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A-1 Auto Transport Announces Motorcycle Shipping As An Addition To Their Transport Services

Aptos, CA (PRWEB) August 08, 2011

A-1 Auto Transport has yet again stepped up their efforts to fully satisfy their customers by adding motorcycle shipping to their vast array of services. Specializing in the shipment of automobiles for over two decades now, A-1 Auto Transport has recently been looking to extend their services into new markets across the board. In recent years, they have added services such as shipping boats and household goods, and even providing auto insurance quotes. In accordance with their goal to provide customers with a comprehensive service, A-1 Auto Transport Marketing Director Joe Webster stated that "These recent changes are only the beginning. There's still much more to come."

Whether you're relocating your motorcycle, buying a new one from out of state, or planning a fly and ride vacation, you want to know that you're getting the highest quality services on the market, but also for a reasonable price. A-1 Auto Transport has been providing the lowest car shipping rates on the market for years and is now going to bring their "low prices for great services" motto to the motorcycle shipping industry.

Having your motorcycle shipped to its new destination by a certified auto carrier that specializes in motorcycle transport is definitely the safest way to go. Conversely, when moving your bike with an all-in-one moving company that has little experience with moving motorcycles, you're taking quite a risk. If not properly loaded and secured for shipment, your motorcycle could suffer thousands of dollars in damages due to negligence.

Rather than risking the unnecessary stress and damages that can come along with using unqualified auto transport companies to move your motorcycle, choose a certified company that will be able to get the job done the way it's supposed to be done. A-1 Auto Transport uses the most modern and secure forms of shipment when it comes to motorcycle transport. Their shipping process involves padding the frame of the bike to prevent dings and scratches during shipment. After being padded, the bike is then loaded and strapped into an enclosed carrier crate. This is done to ensure that the motorcycle does not shift during transport, and also to make sure that no external elements are able to affect the condition of the bike.

This newest addition to the line-up of services offered by A-1 Auto Transport just goes to show that this company is looking for any and every way to make sure that their customers are completely satisfied. To find out more about the extensive list of services provided by A-1 Auto Transport, check out their website at www.a1autotransport.com.

A-1 Auto Transport Increases Website Security And User Trust With VeriSign Trust Seal

Aptos, CA (PRWEB) July 13, 2011

A-1 Auto Transport is now offering their users ultimate virtual protection and safety by way of the “VeriSign Trust Seal”. A-1 Auto Transport has been a leading provider of car shipping services in the U.S for over 22 years, but in recent years they have truly stepped up their efforts to provide complete customer satisfaction and privacy to their users in the United States and throughout the world.

The internet can be an incredibly dangerous tool if not used carefully. There are many different viruses throughout the World Wide Web that are just waiting to infect your computer. A-1 Auto Transport recognizes this and has upped their security by signing on with Symantec, the creators of Norton Anti-Virus, to provide full protection and increase user confidence when using the A-1 Auto Transport website for car or motorcycle shipping services. You can find the VeriSign Trust Seal certification in the right-hand side of the website.

By using the technology provided by VeriSign, the A-1 Auto Transport website, and their users are now better protected to monitor and defend against any incoming malware. Malware is a broad term that is associated with pretty much any form of malicious software or program. If software or programs are created with the intent of infecting or harming a computer or spreading to other computers without the users consent, then it is considered malware.

Malware comes in a variety of forms, most of which are invisible to the user, and can do significant amounts of damage to a computer. Some of the most common forms of malware include computer viruses, spyware, and Trojan horses. These forms of malware can infect your computer, corrupting files and eliminating privacy barriers, and then spread on to others via your e-mail.

With the certification, VeriSign now does daily sweeps of the A-1 Auto Transport website to ensure that no malicious coding or programming has found its way through the firewall in an effort to protect the website and users on the A-1 Auto Transport website. This is great for their users because it allows them to know that any information that they share with A-1 Auto Transport concerning their car shipment will not be stolen or misused. VeriSign verifies the identities of all of its users to make sure that their website is a legitimate resource rather than a deceptive piece of malware. If a company has the VeriSign Trust Seal, you can feel much safer that any information you give to that company is safe. This can be a huge relief by eliminating all the usual anxiety that comes along with giving information or making purchases over the internet.

