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Shipping Boom Lifts

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  1. How To Ship Boom Lifts
  2. About Insurance Coverage During Transport
Shipping Boom Lifts Is Often Necessary

How to Ship Boom Lifts

Shipping boom lifts is often necessary. Due to their large size and heavy weight, trying to transport a boom lift using improper or insufficient means is dangerous and usually impossible.

Although the designs of boom lifts vary, some heavier and bulkier than others, open air transport methods are usually preferable.

Open air transport methods lack to provide coverage from bad weather but with the durability of the equipment, it is unlikely it will suffer any harm. When an open air shipping method is used to transport the heavy equipment, depending on where it’s traveling an open framed trailer and hauler, or flatbed ship may be used.

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No matter the type of hauler used to transport your boom lift, licensed transport professionals will use the latest shipping technologies and tools to assure its safety during the delivery process. They’ll see that is properly and tightly fastened to the hauler before it makes its way to its new home, even if it’s to travel a short distance to make it to its next site.

Insurance Coverage During Transport

About Insurance Coverage during Transport

Whenever shipping services are purchased through a professional transport company, ask about their insurance coverage. All transport companies are required to provide the minimal amount of insurance during a transport. Nonetheless, when it comes to shipping valuable construction equipment, it is better to have coverage up to the full value of the boom lift. This ensures that any repairs or replacements are covered should an accident happen during its time with the transport company.

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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. 

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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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