Cool Campsites in the UK
Posted on 22nd May 2020
If you reside in the UK and looking forward to a summer holiday (especially after a very out-of-the-ordinary year so far), we’ve got a great range of campsites to park up the campervan and become one with nature. As expected, international travel is minimal (if at all) around the world, so local tourism businesses will happily welcome your holiday spending.
How do we Ship Oversized Cargo?
Posted on March 13, 2019
Like booking to see the dentist or making an appointment to see your bank manager, the hardest part is getting started - everything else naturally follows.
Over the decades we have shipped other large items as well. Everything from Maori carvings to Japan, excavators from the UK, log lifters to Canada and fitness equipment to China. There's been a catamaran or two as well.
We specialise in heavy machinery freight so if it's oversized, or an awkward shape and weighs numerous tonnes - rest assure we've moved it before. Once you fill out online quote form (you can't miss it, it's on every page of the McCullough Shipping website) we pretty much take care of the rest. No tricky questions, just date, dimension and destination details. We don't make things hard for you, simply because they needn’t be.
A typical shipping process is:
- You contact McCullough for a free quote.
- We’ll advise you on the most appropriate method of transportation and insurance (shipping or air freight).
- We’ll arrange shipping, customs clearance and transportation - regardless of size.
- We professionally pack and crate your cargo.
- We unpack it in a secure warehouse (we have access to 50,000 square feet of secure warehousing).
- We request your machinery is quickly discharged and cleared through MAF and Customs so that it can get out and start working.
- We deliver to the destination's door.
We have a few requirements when dealing with heavy cargo, but it's nothing out of the ordinary. Making sure there is no more than a quarter tank of fuel in the tank (it won’t be shipped with more), disconnecting the battery and draining the fluid from hydraulic lines are the main requirements, along with cleaning the machinery thoroughly before shipping. This is to prevent dirt, insects and plant matter moving offshore where it isn't welcome.
And that's it! Now that you know how easy it can be, now's a good time to fill out the online form.
Cool Campsites in the UK
Changes to Motorhome Depreciation Rate
Posted on 17th March 2020
There has been a big change to the depreciation rate on motor vehicles and motorhomes. New Zealand Customs recently announced there is a change in the depreciation rates applied to motor vehicles and motorhomes from 1st of March 2020.
How the Corona Virus affects the New Zealand Shipping Industry
Posted on 24th February 2020
As the Corona Virus gains momentum, businesses all around the world are falling on hard times. The New Zealand shipping industry has not gone without its worries and below are the main points to come from the latest meeting held by CBAFF (Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation of New Zealand Inc).
Tips when moving pets overseas
Posted on 11th January 2020
They’re part of the family, so it comes as no surprise when you move overseas you will consider moving your fur baby as well. If you have children, moving without a much-loved pet can be heart-wrenching. The calming effects an animal makes on a family may also help everyone adjust to a new life and a new town.
Our easy - 3 step shipping process×
Tell us the pick up location and we'll arrange a date & time
We handle all customs & shipping including insurance
Enjoy your toy, after it's delivered to your door anywhere in NZ.