Moving Farming Equipment
Ordering in or shipping out new farm equipment can be a tricky task. Large pieces of machinery are very heavy and often cannot be dismantled, requiring them to be moved as one unit. This means any transportation must be done with a specialised vehicle and by trained, competent and experienced staff. If you are searching for a farm equipment courier, make sure you choose a company with many years of experience. A courier who lacks the necessary knowledge may rush the job, leave vital parts unprotected or use unsuitable lifting equipment. Trust the job to a team that have been moving farm equipment for many years, and who know just how to handle it.
If you try to do the job yourself, you may end up injuring yourself or damaging the equipment. There is no need to put yourself at risk - a trained team with the right tools can ensure that all transportation is done in line with health and safety requirements, and under the protective cover of full liability insurance. Give yourself peace of mind and let the experts handle the task for you.
Whether the equipment to be moved is boxed, on wheels or just as it comes, a farm equipment courier service will know the best way to move it safely. From north to south and from coast to coast, farm equipment can be delivered to any area in the UK - and even into Ireland or across to the continent. With secure shipping and courier support at either side of the sea journey, you know your equipment is in safe hands from start to finish.
If you sell or repair farm equipment, you will want a reliable and cost-efficient way to collect new parts, deliver fixed machines or make deliveries to buyers. Using a courier to transport equipment saves you having to do the job yourself, and gives you more time to spend on your business. It cuts the cost of retaining in-house delivery staff, and gives you the flexibility to bring in couriers only when you need them. By outsourcing to a reliable firm, you can be sure that your customers are getting a great service, and that everything will be delivered safely and on time.
From troughs and tools to agricultural hardware and vehicles, couriers can transport any item of any size for you. You can make good use of this service and embrace online auction or purchase sites, where new equipment can be sourced at a fraction of the price - and out of stock or rare models can be acquired as well. You no longer need to consider location an issue when seeking cut-price equipment or specialised tools - a courier service can collect your purchases from anywhere in the country and bring them safely to your door. When you enlist the help of a professional and highly recommended farm equipment courier, you are guaranteed a safe pair of hands and a smooth, simple process.
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Does Shiply Have Different Sized Vehicles?
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Does Shiply Provide Packing Materials?
If your item requires packing materials or extra care then you should make sure this is highlighted in your listing and discussed with any transport provider whose quote you are considering. Couriers on Shiply are able to provide all levels of service and can help pack your items, just ensure you inform them of your needs.
Will My Goods Be Tied Up Securely?
Transport providers will almost always tie up an item in the transport vehicle, as the risk of damage from moving around during transit is high. You should always confirm safety precautions and packing needs with transport providers before accepting a quote.
Can Items Be Taken Upstairs?
Yes, items can be taken upstairs if needed, and can also be assembled. Transport providers on Shiply are happy to provide these services, but you should ensure that you are mentioning these requirements in your listings as it may mean a second person is required for the move.
Can I Travel With My Goods?
The majority of transport providers on Shiply are only insured for the transportation of goods, however, some are also able to take people. If you need to travel with your goods, make sure to mention this in your listing and highlight this to any courier who quotes on your listing.
What If I Need To Cancel My Booking?
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Can I Change The Address Of The Delivery?
If you have not yet accepted a quote then you are able to change the address of your listing. Note that editing details of your listing after publishing will result in active quotes being voided, so you will have to wait for new quotes to come in. If you have already accepted a quote and need to change the address, please let your transport provider know and contact us at .
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