Wash the vehicle for accurate inspection. Make sure the vehicle is free of personal items for stress free auto shipping. De-activate the alarm system. Make sure there is no more than 1/4 tank of gas; the car carrier is weighed at every state line and being overweight can cause delivery delays and fines.
The vehicles listed for shipment should come up with proper delivery. Timely delivery plays the dominant role in auto transport.
You will be asked do to a vehicle inspection at both drop off and delivery to ensure that no damage has been done. This is for the protection of all parties involved. It is a good idea to wash the car before hand so that documentation of the cars condition is easier. Be sure to note mileage and the underside of front and rear bumpers. Dont pick your car if you cant verify its condition. Problems dont often occur, but if the vehicle is signed for and then damage is found you will have little or no recourse. While most auto shipping experiences are problem and worry free, in the event that damage is found, document it with your driver, get his signature, and then contact the car shipping company. The transport company should work with you to reimburse you for any damage that was done.
Be sure to check the inspection report at delivery as well, to be sure there was no damage done during transport.
Your car should be insured against damage and theft by your car shipping company. Make sure you request a copy of the car shipping companys insurance coverage before you finalize auto shipping and check to see if there is any deductible. NOTE: With us you are 100% covered. You will be required to pay if damage should occur. Everything pertaining to the car shipment should be in writing. It is likely that your personal car insurance policy may cover your vehicle in transit; and we recommend that you contact your insurance company to verify this coverage. All Source Transport highly recommends that you remove any personal items from your car when it is shipped as they will not be covered by the car shipping companys insurance, and may not be covered by your auto policy or your home owners insurance.
Determine the rates for a transport. Check whether or not they offer any discounts for transporting any extra vehicle you own.
Ensure that costs, deductibles, damages, claim procedures, pickup and delivery dates, cost to cancel shipment, guarantees, etc. are all comprehensively covered in the auto shipping contract.read more
First you need to understand how important it is that you take time to get more than one quote from more than one company. This is the best way to find the cheap shipping that you are looking for because the quote allows you to compare car delivery services and rates. Don‘t ever choose any company without first getting quotes or you will end up finding yourself paying a high amount of money at the end of the transport.read more