Call us today: (800) 716-7608
close up of medical ampoule production line at pharmaceutical company

Shipping Medical Machines

Need to ship medical machines? Instantly compare rates from top US carriers with just one quote. Save up to 95% off industry rates.

Medical Machines

Medical machinery is both delicate and expensive, requiring it to be shipped with care and consideration. There are many factors to consider when shipping medical machines around the U.S. and cross-border. Since medical machines are expensive, they must be packaged and transported correctly. With this in mind, FreightCenter partners with carriers specializing in shipping medical machines and equipment.

Properly packaging and shipping medical machines are critical. Manufacturers, hospitals, and other medical professionals must receive undamaged machines. Patients rely on these medical machines for accurate and sometimes lifesaving medical care. FreightCenter goes the extra mile to ensure your medical machines arrive safely and reach their destination on time. 

Is your medical equipment fragile, heavy, or oversized? Our team of experienced freight experts will help you find the right carrier and services to transport medical equipment safely and efficiently. Here at FreightCenter, we make finding a reputable and experienced carrier easy. 

We Can Deliver: 

  • X-Ray Devices
  • Diagnostic Equipment 
  • Lab Equipment 
  • Hospital Furniture
  • Surgical Equipment 
  • CT Scanners
  • MRI Machines
  • Ultrasound Machines
  • Blood Pressure Monitors
  • EKG or ECG Machines
  • Surgical Lights
  • Surgical Tables
  • Ventilators
  • Defibrillators
  • Anesthesia Machines
  • Patient Monitors
  • Centrifuges
  • Blood Analyzers
  • Mobility Aids
  • Dental Drills
  • Sterilization Equipment
  • And much more!


Here at FreightCenter, we understand shipping medical machines. The list above is not exhaustive but demonstrates the variety of medical equipment we ship. If your equipment does not appear on the list, have no fear; your team of expert freight agents is here! We will help you submit an accurate quote form with your equipment’s proper dimensions and weight, along with the freight class of the machine.

The density and commodity of your shipment are determining factors in freight class. Your expert freight agent will review your quote before booking to ensure it is correct. Once the quote form is submitted, you’ll receive a list of common carriers that meet your needs. Choose the carrier whose price, services, and transit time works for you. 


Freight rate calculator
Shipping option
Pickup and delivery locations
Shipment information
Pickup and delivery locations
Shipment information

limit of 70 characters

ibm medical machines michigan medical machines pbs icon medical machines phillies icon medical machines six flags icon medical machines st jude children hospital icon medical machines coca-cola icon medical machines feeding america icon medical machines fema icon medical machines ford icon medical machines google icon medical machines habitat icon medical machines
ibm medical machines michigan medical machines pbs icon medical machines phillies icon medical machines six flags icon medical machines st jude children hospital icon medical machines coca-cola icon medical machines feeding america icon medical machines fema icon medical machines ford icon medical machines google icon medical machines habitat icon medical machines
What our customers are saying
trust pilot reviews
green quotation mark
I would recommend to anyone.

Working With Jennifer Rendine has been super easy. I know that every detail will be taken care of with each and every shipment. I would recommend to anyone. 5 Stars!

rating rating rating rating rating
green quotation mark
It was very easy to do and priced right

It was very easy to do and priced right . The people I talked to were very friendly and helpful !

rating rating rating rating rating
green quotation mark
It was a great experience.

It was a great experience. Everything went very smoothly. My customer service rep was exceptional!

rating rating rating rating rating
green quotation mark
Thank you Freight Center for the good job.

I have used Freight Center for 3 different pickups and so far everything has worked beautifully. I would highly recommend their services and the pricing is very competitive. Thank you Freight Center for the good job.

rating rating rating rating rating
green quotation mark
Great service and lowest price.

So happy using FreightCenter. Great service and the lowest price. My go to shipper from now on!

Tom R.
rating rating rating rating rating
green quotation mark
Easy to work with

Easy to work with. Scheduled on line and then a CS rep called us to make sure all the details were in order to ship our product correctly to the customer.

Melissa G.
rating rating rating rating rating
Let’s Get Started! Compare shipping rates in an instant!
Get a Freight Quote
Our Certifications

Awards and Endorsements

  • 2021 Food Logistics’ Top Green Providers
  • 2021, 2017 & 2016 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 Top 100 Great Supply Chain Partners by SupplyChainBrain
  • 2012 TIA Samaritan Award Honorable Mention
  • 2012, 2011 & 2010 TBBJ Fast 50 Recipient
  • 2013, 2011, & 2010 Diversity Business Top Businesses
why trust freightcenter infographic with 6 key points

Why Choose FreightCenter for Shipping Medical Machines?

Why Choose Us For A Freight Quote?

  • Shipping Quotes whenever, wherever!
  • Obtain Freight Shipping Quotes from anywhere in the U.S. & Canada.
  • “Double-take” discounts on your LTL freight, truckload, rail, air, and more
  • Automated Freight tracking, paperwork & invoices
  • Manage all quotes & shipments on one comprehensive platform.
  • Twenty-five years of logistics experience on your side!


Choosing Your Carrier

There are no requirements for using the official carrier, and you can save a lot of money when you use a 3PL like FreightCenter to book your freight shipping. What’s more, when you call FreightCenter to take care of your shipping, you’ll receive excellent service for a fraction of the cost. And competition is the secret sauce; FreightCenter is where top carriers compete for your business. Need proof? 

