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Engine Shipping

FreightCenter is your premier provider for shipping all manufactured engines, transmissions, and auto parts. Receive a one-price total solution with no waiting around and no hidden fees - just a complete, all-inclusive price.

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Engine Shipping Is Our Specialty

If you sell engines, transmissions, or other heavy auto parts, you can integrate our engine shipping services directly into your website for instant access to our low rates for all your customers. Our shipping rates are unmatched in the industry, ensuring you are receiving the best service and price every time you choose us.

Car Engine Shipping

Compare Carriers

Shop for rates from multiple carriers using our instant rate quote tool. Some carriers offer cheaper rates in specific areas or services. FreightCenter will help you find the right carrier for your engine shipment.

Proper Engine Packaging

Package your engine properly by crating it and securing it to a standard pallet. If scratches and dents are a concern, your freight should be enclosed and uncrushable.

Triple Check

When your freight arrives, make sure you immediately check for any damage that occurred during transportation. Over the road transportation can be rough on improperly packaged goods.

Use Freight Terminals

Take your crated or palletized engine directly to the carrier terminal to save on the first and last leg of travel. Use terminal to terminal services to save on accessorial charges and extra fees.

Be Accurate

Give the most accurate weight possible when quoting (total shipping weight must include packaging).

Shipping Prep

Drain all liquids – including water – before shipping to avoid delay, damage, and additional charges.

Common Questions

How Much Does it Cost to Ship an Engine?

The cost to ship an engine can vary based on size, weight, distance traveled, and several other factors. In general, the cost to ship most engines runs from $120 - $380. Our free freight quote tool can give you a precise freight rate based on the engine you plan to ship.

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How Do I Ship an Engine?

The best way to ship an engine is via LTL Freight. This shipping method allows your engine to occupy only the necessary amount of space needed within an enclosed freight truck.

By consolidating your engine shipment with other shippers' freight, you to effectively "share the cost" of a full truckload. Because of this, shipping your engine via LTL freight could cost as low as $100+, depending on weight, distance, and other factors.

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