trucking company to pick up a z-sprayer

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by lazyike, Jan 29, 2012.

  1. lazyike

    lazyike LawnSite Senior Member
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    Does anyone know of a shipping company that would pick up a z-sprayer from a private sale and ship it to me I would like to buy one but it is over 800 miles away so I would not be able to get it on a pallet and load it onto a truck. Is there a company that offer this sort of service.... If not I think that would be a good business to start.
     
  2. orangemower

    orangemower LawnSite Silver Member
    from pa
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    That's what makes the world go around. What do you think all the trucks on the road are doing? You'll have to call one of the "over the road" companies to arrange shipping. Also the owner of whatever it is you're buying will need to prep it for shipping. Then all you have to do is call and schedule them to pick it up.
     
  3. lazyike

    lazyike LawnSite Senior Member
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    Thats what I am saying the owner of the machine will not be able to "prep" the sprayer or load it. I need a company that will show up wrap it and load it on the truck themselves.
     
  4. sweetland

    sweetland LawnSite Bronze Member
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    www.uship.com
     
  5. SDLandscapes VT

    SDLandscapes VT LawnSite Senior Member
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    Lakeville Motor Express/Reliance network
     
  6. NEW CITY LAWN CARE LLC

    NEW CITY LAWN CARE LLC LawnSite Bronze Member
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  7. lazyike

    lazyike LawnSite Senior Member
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    Thank you guys I am looking at uship that will work:cool2:
     
  8. NEW CITY LAWN CARE LLC

    NEW CITY LAWN CARE LLC LawnSite Bronze Member
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    It works like Ebay, you list your items to ship, to and from location, etc. it will need to be strapped down to a pallet, and let them bid it and take either the lowest price or the bidder with highest feedback rating and lowest price....
     
  9. PK Mows

    PK Mows LawnSite Member
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    STI has a terminal right there in Roseville, as do some other LtL carriers. They'll cost a little more but they are the best in the business at what you need. I had a truck leased on with them for a couple years and they're the only lift-gate carrier I'd use.

    http://www.stidelivers.com/Distribution.aspx
     

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