Shipping Farm Equipment

In the farming industry, there are a wide variety of heavy equipment and machinery used to cultivate the land and the crops being grown there. Because of this need for such large machinery and farming equipment, it’s no wonder that transport companies often offer heavy equipment shipping services. To safely transport farm equipment, it is necessary to have the proper tools and transport technologies for the task. The farm equipment must arrive unharmed in a timely manner to its destination.

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At A-1 Auto Transport, we’re the best choice if you’re looking for “farm equipment haulers and shippers near me.” We’ve been in business for decades, and we specialize in handling industrial equipment and machinery of all types – including farm equipment.

From tractors and combine harvesters to irrigation equipment and so much more, you can trust us with your most essential agricultural equipment. Our experienced fleet of transportation specialists is fully equipped to handle shipments of all sizes.

At A-1 Auto Transport, our goal is to provide you with reasonably-priced, reliable, and timely farm equipment hauling and shipping services. Thousands of farmers have trusted us with their equipment – and we’ve always delivered. You can trust us to deliver your farm equipment on time and on budget. That’s a guarantee.

The Types of Farming Equipment Often Shipped

There are many different types of farming equipment shipped through heavy equipment transport services. Being shipped through these services only guarantees that it is cared for right during the transport. Experienced transport professionals will even hold knowledge of the machinery and equipment, and their functions in the farming industry.

Below, are some of the large pieces of operating equipment used in the agricultural industry.

All of the above machinery and equipment is known for its heavy duty structure and design, making it impossible to ship on a standard trailer (often a low loader can be an option). To get it from one location to the next, it’s imperative to hire a professional transport service.

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The Advantages of Going through a Professional Shipping Company

  • They will ensure a safe and reliable delivery of your farm equipment and tools.
  • They’re the quickest way to ship heavy equipment.
  • They provide insurance coverage during the shipping process. All licensed transport companies are required by law to carry at least the minimal amount of insurance coverage set in place.
  • Shipping professionals are capable of caring for the equipment properly and making sure it securely fastened to the hauler.
  • Transport professionals are familiar with the delivery process of heavy equipment.
  • You can have your farm equipment shipped nationally or internationally.
  • They’ll have a variety of services for you to consider including high priority delivery options.
  • They’ll offer satellite tracking services so you can follow your heavy equipment during its transport from start to finish.

Farm Equipment Haulers And Shippers Near You

If you’ve been searching Google and other websites for “farm equipment haulers and shippers near me,” you may not be sure which company is right for you – and you may be wondering why you should choose A-1 Auto Transport instead of “the other guys.”

The best reason to choose us is our depth of expertise. We don’t just specialize in hauling farm equipment – we haul construction machinery, industrial machinery and heavy equipment of all types. That means our drivers have unparalleled experience in the industry – and have seen and done it all!

That doesn’t mean we’re just a jack of all trades, though. We employ drivers and logistics specialists who have years of experience working with agricultural machinery. You can trust us to handle the shipping of all types of farm equipment, including:

  • Combine harvesters
  • Tractors
  • Balers
  • Plows
  • Sprayers
  • Planters
  • Mowers

And much more. No matter what you need to haul from one farm to another, our team of logistics specialists is here to help you get the farm equipment hauling and shipping services that you need.

How Much Will It Cost To Ship Farm Equipment?

Wondering how much you’ll pay to ship your farm equipment? Here are a few of the factors that usually have the biggest impact on the cost of farm equipment shipping and hauling.

  • Type of equipment – Some types of equipment, like tractors and mowers, are simpler to transport compared to bulkier machinery like combine harvesters, which often must be partially disassembled for transportation. 
  • Dimensions and size – In addition to the type of equipment, the overall size and dimensions of a particular piece of farm equipment have a major impact on the cost of shipping. 
  • Weight – Heavier loads cost more to ship than lightweight loads. If you’re shipping multiple pieces of equipment, we’ll help you optimize the cost of shipping by maximizing the weight of your load for each shipment, and minimizing the total number of trucks required to haul your farm equipment.
  • Container vs. open-air – Open-air shipping is the most cost-effective method of shipping. Your farm equipment will be driven onto a flatbed trailer, or hauled on with a crane or hoist. Then, it will be secured to the trailer and driven to its destination. This is the cheapest way to ship your equipment, but it does leave it exposed to the elements. Container-based shipping uses a standard 40-foot long container. It’s more appropriate for smaller pieces of equipment that can fit in the container, or large pieces of equipment that have been partially disassembled. It’s more expensive, but protects your farm equipment from the elements.
  • Delivery deadline – If your farm equipment hauling and shipping project is time-sensitive and requires rush delivery, you’ll pay more compared to a slower method of shipping. Planning your logistics ahead of time to avoid rush delivery will save you quite a bit in fees.
  • Total distance shipped – Long-distance shipping costs less per mile than short-distance shipping, but you’ll still pay a higher overall cost if you’re shipping a piece of farm equipment across the country, compared to a local or in-state shipping project.

Wondering what other factors may affect the cost of transporting your farm equipment? Ready to learn more? Contact A-1 Auto Transport now for more information.

Contact A-1 Auto Transport For Farm Equipment Hauling And Shipping Nationwide

At A-1 Auto Transport, we guarantee that we’ll offer the best rates, excellent customer service, and timely delivery for farm equipment nationwide. As experienced farm equipment haulers and shippers, you can trust us to take great care of your valuable agricultural machinery. To learn more and get started, you can contact us online today, or give us a call at (800) 452-2880.

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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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Edison, NJ 08837
NO. 17858N
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