The vehicle shippers of America, A-1 Auto Transport, has developed several locations –specific routing options to help our customers move automobiles across the nation in the most cost effective and timely manner. To handle the auto transport of privately owned vehicles, routing is defined by decisions, objectives, and constraints. Considering the trucks and equipment used for moving cars, our state of the art car carrier fleet is equipped to load 10 vehicles per truck. This equates to nearly 10 different pickups and drop off locations for the car hauler to service. Our dispatch team makes logistical decisions to assign a group of auto shipping customers, to groups of professional car carrier drivers, and then sequence and schedule their deliveries in a logistical fashion. The car transporters objective of vehicle routing is to provide a high level of customer service while keeping the car hauling fleet of trucks operating on scheduled routes.
When should I use a Terminal?
Choosing Terminal Service can help to save you money and time when shipping cars. Upon receiving a quote from A-1 Auto Transport, you are offered options of service that may be unfamiliar. Whatever your reason is for car transportation, we would like to make this auto move as easy and convenient as possible. Car shipping is our specialty, and A-1 Auto Transport has strategically chosen terminals, which are located in most major cities across the nation. This allows you the accessibility to drop off, or pick up your vehicle on “Your Schedule”, not ours! If you have placed a car shipping order for “Terminal to Door” service, this allows you the flexibility of dropping your car off during business hours at a pre-arranged convenient terminal. Please consider these options when scheduling your car transportation.
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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.