A lot of people assume that car shipping services are too unaffordable to take advantage of. This isn’t typically a true statement. Actually, shipping services are known for their cost efficiency and reasonable rates.
Shipping your property, especially anything as large and valuable as a vehicle, isn’t a task for just anyone to take on. Fortunately, the low costs offered by transporters make it possible for nearly anyone to take advantage of.
After you find a few auto transport companies with good reputations near your home, contact them to ask questions and receive quotes. A quote is the only way you’ll get a more honest estimate for shipping services. To get quoted on enclosed car shipping services, it is best to have the following information ready:
- Know the age, make and model of the car.
- Know what method of transport you’d like to receive a quote for. If you are sure you want enclosed services, make this clear before receiving a quote.
- The transporter will need to determine the length of distance that must be traveled between the car’s pickup and drop off locations.
Other information might be asked for. It all depends on the transport company. Most companies offer two ways to get a quote. Try their website if you prefer to use their online resources or call them by phone for a more personal experience.
The cost of your shipping services is calculated after the customer releases some information to the transporter. It only takes a few minutes to come up with an estimate of the total shipping costs. Although enclosed shipping services are a little more expensive than open air services, they provide more protection and assurance.
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.