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Click on a link to be taken to the article you wish to read A-1 Auto Transport Announces Motorcycle Shipping As An Addition To Their Transport Services A-1 Auto Transport Increases Website Security And User Trust With VeriSign Trust Seal A-1 Auto Transport Makes Moving To A New State Easy With The Addition Of Free Auto Insurance Quotes A-1 Auto Transport Goes Green With SmartWay Transport Partnership Rising Gas Prices Hit Auto Transport Companies Hard A-1 Auto Transport Partners with Cars.com to Offer Users Safe And Reliable Car Shipping for New Car Buyers A-1 Auto Transport Website Makeover Focuses On…

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What Determines Car Shipping Prices?

A wide variety of factors can play a part in your car shipping prices.  The factors that determine your car transport prices include: Distance from pick-up to delivery. Door-to-door service is enticing because it requires less work on the customers’ behalf, but it can also be quite expensive on your car shipping prices. By choosing to drop off/pick-up your vehicle from a transport terminal, you could be cutting out many miles worth of shipping costs. Vehicle type, as well as size, makes a huge difference when it comes to your auto transport cost. For instance, an exotic car transport or…

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A-1 The dangers of cheap auto transport services

The Dangers of Cheap Auto Transport Companies The vehicle shipping industry is a very competitive business and there’s a lot of companies in the mix looking for an edge. Unfortunately, some companies will go to extreme lengths to win a bid, even if it’s not realistic to move a car or truck at that price. Why would a company do this? The reason is that many of the companies you find online are brokers and not carriers, which is not a bad thing in and of itself. The industry works mainly through brokerages, so that means many of the companies…

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Nationwide Directory of Auto Transport Carriers

Looking for a car shipping company should be easy, but that’s not always the case. Part of the problem is that there a lot of different players in the auto transport industry, and it’s not always easy to tell them apart. Some companies, called brokers, only arrange transport between customers and shippers. Shippers or carriers are the ones that physically move the vehicles and they sometimes rely on brokers to find them, customers. Other companies, such as Schumacher Cargo Logistics and Supreme Auto Transport on the list below, may operate as both a carrier and a broker. In order to…

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What Makes An Auto Transport Company Reliable?

At A-1 Auto Transport, we take our commitment to our customers seriously and have since the day we started more than 25 years ago. Our business was built on the pillars of honest communication with our customers and straightforward pricing. Here are some of the ways in which we have distinguished ourselves from some of the other less-than-dependable auto shippers. Customer Focus One of the complaints we hear most often from customers is frustration about lack of clear communication from auto transport companies. We’ve taken a hands-on approach to meeting the needs of our clients and work to do everything…

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Motorcycle Shipping Company Directory

Expertise, experience, and the economics are the top three things considered by people when looking forward to shipping something as important as motorcycles. Motorcycle shipping companies do not just pack your motorcycle and toss it overboard a ship or a truck. Rather, their skills and expertise are shown by the amount and degree of security measures and safety precautions are taken to ensure sound delivery. Here is a list of companies that specialize in motorcycle transport: AA Motorcycle Transport You need have no worries when you transport your motorcycle with AA Motorcycle Transport as they customize their services depending upon…

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Boat Hauling & Transport Services Offered By A-1

We ship thousands of boats every year to locations throughout the United States and internationally. Our experienced staff have the knowledge and expertise to load, secure, block and brace your boat with the utmost of care. With more than 25 years of experience, there’s no job too big and no boat we can’t handle! We have regular departures from ports all over the world and offer the following services: Interstate, intrastate and international delivery Roll on/roll off service (RoRo) Enclosed and open container shipping Lift on/Lift off loading Containerized boat transport Shrink wrapping and cradling services Inland boat transport Insurance…

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The Process of Shipping A Car Across the Country

Having a car delivered from one side of the country to the other may seem like a stressful and challenging endeavor, but it’s really not as painful or difficult as you might think. The main problem our customers talk about is paralysis by analysis. They start their search online and are overwhelmed by the sheer volume of companies, services, and websites available on the subject. It can be pretty intimidating. The good news is that you’re in the right spot! Let’s pull back the curtain and unravel some of the mystery of the confusing world of auto transport–it’s not as…

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Auto Transport Reviews

Leaving auto transport reviews of your experience with your auto transport companies is always a good idea. You do not necessary have a responsibility to leave car transport reviews, but wouldn’t you have appreciated reading the same car shipping reviews before you decided upon an auto shipping company? Writing a testimonial can save another person a disastrous experience down the road, or it could lead them towards a really great company. Auto transport testimonials are extremely simple to write as well, you already have all the information you need! Here are some steps to consider that will help you write…

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Auto Transport Broker Directory

Why Does The Auto Transport Industry Use Brokers? In the auto transport industry, there are two main types of businesses that you will encounter as a customer: brokers and carriers. A carrier is the company that owns the trucks and handles the loading, delivery, and unloading of the vehicle. Brokers contract with carriers in order to connect them to customers that are seeking the services that they offer. This arrangement exists mainly to compartmentalize the process so that the companies operating the carriers don’t have to worry about dedicating time and resources to finding customers. (Many auto transporters operate with…

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Auto Transport Directory: Carriers & Brokers

Welcome to the A-1 Auto Transport guide to auto transport carriers and brokers! On this page, you’ll find important information that will help you find a reliable car carrier or broker that you can trust, as well as the necessary licensing numbers to do further research on companies. While it’s not always easy to determine which company is a carrier and which is a broker, both can arrange car shipping on your behalf. The primary difference is that brokers simply arrange for transport, while carriers are the ones actually handling the physical delivery. There is not a decided advantage to…

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Exotic Car Transport Services

Done With Extra TLC Welcome to A-1 Auto Transport, the premier exotic car shipping service in the U.S.! We have more than 25 years of experience delivering high-end, luxury, expensive cars to every corner of the world. We take the utmost care to ensure that your vehicle gets where it needs to go in a timely, safe, and cost-effective manner. Whether you’re buying, selling, or just traveling, we’ll get your car to its destination on time and in perfect condition. Whether you are going on an extended vacation or moving across the ocean, chances are that you will want to…

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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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