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 help our readers better determine which companies are actually moving cars and which are just providing scheduling and logistics, we’ve compiled this list of nationwide auto carriers. All the companies listed in this directory provide transport services of their own, usually to cities all over the U.S. and, in some cases, internationally.
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Major Auto Transport Carriers in the U.S.
Lomen Auto Transport
Lomen Auto Transport, based out of Saint Paul, Minnesota, operates as both a carrier and a broker. They have more than 35 years of experience shipping vehicles in the Midwest and specialize in multi-car shipments and moving fleets of cars for dealerships.
1216 Scheffer Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55116
United Road Services Inc
United Road is one of the more established names in the car shipping business and hauls more than one million cars yearly to locations throughout the United States. They are a SmartWay Transport Partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which means they are committed to supporting green initiatives and fuel efficiency within the industry.
Reliable Carriers Inc
Another Michigan-based car shipper that offers nationwide service, Reliable Carriers has more than 200 transport trucks and delivers vehicles throughout the continental U.S. They specialize in enclosed, door-to-door auto transport and their carriers are equipped with the latest technology, including air ride suspension and satellite tracking for each shipment.
41555 Koppernick Road
Canton, MI 48187
Hansen Auto Transport Inc
Hansen Auto Transport, also known as Hansen & Adkins, is an auto shipper headquartered in Southern California. They have over 800 trucks and ship vehicles of all types in the Midwest, Southeast, and Southwest. They’ve been in business since 1994 when Steve Hansen and Louie Adkins joined their two businesses to start the company.
3611 Farquhar Avenue
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Supreme Auto Transport
Supreme Auto Transport opened their doors in 2000 and have since grown into an established nationwide auto mover. They’ve developed their own software to manage logistics and provide real-time status reports to their customers. Supreme Auto Transport works as both a carrier and a broker in the car shipping business.
7300 Miller Place
Longmont, CO 80504
Schumacher Cargo Logistics
Another company that is both a broker and a carrier, Schumacher Cargo Logistics provides auto transport and home moving services to anywhere in the U.S. and select international locations. They are a smaller operation based out of Gardena, California but they have offices and storage available in New Jersey, Texas, and Florida. They offer container shipping, roll-on/roll-off transport or air freight to their customers that need a vehicle moved to an overseas location.
550 W 135th St
Gardena, CA 90248
Express Auto Transport Inc.
A local and nationwide auto shipper out of Minnesota, Express Auto Transport is has been in business since 2002. They offer shipping to both coasts from the region and provide free price quotes through their website and over the phone. With less than 10 carriers, they are a smaller company and great choice for auto transport in the Midwest region.
7700 County Road 101
Shakopee, MN 55379
Interstate Roadrunner has 8 years of experience as an auto shipper and is a family owned business. They ship to locations within the continental United States and can deliver directly to your door.
1591 Park Road
Chanhassen, MN 55317
Dunkel Bros. Machinery Moving, Inc.
A shipper that specializes in moving machinery and heavy equipment, Dunkel Bros. has been in business for more than 40 years. In addition to providing transport services to all U.S. locations, they also ship internationally.
14500 Firestone Boulevard
La Mirada, CA 90638
To look up information about auto shippers and determine if they’re a broker or carrier (or both), you can access the company database for the transport industry by clicking here. The company reports include information about operating status, the number of trucks (if they’re a carrier), safety records, and what type of cargo they are authorized to move.
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