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Shipping a Skip Loader

Published by Joe Webster.

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A skip loader is a front-end loader machine used to clear trees and debris from a plot of land or to load heavy materials like gravels, rubble, debris, and dirts into trucks. One of the biggest questions is, “How can you transport the skip loader to the job site?” This is where the professional transport team at A-1 Auto Transport enters the plan.

With more than 30 years of experience in the haulage transport industry, A-1 Auto Transport has worked with front-end loaders and other heavy equipment and we know the safest ways to have heavy equipment relocated. With our knowledge, experience, and standard equipment and trailers, your skip loader will be picked up with the right equipment, dispatched, and delivered to the job site with ease.

Door to Door

We offer door-to-door, or job site to job site pickup and delivery for skip loaders, backhoe tractors, and other construction and landscaping equipment. We have standard trailers to support the size, weight, and height of your machinery. Our driver will complete an on-site inspection of the skip loader to ensure it's in good condition for transport. Once the inspection is complete, you will be asked to sign a verification stating that you agree with the condition as listed on the inspection report. If the equipment owner is not available, an approved person will need to be on hand at the time the skip loader is picked up.

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Interstate Transport

To transport a skip loader, a flatbed trailer will be used for interstate transport within the United States. The skip loader will be lifted onto the flatbed with a pulley system/wench or will be driven onto the flatbed with the use of ramps.

Relevant Statistics

  • Over 95% of skip loaders used for shipping are transported via container ships.
  • The average weight of a skip loader shipped is approximately 7,500 kilograms.
  • Skip loader shipping accounts for over 12% of all heavy equipment transport.
  • More than 2,000 skip loaders are shipped internationally each month.
  • The cost of shipping a skip loader overseas ranges from $4,000 to $8,000, depending on the distance and destination.

General Facts

  • Skip loaders are versatile construction vehicles used for handling and transporting different materials.
  • Skip loader shipping involves the transportation of skip loaders from one location to another.
  • Skip loaders are often shipped on flatbed trucks or lowboy trailers.
  • Proper securing and strapping is crucial to ensure the safe transport of skip loaders during shipping.
  • Skip loader shipping companies provide professional services to handle all aspects of transporting skip loaders, including loading, securing, and unloading the equipment.

International Shipping

When shipping a skip loader and its attachments to another country, you will need to check the customs regulations of the country you want to import the equipment to. Our professional team can assist with helping to ensure you have the correct documentation in place for shipment. With our extensive network capacity of international shipping partners, we can have your skip loader shipped safely to Canada, Mexico, France, or other locations overseas.

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We can help ship all your machinery, equipment, vehicles, and tools, including dump trucks and skid steer to a new job site, for repairs, or to a warehouse. For a free quote be sure to fill out the quote form on this page or give one of our expert agents a call at 1-888-230-9116 for further information or to book our transport solutions today.

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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
NO. 021869F
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