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Shipping A Car Overseas Via RORO Ship

How to Ship A Car Overseas Via RORO Ship?

Roll on, roll off auto transport is a safe and simple way to ship a vehicle overseas. Also referred to as “RORO” car shipping, it is one of the primary ways that individual vehicles are shipped around the world today. Let’s review the basics of the process of shipping via the RORO method.

Shipping A Car Overseas Via Roro Ship

One of the best aspects of using roll on, roll off auto transport is that it is a simple, affordable, and efficient way to move your vehicle from point A to point B. Unlike other methods that require more preparation, RORO auto transport doesn’t require much in the way of loading. Since the vehicles are essentially driven on the ship and parked in a secured cargo area, the process is very straightforward.

 Of course, there are tie-downs methods of securing the vehicle once inside the cargo area, but from the perspective of the consumer, it is a hassle-free way to ship a car, especially to another country overseas.

 As with other approaches to shipping a car abroad on a boat, there are preparations that need to be made beforehand. These include the common things you might expect: cleaning, checking for leaks, removing any external components. The same standards that apply for domestic auto transport also apply to international car shipping, which you can read more about by clicking here.

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 Roll On, Roll Off Auto Transport: A Deeper Look

When comparing prices and services among companies that offer RORO transport, the same standards apply as they would for domestic shipping. You’re looking for experience, professionalism, good customer services, and a willingness to answer your questions and address your concerns. If you come away feeling like any of those standards were not met, you should continue to contact other companies until you find one that does.

 The car transport industry is set up such that it’s quite easy for customers to get cost estimates form competing companies. With just a quick phone call or email, you can quickly compare several different offers from shippers and pick the one that best meets your needs and fits your budget.

 When contacting a potential shipper, you’ll want to prepared with certain information to help expedite the process of getting a price quote. The essentials are the type of car, the current location, the destination, the timeframe for delivery, and the method of shipment (RORO in this case). This is the bare minimum that you’ll need and some companies may require more information than others. The more information you can provide, the easier it is for the company to give you an accurate cost as quickly as possible.

       Have questions about shipping a vehicle aboard a boat using the RORO method? Call us at the number at the top of the page to find out more about how we can help! All cost estimates are 100% FREE and we are happy to answer your questions! Contact us today!

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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.


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Mylene Rutllant
It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.
★★★★★

Due to the nature of my work, I must relocate every couple of years to where my company needs me. Because of this, I’ve tested several moving and auto transport companies over the years.

And my choice in terms of auto transport has to be A1 Auto Transport. It’s in the name, but also in the quality with which they do their jobs. I’ve never had a problem with this company.

The only time my shipment was delayed was during winter when a snowstorm closed down all the major roads. And they still found an alternative and got my car delivered before roads got unstuck.

When I moved to West Virginia, they picked up my car the very day I called them. I like to think they take special care of me considering all the business I’ve sent them. I’ll continue to support A1 Auto Transport. It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.

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Luis Rodriguez
You have my full support and recommendation!
★★★★★

I considered selling my car when I moved to Washington. It was old and rusty, but I grew attached to it. So, I called a couple companies to transport it to my new home, but they both fell through.

The first one couldn’t decide on a schedule. He would constantly change the pickup date till I got frustrated and canceled. The second was insufferable, very rude on the phone, even worse in person.

They started picking a part my car asking me why I still have it. If that’s their opinion of my vehicle, how can I trust they’ll take care of it? If something happened midway, why wouldn’t they just blame it on the car instead of paying up?

So, I cancelled this company as well and turned to A1 Auto Transport. From the get go, they were very different from my past options. Their website was very professional and up to date, full of useful information. I requested a quote using their online form, and I got an email response within an hour. Surprisingly fast!

If I didn’t know any better, I would’ve thought they were lacking customers, but the email spoke for itself. In just one email, everything I needed to know was there, including a contact number I could use to get more information or confirm the transport.

I called and got things rolling. I was very pleased with the driver. He followed standard procedure and represented his company well. Can’t remember his name, but props to him!

The car arrived in Washington 6 days later in excellent condition. From what I understand, the transport was delayed a bit by a storm, but since the time window was 4-6 days from the beginning, I don’t really care. You have my full support and recommendation!

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Cristine Benoit
I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.
★★★★★

There are a lot of options for auto transport these days, which surprisingly makes it harder to find a good company. I received more than 10 offers to ship my car, but I couldn’t decide on any of them.

After doing some research, I got even more worried reading about all the scams and accidents that can happen. But, I have work to do and couldn’t afford to drive my newly purchased Mini Cooper all the way to Virginia.

Fortunately, I made the right choice with A1 Auto Transport. They are very good at their jobs. I spent more than an hour drilling Joe with various questions, and he never once lost his patience. He saw I was interested, so he bore with me until I was satisfied. The driver was also very courteous and my car was intact on arrival. I couldn’t have asked for more.

By the way, the price we first agreed on stayed the same. There were no delays or unexpected “surprises.” I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.

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David Osallo
We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10!
★★★★★

We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10! We chose them to move our car from California to Vermont, since we needed professionals.

We were abroad during the transport, so the transport was a bit tricky. The driver had to pick it up from storage on short notice and get it to its destination within at most 10 days. I was happy to note it arrived sooner. We got it 3 days early, right when we got home to pick it up. It made getting around way easier. Awesome service!

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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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