Auto Shipping

January 31, 2017 Off By admin

Auto Shipping

7 car open trailerWith Houston Auto Shipping, we realize it can be a tasking to choose the right company to ship your car or truck. This industry is full of companies that don’t last and other companies that won’t have your best interests in mind. It’s extremely important to find the right company for the job. We feel we handle business the right way with your needs in mind.  It really comes down to who we send you, and that’s why we carefully choose our carriers wisely. Years of experience have given us the expertise that our customers benefit from. After reading this or possibly even before you read this your transport process will start with a quote. You can do it online or over the phone. We’re not a lead service and we do not sell your private information. If you receive a quote from us and the rate is higher than you expected or you’ve received lower quotes. Please keep in mind most companies you’re receiving quotes from will always start you low and end up raising the rate on you. The companies that our quotes will compete with will be some of the companies that use the right drivers for the route that you’re shipping. Give us a call today to see how we’re different, with 10 years of shipping auto we know how to help you the right way. Ship with Houston Auto Shipping!

Open and enclosed transports vary but only by the rate it costs. The process is exactly the same, they just use a different trailer that can load lower vehicles. Insurance nowadays is the same as well, it’s a personal preference. Open transport is by far the most popular and we’ll talk more about it below.

Open Trailer Auto Shipping

Auto Shipping open trailerOpen trailer carriers have been around longer transporting vehicles. It’s way more popular than shipping on an enclosed trailer. Most cars being delivered around the country are on open trailers. Lexus and some of the other more luxury auto companies are now using enclosed trailers(black truck and trailer combos). Open trailers start with the availability to load two cars and go all the way to 10 small vehicles. Usually shorter interstate routes are using wedge trailers. They are 50-foot trailers usually being pulled by a 3500 Ford, Chevy, or Dodge pickup trucks. Anything going 1200 miles or above will be a semi with a 7-10 car trailer. Most of the time they are not able to come straight into your neighborhood or right to your doorstep. The driver will get as close as possible while obeying laws. Try to pick up large well-lit areas for pickup and delivery. This helps because sometimes it’s dark at pickup or delivery and the last thing you want to deal with is an issue for damage after the driver has left(make sure you mark damage on the driver’s BOL). If laws or the size of the streets do not permit it, they are able to meet you a short way from your pickup and or delivery location.

Houston Auto Shipping (281) 407-2720