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Economy Car Shipping & Motorcycle Transport Services

Published by Joe Webster.

A1 Auto Transport Shines Above The Rest

Trying to find the right company to move your vehicle can be a significant undertaking. You have probably gotten on the internet and started comparing the rates of various transport companies to fulfill your needs. The problem with these types of services is that they often begin economical and end up astronomical.

So why is A1 Auto Transport the most economical choice for your car shipping needs?

Characteristics of Economical Transport

Economical doesn’t have to mean cheap. That is the first word that is generally associated with something that is considered economical. Using an economy selection when transporting a vehicle doesn’t mean that you are sacrificing superior service. It only means that the services are going to be more wallet-friendly.

Thrifty Not Shifty

The word thrifty is synonymous with economical. If you think about taking a flight, one of the options is economy class. Economy is generally the cheapest version of the flight ticket. It doesn’t mean that you are sitting below deck with all the luggage, it just means that you don’t have all the frills that first class (higher priced) tickets come with.

Economy car shipping is a no-frills version of car shipping. It meets all of your basic needs and expectations that you expect when getting your car from point A to point B.

There are a lot of companies out there that offer economy shipping services, like A1 Auto Transport, but they may be hiding a lot of information behind the scenes. At A1 Auto Transport, we are transparent. You are kept in the loop and know exactly what price you are looking at from the very beginning.

Other businesses may use the “thrifty equals shifty” mantra to their business. In the beginning, you may believe that you are receiving an economy price, but at the end of the transport, you end up paying hundreds over what you were quoted.

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Types of Economy Shipping

Economy shipping can come in many forms. The form it comes in will depend on the shipping services that you require. Different vehicles have to be shipped in different ways, and not all vehicles are the same.

Factors Determine Price


Most of your economy shipping choices are going to involve a roll-on/roll-off truck option. These are the cheapest form of truck transport that are available for shipping a vehicle. These types of trucks are ones like you see hauling cars to car dealerships. They have the capacity to carry multiple vehicles at one time.

A scenario in which this type of economy shipping option may be a thrifty solution is at an auto auction. Mid-sized dealers who are acquiring multiple cars may opt for a rollback just because they accommodate so many cars. The more cars that you can ship at one time, the more money you are saving.

Choose a Major City to Ship To

Another viable option when it comes to getting the best price that you can on car shipping, is to choose a major city or terminal to ship to. Doing this instead of a door-to-door option can cut costs because other cars will be doing the same thing.

Choosing a terminal or major city to ship to can help cut gas prices. It is only beneficial if you live close to the major city or terminal, and the vehicle is fully operational. This is something to factor in when choosing this method.

Moving in the Off-Season

If you want to save a buck when you transport your car professionally, do it in the off-season. It is cheaper, and a professional company will be better suited to meet your needs. In peak-seasons, it is harder to request a specific time, and more people shipping means less availability.

Types Of Economy Shipping

What Factors Determine Price?

Economy shipping is not going to be the same for all cars. Not all cars are created equally. There are factors that a shipping company has to take into consideration when they are giving you the best possible price.

Size Matters

The size of your vehicle will play a role in the price that you pay to ship it. It is just like when you order something online, the larger the item, the larger the cost.

As an example, if you ship a motorcycle, the cost is going to be a lot lower than if you are shipping a Hummer. The size determines the method needed to ship the vehicle.


Another factor to consider when getting prices for shipping a vehicle is the distance your vehicle is going to need to go. The more miles, the more likely you are to pay a higher price. This is even more true if it is a single-car shipment.

Type of Transport

If you are moving a vehicle that requires covered shipping, it is going to be more costly than if you use open shipping methods. There are many different ways that you can ship a vehicle, domestically, and internationally. A transport company should help you in making the right decision for your shipment needs.

Why A1 Auto Transport Shines Above The Rest

A1 Auto Transport prides itself on having 30 years of experience in the automotive transport service field. It is this confidence and knowledge that allow our business to provide you with only the best shipping options and services available in the industry today.

We won’t hide costs from you. By the time you have finished telling us what services you need, you will have a quote that includes all of the details required to execute your shipment. We also keep our quotes competitive and fair.

Don’t allow another company to blindside you with hidden costs and fees after they have already rendered services. We ship with the lowest costs and the highest standards.

A1 Auto Transport only hires industry-leading drivers to move vehicles under the business name. From the beginning of your quote until your shipment is received where it needs to go, A1 Auto Transport keeps you up-to-date and in the front seat of your shipment experience.

Characteristics Of Economical Transport
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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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Mylene Rutllant
It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.
★★★★★ choice in terms of auto transport has to be A1 Auto Transport. It’s in the name, but also in the quality with which they do their jobs. I’ve never had a problem with this company.

Luis Rodriguez
You have my full support and recommendation!

A1 Auto Transport... From the get go, they were very different from my past options. Their website was very professional and up to date, full of useful information. I requested a quote using their online form, and I got an email response within an hour. Surprisingly fast!

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Cristine Benoit
I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.

There are a lot of options for auto transport these days, which surprisingly makes it harder to find a good company. I received more than 10 offers to ship my car, but I couldn’t decide on any of them... Fortunately, I made the right choice with A1 Auto Transport.

David Osallo
We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10!

We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10! We chose them to move our car from California to Vermont, since we needed professionals.

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A-1 Auto Transport is a disclosed agent for the following shipping companies:

CSI Logistics
435 Division Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
FMC 22206
Intl Cargo
45 Campus Drive
Edison, NJ 08837
NO. 17858N
Trans Global Auto Logistics, Inc.
3401 E Randol Mill Rd,
Arlington, TX 76011
NO. 018191NF
CFR Rinkens
15501 Texaco Avenue
Paramount, CA 90723
NO. 013055NF
ABC Worldwide LLC
2840 NW 2nd Ave #105
Boca Raton, FL 33431
NO. 025472F
ShipYourCarNow LLC
1160 South Rogers Circle Suite 1
Boca Raton, FL 33487
NO. 025646
Merco Air & Ocean Cargo, Inc.
6 Fir Way
Cooper City, FL 33026
NO. 021869F
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