Forklift Transport

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    Forklift Transport

    Forklift Transport
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    Transporting your forklift is crucial for maintaining your business operations, and at AutoStar Transport Express, we prioritize reliability and efficiency to ensure your forklift reaches its destination promptly. With our expert forklift transportation services, we take the hassle out of shipping by offering seamless door-to-door delivery and same-day loading options for urgent requirements.

    Whether you have a 3-wheel electric, 4-wheel electric, cushion, or pneumatic tire forklift, we have the expertise to ship it securely. Get your oversized vehicle transported by one of the top vehicle shipping companies. Trust AutoStar Transport Express to deliver your forklift safely and swiftly, so you can focus on what matters most—running your business.

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    Why Choose Us?

    Our forklift shipping services ensure fast and secure transportation nationwide.


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    We provide you with real-time information and updates about the status and location of your vehicle during the auto transport process.

    Transport Options

    Transport Options

    We support all auto transport options including open car transport, enclosed car transport, terminal-to-terminal, and door-to-door auto transport for all types of vehicles.

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    Don’t just take our word for it: our satisfied customers rave about our personalized service, competitive rates, and timely delivery to your destination.

    Nationwide Coverage

    Nationwide Coverage

    We offer nationwide car shipping solutions to meet your specific needs for car shipping across the U.S. and internationally including Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands.

    Competitive Pricing

    Competitive Pricing

    We understand the value of your money. Our forklift transport pricing is transparent and competitive.

    Timely Delivery

    Timely Delivery

    We understand that time is valuable. Our efficient logistics and reliable carriers ensure that your forklift is transported promptly.

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    Our Forklift Shipping Process


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    How long does it take
    to ship a Forklift?


    Generally speaking, it can take anywhere from 2 to 10 business days to ship a forklift within the United States. However, if you are shipping the forklift internationally, it can take up to several weeks. Typically, forklift shipping durations can be estimated as follows:

    Short-Distance Shipping (Local or Nearby):

    Estimated Time: 1 to 3 days

    Regional Shipping (Within the Same State or Neighboring States):

    Estimated Time: 3 to 7 days

    Long-Distance Shipping (Cross-Country or Interstate):

    Estimated Time: 7 to 14 days or more

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    How long does it take to ship a Forklift

    How much does it cost to ship a Forklift

    How much does it cost
    to transport a forklift?


    Generally speaking, the forklift transport cost within the United States ranges from $1,000 to $3,000. However, if you are shipping the forklift internationally, the cost can be significantly higher. As for common routes, here are some estimated costs for shipping a forklift within the United States:

    Short-Distance Shipping (e.g., within the same city or nearby):

    Cost: $200 – $500

    Regional Shipping (e.g., within the same state or neighboring states):

    Cost: $500 – $1,000

    Long-Distance Shipping (e.g., cross-country shipping):

    Cost: $1,000 – $2,000 or more

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    Popular Forklift Shipping Routes Estimated Costs & Times


    Shipping FromShipping ToDistance in MilesEstimated TimeEstimated Cost in $
    SpringfieldNew Orleans6812 - 4 Days$ 580
    New OrleansAnnapolis9922 - 4 Days$ 745
    New OrleansDenver10803 - 5 Days$ 795
    New OrleansConnecticut12433 - 5 Days$880
    New OrleansHampshire13703 - 5 Days$ 1005
    NevadaNew Orleans16144 - 6 Days$ 1098
    New OrleansSacramento18804 - 6 Days$ 1110
    New OrleansSalem20656 - 8 Days$ 1210

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    Types of Forklift
    We Ship


    • Electric Forklift
    • Propane Forklift
    • Diesel Forklift
    • Cushion Tire Forklift
    • Rough Terrain Forklift
    • Pallet Jack Towing
    • Narrow-Aisle Forklift
    • Pneumatic Tire Forklift
    • Sideloader Forklift
    • Standup Forklift
    • Cherry Picker Forklift
    • Walkie Stacker Forklift
    • Versa Forklift
    • Trilifter Forklift

    We also ship heavy and oversized vehicles.

    Types of Forklift We Ship

    Frequently Asked Questions


    Can you transport a forklift in a box truck?

    Yes, we can transport a forklift in a box truck. However, there are a few things to keep in mind:

    • The box truck must be large enough to fit the forklift with plenty of room to spare.
    • The forklift must be securely fastened to the truck bed using chains and come along.
    • The wheels of the forklift must be blocked to prevent it from rolling.
    Do forklift shipping rates change by season?

    The cost of shipping forklifts may be slightly more expensive in the summer due to the higher demand for vehicle transportation services. Shipping a forklift during the off-season is an excellent strategy to cut costs if you want. If this doesn’t work with your schedule, don’t worry— the cost varies only moderately from season to season.

    How far in advance should I schedule my transport?

    If you schedule your shipment in advance, we will be able to meet your deadline. Plan your transport at least 1 to 2 weeks in advance. We can accommodate expedited shipping requests. Please contact us so we can discuss your car transport schedule.

    To place an order, what information do you need?

    You will need to provide the nearest port where your vehicle will be picked up and delivered, as well as the name and phone number of the contact person at each location. Please let us know when your vehicle will be ready as well as the year, make, and model of the vehicle(s) that will be transported.

    How does the distance affect the price?

    We take pleasure in being a forklift shipping company that can deliver your vehicle anywhere. But as you may anticipate, the cost will vary depending on the overall distance sent. That cost includes the usage of the equipment, labor, and gasoline. However, without knowing more about your specific circumstances and taking into account the many other elements that affect pricing, it is hard to estimate how much the cost will vary with distance.

    Can I track my forklift transport online?

    You can track your shipment online 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This tracking update shows you the actual progress of the vehicle in real time. Enter the unique booking number in our car tracking form you were given during scheduling. Alternatively, you can call to track your shipment.

    Does AutoStar Transport Provide Forklift Truck Transport Services?

    Yes, AutoStar Transport Express Provide Forklift Truck Transport services along with all other types of forklifts.

    How to transport a forklift in a trailer?

    We prioritizes safety and efficiency when transporting forklifts. Here’s the process we likely follow:

    Trailer Selection: We match the trailer’s weight capacity to your specific forklift.
    Expert Loading: Our experienced team securely loads the forklift in reverse using ramps, ensuring the forks face away from the trailer for safety.
    Securement Expertise: We utilize straps and chains with proper capacity, anchoring them to designated points on both the forklift and trailer. Padding is likely used to prevent scratches.
    Safety Measures: As an added precaution, we may turn off the forklift’s fuel supply during transport.

    Forklift Shipping Across States of the USA