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Agricultural sprayers are a necessary piece of equipment for any modern farm. They play a crucial role in protecting crops from pests, diseases, and weeds, while also aiding in fertilization and irrigation.

But when it comes to moving these machines, finding the right transportation service can be a challenge. Atlantic Project Cargo specializes in providing tailored transportation solutions for all types of farm equipment.

WHAT IS AN AGRICULTURAL SPRAYER?

It is a piece of equipment used in farming to apply liquid substances to crops. These substances can be fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides, or even water for irrigation. Sprayers ensure the even distribution of these liquids, optimizing their effectiveness and minimizing waste.

TYPES OF SPRAYERS AND SPRAYING EQUIPMENT

There are several common types of sprayers and spraying equipment that include:

  • Trailer-type or boom sprayers
    Type of agricultural machinery that is mounted on a wheeled chassis. Usually, they are towed by a tractor and can be quickly attached or detached;
  • Self-propelled sprayers
    Do not require a towing vehicle or vehicle for installation. They belong to high-performance specialized agricultural machinery and can spray: herbicides, pesticides, and much more;
  • Mounted sprayers
    Mounted on a tractor or other self-propelled equipment. The system consists of a tank, a pump, pressure-regulating valves, and a mounting base with pipes and nozzles. 

HAULING SPRAYERS AND SPRAYING EQUIPMENT ACROSS THE COUNTRY – ROAD AND RAIL

Moving agricultural sprayers across the US is a task that requires careful planning and execution. Let’s have a look at different methods, regulations, and restrictions.

Methods of Hauling

  • Flatbed Trailers
    Offer flexibility and ease of loading and unloading;
  • Lowboy Trailers
    Ideal for oversized trailers with high clearance requirements;
  • Step-deck Trailers
    Offer a compromise between flatbed and lowboy, can hold large equipment while avoiding excessive height issues.
  • Rail Transport
    Cost-effective transport for long distances, especially if you need to transport multiple sprayers.

Restrictions and Regulations

  • Weight Permits
    Overweight sprayers and equipment require special permits for road travel;
  • Height and Width Restrictions
    Certain routes have limitations on vehicle height and width;
  • Hazardous Materials
    Some spraying chemicals are classified as hazardous;
  • Escort Vehicles
    Oversized loads might require escort vehicles in some states.

Choose experienced transport companies like Atlantic Project Cargo. We specialize in hauling agricultural equipment and offer professional handling and knowledge of the regulations.

SHIPPING AGRICULTURAL SPRAYERS INTERNATIONALLY – OCEAN AND AIR

Shipping sprayers across international borders requires paperwork and complex logistics. Here’s a breakdown of shipping methods, restrictions, and regulations.

Methods of International Shipping

The most common methods of shipping include:

  • Ocean Freight. Sprayers can be sent via container or as a breakbulk;
  • Air Freight. For smaller or disassembled sprayers;
  • Multimodal Transport. This option utilizes both ocean and land transportation for optimal cost and efficiency. 

 

Restrictions and Regulations

Things to consider when shipping sprayers internationally are:

  • Permits and Licenses. Certain countries require special permits and licenses for importing machinery;
  • Quarantine Inspections. Phytosanitary certificates are required to ensure the sprayer is free from pests and diseases;
  • Oversized Equipment. Large or tall sprayers require special permits or handling arrangements;
  • Restricted Technologies. Certain sprayer functionalities or components might be restricted in specific countries. 
  • Safety Compliance. Sprayers must meet international safety standards;
  • Environmental Protection. Some countries have strict regulations on agricultural chemicals and equipment;
  • Customs Duties and Taxes. Expect to pay duties and taxes for imported sprayers based on their value.


Reach out to specialized shipping companies with experience in agricultural equipment transportation. Atlantic Project Cargo can advise you on the specific regulations and ensure you have the necessary documentation and permits.

SPRAYING EQUIPMENT SHIPPING COSTS - WHAT FACTORS INFLUENCE PRICING?

Factors affecting sprayer shipping cost include, but are not limited to:

  • Shipping method;
  • Distance;
  • Dimensions and weight;
  • Urgency;
  • Seasonality;
  • Insurance;
  • Customs duties and taxes;
  • Permits and documentation, and others. 

By understanding the key factors, you can ensure your agricultural equipment reaches its destination without breaking the bank. Partnering with Atlantic Project Cargo can save you time, money, and headaches in the long run.

WHY CHOOSE ATLANTIC PROJECT CARGO FOR YOUR SPRAYING EQUIPMENT HAULING AND SHIPPING NEEDS

From selecting a suitable shipping method to handling the paperwork, we handle everything with careful attention to detail. Atlantic Project Cargo is your partner in getting your agricultural equipment where it needs to be, safely and efficiently.

ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR YOUR PEACE OF MIND

At Atlantic Project Cargo, our experts understand that shipping involves more than just transport. That’s why we offer a full suite of additional services to meet your unique needs.

Disassembly

We can disassemble your sprayers and other equipment for safe and efficient transport.

Loading and Packing

Our team handles the loading and secure packing of your equipment.

Customs Brokerage

Navigating customs regulations can be complex; our experts ensure a smooth and quick process.

Cargo Insurance

Protect your valuable investment with comprehensive cargo insurance, providing peace of mind and assurance throughout the shipping journey.

When it comes to shipping sprayers and spraying equipment, Atlantic Project Cargo is your reliable partner, dedicated to providing tailored solutions, unmatched expertise, and unwavering support. You can call us at +1 305 224 1975 or complete our form to receive a free quote. Get in touch to discover how Atlantic Project Cargo can streamline your logistics operations.


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