Use our user-friendly instant freight quote tool to obtain estimates from numerous carriers or to speak with one of our freight shipping experts by calling us at 800.716.7608. 

Choosing FreightCenter

When you choose to work with us, you are choosing to make your shipping process seamless. Here are just some of the benefits working with our Third Party Logistics company will have on your shipping experience:

  • When you partner with FreightCenter, a premier 3PL (Third Party Logistics) company with over twenty-four years of experience within the logistics industry, you are choosing peace of mind and bang for your buck! Over the past two and half decades, our team has dealt with nearly every shipment imaginable. There is no shipment process we cannot help you with!
  • FreightCenter employs a knowledgeable staff that is always willing to learn and grow with industry changes and advancements. We are ready to answer any questions you have throughout the entire process!
  • We act as the middleman between you and your carrier, so you do not have to worry about playing phone tag with your trucker. Your freight agent will communicate directly with you and your carrier, delivering any necessary information or updates between you. 
  • We secure the leading transit carriers and the finest routes for you at the best price. There is no need to spend hours figuring out the logistics or searching for a worthwhile deal. 
  • We make it easy to ensure your shipments by guiding you toward the best providers. Whether you need full or partial coverage, we have you covered!
  • We arrange the pickups and drop-offs while also making sure to track each shipment in transit. This ensures that you know where your packages are every step of the way! 


Now, what are you waiting for? Call FreightCenter to set up your account and discuss your shipment. We are ready to answer your questions and provide solutions! Our team looks forward to partnering with you. 

Call Us At 800-716-7608
FreightCenter by the numbers
25 Years In Business
1.5m+ Shipments Booked
93% On-time Performance
99.1% Damage Free LTL Shipments

Packing Medical Equipment for Safe Shipment:

Since medical machines are so delicate, ensuring they are packaged correctly is essential.

Professional Packing:

  • Recommended: Use a professional crating service for delicate medical equipment. They’ll handle blocking, bracing, and expert packaging.


Packing Yourself:

  • Owner’s Manual: Check for specific packing instructions or parts removal recommendations.
  • High-Quality Materials: Use bubble wrap, foam padding, and a rigid container (box, crate, or barrel) to secure the machine.
  • Temperature Control: Choose insulated packaging or temperature-controlled shipping services for sensitive equipment.
  • Clear Labeling: Mark packages with “fragile,” “sensitive,” and accurate destination information.
  • Documentation: Prepare invoices, shipping labels, customs forms (if applicable), and a packing list with contents, make, and model.



  • Take photos of the equipment before and after packing for damage documentation purposes.


Remember: Safe and well-packed medical equipment ensures smooth delivery and protects your valuable investment. Choose the best option that fits your needs and budget.

Shipping Medical Machines


Transport Options:

  • Truckload: Air-ride vehicles for sensitive, calibrated machines.
  • LTL: Less fragile equipment, shared truck space with other items (careful packaging crucial!).
  • Specialized: Customize the services, handle them with more care, and specialize in moving medical equipment. 


Customs Clearance:

  • Freight agent ensures compliance with international or domestic regulations.
  • Documentation: Certifications, licenses, permits.



  • Protect your investment: Cover full value against loss or damage.
  • Freight agent helps: Get the best policy for your needs.



Finely-tailored freight solutions

To create value for our customers by delivering customized shipping solutions that meet their unique needs and to fulfill shipping demands from simple to complex with expertise, guidance and ingenuity.

LTL Shipping

Rely on the professionals at FreightCenter for competitive rates and a wide range of choices to meet your LTL freight shipping requirements.

Full Truckload

We provide tailored solutions for both full and partial truckloads, offering competitive pricing for dry van, flatbed, and refrigerated freight. Trust us to meet all your full truckload shipping requirements.

Expedited Service

Our Nationwide Expedited Trucking services ensure the secure and swift movement of your freight. Whether it's a single large box or a full truckload, our freight shipping experts are equipped to deliver your shipment quickly.

Specialized Freight Shipping

Access the most dependable rates for Specialized Freight Services from leading carriers with just a few simple steps. Whether you need white glove service or international shipping, we have your needs covered.

Flatbed Trucking:

Industrial, medical and CNC milling machines require special care and transport.

Intermodal Transportation:

Optimize your shipping strategy by integrating various transportation modes, including trucking and rail, to enhance efficiency and achieve cost-effectiveness.

Rail Freight:

Utilize rail transport for extended distances or when handling multiple packages during the shipping process.

Ocean Freight:

Transport goods in containers aboard cargo ships for international shipping.

Air Freight:

Opt for air transportation when time-sensitive delivery shipments is required.

Cross-Border Trucking:

Industrial, medical and CNC milling machines require special care and transport.

Heavy Haul Trucking:

Engage specialized heavy haul trucking services for oversized or cumbersome shipments.

Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Provider

A third-party logistics provider is a company that offers enhanced and cost-efficient supply chain and logistics solutions to other businesses.

Shipping Quote
Freight Center
Loading date
zip code
Seamless Logistics for Vital Medical Machines Guaranteed competitive pricing every time you ship.

Wait, before you go...

Here's $20

towards your first shipment

Use coupon code WELCOME20
when you check out.