A-1 Auto Transport offers a number of online services, so it is vital that they be able to protect their users. Currently, A-1 Auto Transport is offering free quotes from the top car transport companies, and the process is as simple as it can be. Their website provides a form that requests minimal information in order to find out what services you require. Upon completion of this form, the simple click of a button will have your auto shipping experience underway.

A-1 Auto Transport Makes Moving To A New State Easy With The Addition Of Free Auto Insurance Quotes

Aptos, CA (PRWEB) June 22, 2011

A-1 Auto Transport has taken yet another step towards providing complete customer satisfaction this week by adding a free auto insurance quote service to their website. In accordance with their mission to provide their users with the most comprehensive and reliable auto transport experience possible, A-1 Auto Transport is constantly on the lookout for ways to improve their services, and this is definitely a step in the right direction.

A-1 Auto Transport has been one of the leading auto transport companies in the industry now for over 22 years, and have set themselves up to maintain their position at the top for years to come. Their recent moves to go green with their auto transport and advocate green thinking to their own partners and affiliates shows that A-1 Auto Transport is looking to the future and doing all that they can to ensure their place in it.

A-1 Auto Transport has been providing free auto transport and household moving quotes to their users for quite some time now, but their most recent move to provide free auto insurance quote services simply solidifies their current standing as an innovative force in the auto transport industry. This new insurance quoting service could prove to be incredibly helpful to their users who are moving out of state.

When any such move is made, it is required that you change your auto insurance to be in compliance with state regulations. A-1 Auto Transport is now able to offer its users multiple quotes from qualified insurance providers at no cost. Every state has differing policies concerning minimum insurance requirements, and it’s important that you have the required insurance policy set in place before you start driving the streets of your new home. Through A-1 Auto Transport’s new insurance service, you’ll be able to receive multiple quotes from competing for insurance companies in your area, ensuring that you get the lowest rates with the most coverage possible.

So rather than having to deal with the hassle of scouring the internet for the right insurance provider, you can have all of your needs met right on the A-1 Auto Transport website. “We’re simply looking to provide a full spectrum service that’s focused on user satisfaction. We want to do anything we can to simplify the moving process for them,” said Marketing Director, Joe Webster.

To find out more about what this one-stop moving shop has to offer, visit them online at //www.a1autotransport.com, and with just a few clicks on your mouse, you can be on your way to your new destination knowing that your car is in good hands.

A-1 Auto Transport Goes Green With SmartWay Transport Partnership

Aptos, CA (PRWEB) May 23, 2011

In accordance with their goal to provide the highest quality of services while adhering to only the safest operating standards and procedures possible, A-1 Auto Transport has taken yet another step forward this week by partnering up with eco-friendly group, SmartWay Transport.

SmartWay Transport was founded in 2004 by the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) to promote sustainability and the use of environmentally friendly practices within the freight transport industry. By raising awareness about emerging green technologies and the benefits that come along with such innovations, SmartWay hopes to drastically reduce the levels of greenhouse gas emissions that are being produced by auto transport companies.

In an industry which accounts for about 20 percent of all energy being consumed by the transport sector, it's incredibly important that individual auto transport companies involved in freight transport be fully aware of their impact on the environment and be willing to do all within their power to reduce their carbon footprint. A-1 Auto Transport understands that and is taking the initiative to adopt and promote practices that will help to protect our environment for the future generations to come.

By teaming up with the EPA's SmartWay Transport program, A-1 Auto Transport is simply showing their dedication to responsible business practices and standards. A-1 Auto Transport has been working in the auto transport industry now for over 22 years and is constantly looking for any and all opportunities to better accommodate the needs of their customers and that which they value, including the environment.

With offices based out of Santa Cruz, California, A-1 Auto Transport greatly reflects the progressive form of thought which seems to run as a common thread throughout the entire eco-friendly city.

