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Submitted by Ruchir Baronia on 10/03/2020

Eight years ago, I witnessed my first online purchase. I was only in fourth grade, and I wanted—more than anything in the world—a shiny, black electric guitar. After weeks of me begging, crying, and teary-eyed bargaining, my father cracked. He agreed to make the purchase, and in exchange, I agreed to stop crying. I distinctly remember climbing onto my dad’s back and twiddling my thumbs in anticipation of the purchase. I watched over his shoulders as he read the product description. FREE Shipping & FREE Returns. Order within 0 hrs 43 mins and choose Two-Day Shipping at checkout. Awed that the guitar would mysteriously fly here in just two days, I urged my father to order faster. He clicked “Order Now” and told me it would be here in two days. Just like that, the wait began.

 Time crawled as I stared out my window, hoping to see the glistening truck from afar with my guitar. I sat by my window for 48 hours, leaving only to eat, use the restroom, and sleep. During my wait, I couldn’t help but think about my guitar. “Could it be on an airplane right now? Where is it right now? What color truck will my package arrive in? How many stops does it have to make before it gets to me? Who is driving the truck it’s in?” Although the wait felt like an eternity, it gave me time to reflect on something I had been missing out on for all my life: the truly underappreciated industry of automobiles and trucking.

 I realized how privileged I was to be able to receive something from hundreds of miles away in just two days. The more I thought about it, the Baronia 2 more I was impressed. There is tremendous coordination required to bring an item from point A to point B. Account for additional factors, like traffic, cancellations, accidents, order mess-ups, and loss claims, and the industry seems almost impossible to navigate. Yet, the transportation and trucking industry continues to exceed expectations every single day with little to no recognition from the public. This is most notably done in the auto transportation industry. In today’s technological age, we take for granted the luxuries handed to us on a silver platter. It truly is a privilege, not a right, for us consumers to access quality and speedy transportation of goods.

 The most difficult of such transportation is automobile transportation. Damage to an antique, sports, or luxury vehicle can be irreplaceable, making the transportation of such automobiles an extremely high pressured task. Despite this, A-1 Auto Transport manages to account for such unique factors with innovative transportation tools, such as enclosed auto transport carriers and real-time GPS updates for customers. Whether it be shrink-wrapping boats to prevent moisture and salt damage or utilizing the LoLo method for heavy equipment, A-1 Auto Transport continues to push the envelope of what is possible regarding auto transportation.

 To truly understand the importance of the auto transportation industry, it’s essential to simply emphasize the importance of the auto industry in and of itself. What’s in a vehicle besides wheels, a steering wheel, and an engine? Autos hold exponential intrinsic value the moment they are driven. Such value comes from two areas: emotional attachment and utility. First, emotional attachment. Operating a vehicle that has the potential to take one across the country at a whim is truly a magical experience, and with Baronia 3 such an experience, comes tremendous responsibility, potential, and ultimately attachment. Simply conceptualizing the sheer amount of power that exists beyond the steel frame of every unique vehicle is enough to truly comprehend the attachment that stems from owning such a beauty. It’s not just a car, it’s a dream. It’s having hundreds of horses worth of power beneath your feet.

 It’s hearing the gentle hum of the engine transform into the intoxicating roar of a lion. It’s both a symbol of isolated thought driving alone on a rainy day and integrated joy driving friends on a road trip. It’s not a car, it’s a dream. And dreams are meant to be conserved and protected, which is something A-1 Auto Transport strives to do. It’s one thing to move something from point A to point B—it’s something else to conserve and protect a dream. The second sphere of intrinsic value that comes from a vehicle is of utility. Besides the utter metaphorical value a vehicle holds to an individual, it holds tremendous utility. What do Steve Harvey, Chris Pratt, and Dr. Phil all have in common? They all have spent considerable portions of their lives living in cars.

 Vehicles do so much more than bring us from one place to another, they literally shelter us from the elements, serve as areas of emotional bonding, and even act as homes. Every living, breathing sphere of a society fully relies on vehicles: the economy, the government, the schooling systems, and everything in between. With such tremendous utility vehicles provide, it’s essential to have respectable companies in charge of transporting such vehicles when needed. That’s where A-1 Auto Transport comes in.

 Understanding the sheer utility of a vehicle, A-1 Auto Transport dedicates different resources to different types of vehicles, whether it be a Ferrari or a Hyundai, to truly conserve the utility of every auto prevalent. Baronia 4 The world is more interconnected than ever before. Globalization has turned what was once a distant Earth into a small, interconnected village. As such, it’s essential to consider, recognize, and appreciate the very backbone of this village: the transportation and trucking systems that truly bring us together.

 Eight years ago, I spent hours watching my window, impatiently waiting for my guitar to magically arrive at my door. The moment the guitar arrived, I was the happiest boy in the world. I spent hours each day strumming songs for my parents and it brought us all closer together as a family. But behind the smiles and pleasant chords existed the unsung hero of the transportation industry. Companies like A-1 Auto Transport put tremendous effort into simplifying transportation to bring families together and promote such smiles. After all, we’re all in this together, in one small village.

Submitted by Ruchir Baronia on 10/03/2020


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