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Terminal To Terminal Auto Transport Services

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  1. What Is Terminal To Terminal Auto Transport Services?
  2. How To Get An Estimate For Terminal To Terminal Transport
  3. Terminal Auto Shipping Resources
Cheapest Way To Terminal Transport

What is Terminal To Terminal Auto Transport Services?

The most inexpensive method of shipping a car is a type of transport called “terminal to terminal” hauling. A terminal is essentially a depot where vehicles are dropped off and picked up from, generally operated by the transport companies themselves, or in some cases, a third party. While the location of terminals varies by company and city, they are most frequently found in medium to large cities and key metro areas around the U.S.

The other major method of shipping a vehicle, door to door transport, costs more but also eliminates the extra trips required by dropping off and picking up the vehicle at a shipping terminal. While you do sacrifice some convenience with terminal auto transport, it’s a good way to save some money if you’re willing to handle the short distance pick up and delivery yourself. If the destination city is in or near a major city or highly populated area, terminal to terminal transport is much easier to facilitate since it requires less drive time for you on the front and back end of the shipment.

How To Get An Estimate For Terminal To Terminal Transport

Estimate Terminal To Terminal Transport

It’s helpful when you contact a car shipping company to know and specify the type of services you need. If you simply ask for a price quote for shipping from point A to point B, you could be getting an estimate for door-to-door shipping using an enclosed carrier, both of which cost more than the standard open air transport to a terminal. When you contact a prospective auto shipper to move your vehicle, ask about the price of hauling from terminal to terminal, if only to compare the price difference. If you want to maximize your savings, inquire about an open air carrier for the job.

It’s also a good idea to ask about any potential discounts or specials that may be offered by a transporter before agreeing to go with their service. There’s a handful of companies, including A-1 Auto Transport, that have regular specials in addition to discount programs that may apply.

  • A-1 Auto Transport offers terminal to terminal shipping to anywhere in the United States. With transport terminals and storage yards available in every state, there’s no auto transport service we can’t accommodate! Click Here or call 1-888-230-9116 for a FREE cost estimate for terminal to terminal auto transport to or from all 50 states!

Terminal Auto Shipping Resources

Auto Transport Directory - Our directory of auto transport companies provides a thorough listing of carriers, brokers and home movers from locations across the U.S. If you need some help finding a qualified terminal to terminal auto shipper, this is a great place to start.

Best Shipping Directory

Terminal To Terminal Auto Transport - Click on the link to the left to learn more about terminal to terminal car shipping, including where it’s available and information about short term storage facilities.

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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. 

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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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