Shipping Services

IronPlanet understands the importance of transportation services when purchasing equipment. IronPlanet regularly assists buyers in identifying providers of transportation services. These Transportation Service Providers have significant industry experience, are competitive in the marketplace, and importantly have been used by existing buyers on a regular basis.

International Transportation Service Providers

Freightplus (Europe) Gmbh

For over ten years, Freightplus has been moving big equipment around the world. Freightplus is one of only a few project forwarders specializing in the international movement of heavy machinery. In fact, it's all we do every day of every week. Freightplus maintains an extensive technical database with machinery specifications of nearly all major earthmoving and construction equipment. This means you don't have the hassle of having to provide technical drawings or machinery specifications whenever you are shipping machinery internationally. Freightplus can provide trucking to the closest port or packing facility, dismantling and packing in to containers, if required, and ocean freight via container or roll on roll off service to all worldwide destinations.

Contact Information:
Janne Johannes Zips
Telephone: +49 42189776915
Fax: +49 42189776969

Hansen Shipping (UK) Ltd

For more than 30 years the Hansen Shipping group has been one of the leading independent freight forwarders for the construction and mining industry. Hansen Shipping provides a personal and professional service to our clients based on the extensive experience and knowledge that we have of this specialized industry. With our own office located in UK, Germany and USA along with network of long-term agents across the world we can offer our clients the best solution to move their machinery whether that being RoRo, conventional, containers, trucking or airfreight.

Contact Information:
Rasmus Stokholm
Telephone: +44 (0) 1277 355 655
Mobile: +44 (0) 790 69 55 495


Gruber Logistics B.V.

As an internationally active shipping- and logistic company, Gruber Logistics is your competent partner for “Normal– and Heavy-Load Special transports” with over 75 years of experience in transporting exceptional goods all over the world. Founded in 1936 by Josef Gruber, it is still controlled by Gruber family, in its third generation. Our international minded team has made possible a constant growth, reaching today the amount of 21 branches all over Europe. The business of Gruber Logistics is focused on different aspects of the logistics. In particular our firm presents six business units: international full truck loads, international distribution, logistics services, air & sea freight, international exceptional freight and project cargo. We are able to exploit our great experience, managing complex projects in a professional and efficient way. Our fleet consists of more than 500 transport units. All our trailers are also equipped for the transport of self-propelled equipment and our drivers are experienced in the handling of all kind of construction machinery. We are also in possession of all possible continuous permits for special transport services throughout Europe. For more information about the Gruber-Logistics group please feel free to visit our website, or contact us directly to receive a competitive offer for any of your enquiries. .

Contact Information:
Stefano Lotto
Telephone: +31 18 36 69 802
Fax: +31 18 36 69 810

F.lli COLO’ Srl

Our company is an international shipping agency, specialized in the import and export sectors and, more specifically, in out of gauge shipments . We are based in Italy where we have our owned offices and thru a trustable networks of agents we can handle shipments and transports from an to all over Europe. F.lli Colò picks up at the collection site and delivers directly to the consignee, offering Door to Door service. With more than thirty years of activity, F.lli Colò can boast of unique competencies in the sector of international shipping. Our bonded warehoused are available for any type of logistic request and our team of custom brokers and sales are at disposal of our clients for consulting and offers:

  • International Air/Sea freight shipment
  • Warehousing and Distribution
  • Load/Unload of containers and special cargo
  • Inland haulage transportation
  • Import/export custom formalties assistance and consultancy

Equipment buyers may always choose to make transportation arrangements themselves. IronPlanet will not be held liable for any acts, omissions or negligence arising from third-party transportation arrangements whether from the above listed transportation providers or an outside transportation provider.

Transportation rates are subject to change and many factors affect transportation costs, including: machine type and configuration, distance and route travelled, as well as type of trailer and permits required to haul the load. The relationship/contract for transportation is ultimately between the buyer and the transportation provider. All questions about pickup dates, delivery dates, cost and payment information should be directed to the transportation provider.