How Accurate Is an Online Truck Shipping Calculator?

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How Accurate Is an Online Truck Shipping Calculator?
How Accurate Is an Online Truck Shipping Calculator?

This is How Accurate Is an Online Truck Shipping Calculator?

As you’re searching the Internet for the most dependable and reputable truck shipping companies, you’ll notice that most of them offer an online tool to help determine the cost of shipping. This tool provides an estimate. It isn’t meant to give a definite total. It’s designed to help potential customers visiting the site get a better idea of how much the truck shipping service might cost them.

Learn more about shipping a truck.

What Determines the Cost of Shipping?

  • The specifications of the truck such as the model, age, and condition.
  • The pickup and drop off locations so the distance between them can be totaled into the cost.
  • The type of truck shipping services you decide to use.
  • The weight of the truck and any other items being transported.
  • The time of year often affects the price.
  • Current fuel costs.

To use the truck shipping calculator, simply fill out the requested information. Usually, it will begin by asking for the date you would like the transport to occur, as well as the locations for pickup and drop off. For a more accurate quote, call in and provide customer service with more details.

A-1 Auto Transport ships worldwide. Click Here or call to get a free, no obligation to buy, price quote for your shipment.

Don’t Forget About Insurance.

Never forget to ask the transport company about their insurance coverage. All reputable shipping companies should carry an insurance policy that protects all the vehicles that are in their care for the delivery process. Make sure that you also ask if your vehicle is protected up to its full value.

It is rare that an accident occurs during the shipping process, but after the truck is delivered to its destination, it’s wise to give it a look over. Check for any paint chips, scratches, dents or other visible markings. If you notice the damage that wasn’t there prior to the transport, tell the shipping company and they’ll file a report before an insurance claim can be filed.

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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.

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

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
CSI Logistics
435 Division Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
FMC 22206
Intl Cargo
45 Campus drive
Edison, NJ 08837
NO. 17858N
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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