How do we Ship Oversized Cargo?
Posted on 13th March 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
How to Move Your World with Ease
Posted on April 16, 2019
The world is a much smaller place these days and taking up residence overseas is relatively common. A change of lifestyle, education, a new relationship or a fantastic job opportunity can mean packing up your life and moving it thousands of kilometres.
Here are our top tips for common sense, stress-free (or at least stress-reduced) international moving.
Give Yourself Plenty of Time
You can never start preparing for a big move too early. There can be delays due to different laws and regulations in your destination country - so the more time you give yourself, the better off you will be. Once you start writing down what needs to be done it can seem quite overwhelming. But by working through the list and breaking the tasks down into ‘3 months, 2 months, 1 week before move’ lots, you will begin to feel on top of things again.
Donate. Sell. Bin.
Time to be ruthless. Sell what is worth selling, donate the rest and bin anything you’ve been hanging on to but can’t remember why! Google ‘packing tips’ for fragile items such as mirrors, art and glassware.
Use Shipping Experts
McCullough Shipping can ship your car, campervan, heavy machinery, even your boat from one country to another. This will be one of the easiest parts of your move. Simply fill out the online quoting form and McCullough takes care on the rest. We handle all customs and shipping (including insurance) and guarantee your vehicle professionally packed.
Talk to us about recommendations for household movers too. With over 25 years of shipping experience, we’ve been ‘around the block’ and can steer you in the right direction, making sure your worldly goods are in the hands of a reputable, professional moving company.
Organise the Legal Stuff
Visas, travel insurance, new passports, think of it as an overseas holiday – just longer. There will be a new bank account to open, medical records to take, pet transportation, selling or renting your property, cancelling policies. Quite a list of things to do!
Make sure you have copies of all your important documents in case the unexpected happens. If you’re moving to work your new employer may be able to advise on areas to live, schools etc so it can start to feel like home.
Moving overseas is an exciting adventure, but one which needs lots of organisation and time. Most importantly, ask for help or advice when you need it – and don’t forget to throw a Bon Voyage party!
How do we Ship Oversized Cargo?
Tips for Shipping your Motorbike Overseas
Posted on 13th February 2019
Typically, customers want to have their bike professionally shipped because of job relocation. And why not! With so much to consider, organise and pack, investing in a professional vehicle shipment company is your best option. But with our 25-plus years of shipping experience, we can also assist anyone buying and selling classic bikes or enthusiasts planning the bike tour of a lifetime across America's mid-West. This is because shipping your own bike is cheaper than renting a bike
The Best Mobile Apps for Motorists
Posted on 15th November 2018
Apps have revolutionised our lives and made it so much easier to manage the day-to-day. Never is it truer than when we are on the road and we need access on the go to check directions, opening times, pay some bills, etc… here are the best Apps for Motorists.
Rolls-Royce Open Autonomous Ships R&D Centre in Finland
Posted on 1st November 2018
Over the last few years, a series of strategic partnerships between Rolls-Royce and other technological companies have shown that they are serious about becoming a major player in Smart ships and control centres.
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