Liftgate/Tailgate Delivery Services

Liftgate/Tailgate Services for Easy Delivery and Pickup

Liftgate/tailgate services are crucial for life science and technology businesses that need to move items that are too heavy or bulky to be loaded manually. It involves using a hydraulic lift system attached to the back of a delivery truck. The liftgate/tailgate is used to lift heavy items onto the truck bed or to lower them to the ground. Although liftgate/tailgate-equipped trucks are common, not all trucks used for deliveries have those systems. You must confirm that a liftgate/tailgate is needed when arranging the transportation.

Why You Need Liftgate/Tailgate Delivery Services 

Here are some of the most common situations where this service is necessary:

  • Heavy Items - If you ship large or heavy items, liftgate/tailgate delivery service is essential. These items are too heavy to be lifted by hand and require specialized transportation equipment.

  • Limited Loading Dock Access - If your business has limited loading dock access, a liftgate/tailgate delivery service can help. The liftgate/tailgate can be used to lower your items to the ground, making it easier to transport them to your desired location.

  • Delivery to Residential Areas - If you deliver items to a residential area, liftgate/tailgate delivery service is often required. Most residential areas lack loading docks, so the liftgate/tailgate is the safest way to deliver items to customers' doorsteps.

  • Safety - Liftgate/tailgate delivery service is important for safety reasons. Attempting to lift heavy items without the proper equipment can injure the delivery driver or recipient.

Cost of Liftgate/Tailgate Delivery Services

Liftgate/Tailgate services often cost extra because they require specialized equipment and trained personnel to operate it safely. The cost of the services may vary depending on factors such as distance, weight, and frequency of use.

Our Liftgate/Tailgate Delivery Services

At Mercury, we understand the importance of reliable truck deliveries for life sciences and technology companies. That's why we offer liftgate/tailgate options to ensure the safe and efficient transport of sensitive equipment and products. Our experienced drivers and state-of-the-art tracking technology allow us to provide timely and secure deliveries, giving you peace of mind and allowing you to focus on your business operations.

Liftgate/tailgate delivery service can be combined with additional services such as inside delivery or white-glove service to provide a comprehensive solution for transporting heavy or delicate items.

Looking for reliable delivery trucks with liftgate/tailgate? Contact Mercury today for a quote and experience hassle-free shipping solutions!

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