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What is enclosed transport?

What is enclosed transport?
What is enclosed transport?

Enclosed transport

As a mover, you are seeking the best way possible to ship your valuables. Shipping cars is a detailed and lengthy process in which all aspects should be considered and well-informed decisions made. A1 Auto Transport offers safe and reliable methods of shipping, including enclosed transport. The safety of high quality and expensive cars is top priority when being handled by long distance movers.

What is enclosed transport?

Enclosed transport is a method of transportation in which your car is shipped in an enclosed trailer that is designed to protect the car from damage and the perils that may occur during shipping.

The trailer has a roof and four sides, offering security for your car. Also, since fewer vehicles can be transported using enclosed transport, the mover will be able to give your car more care and attention, and ensure that it arrives in good condition. Also, some movers offer shipping options such as port-to-port port-to-door or door-to-door, making the process even more convenient and hassle-free for you.

A-1 Auto Transport can help you move your household goods nationwide. Call 888-509-3213 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote on interstate moving services.

Situations suitable for enclosed transportation

Enclosed transport is suitable for situations in which valuable items are being transported. It is also recommended for situations in which movers or the clients would like to avoid the damage that may be caused by extreme weather conditions, debris, rocks and trees. This type of transport offers the best protection while shipping the following types of cars:

Some long distance movers have enclosed transport containers that meet the current standards set by technology and advancement. The features that they may have include: Advanced articulating ramps, E-track floors, customized tie down systems as well as climatic control hauling. Such features make it easier to store, handle and move your prized possessions.

Enclosed tracking has stacking and non-stacking options and these are suitable for different types of cars. When shipping luxury cars, it is advisable not to stack them. This is because if any oil spills from the top deck, it may cause damage to the car that is on the lower deck. While enclosed transport may be considerably more expensive, it is the safest way to ship your goods.

Enclosed transport for your automobile – peace of mind for you

When shipping your car, it is advisable to select the shipping option that will offer you the most secure method of shipping. Situations in which the condition and security of the car is of high priority will require you to use the enclosed transport option. This gives you peace of mind as well knowing that no damage will happen to your possessions. When doing interstate shipping, it is better to have your valuables protected from harm or damage by the security that is offered by enclosed shipping. It is definitely better to be safe than to be sorry. Be sure to factor in this cost when planning your move. - The benefits greatly outweigh the cost!

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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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Testimonial
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!

Testimonial by Cristine Benoit
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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