while in transit:

  • Ensure that all fluids, including fuel, have been drained.
  • Check that all the tools and pieces that aren't fastened down are secure.
  • Take the batteries out of the alarm system and disconnect them.
  • If it needs to be packaged, look at the owner's handbook for instructions on how to do it correctly.
  • If it is going to be transported using open-air services, be sure to protect any portions that could get damaged by the weather.
  • Ensure sufficient room around it for the transport firm to recover it from its location safely.
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A-1 Auto Transport has more expertise in transporting heavy machinery than any other company in the market. Please get in touch with us right away if you have any questions about your shipping needs or would like a free estimate.

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Joe was born in Santa Cruz, California. During high school, Joe worked as a mechanic; a job continued to work part-time during his bachelor's degree.

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