Transportation and logistics for wind energy projects is a complicated process due to the massive size of turbines, blades, generators and nacelles. Moving a 200,000-pound generator or a 50-meter blade is no easy feat, no matter the distance you need it to travel. Transporting such massive pieces of equipment requires coordination with local transportation authorities and permits to transport oversized loads. Another challenge is finding drivers that have the qualifications to pilot vehicles that can transport wind energy equipment.
When importing or exporting wind energy parts and machinery, strict coordination between suppliers, project managers, freight forwarders and local authorities is imperative so that parts don’t sit at ports, wasting time and money. Whether you are shipping heavy wind equipment across the country or overseas, Global Shipping Services has the capabilities to manage your project from start to finish.
Global Shipping Services is a global freight forwarder with expertise in heavy-haul, break bulk and project shipping. We are members of Lognet and the WCA Family which allows us to offer competitive pricing and local expertise no matter where our clients need to ship goods or transport equipment. We have clients in the manufacturing, energy and construction industries, and we have proven ourselves time and time again when it comes to transporting heavy, oversized cargo across the country and around the globe on tight deadlines.
We offer multimodal transportation options that provide time-saving and cost advantages; we have the capacity to ship products by truck, rail, ship and plane. We also manage cargo insurance, warehousing, permitting and import and export documentation. Our clients know that they can count on our highly trained staff to provide exceptional customer service. Our team has the knowledge and capabilities to manage wind energy delivery and logistics from beginning to end.
Let us worry about managing the logistics for your project from start to finish. Contact Global Shipping Services today by calling us at (908) 232-0505 or filling out our online form to learn more about our services for the energy sector, or to get a quote for your wind project transportation.
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“We have complicated international shipping requirements and tight schedules to maintain, GSS has always gone above and beyond to meet these requirements and ensure we have the information needed to keep things running smoothly”Cameron Kehm
Director, International Operations, OSG Lightering LLC
“In my 16 years of service to industry, I would highly recommend this company as a reliable broker and shipping company to cover any logistics scenario that could arise with professionalism, attention to detail & accuracy. Our representation has been nothing but superb from Global whether a simple shipment is brokered through customs or multiple containers are negotiated to our project sites direct from Germany this company delivers on time at competitive rates every time.”David Zinke
Senior Project Engineer, Geda USA Elevator & Material Lift Company
“Presmer has been working with Global Shipping for over 3 years now and the service they provide is excellent. They go above and beyond the call of duty to ease your shipment hassles. They take the frustration out of the process with their knowledge and relationships. Forever grateful.”Annsley Popov
“This company truly puts the customer first. They are always ahead of issues and their follow-up and communications with us has been exemplary. They made what used to be a horrific part of our work, something that is now almost effortless.
Thank you for having the highest work ethic, great industry knowledge, reasonable rates and uncompromising customer service. We appreciate you!”
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