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Saturday, March 4th, 2017 / Posted by Max Matev

Glossary of Auto Shipping Terms

BOL/Bill of Lading/Inspection Report – the piece(s) of paper on which the inspection of the vehicle is done prior to pick up and after drop off to ensure no damage has appeared while in the care of the driver, also…

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Friday, March 3rd, 2017 / Posted by Max Matev

Auto Transport by Rail

Transporting a car by rail can save you money but unfortunately it probably isn’t for you. The main issue with transporting your car by train is availability. While there are train tracks covering most of the country rail companies do…

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Friday, March 3rd, 2017 / Posted by Max Matev

Should You Tip Your Driver?

Ultimately, leaving a tip is up to you. Tips are not customary, around 1 in 10 people leave something extra. Based on the quality of the service, the total price, and how far above and beyond the driver went for…

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Monday, February 27th, 2017 / Posted by Max Matev

Explanation of Truck Driver Hours of Service Rules

If you have shipped a vehicle before you have probably heard of the driving restrictions enforced on truck drivers, these are called Hours of Service (HOS) regulations. The purpose of this supervision is to prevent driver fatigue and fatigue related…

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Sunday, February 26th, 2017 / Posted by Max Matev

uShip

uShip has been referred to as the eBay of shipping. People post items they need to ship, carriers offer their dates and price, and the customer picks the carrier whose criteria best suits them (usually the lowest rate). The idea…

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Sunday, February 26th, 2017 / Posted by Max Matev

Shipping with a Group

Shipping your car with a group of people makes the process much easier. Groups shipping from the same pick up point to the same drop off point enjoy advantages no one else can. More vehicles shipped together means a lower…

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Saturday, February 25th, 2017 / Posted by Max Matev

Planning Your Flight Around Your Auto Transport

One of the advantages of having your car shipped is that you are able to fly to your destination. Coordinating a flight and vehicle transport can be difficult however. The key difference is that you can plan an exact day…

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Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 / Posted by Max Matev

Criteria for a Carrier to be Preferred

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Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 / Posted by Max Matev

Getting a Damage Claim Paid

Though the risk is small, vehicle damage is always a possibility when having your car shipped. If an accident does occur it is very important to carry out the claim procedure correctly to get compensated for your loss. Hundreds or…

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Thursday, February 12th, 2015 / Posted by Max Matev

Terminal Auto Shipping

Contrary to what most people believe terminal auto shipping is not necessarily cheaper. Also carriers do not have terminals in every city. Also most cars are not shipped from terminal to terminal. Also terminals are not usually owned by transport…

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