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Whether you're shipping a small power tool by parcel or large power tools by freight, FreightCenter has you covered. Compare discounted rates online.

The Best Way to Make Shipping Power Tools Easy and Affordable

Whether you’re buying or selling power tools, FreightCenter makes shipping power tools accessible and affordable. Follow the suggestions on this page, and you’ll see how.

Hand power tools can be shipped as parcels. LTL (less-than-truckload) freight is the way to go for shipping large or large orders of small power tools. Whichever type of shipping you need, FreightCenter can handle it for you.

Power tools shipping loads commonly include:

  • Grinding machine
  • Circular saw
  • Table saw
  • Band saw
  • Jigsaw
  • Hand drill
  • Drill press
  • Router
  • Many more

Why Choose Us?

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  • Get Freight Shipping Quotes to anywhere in the U.S. & Canada.
  • Unbeatable discounts on your freight LTL, truckload, rail, air, and more
  • Automated Freight tracking, paperwork & invoices
  • Manage all quotes & shipments in one place
  • 24+ years of logistics experience working for you!
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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.

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

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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.

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Why Choose FreightCenter?

We are an award-winning logistics company and an American veteran-owned business. Our history, competitive pricing, and level of service are unmatched in the industry. Over the years and many miles, we have formed a dedicated and respected network of partners in the industry to help customers meet deadlines.

Our mission is to meet and exceed customer expectations in all that we do. We take care of refrigerated freight shipping from pickup to delivery. Excellent customer service is our hallmark, and it goes a long way in building a relationship of trust. When customers select FreightCenter to handle their freight shipment, they trust us to do the job.

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  1. How Do You Prepare a Power Tools Load for LTL Freight Shipping?

    You save money with LTL (less-than-truckload) shipping because your shipment shares the truck with loads from other shippers. Your cargo must be packaged so it will not be damaged in transit and will not present a danger to other shipments on the truck.

    Box or bubble wrap your tools and place them in crates or bulk containers. Bulk packs are designed to fit on pallets. The walls of the boxes can be double or even triple walls thick, often made of corrugated cardboard. Bulk containers have removable tops and are easy to load and unload.

    More extensive power tools should be broken down as much as possible, with the components wrapped in paper, foam, or bubble packaging and secured in a crate. You can make your crate or purchase one from a crating service.

    What Is the NMFC (Freight Class) for Shipping Power Tools?

    The freight class for shipping power tools depends on the device being shipped. The following information covers some power tools from our Freight Class Lookup table.

    • Electric Tools, Hydraulic or Pneumatic | 85
    • Lathes – Metalworking, Palletized | 110
    • Lathes – Metalworking, Over 2,000 pounds, Boxed or Crated | 85
    • Lathes – Metalworking, Boxed or Crated | 150
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Shipping Power Tools FAQ

 

Q. Can I insure my power tool shipment?

A. Yes, you can purchase insurance for your power tool shipment to protect against loss or damage during transit. Check with the freight carrier for insurance options and coverage details.

 

Q. What is the best way to ship power tools?

A. To safely ship power tools, using a sturdy tool box is highly recommended. The box should be large, well-protected, and filled with appropriate packing materials like bubble wrap or shipping peanuts. It’s essential to prevent any movement of the tools during shipment to avoid damage.

 

Q. Can I ship lithium-ion battery-powered tools?

A. Yes, you can ship lithium-ion battery-powered tools via freight. However, there are specific guidelines for shipping lithium-ion batteries. Ensure the batteries are properly installed within the tools, and comply with the carrier’s regulations regarding lithium-ion battery shipments.

 

Q. Do I need to inform the freight carrier that I’m shipping power tools?

A. Yes, when booking your freight shipment, inform the carrier that you are shipping power tools. This allows them to make appropriate arrangements for handling and loading your package.

 

Q. What should I do if my power tool shipment arrives damaged?

A. If your power tool shipment arrives damaged, immediately notify the freight carrier and document the damage with photographs. File a claim with the carrier and provide all necessary information for the claims process.

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