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Shipping Boom Lifts

Published by Joe Webster.

Boom lift transport services - Ship with truck or RGN (gooseneck) trailer or step deck trailer or flatbed trailer - items of different dimensions

How to Ship Boom Lifts

Shipping boom lifts is often necessary. Due to their shape, large size (length, width, and height), and heavy weight, trying to transport boom lifts 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. However, this might require the use of pilot cars or escort vehicles to create access for the equipment on the road.

Open air transport methods lack 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. However, it is important to engage the services of companies with experienced drivers, haulers, carriers, and standard trailers for your heavy machinery shipping needs.

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No matter the type of hauler or driver used to transport your boom lift or any other oversize load, licensed transport professionals will use the latest shipping technologies and tools to ensure its safety during the shipping process and delivery. They'll see that it is properly moved up the ramp 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 construction site or job site.

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Relevant Statistics

  • The global shipping industry saw a 10% increase in cargo volume in the past year.
  • Over 95% of all goods transported internationally are done so through shipping.
  • The average size of container ships has increased by 15% in the last decade.
  • Shipping accounts for approximately 2.5% of global greenhouse gas emissions.
  • More than 50,000 new jobs were created in the shipping industry worldwide last year.

General Facts

  • Shipping boom lifts are specialized equipment used in the shipping industry to lift and move heavy cargo or containers.
  • These lifts are designed to have a high lifting capacity and reach, allowing them to handle large loads and reach high stacking heights.
  • They are commonly used in ports, shipyards, and logistics centers to load and unload cargo from ships or trucks.
  • Shipping boom lifts can be operated both manually and remotely, depending on the model and requirements.
  • Safety is a top priority when using shipping boom lifts, with operators required to undergo training and follow strict guidelines to prevent accidents during lifting operations.

About Insurance Coverage during Transport

Whenever shipping services are purchased through a professional transport company, ask about their insurance coverage. Boom lift transport companies are required to provide a 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 or damage occur during its time with the transport company before it gets to the destination.

A1 Auto Transport has the experience, equipment, and technology when it comes to different types of boom lift shipping. Whether you are shipping heavy loads to a nearby state, across the country, or to an international destination like Canada or Mexico. We can assist with your paperwork, permits, and documentation necessary for customs clearance. We are a fully licensed and insured company and we adhere to safety standards in all our shipping operations. Our staff shows utmost commitment to customers for every single task they are handling for them. Therefore, you can rest assured that your shipments are safe and secure with us, and you will also get value for your money. Reach out to our customer service team today for a quote.

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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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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
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6 Fir Way
Cooper City, FL 33026
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