Heavy Equipment Transport

Are you looking for a heavy haul trucking equipment and transport company offering affordable service? Number 1 is here to help you! We have heavy equipment transporters ready in all states and cities to ship your equipment.

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We offer premium heavy equipment transport services with a focus on excellence

"I have now used Number 1 Auto Transport a few times. Most recent was from Long Island to California. I worked with James and he was able to set up everything very quickly and efficiently. "

Amy Brown

"I moved from NY to Florida and the only smooth part was my auto transport with Rob. He gives such fair prices and got the car to me two days early. They picked up when they said and had zero issues with the car upon return."

Nic Gee

"Excellent service. Treated my wife's car with respect and like it was a million dollar car. Would recommend without hesitation or reservations and will use them again if I am ever in the need for a trnsporter."

Marc P

Understanding Heavy Equipment Transport

Are you relocating your commercial or industrial company and need the services of a heavy equipment transport & lowboy shipping company? Number 1 Auto can transport your heavy equipment or trucks no matter the size or destination

Number 1 Auto Transport is a licensed, bonded, and trusted specialist in shipping your heavy equipment and machinery. We have over ten years of experience providing heavy equipment transport services for hundreds of companies of all sizes. Our reputation is built on a commitment to safely transporting your heavy equipment at affordable prices. 

Why Trust Us

Proven Reliability

Number 1 Auto has a consistent track record of successfully transporting vehicles, earning a reputation for reliability and dependability in the industry.

Customer Satisfaction

Our customer-centric approach ensures your satisfaction with transparent communication, dedicated support, and regular updates throughout the shipping process.

Diverse Service Options

Choose from a wide range of services, including open and enclosed carriers, expedited shipping, and custom solutions tailored to your specific needs.

Shipping a Dump Truck or Box Truck

Don’t stress any longer about moving your dump truck from point A to point B. If you have a dump truck that needs moving, you can rely on the heavy equipment shipping experts at Number 1. Our dump truck transport and shipping service is perfect for construction businesses, dealers, and private individuals looking to ship their trucks to different US areas.

At Number 1 Auto Transport, our mission is to exceed your expectations. We’re dedicated to ensuring your truck arrives on time at your chosen destination, free from road damage. We also offer the following:

  • Excellent Customer Service: From the time you call us for your free quote – until your truck arrives at the destination – we’re always here to assist you with friendly service.
  • Professional Truck Transport Service: We ensure that all our drivers are friendly, courteous, professional, and fully trained to move all types of trucks, including dump trucks.
  • Low Competitive Rates: Finally, when you call us to get a free quote, we strive to give you the lowest possible truck shipping rate in the industry.

The Different Options for Our Heavy Oversized Equipment Shipping Service

When you use our truck shipping services, it doesn’t matter what size your truck is. We have lowboy trailers designed to move even the largest of trucks. We will use an auto transport carrier for small-sized vehicles, such as pick-up trucks. For trucks that weigh over 8000 pounds, we will most likely use a step deck trailer. And, for even bigger trucks and other large vehicles, we will use a lowboy trailer.

Compliance with Regulations and Permits for Oversized Heavy Equipment Transport

Transporting heavy equipment often involves complying with various regulations and obtaining necessary permits for oversized and overweight loads. Number 1 Auto Transport has a deep understanding of these regulations, saving you the time and effort of navigating through complex legal requirements.

Number 1 Auto Transport's Heavy Equipment Transport with Lowboy / Step Deck Carriers

The most efficient way to transport your heavy equipment is on a lowboy transport carrier. The lowboy is an extended, flat platform with specialized equipment that secures massive amounts of gross tonnage. Generally, lowboys are called upon when heavy equipment transportation is needed. Driving a dump truck or bulldozer a long way is highly inefficient – and environmentally unfriendly.

Lowboy transport allows maximum efficiency and saves time. It’s not uncommon to see a lowboy moving crane parts and oversized construction materials. These platforms distribute weight most effectively, allowing drivers the flexibility to safely transport such a heavy load.

How Long Does It Take To Transport Oversized Heavy Equipment?

Depending on the car’s location, most pickup windows are 24-72 hours from when the vehicle is ready to be picked up. This window could take up to 5 days in remote areas.

  • Heavy Equipment Transport turnaround time for a destination under 1,000 miles in 2-3 days.
  • From 1,000-1750, the transit time is estimated to be 4-6 days.
  • From 1,750-2,500, the transit time is estimated at 7-10 days.

Enclosed Auto Transport FAQ's

Professional heavy equipment transport companies have trained personnel who are experienced in handling heavy loads. They use specialized trailers with secure tie-downs and rigging to ensure the equipment remains stable and protected during transit.

Yes, transporting oversized and overweight loads often requires special permits from local authorities. Reputable heavy equipment transport companies have expertise in obtaining the necessary permits and complying with all relevant regulations.

Reputable heavy equipment transport companies provide comprehensive insurance coverage for your machinery during transit. This coverage offers protection against damages or unforeseen events that may occur during the transportation process.

First, while other heavy haul trucking companies only focus on getting your money, we look for ways to earn your trust. Construction companies love our door-to-door heavy equipment transport service when they need bulldozers, cranes and other construction vehicles moved.