How To Ship Your De Joux
Born in 1935, Ferris De Joux is always thought of by many as one of the finest automobile designers in New Zealand. It is no surprise, then, that the De Joux cars were some of the most beautiful vehicles ever seen, in New Zealand and out. Naturally, driving such a vehicle, tediously made and extremely valuable, long distance on the open roads home after purchase, exposes it to many risks.
It might be better having a reliable car company on hand to do the car shipping. But how exactly does one find a shipping company that can stand up to the quality of their De Joux? Here are a few proven techniques;
The easiest way to find any service provider is online. It is much faster and convenient and adds an element of credibility to the company. Any company confident enough in their services will likely have a good website. Today, there is no need of scouring listings on the yellow pages when there a random search online can reveal thousands of hits. Enter such keywords as auto transport and hit the search engine search button. However, it is important to remember that an online search will also reveal results that are less than trustworthy. An internet search like this could return thousands of hits. A good way to narrow them down is to search for local companies, whose offices can be visited, and representatives can be met face to face.
With the many companies from the first stage, the next step then is to narrow down the list. Look for companies that operate locally or have offices in the locality. One can easily access information from their representatives. Face to face sit downs is more effective when gathering information than having to call them or send them an email. Further, dealing with a company that has local offices makes it easier to file complaints, especially when dealing with overseas shipment. From the narrowed down list of local companies, look for the top two or three companies.
It is at this point that a review of the reputations of the company is necessary. Make sure the company chosen can be trusted with your prized possession for the days it takes to ship. There are many options available when looking up reputations. For instance, online review forums might be helpful, especially from such trusted websites like the better business bureau. Another source of useful information could be from friends or acquaintances. Chances are that someone has used the services of that company before. Asking them to gauge the level of service they received might be a good idea. Another clever tip is to look at the list of customers served by the company. Trusted companies will no doubt have major dealerships or high profile past clients. One can also visit their offices or warehouses to get a feel of how they operate.
It might seem like no company is good enough to transport that De Joux cross country. However, after following these steps, you will most likely land at just the right one.
Written By:Joe Webster
Joe 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 auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood.
With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.