How to Choose the Perfect Shipping Company For Your Car
If you need to move your vehicle, finding the right transportation company can seem like a daunting task. Understanding the benefits of using a qualified and experienced transport broker to ship your vehicle can make the process simple.
They Have a Library of 5 Star Reviews
Reviews are key – and a simple way to predict what kind of experience you’ll have as a customer. Consider it a shortcut to finding the shipping company within your budget, your time frame and the experience you need. Here’s a helpful tip: go to a few car shipping company’s websites, search through their testimonials, and look for patterns in the reviews. Are you reading the same things over and over again (for good or bad)? Get a quote from a few different reputable shipping companies, and go with your gut.
A Transport Broker That Takes Care of the Hard Work
Consider a car transport broker to save you time and resources when choosing the right company. Often times. They can even work out a more competitive rate for your vehicle than you could get alone. But not all brokerage companies can offer this—which is why finding the right company to seek out the very best shipping company for your needs is essential. At www.shipacardirect.com, they never use the “terminal to terminal” shipping process, but instead, finds one quality carrier to pick up your car and drops it off to you—safe, sound and taken care of with precision and detail.
The Right Transport Broker Will Offer You ‘Extras’ You Can’t Do Without
Many transport brokers just do the bare minimum, connecting customers with a carrier—and that’s it. Ship A Car Direct continuously stands out from the competition because of their Iron-Clad, Damage Free Guarantee and superior service, and their free user video and email series—which will keep you informed and educated every step of the way.
As a highly reputable car shipping broker, they carefully screen every available carrier for their customers, and ensure they are fully insured and prepared to give your vehicle the royal treatment. Learn all about the benefits of choosing Ship A Car Direct as your transport broker, today and find the right shipping company for you!
Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to Your Car Moving Questions
The hardest thing for people researching car moving companies to understand is that the prices they are getting are not hard and fast gaurantees, but rather ESTIMATES of what one company thinks it will take to get a vehicle moved promptly versus another company's opinion of what it will take. Don't be fooled, there are not carriers committed to take your vehicle at these quoted prices, the company you choose will still have to get to work getting a carrier to commit to move it at the price they quote you.
Your total price breaks down into two parts, the broker's fee (or 'deposit' as everyone calls it) and the carriers fee (your COD amount) Make no mistake about this, EVERYONE YOU ARE GETTING SALES CALLS FROM IS GOING TO BROKER YOUR MOVE. In this industry, there are brokers who try to fool you into thinking that they are the actual carriers and there are an equal amount of carriers who sell themselves on the fact that they have a truck or two but are not being honest about the fact that they broker out 90% of the orders they book. Here is a quick easy way to tell, if a company takes an up front fee, whether they call it a deposit or any other name, they are a broker. Carriers do not take any payment until the vehicle is delivered.
In our opinion, you are crazy to do so. Have you ever been paid up front for the work that you perform for your employer? Why would you pay a fee up front when there are reliable and trustworthy companies like ours that won't ask for it until we provide you with your carriers details?
The average transit time from pick up to delivery on any vehicle going coast to coast will be between one and two weeks. From there you can figure your transit time based on how far your vehicle is traveling, i.e. from either coast to the Midwest might average 3-7 days.
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