Shipping Cars To Or From Port Of Greenville
Car shipping is often done on waterways, both within the USA and internationally. Majority of vehicle owners prefer water transport because it is a low-cost option. However, to get the best out of shipping you need an operational sea port. The Port of Grenville is one such port. It is used for both exportation and importation of cars. Some of the vehicles that we ship from the harbor include boats, SUVs, classic cars, sedans, yachts, ATVs, and RVs.
Cost & Time To Ship Your Car Examples
|Shipping To/From||Cost||Distance||Estimated Time In Transit|
|Greenville to Dallas||$397||397 miles||2 - 4 days|
|Atlanta to Greenville||$421||421 miles||2 - 4 days|
|Greenville to Chicago||$509||679 miles||3 - 5 days|
|Washington, D.C. to Greenville||$611||1019 miles||4 - 6 days|
|Greenville to St. Paul||$710||947 miles||3 - 5 days|
|Mesa to Greenville||$857||1429 miles||4 - 6 days|
|Greenville to San Francisco||$1054||2109 miles||6 - 8 days|
|Los Angeles to Greenville||$1086||1811 miles||5 - 7 days|
*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and what type of vehicle you are shipping.
About the Port of Greenville
The port of Greenville is part of the Mississippi river system and is strategically positioned on the Mississippi-Yazoo River plain. It is the largest river port in the state and contributes greatly to the economy of the area. Often referred to as the apex of Washington County, the port is surrounded by two other ports - namely Port of Memphis and Port of New Orleans. These two ports are powerhouses in their own right but the sea port at Grenville still takes the lead when it comes to trade activities. We have been shipping cars to or from Port of Greenvilleand the surrounding ports both locally and overseas for quite a while now.
What to expect at the Port of Greenville
Generally, shipping cars to or from Port of Greenville is a straightforward process when working with an experienced shipping company. The port handles diverse cargo including automobiles which are handed over to car carriers once the clearance process is completed.
The sea port has docks owned by private companies and government agencies. The government agencies own majority of the piers. This means that most of the trade activities here contribute directly to the economy of the area. Private piers also bring in revenue through the cargo from different countries that are being loaded or unloaded at the port. Most auto shipping companies operate from private docks, where pick up and drop off of vehicles takes place.
The seaport can be accessed by road through Highway 61 or 82 which are the main roads in the Greenville area. Auto transporters can use the roads when moving vehicles to the port for export or when picking them up for transportation to customers within the US. Most times, vehicle movers ship cars using open or enclosed carriers. Rail transport is another option for transporting vehicles to the port of Greenville. The port is connected to Illinois Central Railway by way of a rail link which is 88 km long.
Port users are offered services such as drayage, towing, stevedoring, and mooring assistance by the Mississippi department of transportation. The state department acts as the port authority overseeing the activities at the port. Also, the sea port has a berthing space of between eight feet and twenty two feet, which is located specifically at the entrance channel. Shipping vessels that use the turning basin at the Port of Greenville get berthing space of 800 feet long and 600 feet wide.
Looking for a company that is involved in shipping cars to or from Port of Greenville? A-1 Auto Transport is the best partner for you. Call us today for more information.
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.