What to know when planning a successful a car move.
Moving Your Vehicle - Part 2
So you made a choice, you are going to hire a car transport company to move your car to your new destination. Now what? Now you need plan your car move. Planning a successful car move requires some knowledge of the industry and what options are available.
How to Contract a Car Shipper?
Option 1: Independently
Consult your mover and see if he can provide a list of preferred auto transporters.
Option 2: Through your moving company
This option offers a simpler "no-hustle" approach. If you choose this option, your moving company will handle all your car transport need and coordinate pick up and delivery schedules for you.
Keep in mind that some moving companies will charge an additional fee for this service.
Selecting a Shipping Method
Option 1: Open Trailers
Option 2: Enclosed Trailers
When transported in an enclosed trailer your vehicle is more protected from the elements of the road and the weather. Your vehicle is shipped in a mobile garage or storage unit.
Option 1: A Small Carrier
Option 2: A Large Carrier
Choosing a bigger car carrier will most likely be cheaper as you share one trailer with more people. Large carriers can transport up to 11 carriers. However, keep in mind that the more cars on the trailer, the more coordination will be required and more effort will have to be put in scheduling.