Heavy equipment shipping

Heavy equipment shipping

There are many industries across the UK which rely on the transportation, logistics and freight services for heavy equipment such as specialist machinery and plant equipment. Planning and implementing heavy equipment shipping requires technical handling skills to keep the machinery safe and secure through every stage of the shipping process.

At Relay we understand that there are a lot of factors to consider during the process of heavy equipment shipping, and it is vital for us to have a structure in place so that our deliveries are on time. This is why we have.

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Specialised Equipment for Fragile Cargo

When it comes to transporting heavy equipment that is delicate or prone to damage, Relay offers specialised equipment and solutions. Our team is experienced in handling fragile cargo such as high-tech machinery, medical equipment, and precision instruments. Our fleet is equipped with air-ride suspension and hydraulic lift gates to minimise shocks and vibrations, safeguarding your valuable equipment throughout the journey.

A Global Network for Seamless Transportation

As a leading heavy equipment shipping provider, Relay Europe boasts a comprehensive global network that enables seamless transportation across international borders. We have established strong partnerships with trusted carriers, freight forwarders, and customs brokers worldwide. This extensive network allows us to navigate complex logistical challenges, such as customs regulations, import/export requirements, and documentation processes.

Flexible Shipping Options for Every Need

At Relay, we understand that each heavy equipment shipping project is unique and requires tailored solutions. This is why we offer a range of flexible shipping options to accommodate your specific needs. Whether you require door-to-door service, port-to-port delivery, or a combination of transportation modes, we can design a shipping plan that suits your requirements and budget. Our team of logistics experts will work closely with you to determine the most efficient route, select the appropriate carriers, and optimise the shipping process. With our flexible options, you can have peace of mind knowing that your heavy equipment will be transported safely and efficiently.

Here at Relay our specialist transportation crews have a wealth of experience when it comes to heavy equipment shipping. Careful consideration will be made at every stage of the shipping process to ensure the safety of delicate and valuable customer equipment.  

Our heavy equipment shipping services covers both UK and overseas projects and we always have your assets at the forefront of our minds. Contact us now to find out how your machinery can be transported securely.

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Relay Coatbridge


Relay's Scottish base is situated just outside Glasgow and approximately 30 miles from Edinburgh, with regular deliveries include to Scotland's Silicon Glen electronics production region stretching from Inverclyde in the west to Fife on the east coast

Relay Iver


Relay’s Buckinghamshire Head Office is situated near Heathrow Airport and close to the M40, M4 and M25 motorways. Areas served include London, locations to the west of the Capital and mainland Europe

Relay Warrington


Relay Warrington is close to the M6 between Liverpool and Manchester. It is ideally located for services to North Wales, Northern England and south to Birmingham