"We understand the importance of maintaining the world around us and know that it's our responsibility to actively seek out ways to modify our business for the better by reducing our own impact on the environment," said Joe Webster, Marketing Director of A-1 Auto Transport.

Currently, A-1 Auto Transport is listed in the SmartWay database as having a SIF (Shipper Index Factor) of 1.25, which is the highest possible rating given out by the EPA group. This score is only given to companies which are "utilizing most of the commercially available fuel saving strategies and are actively evaluating the latest emerging technologies." The partnership opportunity provided by SmartWay will only help A-1 Auto Transport to continue to address areas such as fuel consumption, the reduction of pollutant toxins, and cost-benefit analysis for going green.

A-1 Auto Transport is hoping to light a fire amongst its own affiliates and spread the light of environmental awareness which they find to be so important. By offering green solutions to their own partner companies, A-1 Auto Transport is hoping to spread the idea of conservation and limitation of wasteful practices. To find out more about A-1 Auto Transport's services and business standards, visit them online at www.a1autotransport.com.

Rising Gas Prices Hit Auto Transport Companies Hard

Aptos, California (PRWEB) May 09, 2011 In recent months, gas prices have been rising exponentially across the country. The current national average price per gallon is $3.54 and rising, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA). That is a 37 cent increase just since February 22nd of this year.

The reasons for the recent price increase are debatable, but one thing is for sure; nearly every industry has been affected in one way or another by these outrageous gas prices.

One industry being hit incredibly hard by these skyrocketing gas prices is the auto transport industry. The entire pricing system for auto transport relies heavily on the price of gas. Auto transport companies are usually forced to modify their car shipping rates in accordance with their costs of operation (such as fuel), in order to stay afloat.

In times of economic stability, this is usually not an issue. In times such as this though, where gas sits just 14% below the highest recorded price in our nation's history ($4.114 on July 17th, 2008), it becomes somewhat of a common practice.

However, depending on the size and quality of the company, the amount of fluctuation in service rates will be different from company to company. In order to remain competitive, larger auto transport companies will change their prices as little as possible, taking a cut in profit rather than customer satisfaction.

Companies such as A-1 Auto Transport, an industry leader for over two decades, are able to maintain a steady flow of business by cutting their profits rather than raising their prices. "We would much rather take a little hit on our end than to see our customers have to take on the burden.", said A-1 Auto Transport Marketing Director, Joe Webster.

A-1 Auto Transport holds customer satisfaction as their number one concern and knows that while gas prices will always come and go, they wish to keep their customers' repeat business. For that reason, even in tough times, A-1 Auto Transport has continued to provide only the best services for the best possible price in accordance with their focus on quality customer care.

Also, with over 22 years of experience in the auto shipping industry, A-1 Auto Transport is able to help customers avoid dealing with cost increase or hidden fees due to delivery location. For instance, although the west coast is an oil producing sector, they do not have easy access to fuel being imported to the U.S. Because of this, gas prices tend to be higher on the west coast than on the east coast.

However, A-1 Auto Transport's customer oriented system of operation ensures that these differences in fuel price from location to location do not make any difference in the price you pay for your auto transport.

Also, A-1 Auto Transport guarantees that the price settled upon when the original service contract was created will be the price you pay. Other auto transport companies, however, take big hits by making low bids months prior to the actual transport, and then realize that gas prices have risen and it's now going to cost them more to ship a vehicle. Sometimes, a company might hold onto a vehicle, waiting for gas prices to drop to what they were at the time the contract was created. A-1 Auto Transport guarantees that you will never have to go through any such hassles.

A-1 Auto Transport Partners with Cars.com to Offer Users Safe And Reliable Car Shipping for New Car Buyers

Aptos, CA (PRWEB) April 20, 2011

A-1 Auto Transport has been a leading auto transport provider for the past two decades and has now teamed up with Cars.com as their premier partner in the auto transport industry.

