20 Benefits of Machine Moving, A Comprehensive Guide

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20 Benefits of machine moving

The 20 Benefits of Machine Moving, A Comprehensive Guide

Efficiency and Productivity

1. Streamlined Operations

Relocating machinery can lead to more efficient floor plans, which can significantly streamline operational procedures.

2. Reduced Downtime

Professional machine movers can complete the task quickly and efficiently, minimizing the downtime required for the move.

3. Enhanced Workflow

Moving machinery could allow for a more intuitive and effective workflow, improving both speed and productivity.

4. Opportunity for Upgrades

Moving machines provides an opportunity to replace, upgrade, or maintain them, thus increasing efficiency.

5. Improved Ergonomics

Better machine placement can improve the ergonomics of the workspace, making it easier and safer for employees to complete their tasks.


6. Labour Savings

With specialized equipment and expertise, fewer man-hours are needed to complete the move, reducing labor costs.

7. Avoidance of Capital Expenditure

Renting machinery for moving eliminates the need to purchase specialized equipment, saving capital for other investments.

8. Asset Optimization

Well-planned machine moving can help in making the best use of available space, reducing the need for additional real estate.

9. Energy Savings

Optimized machinery placement can reduce energy costs by improving operational efficiency and reducing waste.

10. Reduced Maintenance Costs

Strategically relocating machinery can make it more accessible for maintenance, thereby reducing long-term maintenance costs.


11. Risk Mitigation

Professional machine movers are trained to follow safety protocols, reducing the risk of accidents during the move.

12. Compliance with Regulations

Experts are well-versed in industry regulations and guidelines, ensuring that the move complies with all legal requirements.

13. Proper Equipment Handling

Using specialized equipment for moving ensures that machinery is not damaged in transit, avoiding costly repairs or replacements.

14. Secure Transportation

Professional services often include secure transportation options, safeguarding the machinery from environmental factors and theft.

15. Employee Safety

Qualified machine movers are trained to move machinery in a way that minimizes risk to employees, fostering a safer work environment.

Flexibility and Scalability

16. Adaptability

Whether you are a small startup or a large manufacturing unit, machine moving services can be tailored to meet your specific needs.

17. Scalability

As your business grows, machine moving services can easily accommodate the addition of new equipment or relocation of existing ones.

18. Geographical Reach

Machine moving services often have the capability to move machinery across state lines or even internationally, offering great flexibility.

Miscellaneous Benefits

19. Expert Consultation

Many machine moving companies offer expert consultation services to help plan and execute the move, offering invaluable advice and strategies.

20. Peace of Mind

Knowing that professionals are handling the complex task of machine moving provides peace of mind, allowing businesses to focus on their core operations.

Our Services

Factory Relocation

Factory Relocation Service

We can move any type of machinery, big or small. This also us to cater for all your needs for moving from one location to another. We provide all the equipment and have skilled operatives to carry out the job while safe and timely.

Find out more about our Factory Relocation Service.

Versa Lift 25/35

Forklift Moving Service

We offer a complete range of services to exporters, including UK haulage, warehousing for consolidation of contract cargo export packing, container loading, container blocking/securing, marine insurance, consular work, engineering certificates and shipping to worldwide destinations.

Find out more about our Forklift Moving Service.

Continental Moving Service

Continental Machinery Moving Service

We can offer a service abroad in any location. We have worked around the globe. We are 'not' just a UK company. Further, we can organise shipping, containerisation, packing service and machinery installation wherever you may be.

Please find out more about our Continental Machinery Moving Service.

Machinery Haulage, Relocation, Transport & Moving Service

Machinery Haulage, Relocation, Transport & Moving Service

We can transport any machinery, big or small and out of gauge. Furthermore, we can move you from your old location/premises to your new location/premises. We can also provide just transportation for your machinery if you choose. For example, if you require your machine to be collected and delivered to you, this is a service we provide.

Please learn more about our Machinery Haulage, Relocation, Transport & Moving Services.

Equipment, and Heavy Equipment Moving & Haulage Service

Equipment, and Heavy Equipment Moving & Haulage Service

We offer a heavy haulage transport section. This includes wide loads, gauges and long vehicle convoys. We provide escort vehicles as part of the service, and we can also sort the logistics of your move. So you don't have to liaise with local police authorities and government agencies on your behalf. We have a wealth of experience moving everything from small CNC machines to 150-tonne Press Crowns and more.

Please find out more about our Heavy Equipment Moving & Haulage Service.

Moving Equipment Hire Service

Moving Equipment Hire Service

Moving Equipment Hire Service We have several Versa lifts, Including 25/35, 40,60 and 60/80, along with many other pieces of equipment. These are available for immediate hire, both on short-term and long-term contracts. Moving and relocating the most complex machinery can come with a fully qualified driver. Alternatively, they can be supplied independently for your operators to operate. Our fully certified machines can be delivered day or night as we are a 24-hour hire and transport service.

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Shipping Container Packing Service

Shipping Container Packing Service

We can offer a service for securely and safely loading your machinery into containers using blocks and straps. You can then ship these containers to any destination around the world. This includes loading multiple variations of containers, including end loaders, open tops, and flat racks. Photographs and full documentation were provided.

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Secure storage

Secure Warehousing Storage Service

We can offer a Secure Warehousing Storage Service secured by CCTV, fully alarmed, with on-site rest facilities. Our premises can come fully heated to provide protection for your goods. Silver Knight has Goods In Trust insurance, which ensures goods up to £1 million.

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Machine Disposal

Machine Disposal Service

As technology evolves and progresses, machines become outdated and are eventually replaced by newer, more efficient models. This raises the question of what to do with old or broken machines when they are no longer useful. Proper machine disposal is crucial to avoid environmental hazards and ensure safety. This is where we come in as we can discuss the various methods and best practices for machine disposal with you, then take care of it as well.

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All machines can be moved or relocated

Factory Clearance Service

Are you looking to sell your factory equipment? Contact us today, and we’ll do a site visit to give you competitive pricing for your equipment and, if happy, move it as well.

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About Our Services

Alongside our primary handling equipment services, we also offer Machinery dismantling, lifting equipment, lifting jacks, factory clearance and complete clean up, transporting heavy plant, removal of equipment from the site, machine hire service, UK and worldwide haulage, full documentation service, provide movement orders for abnormal loads, liaison with police and road network authorities, importing and exporting of machinery, container loading, open top containers and end loaders transport, full risk assessment and method statements, complete project management, and 24-hour call out.

We offer a comprehensive door-to-door service for machine installation. There’s no job too big or too small. Our services include machinery collections, including machinery auctions, dismantling, reconstruction, project installation, machines containerised and packing service; this is global. We have international movements. We provide various services, including heavy haulage, transportation of long loads, handling out-of-gauge loads, forklift and versa hire, mega lift operations, iron fairy crane hire, machine disposal service, and short and long-term storage facilities. In addition, we offer a trailer repair and modification service. We also undertake on-site fabrication services. We carry out site visits upon request.

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