Auto Shipping Services to Pawtucket, RI
Pawtucket is a city in the U.S. state of Rhode Island, located in Providence County. Home to over 71,000 residents, Pawtucket sits as the fourth-largest city in the state of Rhode Island and a prominent bedroom city of Providence, the largest city in the state, and sits right on the border of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Pawtucket is often considered to be the birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution, as the first fully-mechanized cotton mill was established in downtown Pawtucket in 1793 – this was the first Slater Mill built in the U.S., and many more would be based on its design. Though textiles and textile-related manufacturing began to leave Pawtucket during and after the Great Depression, some manufacturing stayed, in particular the manufacturing of toys, games, silverware and jewelry, among others. Pawtucket is the headquarters for Hasbro, one of the largest manufacturers of toys and games in the world.
Though Pawtucket does not anchor its own metropolitan area, being a part of the Providence Metropolitan Statistical Area really helps the cause when it comes to auto shipping services to Pawtucket. Located just northeast of the largest city in the state, its location gives auto transporters greater ease-of-access when it comes to moving a vehicle into or out of Pawtucket, though you should be warned that Rhode Island is far from the most popular auto shipping location in the U.S. Few carriers run routes into and out of Providence, and fewer still in and out of Pawtucket, which tends to raise prices slightly over routes of the same distance through more populated areas, but there are still plenty of shippers willing to run routes into and out of New England in general, including Pawtucket.
Pawtucket sits right along Interstate 95, which actually bisects the city in a north-south orientation. This is really helpful, and can help mitigate some of the problems Pawtucket’s location tends to raise. I-95 is one of the most heavily-traveled interstates in the U.S. and a major auto transport route, as it runs through some of the largest cities on the eastern seaboard and stretches from southern Florida to northern Maine. I-95 also runs through the heart of Providence, and through areas further south of Providence – this may actually help your prices, especially if you could meet your shipper for pickup or delivery of your vehicle at a more easily-accessible location south of Pawtucket. Since I-95 is a north-south interstate, most carriers will enter Providence and Pawtucket from the south, as further north there is little to entice a carrier to go that way aside from money. You’ll want to discuss this and your shipping options with a representative, of course, but generally you can get cheaper prices by moving to a more auto transport-friendly pickup or delivery location within the Providence metro area.
Something that you’ll want to keep in mind when shipping to or from Pawtucket is the weather. New England is prone to winter snows across the region, and Pawtucket is no different. Located close to Providence, it shares the same basic climate and features many of the same characteristics that can hinder shipments to and from Providence – namely, snow. Snow is common in the winter, and can wreak havoc on auto transport routes and services. Pawtucket can see anywhere from a few inches to over a foot of snow per month, with over ten days per month seeing snow from November to March on average. During the summer months this shouldn’t be an issue, but it can cause real problems in the winter, so make sure to keep an eye on the weather and to discuss your shipment details with a professional auto transport representative.
If you need help finding a company to ship your vehicle, or don’t know where to start when it comes to moving a vehicle to or from Pawtucket, you should take a minute to fill out our free online auto transport quote request form. It’s completely free and submitting it will net you multiple free quotes from some of the best car transport companies in the industry. What’s great about our service is that your quotes will start showing up immediately, within minutes, so you don’t have to wait long to get started. You can compare these different companies and their prices and services, allowing you to make a more informed decision that will lead to a better car shipping experience at the end of the day. For further questions or for help filling out our free form, give us a call at 800-930-7417 to speak to one of our live agents today.
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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