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Shipping an Asphalt Paver

Published by Joe Webster.

Shipping paving equipment - Pay attention to signs and factors like communication with customers, commitment, shipping equipment and material inspection, etc.

How to Ship an Asphalt Paver

To safely and quickly ship an asphalt paver from one job site to the other, you should hire a reliable transport company. This transport company should offer heavy construction equipment shipping services, meaning they'll have all the right shipping technology and equipment to safely transport the asphalt paver, rollers, motor graders, dump trucks, or any other heavy load including escort vehicles.

  • There are other qualities the shipping company should also have including:
  • They have a proven history and a positive reputation in the transport industry shipping oversized loads
  • Their professionals are trained and licensed to handle heavy items. This includes their haulers, drivers,
  • They carry at least the minimal amount of insurance coverage allowed for protection against accidents
  • They have BBB and DOT approvals, and are always in compliance with regulations and best shipping practices requirements
  • They have various shipping services and features to accommodate your needs with experts handling them
  • When shipping an asphalt paver internationally, they have the professionals available to help you abide by the foreign import policies
  • They have the right tools, equipment and haulers to handle the entire shipping process. They must not be sub contractors but real owners of the shipping business
  • They have successfully completed many heavy weight equipment deliveries before
  • They are familiar with asphalt pavers, how they function, and how they must be secured for their transport
  • They offer affordable rates that fits budget and provide a personalized quote
  • Their customer service representatives are friendly and helpful, always available when you need them for a question or concern drop deck
  • They can ship anything machine anywhere

When you find a transporter that carries the right qualities and characteristics, you're helping to guarantee a smoother, less stressful transport.

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Relevant Statistics

  • On average, a standard-sized asphalt paver weighs around 18 tons.
  • Approximately 95% of asphalt pavers are shipped via ocean freight.
  • The average cost to ship an asphalt paver internationally is $12,500.
  • Over 80% of asphalt pavers are transported using specialized heavy-duty transport vehicles.
  • It takes an estimated 7-10 days for an asphalt paver to be shipped from North America to Europe.

General Facts

  • Asphalt pavers are heavy construction equipment used for laying asphalt on roads, parking lots, and other surfaces.
  • Shipping an asphalt paver involves transporting it from one location to another, often over long distances.
  • Specialized trucks and trailers are used to transport asphalt pavers due to their weight and size.
  • Proper securing and bracing is crucial during shipping to prevent damage to the asphalt paver.
  • Shipping an asphalt paver may require obtaining permits and following specific regulations regarding weight limits and transportation routes.

About Open Air Shipping Methods for Heavy Equipment

There are different types of open air transport methods usually the one best for your asphalt paver will depend greatly on the distance of the journey from point of origin to final destination. Another factor in the open-air method of transport used is whether or not the paver is operational. Once the transport company knows more details about your paver, they'll have more ability to help you decide on the best method of open air transport. However, if the asphalt paver is in need of ground transport, it'll typically be secured to an open framed trailer (maybe a lowboy or RGN) which is then hauled by a freight truck. If you are shipping overseas, expect the paver to be secured to a flatbed ship for its travels. When a paver is non operational it means it might require the use of equipment like a crane, ramp, etc for loading and unloading. There are certain things you may have to do for the preparation of your machine for shipping. That includes the removal of pieces of personal items and getting rid of dirt and debris in and out of the paver.

Ship paving equipment model in any terrain - Find operators in Florida, New Jersey and Texas

A1 Auto Transport provides machinery transportation services within a state, between states, around the country, and internationally. We have all kinds of trucks and trailers to handle equipment and shipments of any size (length, height, and width). We'll handle everything from loading to unloading and protection of your machines while in transit. We can also help you secure permits, paperwork, and documentation for easy passage on interstate roads in the U.S. and international highways like Canada. Call us today to get a free shipping estimate for your machines.

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Joe Webster always knew the auto transport industry would be a great career option. And with decades of experience, Joe is now an established consultant for A1 Auto Transport.

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

CSI Logistics
435 Division Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
FMC 22206
Intl Cargo
45 Campus Drive
Edison, NJ 08837
NO. 17858N
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
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
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