The need for car shippers has increased over the years and as a result, many transport companies have sprung up. There is much competition the industry and much to consider when choosing the right auto transport service for your needs when shipping a car. Choosing the right car mover can be difficult if your not prepared.
Dependable auto shippers are available and it is always a good idea to prepare a list of questions you would like to have answered before calling a car transport service to ship your car. Here is a list of some of the more important things you will want to know in order to make a more informed decision.
1) Does the auto transport service have a license and insurance?
Insurance is the one thing that will protect you if something were to go wrong, so this is something you want to make sure of, and of course you want to make sure your car mover is licensed, this will tell you that they are legal and there is a better chance they know what they are doing.
2) You will of course want to know how much will it cost and what type of payment is required?
Although the cost of shipping a car is not the most important thing to consider when you are ready to ship your car it is very important and should be on the top of your list. Most dependable auto shippers will quote you a price by phone and require a deposit if you decide to use them. Making a deposit will ensure you a spot on the main dispatch board and begin the expediting process.
3) Were do you pick up my from and were will it be dropped off?
You will want to know the answer to this question because some auto transport service companies will have you drive the car to there terminal at the point of origin and then at the point of destination they will have you pick the car up at there terminal again. If you are looking to have your car picked up at a specific location and dropped off at a specific location, you will need to work that out with the auto transport service.