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A-1 Auto Transport: Who We Are & What We Do

A-1 Auto Transport, Inc. is one of the largest U.S.-based worldwide auto shippers in the industry. We have offices and storage facilities located in major cities and metro areas throughout the U.S and overseas, as well as a staff of experienced shipping professionals to make sure you get the service you need at a price that you’ll love.


Click here to if you have questions about shipping to or from a specific location with us, or if you’d like a FREE no-obligation cost estimate from one of our vehicle shipping experts in your area! 



Whether you need a vehicle shipped to another state, across the country, or to another part of the world, we provide the expert service, proper equipment, and affordable pricing to get the job done on time, every time.


Our goal is to make the complex process of shipping a car as simple and straightforward as possible for our customers, a central point of our business since we started more than 20 years ago. Since our humble beginnings as a regional state-to-state car shipper, we’ve expanded our business and shipping routes over time to develop one of the largest vehicle shipping networks in the world.


We are so confident that you’ll love our service and pricing that we offer FREE cost estimates to all customers, for any type of shipment, to and from virtually any location across the globe. Our customer testimonials reflect some of the shipping experiences of our recent clients, as well as what sort of experience you can expect by partnering with us.





Reliable & Affordable Vehicle Shipping Services 

  • Car, truck, motorcycle & SUV transport
  • Boats, jet skis and other watercraft
  • Recreational vehicles
  • Military POVs
  • International car shipping
  • ATVs, quads, golf carts, & utility vehicles
  • Planes and aircraft
  • State-to-state car shipping
  • Domestic & international auto transport
  • Car shipping for snowbirds
  • Heavy equipment transport
  • Shipping for college students & faculty
  • Exotic cars & collector vehicles
  • Long distance & cross country car shipping
  • Executive auto transport (companies & individuals)
  • Shipping for automakers & dealerships


You can visit our transportation services page to learn more about the many shipping options we have available, as well as some of the key differences between open, enclosed, door-to-door, and terminal transport.




Methods Of Delivery & Auto Transport Options

Our customers have come to expect a consistent and repeatable service they can count on, which is why we offer a breadth of services that covers everything from a single car being shipped for an individual, to an entire fleet for a company or organization. You tell us what you need shipped and where, and we’re there to provide on-time delivery whenever you need it. Here are some of our primary delivery services and options:


  • Door-to-door shipping
  • Delivery to shipping terminals
  • Air-ride suspension
  • Drip guards and tie downs
  • Open and enclosed auto transport
  • Soft ties & soft-sided carriers
  • Air freight
  • Shipping by boat (RORO)
  • Shipment of online auto purchases




The A-1 Auto Transport Philosophy: Efficiency, Communication, & Sustainability 

Efficiency - Efficiency is an important part of auto transport, whether it’s referring to coordination of shipments (logistics), or the actual fuel-efficiency of the carriers themselves. The more streamlined and synced up all the parts of our operation are, the better our network runs, and the better our communication with you. With that in mind, we’ve incorporated the latest available technologies into all aspects of our business: from state-of-the-art equipment and modern carriers, to a digitally connected workflow that maximizes route efficiency while saving our customers money.


Communication - Communication is the backbone of any modern business, especially one like ours that operates all over the world. Our carriers, along with our team of dispatchers and fleet managers, use real-time satellite tracking on every shipment to ensure that you always have access to the status of your vehicle and that we are using the most efficient routes.


Our numerous office locations make communication easy and we’re always just a phone call or email away! Our customer service staff is one of the strongest assets of our business and we do not cut corners when it comes to serving our growing customer base--something that gets lost on many other companies. All of our vehicle transport divisions have a direct line of communication between each other, as well as with our customers, should you need to contact us.


Sustainability - We pride ourselves on a commitment not only to our clients, but also to the environment. We are a member of the Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Program, which is a designation reserved for transport companies that have a proven track record of sustainability and efficiency in their business practices.



For further information about the steps we’ve taken to reduce our environmental footprint, you can find out more on our page about the A-1 Auto Transport green initiative.


Looking for a reputable car shipper you can depend on? Call or email us with your questions, or if you’d like to get a FREE cost estimate from one of our shippers in your area! Contact us today to speak with an auto transport expert!