For over 22 years, A-1 Auto Transport has been providing a reliable means for the shipment of vehicles between individuals, dealers, and manufacturers alike. "Here at A-1 Auto Transport, we pride ourselves on being able to deliver a quality and customer friendly experience," said A-1 Auto Transport Marketing Director, Joe Webster. "We couldn't be more pleased with the Cars.com partnership." Webster went on to say. "We only affiliate with companies who are as committed to quality and customer service as we are, and Cars.com definitely meets that standard."

A-1 Auto Transport's newly redesigned and innovative website can be found by clicking on the link at Cars.com.

The newly updated website allows for users to compare a variety of price quotes from the biggest auto transport companies in the business. A-1 Auto Transport's no hassle, no obligation, free online auto transport quote system is a great way to ensure that you get the best deal possible for your auto shipment.

Another user-friendly feature which A-1 Auto Transport provides is real-time GPS tracking on all of their carrier trucks. This tool allows the user to sit in the comfort of their home, and with the mere click of a button, watch as their vehicle safely navigates its way through the transport process.

Cars.com has been providing an amazing online car shopping experience to buyers for years and A-1 Auto Transport looks forward to extending their services to the many loyal Cars.com customers, making Cars.com your one stop online shop for purchasing and shipping your new vehicle.

In the same fashion that Cars.com puts auto buyers in touch with sellers, A-1 Auto Transport puts users in touch with the most reputable auto transport providers in the industry.

Visit the A-1 Auto Transport website today to take advantage of their no hassle, no obligation free online auto transport price quotes.

A-1 Auto Transport Website Makeover Focuses On The User Experience

Aptos, CA (PRWEB) March 22, 2011

A-1 Auto Transport launches their newly redesigned website to better serve their customers. The new website focuses on the user experience, is much easier to navigate and one of the best information resources on the web for those who wish to ship their car.

A-1 Auto Transport’s newly redesigned website now allows their users to utilize a variety of enhanced features such as free instant online auto transport quotes, both domestic and international. The site also provides an abundance of informative links to help the user become fully knowledgeable about the auto transport industry before they ship their car.

“The auto transport industry is largely misunderstood.”, said Marketing Director, Joe Webster. “Customers looking for auto transport services oftentimes don‘t know how to prepare their car for shipping or how to approach car shipping legal contracts. The new website has an abundance of expert information so customers can have a better understanding in the process of auto transportation, to save them both time and money.”

By using A1AutoTransport.com, users can easily and efficiently research the car shipping industry as a whole, as well as compare the rates and services of multiple auto transport companies with free real-time auto transport quotes.

Another amazing feature that can be found on the new innovative website is real-time satellite tracking of your vehicle. From the comfort of your home or any Wi-Fi hotspot, you can now track your car by GPS satellite throughout its entire journey.

Also, brand new to the website redesign is the introduction of the official A-1 Auto Transport car shipping blog. The new blog focuses on answering all questions that somebody who wants to ship their car might have, and has an area where users can leave comments should they have any questions they would like answered by one of the A-1 Auto Transport experts.

The last feature on the new website is the addition of the Facebook “Like Box” where users can “Like” the A-1 Auto Transport Facebook page directly from the website.

A-1 Auto Transport is a great choice for anyone looking to relocate their vehicle from state to state, or even country to country. While most A-1 Auto Transport customers are in need of car shipping because they are moving to a new state, car shipping is also an effortless affordable option for anyone looking to purchase a new car and have it delivered right to their front door. A-1 Auto Transport shipping services are not simply limited to cars, but also motorcycles, boats, and even RV’s. Carriers will pick your vehicle up from your front door and deliver it to any location you desire in a quick, efficient, and hassle-free manner.

Currently, the auto shipping industry is overflowing with service providers to choose from, so it is important that you make a sound and informed decision when placing your trust and your vehicle into the hands of someone else. For the past 20 years, A-1 Auto Transport has been providing quality care auto transport services for individuals, dealers, and manufacturers alike. By choosing to use A-1 Auto Transport, you are choosing to use a company that will provide the best possible services for both you and your vehicle.

