Car Shipping Deals

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Negotiating your car shipping deal doesn’t necessarily mean you will always get what you want for the lowest possible price.

Remember, both sides should conclude the negotiations feeling comfortable and happy with the agreement. For a moment, put yourself in the car shipper’s shoes. At some point in our lives, we’ve all been there. Remember trying to sell textbooks you no longer need, or a car, maybe even a house? Remember negotiating a babysitting rate to watch your neighbor’s child or ...

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How Long Will It Take To Ship A Car?

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If you’ve read our post about scheduling a car shipment, then you already know that auto transport companies can’t guarantee a certain pickup date, unless you opt for an expedited service at a premium price. There are too many factors involved that make it very hard to pinpoint the exact date. So it’ll take between 1 and 5 business days just to have your car picked up.

How about delivery time? Is it possible to name the ...

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First Timer’s Guide to Car Shipping.

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You never know when it’s going to happen, but at some point in your life you may need to ship a car. You may get a long-awaited promotion in the Silicon Valley that will require you to move all the way across the country. Or maybe you are a retiree from New York looking to settle in the Sunshine State; or a freshman from the East coast looking forward to starting classes at Harvard. Or maybe you’ve just bought a ...

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Car shipping quote without personal information

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Where does the auto transport process begin? It starts with a car shipping quote. What is the best way to get a quote? In today’s tech-enabled world, you can conveniently request a quote online. What information do you need to supply to receive a price quote? What are the factors that will determine the final cost to ship a car?

To get a quote online, you’ll be asked to fill out a simple form. It will help ...

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Terminal-to-Terminal Auto Transport Guide

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In this guide we will define auto transport terminals, and go over the pros and cons of terminal-to-terminal car shipping. This will help you make an educated choice about the relocation of your vehicle.

A terminal is a regional storage facility, usually a secured lot that towing companies use. It is the place where vehicles are stored until a carrier picks them up. Most terminals are located outside large metropolitan areas, often near your local airport or off major highways running ...

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Trucking industry a path to fuel sustainability

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The trucking industry is the engine that runs the U.S. economy.

With more than 500,000 interstate trucking companies, the industry moves just about 70 percent of all freight load in the country; even goods that have traveled by railroad end up on trucks for the last leg of the supply chain. Moreover, close to 80 percent of the United States communities rely on trucks alone for delivery of goods.

 

According to studies, transportation is responsible for 14 percent of global greenhouse gas ...

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Is it better to ship a car across the country or drive it?

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How can you move your car across the country? When deciding between driving and shipping, how do you make the right choice? As you explore the options, there’re a few things you will need to consider. Distance, the time you have available to complete the task, all costs involved, and the level of convenience you desire are just some of the factors.

In this post, we’ll tackle a few important points and answer some of the most common questions to help ...

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The importance of multiple car shipping quotes

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To determine the best auto transport company that will offer the most competitive price and quality of service, you should request multiple car shipping quotes. We recommend you solicit at least three estimates.

Find a few reputable auto transport companies and request quotes online or call. Speaking to a logistics expert will answer the most common vehicle shipping questions.

When you start searching online you will find many companies with low rates. Not all rates are created equal. Do not be lured ...

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How Millennials will change the way America drives

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Based on numerous research studies, survey results, and government data young people drive fewer miles than their parents did, teenagers no longer rush to get a driver’s license, leaving America’s policy makers and transportation experts wonder if this transportation behavior is a temporary trend or the changes are here to stay.

For most modern US history the number of miles driven by Americans kept steadily increasing year after year. Right until 2007, when driving went into decline, with young people driving ...

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Water-fueled cars – Myth or reality?

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G.H. Garrett, Stanley Meyer, Genepax, Genesis World Energy, Hydrogen Technology Applications, Inc, and many others. What do all these names have in common?

They all believed in the ability of electrolysis to turn water into fuel for our cars. Scientists, engineers, green planet enthusiasts – superheroes for some and charlatans for others. Their work would bring them up to euphoric heights and then down to humiliating defeats. Their inventions attracted believers, investors, and eventually legal trouble.

Today, there is growing interest in ...

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