How to Ship Construction Equipment
Fortunately, it isn’t hard to find a reliable transporter that offers both national and international services for the delivery of construction equipment. In most cases, customers looking to ship large construction equipment will need to use open air methods either by ground transportation or water vessel. This is the cheapest and most cost efficient form of transport but it lacks in the ability to provide protection from bad road conditions and weather.
It isn’t likely that you’ll find any damage but in case of an accident, the transport company provides insurance coverage. This coverage often covers the cost of repairs and replacements up to the full value of the oversized cargo.
There are Many Great Benefits for Shipping Construction Equipment through Professionals
There are so many wonderful benefits to using professional shipping services for construction equipment deliveries. It is the easiest and safest way to get any large equipment and machinery delivered. During a transport, the shipping company will provide insurance coverage. This coverage must meet at least the minimum requirements by law. The more protection provided for your construction equipment- the better. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through the transporter.
When it comes to international deliveries, it is especially important to meet all requirements listed in that country’s import policy. If you do not meet the requirements and provide all the right documentation to Customs, your construction equipment may get denied access into the country. Fortunately, when you hire a transporter with experience in overseas construction equipment transports, they’ll know exactly how to deal with foreign laws and everything involved in the safe delivery process to another nation.
Written By:Joe Webster
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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