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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KvNGDyP5RI Welcome to A1autotransport.com, the last stop for all your moving needs. Shipping your car or truck to another place because of a move or online sale can be a challenge. It would be so much easier if I could just put my vehicle in a box and take it to the post office, but auto shipping is much more complicated than that. We’ll begin by going over domestic auto shipping, including open air and enclosed trailers. Then we’ll talk about international auto transport, using Roll-on Roll-off and container services. Then we’ll wrap up with the preparations required to ship…

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Should I use Chains or Tire Straps?

Chains vs. Tire Straps Hands down tire straps are the way to go! Most enclosed auto shipping companies use tire straps and a few open carrier companies as well. The problem with choosing a company that uses tire strips is that moving your car is going to cost you more. A-1 Auto Transport ships vehicles worldwide. Click here or call 1-800-452-2880 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote to ship your car. What’s wrong with chains? Chains are ok with and experienced driver that understands the effects of not using them correctly. Most manufacturers have designed holes…

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What is the difference between car shipping Brokers and Auto Carriers?

In short, an auto carrier owns and operates its own fleet whereas a broker contracts out the auto transport to an auto carrier. With a fleet of over 40 car shipping vehicles, A-1 Auto Transport is an auto carrier servicing the United States and abroad. Considering shipping your car? Get a car shipping instant quote with A-1 Auto Transport now. Who owns the car haulers? A broker does not own any automobile transport trucks. What Brokers typically do is take a deposit for your auto transport and then utilize a network of trucking contacts in the auto shipping business to…

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How is your Car Shipment Routed?

The vehicle shippers of America, A-1 Auto Transport, has developed several locations –specific routing options to help our customers move automobiles across the nation in the most cost effective and timely manner. To handle the auto transport of privately owned vehicles, routing is defined by decisions, objectives, and constraints. Considering the trucks and equipment used for moving cars, our state of the art car carrier fleet is equipped to load 10 vehicles per truck. This equates to nearly 10 different pickups and drop off locations for the car hauler to service. Our dispatch team makes logistical decisions to assign a…

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Contributing Authors

Joe Webster

Joe WebsterJoe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing. After college, he started his career in the…
 

Amanda Williams

Amanda WilliamsAmanda Williams is a mother, an author, and entrepreneur. Her pastimes include the San Diego Padres, anything and everything Disney related, reading for pleasure, running for fun, family trips to Sea World, the San Diego…
 

Neal Kearney

Neal KearneyGraduating from UCSC with a Bachelor's Degree in history, Neal has been an avid writer since childhood and loves writing about anything from automobiles or motorcycles to surfing. Neal has gotten quite a bit of…
 

Angela Caito

Angela CaitoAngela Caito wants to live in a world where love is prevalent, her children are happy, and her waist stays thin no matter how many Oreos she eats. She loves hiking, sailing, surfing, camping and…
 

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