How To Ship Your Pellandini
So you have decided to move cross country and are wondering how to ship your Pellandini. It might seem daunting considering the fact that the Pellandini is one of the most uniquely designed vehicles. Luckily, with this guide, the choice of a reliable auto shipping company should not be too difficult.
Whether looking to ship to or from overseas or domestic locations, the first stop will be the internet. Search the internet for automobile shipping companies who might be suited to your specific requirements. Searches for keywords like auto transport will likely reveal numerous suggestions. Asking around at work or among friends might also be a useful source of suggestions, a shortcut even.
Expanding the search grid might seem unnecessary, but it is important to have more than just one option when searching. Still, thousands of hits will not be of much help, so the next step should be to narrow down the list to a manageable number. Look for companies that operate locally or have offices in the locality.
From such car transport companies, accessing information from their representatives is easy. Face to face sit downs are more effective when gathering information than having to call them or send them an email. Further, dealing with a company that has local offices makes it easier to file complaints, especially when dealing with international shipment. Narrow down the list to three of the best possible candidates.
With these three companies, it is easy to compare reputations. Here are some important pointers when making comparisons;
- Registration and licensing: Every company is required to be registered by the Government through the department of transport, and maybe in the states in which they operate. One of the most useful ways to confirm the reliability of the company is to check their registration details. These details are normally within public record, and can even be accessed via the registering authorities’ websites. Accessing these websites for information on the companies chosen might even reveal the company disciplinary records. If they have been punished or been the subject of fines in the past, then this information can be found on these websites.
- Online review forums: Online reviews can give the customer a clearer picture of the reliability of the website they deal with. Many company websites tend to have sections for past customer reviews. These are, however, controlled by them, and it can be difficult to find a company that posts negative reviews about themselves on their website. There are more independent online review forums like the better business bureau that will offer a much more honest opinion.
- Affiliations: whether domestic or international shipment, Domestic or overseas, there are many professional organizations which bring together auto shipping companies. These companies have strict requirements for entry and remaining a member. Companies that have a bad reputation and bear the mark of the company cannot be tolerated because then that means a bad reputation for the whole organization and the other companies therein.
With these pointers, the choice of a reliable automobile transport company will be much easier
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.