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Old 04-05-2009, 10:46 AM
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Default heavy equip shipping companies..

anyone know of any respected ..equip shipping companies for cross border shipments..
say brake and shear (10k and 15k lbs)
anyone had experience in doing this before..
not asking anyone to hold my hand but...few pointers
also anyone have opinions on cnc brakes versus manuals depth setting?
Now i am Sure Junior is around somewhere..
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Old 04-05-2009, 01:32 PM
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You will have to set up a import/export broker and arrange them with the trucking company. You will have to pay the import taxes, fees and shipping. There are a few companies, but will cost $$$.
Set up time will save you the cost of upgrading to a CNC control and it is always less expensive to buy it up front!
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Old 04-05-2009, 11:04 PM
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How about the train?
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Old 04-06-2009, 07:44 PM
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Across America says they specialize in heavy equipment shipping. Check out their web-site!
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Old 04-07-2009, 07:46 PM
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You will have to set up a import/export broker and arrange them with the trucking company. You will have to pay the import taxes, fees and shipping. There are a few companies, but will cost $$$.
Set up time will save you the cost of upgrading to a CNC control and it is always less expensive to buy it up front!
yeah i see what you mean..its mostly custom stuff i do..but for resale or trade in and setup time you are right..
the tech we had in today ..i was asking him about converting a machine to cnc and he said it would cost around 20k canadian..
hahaha i almost did a back flip..
i think the equip dealers up here are soaking us..
but the values of the machines down in the states have come down so much..
i guess quantity and availability have something to do with that..
i have also noticed a couple of companies selling the same used machine for different prices..when i say same i mean the exact same machine..
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Old 04-07-2009, 07:47 PM
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Across America says they specialize in heavy equipment shipping. Check out their web-site!
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