Transporting a truck is a serious responsibility if you wish to refrain from driving it to the delivery address. A professional truck shipping company has everything they need to carefully and successfully carry out the delivery process without causing any harm to the vehicle. As long as they’re reputable and have proof of a longstanding history in the auto transport industry, they’ll have the latest transport technology and equipment to ensure your truck’s safety. Most transporters will provide insurance coverage for any vehicle they ship.
Door to door shipping is a little more expensive than terminal to terminal shipping. Unfortunately, not all truck shipping companies offer this convenient service. If you would like to avoid taking the time to drive your vehicle to a terminal or picking it up from one, find a shipping company that offers door to door shipping services. Paying slightly more for the convenience of this service is worth it. In all reality, it may not cost more than it would in fuel if you were to drop your truck off at a terminal.
Other Services to Consider Offered by Truck Shipping Companies.
There are a lot of other services and features to think about when you decide to have your truck shipped through professionals. Of course, the transport company’s customer service should be happy to help you make any decisions if you call in to speak with them before receiving your quote.
- Container Shipping.
- Open Air Shipping.
- Enclosed Shipping.
- Long Distance Transport.
- Local Transport.
- International Transport.
- Satellite Tracking Services.
- Insurance Coverage.
- Multiple Vehicle Transport.
- Expedited Shipping.
- Guaranteed Delivery.
If you wish to have a better understanding of any services you see listed, ask customer service while you have them on the phone. Check out the transporter’s website too. You can usually find a list of the services they have to offer.
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.