Joe WebsterWritten By:Joe WebsterConnect with Joe Webster on facebookConnect with Joe Webster on linkedin

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.

Email me - info@a1autotransport.com

Satisfied Customers

“I am meticulous when it comes to everything. At first, I was thinking of just driving all the way to Illinois from New Jersey. A friend recommended me to go to A1 Auto Transport and told me a lot of good things about them. I refused initially because I had filed a 4 day leave just to drive and visit my mother. But things did not go well. My boss asked me to cancel my leave because a very important client asked for an urgent meeting, and the manager could not attend to it. I was hopeless and took the risk of asking help from A1. The notice was short and I forgot I needed to inform them in advance. After a couple of hours, I received a call and they told me they found a way to book me with no extra fees. I am so thankful I got to attend to my work matters. I did not get to see my mother, but the vehicle and items inside it were in perfect condition as if it was me who took care of it. I owe you guys big time! I got one huge deal from our client.”

“The plan was to ship my car from California to Utah. I went through nearly 20 quotes after using an auto shipping site which linked to a bunch of brokers. Finally, I found A1 Auto Transport, a company with its own trucks with great reviews. I was sold. Joe was very competent, gave off the impression he’d done this a million times, and it really showed throughout the transport. He listened to my request carefully, offered me several options, stayed in touch during the transport, and made sure I was happy with everything. Overall, a great company which I would definitely recommend to others!”

“I’m so glad I met you Joe!! A truly fortunate experience. Having to transport a car to Minnesota, I was stunned to see the company, who was supposed to take care of it, just vanish. I couldn’t reach them anymore, like they went bankrupt overnight. However, I was lucky enough to not pay anything, so I simply researched some more until I found A1 Auto Transport. Joe answered my call the first time and we soon agreed on a date and a quote. Unfortunately, I got caught up in work and forgot about it. The order was not confirmed, so Joe must’ve thought I changed my mind. I called him the next day and arranged for a new date. This time, I made a note on my phone and it went well. I replied to his email this time, and the driver arrived at a parking lot down the street on time, as promised. The driver was nice enough to not mention my previous mistake. He delivered my car in just 3 days. Upon careful inspection, there were no scratches or damage done to it during transport. Joe was there along with the driver and they both waited patiently until I was satisfied. Thanks!”

“A1 Auto is kind of like your favourite mom and pop pizza parlour, the one you can’t get enough of despite all the new, expensive avant-garde pizza shops that have mushroomed conspicuously across the entire neighbourhood and seem to have taken over the whole world...but not you. Because you value quality and genuine customer service, and know this business understands and works doubly hard to give you your money’s worth. I’ve been using A1 Auto Transport whenever I left California for business: they may not be the cheapest car transporters around, but the sheer professionalism, dedication, and heart they put into their work is just amazing and worth my every dime. I’m probably one of the most sceptical people you would ever meet. I’m rarely convinced when bombarded with dubious, self-congratulating ads of companies that look like they’ve spent tons of money on marketing materials just to lure your average guy in. A1 Auto Transport is the complete opposite of these companies. My car always arrived promptly on schedule, never with a hint of scratch or dirt or damage, and they keep me updated every step of the process. When you’ve found a company whose genuine care for their customers comes naturally, you stand by them no matter what. It’s the most logical thing to do.”

“A1 Auto Transport helped me move a vehicle to Iowa from Houston. I was a bit nervous, no knowing much about such services. Thanks to Joe, I was able to clear the fog a little. He answered all my questions and explained everything in a way that left no room for interpretation. The details were straightforward. I picked Sunday as the pickup date, since I wasn’t at work, and they accommodated me. The truck arrived an hour early, yet the driver patiently waited for me to arrive. He thoroughly checked my car for scratches or anything that might affect the transport then drove it onto the truck. I was given a 2 day time window during which the car was supposed to arrive in, and it got to Iowa in the evening of the first day. The trip didn’t damage it at all. Next time a friend wants to move, I’ll surely recommend A1 Auto Transport.”

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