Auto Shipping FAQ: How Can I get Easier Auto Shipping Services?
Auto shipping is not an easy feat, and finding easier auto shipping services is even harder. If you’ve followed our blog at all, you’ll know that. It takes a lot of time and effort to get a vehicle shipped, and a lot of customers find that it’s a lot more difficult than it should be in part because of things that they do. It’s frustrating – many customers want a positive experience while at the same time trying to control every aspect and every facet of the shipment, micromanaging their representative and their carrier to try to get the best that they can. The problem is that this is the exact wrong thing to do when it comes time to ship your vehicle. But, luckily for you, there are ways that you can make your auto shipping experience the best that it can be, so read on to read tips for an easier auto shipping experience.
One of the most important things that you can do to get easier auto shipping services is to exercise patience. Many times a car shipping company is juggling quite a few different customers that are shipping on a variety of routes, and with the way that the industry is today carriers run routes along the most popular shipping channels from and to some of the largest cities in the U.S. This doesn’t mean that a carrier won’t provide auto transport services to other, less-populated areas, but it can take longer, especially if you’re trying to ship to or from a rather rural area. Patience is a virtue – it can take anywhere from a few days to a couple of weeks to find, schedule and actually get your vehicle picked up, and little of this has to do with your representative. Give them the time they need to do their job, and if you need expedited shipping services make sure to let them know – these combined should make for an easier auto shipping experience.
Another thing that can make for easier auto shipping services is to have some monetary fluidity – in other words, be flexible in how much you are willing to spend to ship your vehicle. Car transporters try to take the highest-paying loads on a given route first, which when you think about it isn’t all that surprising – if you were offered $800 or $700 to drive from one city to another, which would you choose? When you think of carriers as just people trying to keep their business afloat, the expense starts to make sense. This is why being able to offer more money on more popular routes can help get your vehicle picked up more quickly and, in general, just make your shipment easier.
If you’re interested in easier auto shipping services or quotes for transporting a vehicle, and are on the hunt for quotes to get you started, take a minute to fill out our free online auto shipping quote request form. When you do, you’ll receive multiple free quotes in your email inbox from top-rated, licensed, bonded and insured car shipping companies absolutely free of charge. Your quotes will start arriving minutes after submission and will sort of trickle in over the next hour or so. Use this time to begin comparing those companies against one another, and you can even discuss your shipment over the phone with one of their live agents. It takes only a minute to submit the form, but if you’re having trouble, or if you have questions or concerns about our services, give us a call anytime at 800-930-7417 to speak to one of our live agents.
Since 2007 Dave has written all the content and blogs for American Auto Shipping and during this time added the duties of customer support and transport logistics.
He currently resides in Washington with his three kids and their mom and cat. A fan of Marvel movies and good stories, when not shipping cars Dave can be found working on his novel, enjoying a good book or playing some tournament HALO.
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