Car Shipping to Metro Pittsburgh
The Pittsburgh Metropolitan Statistical Area is the largest metro area in the Ohio River Valley and the Appalachia region of the United States, and the second-largest based in Pennsylvania, after the Philadelphia metro area. Home to a population of over 2.36 million residents, metro Pittsburgh is the 23rd largest metro area in the entire United States, at least by population. It is a major center for finance, research, manufacturing, banking, healthcare, education, and trade. Pittsburgh’s port on the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio rivers is the second-largest inland port in the United States and the 21st largest port by raw tonnage in the entire country. As such, the entire area is a bustling and popular car shipping location, on the whole.
This is really great if you are looking for car shipping to Metro Pittsburgh, because auto shippers want to stick close to those major cities and metropolitan areas. There are a number of cities in the metro area as well, as well as boroughs and townships, which means that car shippers have a variety of different areas that they can pickup and deliver vehicles within. This means that there are a number of areas that potential customers can be in, which on the whole helps keep prices lower as carriers want to keep their prices competitive so as to keep their trucks full of vehicles to ship.
It really helps that there are a few different routes that carriers can use to get around metro Pittsburgh. Ease of access is an important metric in the popularity and viability of certain routes, and even some big cities that don’t sit on the interstate highways of the country see higher prices than those that do. I-76, I-79, and even I-80, which sits a few miles north of the city proper, all provide easy access to the area, making car shipping to metro Pittsburgh much easier for carrier companies to accommodate. It not only helps keep their overhead costs lower, as they expend less fuel and get better mileage on the highways, but it also helps to keep transit times lower which means faster services for you.
If you are interested in car shipping to metro Pittsburgh, be it to or from Pittsburgh proper or any of its bedroom communities, take a minute to fill out our free online quote request form. You should be able to find both your pickup and delivery locations in our form, as every area with a zip code is in our database, and once you submit the form you’ll get multiple free quotes from some of the best auto transport companies in the industry. We clear each of those companies for dependability, reliability, and to ensure they are each fully licensed, bonded and insured. If you have questions about our services, or would rather speak to someone directly about your quotes or services, take a minute to call us at 800-930-7417 any time.