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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Chicago - Cook, Illinois (IL) 60601

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Port Of Chicago
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Chicago - Cook, Illinois (IL) 60601

Shipping Cars To or From Port Of Chicago

Chicago is a leading metropolitan area that has amassed international acclaim for hosting people from all walks of life in its 77 distinct neighborhoods. Multiculturalism aside, this city is said to be one of the key players in Americaโ€™s commerce and justifiably so. Not only does it boast of 29 fortune 500 companies, it also hosts Americaโ€™s largest inland general cargo port- The Port of Chicago. The port has employed close to 7000 people and transports 19 million tons of cargo every year.

Cost & Time To Ship Your Car Examples

Shipping To/FromCostDistanceEstimated Time In Transit
Port of Chicago to Indianapolis$184184 miles1 โ€“ 2 days
Port of Chicago to Kansas City$381509 miles2 โ€“ 4 days
Port of Chicago to Washington, D.C.$525700 miles3 โ€“ 5 days
New Orleans to Port of Chicago$693925 miles3 โ€“ 5 days
Miami Beach to Port of Chicago$8281381 miles4 โ€“ 6 days
Port of Chicago to Salt Lake City$8371396 miles4 โ€“ 6 days
Port of Chicago to Los Angeles$10461744 miles5 โ€“ 7 days

*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and what type of vehicle you are shipping.

Shipping Routes

The port of Chicago is situated at the mouth of Chicago River on Lake Michigan, and as a result, shipping cars to or from port of Chicago scales beyond the domestic borders.

Popular places that ship cars to port of Chicago

Popular places that ship cars from port of Chicago

  • Lisboa
  • Felixstowe
  • Southampton
  • Yantian
  • Xingang

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Mode of Shipments

Shipping cars to or from Port of Chicago is done in one of two ways; Roll on Roll off (Ro Ro) or Container shipping. Ro-Ro is the standard carrier method where your car is loaded and unloaded off the shipping vessel by simply driving it. As a result, Ro-Ro is lowly priced and is what most clients opt for when shipping standard cars.

When shipping luxury cars that demand added protection, container is a more fitting option. This is an enclosed carrier method that involves securing and bracing your car inside a 20 ft. container before setting sail. While you may have to pay a bit more than you would for Ro-Ro, your car will be safe from harsh weather elements that could end up marginally devaluing your automobile.

Custom requirements

You will be required to have the following documents for the US customs to clear your vehicle for shipping at the port of Chicago

  • Bill of lading. This is a legal document between you and your auto shipper detailing the make and model of your car, the address of your chosen auto shipper, and the year your vehicle was manufactured.
  • A fully completed form HS-7 given by NHTSA.
  • A form of photo identification like your passport/visa.
  • Proof of vehicle ownership, e.g. bill of sale.

Port charges

After your vehicle safely arrives at the port of Chicago, it will be received by the portโ€™s personnel and you will be charged for this service. You will also incur costs of clearing your vehicle with the border services and US customs. All the aforementioned costs are often included in the auto shipperโ€™s quotation if you need a comprehensive breakdown.

Additional port requirements

Your undercarriage should be thoroughly cleaned pursuant to stipulation set by US Department of Agriculture. This is a safety measure meant to curb the transportation of dangerous pests in and out of the Windy City.

Itโ€™s only prudent that you rid your car of any personal belongings seeing as you run the risk of succumbing to theft or damage. Whatโ€™s more, most shippers will not receive a car that holds personal belongings. Keep in mind that the entire contents of your vehicle ought to be declared to customs on entry so the fewer the vehicle contents, the faster the process.

Kindly reach out to us if you need any assistance shipping cars to or from port of Chicago.ย 

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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.

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Chicago - Cook, Illinois (IL) 60601

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Car Domestic Destinations
Port Of Chicago

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Chicago - Cook, Illinois (IL) 60601


Locations
Bond County

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Donnellson - Bond, Illinois (IL) 62019

Carroll County

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Chadwick - Carroll, Illinois (IL) 61014

Champaign County

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Ludlow - Champaign, Illinois (IL) 60949

Chicago

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Chicago - Cook, Illinois (IL) 60601

Christian County

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Rosamond - Christian, Illinois (IL) 62083

Clinton County

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Albers - Clinton, Illinois (IL) 62215

Coles County

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Ashmore - Coles, Illinois (IL) 61912

Crawford County

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Annapolis - Crawford, Illinois (IL) 62413

Cumberland County

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Greenup - Cumberland, Illinois (IL) 62428

DeKalb County

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Clare - Dekalb, Illinois (IL) 60111

Decatur

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Decatur - Macon, Illinois (IL) 62521

DuPage County

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Addison - Dupage, Illinois (IL) 60101

Franklin County

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Benton - Franklin, Illinois (IL) 62812

Greene County

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Carrollton - Greene, Illinois (IL) 62016

Jasper County

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Hidalgo - Jasper, Illinois (IL) 62432

Jersey County

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Brighton - Jersey, Illinois (IL) 62012

Jo Daviess County

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Apple River - Jo Daviess, Illinois (IL) 61001

Kane County

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Burlington - Kane, Illinois (IL) 60109

Lake County

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Antioch - Lake, Illinois (IL) 60002

Lawrence County

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Bridgeport - Lawrence, Illinois (IL) 62417

Logan County

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Atlanta - Logan, Illinois (IL) 61723

Macoupin County

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Benld - Macoupin, Illinois (IL) 62009

Madison County

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Alhambra - Madison, Illinois (IL) 62001

Marion County

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Centralia - Marion, Illinois (IL) 62801

McDonough County

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Adair - Mcdonough, Illinois (IL) 61411

Monroe County

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Columbia - Monroe, Illinois (IL) 62236

Naperville

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Naperville - Dupage, Illinois (IL) 60540

Normal

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Normal - Mclean, Illinois (IL) 61761

Orland Park

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Orland Park - Cook, Illinois (IL) 60462

Peoria

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Peoria - Peoria, Illinois (IL) 61601

Richland County

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Calhoun - Richland, Illinois (IL) 62419

Sangamon County

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Buffalo - Sangamon, Illinois (IL) 62515

Schaumburg

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Schaumburg - Cook, Illinois (IL) 60159

Shelby County

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Windsor - Shelby, Illinois (IL) 61957

Skokie

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Skokie - Cook, Illinois (IL) 60076


Moving Guide
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Moving Services

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Edwardsville - Madison, Illinois (IL) 62026

Western Illinois University Moving Services

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Macomb - Mcdonough, Illinois (IL) 61455


Usa Destinations
Oswego State To State Moving Services

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Oswego - Kendall, Illinois (IL) 60543

Riverdale State To State Moving Services

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Riverdale - Cook, Illinois (IL) 60827

Shorewood State To State Moving Services

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Shorewood - Will, Illinois (IL) 60404

Skokie State To State Moving Services

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Skokie - Cook, Illinois (IL) 60077

Sterling State To State Moving Services

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Sterling - Whiteside, Illinois (IL) 61081

Streamwood State To State Moving Services

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Streamwood - Cook, Illinois (IL) 60107

Taylorville State To State Moving Services

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Taylorville - Christian, Illinois (IL) 62568

Villa Park State To State Moving Services

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Villa Park - Dupage, Illinois (IL) 60181

Warrenville State To State Moving Services

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Warrenville - Dupage, Illinois (IL) 60555

Wauconda State To State Moving Services

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Wauconda - Lake, Illinois (IL) 60084

West Chicago State To State Moving Services

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Chicago - Cook, Illinois (IL) 60601

Wilmette State To State Moving Services

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Wilmette - Cook, Illinois (IL) 60091


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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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