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Machinery & Equipment

Specializing in freight transporting Machinery & Equipment supplies. Commercial and home shipping services available at discounted rates.

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Construction Machinery & Equipment Shipping

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Home Construction Materials & Equipment Shipping

Logistics are key to efficiently building out new construction homes. Whether the properties are single- or multi-family/attached-home communities, effectively shipping machinery and equipment to the job site is critical to success.

FreightCenter is your go-to resource for delivering new home construction materials to the right place at the right time, including the following types of cargo:

– Structural Materials: Lumber, plywood, SIPs, windows, roofing

– Masonry: concrete block, stone, brick for exterior, walls, or walkways

– Natural Stone Slabs: granite, quartz, and marble for countertops

– Plumbing and fixtures: sinks, toilets, tubs, pipes

– Appliances: washing machines, dryers, dishwashers

– Landscaping materials: sod, plants, trees, patio, retaining wall, gazebo, pool, screening and water features.

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We provide competitive freight shipping prices and an all-inclusive, easy-to-use shipping experience for our customers. Exceeding our customers’ expectations results in thousands of satisfied customer reviews and repeat business. We believe in the power of our customer relationships. Check out FreightCenter reviews from real customers, and learn what they have to say about their freight shipping experience!

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  • 2021 Food Logistics’ Top Green Providers
  • 2021 & 2018 Supply & Demand Chain Executives' Pros to Know: Matthew Brosious
  • 2020 & 2019 Top Food Logistics’ 3PL & Cold Storage Provider Award
  • 2020 & 2019 Business Observer’s Top 500 Companies on the Gulf Coast
  • 2020 & 2017 SmartWay® Transport Partner
  • 2020 & 2017 Food Logistics’ Champions: Rock Stars of the Supply Chain
  • 2020 Best of Palm Harbor Awards for Local Businesses
  • 2017 Green Supply Chain Award from Supply & Demand Chain Executive
  • 2017 Tampa Bay Business Journal Heroes at Work
  • 2016, 2015, & 2012 Food Logistics Top 100 Software and Technology Providers
  • 2013 Tampa Bay Business 100 by Tampa Bay Business Journal
  • 2013 Top 100 Great Supply Chain Partners by SupplyChainBrain
  • 2012 TIA Samaritan Award Honorable Mention
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25 Years In Business
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Shipping Machinery Equipment

Shipping Machinery Equipment 

Shipping machinery and equipment requires special care and planning due to these items’ size, weight, and complexity. Unlike regular packages, machinery and equipment often need specialized handling to transport them safely. This involves using heavy-duty packaging materials, such as crates and pallets, to protect the items from damage during transit. Proper securing and padding are crucial to prevent movement and potential harm.

Another important aspect of shipping machinery and equipment is choosing the correct transportation method. Different types of vehicles may be needed depending on the size and weight. For example, large machinery might require flatbed trucks or heavy-duty trailers that can handle oversized loads. Additionally, some shipments may need to be transported by sea or air if they are going to international destinations. Selecting the appropriate mode of transportation is critical to ensuring timely and safe delivery.

Documentation and permits are also critical when shipping machinery and equipment. Many countries have strict regulations regarding importing and exporting heavy machinery, so having all the necessary paperwork in order is essential. This includes bills of lading, customs forms, and any required permits. Proper documentation helps avoid delays at borders and ensures the shipment complies with all legal requirements.

Finally, working with experienced shipping companies can make a big difference in successfully transporting machinery and equipment. Companies like FreightCenter specialize in handling these types of shipments and offer services tailored to meet the unique needs of machinery transport. They provide expertise in logistics, access to a network of reliable carriers, and support throughout the shipping process. By partnering with a knowledgeable shipping provider, businesses can ensure that their machinery and equipment arrive at their destination safely and efficiently.

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Shipping Large Equipment

Due to its size and weight, shipping large equipment can be a complex task. Unlike smaller packages, large equipment often requires special handling and transportation methods to ensure it is moved safely and efficiently. This process starts with proper packaging, which involves using sturdy materials like wooden crates or metal containers to protect the equipment during transit. Additionally, securing the equipment with straps or braces is essential to prevent any movement that could cause damage.

Choosing the correct transportation method is another crucial aspect of shipping large equipment. Depending on the size and destination, different vehicles may be needed. For example, oversized equipment might require flatbed trucks or specialized trailers to handle heavy loads. Sometimes, shipping by sea or air may be necessary, especially for international deliveries. Selecting the appropriate mode of transportation helps ensure the equipment arrives safely and on time.

Proper documentation and permits are also necessary when shipping large equipment. Many countries have specific regulations for transporting heavy and oversized items, so having all the required paperwork in order is essential. This includes bills of lading, customs forms, and any required permits. Ensuring all documentation is complete and accurate helps avoid delays at borders and ensures the shipment complies with all legal requirements.

Working with experienced shipping companies can significantly simplify transporting large equipment. Companies like FreightCenter specialize in handling such shipments and offer tailored services to meet the unique needs of moving large items. They provide expert logistics support, access to a network of reliable carriers, and assistance throughout shipping. By partnering with a knowledgeable shipping provider, businesses can ensure that their large equipment is transported safely, efficiently, and in compliance with all regulations.

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Finely-tailored freight solutions

Discover finely-tailored freight solutions for Machinery & Equipment shipping. Our specialized services ensure safe, efficient, and timely transport of your heavy and oversized items, with expert handling and comprehensive logistics support. Trust us to deliver your machinery and equipment with precision and care.

LTL Shipping

LTL shipping involves combining multiple small shipments from different customers onto one truck, allowing each customer to share the shipment cost. Trust the experts at FreightCenter to give you the best prices and the most comprehensive options for all your LTL freight shipping needs.

Full Truckload

Truckload shipping, also known as full truckload (FTL), is a transportation option for freight that requires the entire trucks trailer space. Unlike LTL shipping, FTL shipping is reserved for larger commodities that exceed LTL weight and size limits, typically weighing more than 20,000 pounds or having dimensions that exceed 12 feet in length, 8 feet in width, and 8 feet in height. We deliver optimized solutions for full or partial truckloads and competitive dry van, flatbed, and refrigerated freight pricing. We can cover your full truckload shipping needs.

Expedited Service

Nationwide Expedited Trucking services move your freight securely and rapidly. Your freight requires fast delivery; our freight shipping experts can get your shipment fast, whether in one large box or a full truckload.

Specialized Freight Shipping

Specialized is a transportation option for items that require specialized handling, equipment, or shipping conditions. Specialized shipments may include high-value cargo, oversized cargo, or cargo that require temperature-controlled transportation. The most reliable Specialized Freight Services rates from all the top carriers are just a few steps away. From white glove service to international shipping, we've got you covered.

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