Machine Moving

Highly-skilled and experienced machine relocation and installation Vanguard services

Machine moving, plant relocation or machine installation projects are all completed with diligent care and attention to every aspect of the project. At Vanguard, our experienced teams of plant transportation engineers, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers and project managers will ensure that your machinery moving project is executed safely, on time and on budget.

Our service portfolio covers all areas of machinery moving. The core services include machine relocation, machine installation and factory decommissioning. We deliver this through our in-house fleet of specialist transport equipment, mechanical and electrical support teams and comprehensive project management. In addition, port and customs clearance, shipping, packing, specialist equipment manufacturing, installation and testing are also service options depending on your project’s requirements.

A global approach to specialist machinery logistics

Whatever type of specialist logistics you require, we are committed to helping you move. Our teams are well-placed to service all areas of the UK and international projects alike and are experienced in many commercial areas and industries.

Beginning with an initial enquiry and brief, then on to a site visit and project overview before delivering the project on time and on budget. We supply skilled labour and specialist machinery as well as clear communication throughout the project regarding safety and technical details and supply method statements and risk assessments as standard. These are changed with every aspect of the project and approved by our client prior to work commencement.

We pride ourselves on our meticulous approach, exceptional quality of service and customer satisfaction.

Mission: Quality and safety as standard

At Vanguard VML Group our teams and employees are all chosen due to their specialist skills or experience in machine moving and machine relocation. We insist on industry qualifications for our technical site personnel or mechanical and electrical engineers. All site personnel hold a CSCS/CCNSG cards/safety passport and other qualifications or certificates depending on the project.

Onsite: CSCS cards/safety passports for site staff, job method statements and risk assessment

Regulatory compliance: We are fully conversant with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974; LOLER (The lifting operations and lifting equipment regulations act 1998); PUWER (The provision and use of equipment regulations act 1998); and CDM regulations (The construction, design and management regulations act 2015)

Additional training: Asbestos Awareness, Working at Height, Confined Space Training, FLT Licenses and First Aid at Work depending on the project requirements.