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Common Problems Associated With Auto Transport

Published by Joe Webster.

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What is the Common Problems Associated With Auto Transport?

A vehicle is considered a valuable and highly priced item. If you are relocating, you would definitely not put it in the hands of unreliable auto shippers. The process of moving, whether short distance or long distance is both stressful and involving. Most people prefer hiring the services of a reputable moving company such as A-1 Auto Transport, to avoid the pressure and stress that comes with the entire process.

However, even with this choice in place, there are still some challenges that can emerge. Here are a few that you should be aware of:


Having your car damaged is a common problem that you are likely to face during auto transportation. It is important to inspect your car thoroughly after arriving to establish any cases of cracked glass, dents, scratches, or even other forms of damages. Ensure that all the parts –roofs and bumpers, are intact. In case anything is wrong, you should file a complaint with your shipper.

Incorrect quote

The lack of clear information about your destination might lead to an incorrect quote. This sometimes occurs when there is another state bearing the same name as your destination. To avoid such instances, ensure that you emphasize on the zip codes of both the location of picking and delivering your car.

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Common Problems Associated With Auto Transport

Poor communication

Sometimes using an auto transport broker to get a car carrier might be a suitable and easy option to move your car. However, poor communication can interfere with this process especially where the broker is handling several clients. In a case of poor communication between your broker and the carrier, your car might delay pushing you to find a new carrier. Such misunderstanding can affect the time at which you wanted the car delivered to your destination. As such, you need to ensure that you constantly communicate with the moving company you have hired to ensure that that your car is delivered on time.

Late delivery

The last thing you want is to deal with late delivery issues; sadly, they are common occurrences with auto transportation. Even though car shippers try as much as possible to avoid them, some factors can interfere with their plans. It could be an accidents, mechanical problems, extreme weather, traffic jams, among others. In addition, where one trailer is carrying many vehicles at a given time, numerous paperwork can lead to late delivery.

Off-route destinations

Auto transport companies tend to use similar routes and hence have arrangements for off-route deliveries. While such arrangements might be a suitable option, they are characterized by slower delivery, or extra charges.

Before you hire auto movers for long distance moves, you need to research widely to ensure that you hire the best to avoid some of the aforementioned problems. It is also advisable to clarify all issues beforehand to avoid cases of hiked prices, unexpected delays and late delivery, or even wrong destinations. Do take some time to establish the reliability of the company you are tasking with your transport need.

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Joe Webster always knew the auto transport industry would be a great career option. And with decades of experience, Joe is now an established consultant for A1 Auto Transport.

Joe was born in Santa Cruz, California. During high school, Joe worked as a mechanic; a job continued to work part-time during his bachelor's degree.

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45 Campus Drive
Edison, NJ 08837
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3401 E Randol Mill Rd,
Arlington, TX 76011
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Boca Raton, FL 33431
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