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What's in this article?
  1. How To Ship Your Imperial
  2. Quotes
  3. Options
  4. Rules And Regulations
  5. The Shipping Process
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How To Ship Your Imperial

If you are looking to move cross country, one of the things to consider is finding a car company to transport your vehicle for you. Car shipping companies can also be useful in situations where one has sold or bought a vehicle to or from an individual located in another country.

It is the most convenient way of moving vehicles long distance. Here are some of the most important factors to consider when thinking of moving that Imperial.

Quotes

It is important to remember that rates vary from day to day. What one person was charged a few months ago might no longer be the same today. Prices vary depending on different factors, including the distance fuel cost, trucking routes and the availability of drivers. The car shipping industry also has high and low seasons, where demand and supply balance might determine the cost of the car transportation services. When asking for quotes, make sure you ask the company how long the estimate might be good for, or whether their rates change every day.

Options

Different auto shipping companies offer different shipping options. The two main decisions one has to make are between open and enclosed carriers and single or multi-carriers. Enclosed carriers are typically more expensive than the open carriers, and tend to only ferry the on vehicle. They might be ideal for vintage classics and high end cars. Open carriers are cheaper, and can carry any number of vehicles from a single car to ten at a time. The single vehicle carriers are more expensive than multi-carriers. There is little possibility of stops being made, and one can have a more accurate estimate of their delivery date. In the multi-car open carriers, having one’s car ride at the topmost bunker might be more expensive since the car is protected from damage by road debris.

Rules and regulations

It is important to read widely about the rules and regulations that govern the auto transport industry. For instance all auto transporters, interstate and overseas operators alike, are required to carry licenses by the federal motor carrier safety administration to operate across state lines. There might also be a need for licenses within the specific states they operate. It is easy to confirm the registration and licensing details of these companies online. Additionally, every car shipping company is required to carry both cargo and liability insurance.Make sure you ask for the specific insurance details of the company before committing.

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The shipping process

Before beginning the process, there are several steps that customers are advised to take. Make sure you remove all the valuables from the car, including documents from the glove compartment, as they will likely not be covered by insurance. Remove all the clutter or luggage. In some situations, car transport companies might be fined for carrying luggage in the vehicles they transport, or for exceeding a certain weight limit. Make sure you are present during the inspection of the car to check the report and confirm everything reported to be true.

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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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Testimonial
Mylene Rutllant
It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.
★★★★★

Due to the nature of my work, I must relocate every couple of years to where my company needs me. Because of this, I’ve tested several moving and auto transport companies over the years.

And my 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.

The only time my shipment was delayed was during winter when a snowstorm closed down all the major roads. And they still found an alternative and got my car delivered before roads got unstuck.

When I moved to West Virginia, they picked up my car the very day I called them. I like to think they take special care of me considering all the business I’ve sent them. I’ll continue to support A1 Auto Transport. It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.

Testimonial
Luis Rodriguez
You have my full support and recommendation!
★★★★★

I considered selling my car when I moved to Washington. It was old and rusty, but I grew attached to it. So, I called a couple companies to transport it to my new home, but they both fell through.

The first one couldn’t decide on a schedule. He would constantly change the pickup date till I got frustrated and canceled. The second was insufferable, very rude on the phone, even worse in person.

They started picking a part my car asking me why I still have it. If that’s their opinion of my vehicle, how can I trust they’ll take care of it? If something happened midway, why wouldn’t they just blame it on the car instead of paying up?

So, I cancelled this company as well and turned to 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!

If I didn’t know any better, I would’ve thought they were lacking customers, but the email spoke for itself. In just one email, everything I needed to know was there, including a contact number I could use to get more information or confirm the transport.

I called and got things rolling. I was very pleased with the driver. He followed standard procedure and represented his company well. Can’t remember his name, but props to him!

The car arrived in Washington 6 days later in excellent condition. From what I understand, the transport was delayed a bit by a storm, but since the time window was 4-6 days from the beginning, I don’t really care. You have my full support and recommendation!

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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.

After doing some research, I got even more worried reading about all the scams and accidents that can happen. But, I have work to do and couldn’t afford to drive my newly purchased Mini Cooper all the way to Virginia.

Fortunately, I made the right choice with A1 Auto Transport. They are very good at their jobs. I spent more than an hour drilling Joe with various questions, and he never once lost his patience. He saw I was interested, so he bore with me until I was satisfied. The driver was also very courteous and my car was intact on arrival. I couldn’t have asked for more.

By the way, the price we first agreed on stayed the same. There were no delays or unexpected “surprises.” I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.

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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.

We were abroad during the transport, so the transport was a bit tricky. The driver had to pick it up from storage on short notice and get it to its destination within at most 10 days. I was happy to note it arrived sooner. We got it 3 days early, right when we got home to pick it up. It made getting around way easier. Awesome service!

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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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