Shipping Cars To Or From Port Of Fall River, Massachusetts
The Port of Fall River, Massachusetts is located on the Taunton River, right on the eastern shore of Mount Hope Bay. It is only 18 miles from Rhode Island which is on the southeast of Providence city. The natural harbor, which is uniquely positioned, enjoys moist climate and plenty of waterpower making it an ideal port for shipping companies. It is a popular sea port that is used for imports and exports that run into millions of cargo tonnage annually. Auto transport companies involved in shipping cars to or from Port of Fall River, Massachusettsprefer the port because of its location within the state.
Cost & Time To Ship Your Car Examples
|Shipping To/From||Cost||Distance||Estimated Time In Transit|
|Port of Fall River to Washington, D.C.||$420||420 miles||2 - 4 days|
|Raleigh to Port of Fall River||$528||705 miles||3 - 5 days|
|Port of Fall River to Detroit||$538||718 miles||3 - 5 days|
|Chicago to Port of Fall River||$736||982 miles||3 - 5 days|
|Port of Fall River to Kansas City||$835||1393 miles||4 - 6 days|
|Tuscon to Port of Fall River||$1041||2603 miles||7 - 9 days|
|Port of Fall River to Phoenix||$1044||2610 miles||7 - 9 days|
|Dallas to Port of Fall River||$1050||1750 miles||5 - 7 days|
*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and what type of vehicle you are shipping.
Why Port of Fall River is ideal for car shipping
The Port of Fall River is ranked 2nd among the most dynamic cargo harbors in Massachusetts and its environs. It has an entry channel which is thirty six feet deep and travels through River Taunton into Narragansett Bay then connects to the Atlantic shipping lanes. In addition, both the water channel and the port do not experience ice frost during the year. However, the Taunton River is closed off from December to March due to the formation of ice frost.
The harbor can handle large amounts of cargo regardless of its origin and size. It has a wide berthing space of approximately 500 feet which is next to exterior storage and foot sheds that measure 96 thousand square feet. The berths can accommodate both small and large shipping vessels with ease. The workforce at the port is trained to work well with shipping companies that bring in cargo from all over the world. Shipping cars to or from Port of Fall River, Massachusetts is further made easy thanks to the steadfast support from the management and staff of the port. A-1 Auto Transport regularly uses the port to transport various types of vehicles, both locally and to international destinations.
International shipping for various cargos is easily done at Port River fall due to its trading partners. The partners include South America, Europe, Cape Verde, and the Caribbean, which are popular destinations for vehicle owners. The services offered by the port include Roll on roll off ramps and direct connections from the dock to the rail and vice versa. Truck carriers also enjoy easier access to major highways from the port when dropping off vehicles for shipping overseas or when picking them up for transportation within the US.
Cost of shipping from Port of Fall River
Shipping cars to or from Port of Fall River, Massachusetts can be costly for car owners that don’t carry out proper research and compare prices. Most companies that offer shipping services offer information on their services on their websites. The information which often includes testimonials from former customers gives you an opportunity to make an informed decision. Also, getting the best prices in the market requires that you get cost quotes from three to five companies and then comparing their prices to find one that meets your budget. Even so, it is important to strike a balance between quality services and fair costs.
Are you in need of car shipment services to and from the Port of Fall River? Call us at A1 Auto Transport today and let us serve you.
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.