Click on the link below for a list of 12 tips to help you with any PCS move, whether it’s your first move cross country or your fifteenth.
No matter if you’ve “enjoyed” one PCS move or several, each one is different because your circumstances may be different.
As the famous book The 7 Habits of Highly Successful People reminds us: “Begin with the end in mind.” This especially pertains to the first task on your shipping to-do list: finding the right heavy haul transport company to get your cargo to where it needs to go. Everything else flows from that choice.
Our country is facing difficult times but you still need to transport your vehicle to another state. Don’t freak out, give an experienced Ship A Car, Inc. transport coordinator a call right now at 866-821-4555 for more information on how we will ensure the safety and security of both you and your vehicle during this ‘new normal’ times we are all living through in 2020 in the age of Covid.
Hire a transport brokerage company instead of a hauling company yourself. A brokerage company knows of the better heavy haulers around the country and can negotiate prices on your behalf. The brokerage firm also – and this is important – can make all the arrangements for you.
Yelp has cultivated an amazing community of people who want to be listened to. But if their reviews are as trustworthy as they say, why is Yelp under such heavy criticism?
Don’t drive an electric vehicle yet. No need to panic, you too can contribute to the reduction of vehicle emissions by transporting your vehicle on a car hauler cross country instead of driving it. Think of it this way… Instead of ten families driving their minivans cross country put them on a trailer and have only 1 trailer drive them cross country; thereby, reducing the emissions by more than half for that cross country trip.
Unless your car or vehicle is massive – think large powerboat/sailboat, towing truck, mobile home, farm equipment, food truck, horse trailer, etc. – You may never need the services of a heavy haul transport company.
But if you ever do, take a look below for tips on how to get your heavy load from one place to another safely and affordably.
You’ve decided to ship your car from one location to a place that’s too far for you to drive it. You could be moving to a new place, you could have just purchased a vintage car that – for any number of reasons – is inoperable at the moment, and so on.
Bigger often is better.
Now that we’ve let the cat out of the proverbial bag on how we feel about whether to “shop local” or “go big,” let us explain why we believe it’s far better to use a national auto transport service rather than a local-to-you enterprise when you need to ship your car out of state… or across the country.
Auto transport service companies such as Ship A Car, Inc. have extensive experience in transporting recently purchased cars to their new owners.
Many people use or own golf carts but don’t golf. It’s true: the golf cart manufacturing industry grew by 3.1 percent in 2018, reaching revenue of $1 billion. And not all those carts were sold to golfers. Not by a long shot: they were sold to hotels, resorts (for in-resort transportation), colleges/universities, estate owners and managers, and – perhaps especially to the great benefit of those who live there – in active retirement living communities.
Are you looking for a great deal on a used car? Buy it at an auto auction! Purchasing a car at an auction is a bit more difficult than heading to your local used car dealership: you’ll have to do some good research on a car before bidding on it and have a firm budget in mind before starting the bidding process.
You’ve decided you need to find an auto transport company to ship your car across the country. Smart move! (Driving it from Point A to Point B yourself often is more stressful and expensive than you’d figured.) And so what’s the first thing you’re more than likely going to do? You’re going to fire up your favourite Web browser and type in the following words: “auto shipping company reviews.”
Buyer Beware! We see this advice pretty much everywhere, but we don’t always heed it. Yet it’s especially important to be very careful when it comes to choosing a shipping company to transport your car or other vehicles: scams in the auto transport industry are, unfortunately, plentiful. Especially in our current age of Internet sales and services.
You’re moving. A long way. Several hundred miles away. And so you either don’t want to or don’t have the time to drive your car to your new home yourself. Time to find a reliable auto transport company! But if you Google “reliable auto transport company” up will pop 52.9 million results (we checked).