Silo Transport refers to the transportation of large storage silos, which are generally used in the agricultural sector, from the factory where they are produced to an Agricultural facility or to another point. Silos are special structures or containers used to ensure that agricultural products such as grain, flour, feed, seeds and similar agricultural products are stored in the right conditions and that their freshness is maintained.
Silo Transport is a very sensitive and careful process. Technical knowledge and experience is required for loading, transporting and placing in the appropriate vehicle for predetermined transportation.
SD-C Haulage CO. follows and applies the following steps for a Silo Transportation…
Planning: A plan is made for the silo relocation. This plan includes loading, unloading, determining the route, obtaining Heavy Transport (Oversize Transport) permits on the route where the transport will be made, and other logistics details.
Preparation: Silos are classified according to the raw material of Sheet Metal or Glass Fiber or Plastic, and the appropriate lifting equipment is determined and the most suitable vehicle is chosen according to its dimensions.
Loading: Steel Silos are more durable than Silos produced from other raw materials, but loading Silos with Glass Fiber and Plastic raw materials requires attention, the slings of the lifting equipment should be selected and positioned correctly during the lifting to be made for loading. Considering these conditions, it is loaded to the most suitable transport vehicle determined by using the most suitable equipment, and with the same care, the silos are fixed to the vehicle on which they are loaded.
Transportation: For the smooth delivery of the silos, safe navigation in traffic and transportation to the destination determined by the customer are ensured with the support of the pilot car on the predetermined route.
Delivery: Silos are removed from the vehicle with the appropriate lifting equipment at the address specified by the customer and lowered to the floor determined by the customer and the Silos are delivered.