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Auto Transport: The Secret to Protecting Your Big Investment

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Auto Transport: The Secret to Protecting Your Big Investment

Jennifer Strong
April 13, 2009

Jennifer Strong

Auto Transport: The Secret to Protecting Your Big Investment
Moving over long distances can mean many things, but one of the most important is the fact that your things need to be packed well in order to avoid damage and breakage. There are multiple moving companies out there that can help you, including self service and full service professionals. These companies can help you move your things in a protected manner.

Moving a Vehicle

Similarly, you will need to think about what to do with your vehicle. Consider selling older vehicles that you plan on getting rid of anyways, and they purchasing something new at your new location. But there a number of reasons why you may want to have your car shipped for you. Many car shipping companies are out there and the levels of services they provide vary.

Why Ship?

Whether it is because you yourself or moving or whether it is because you are selling your car to someone in a far off location you will have to consider you options. Driving may not be an option either because you need to get to your new location quickly, you have a luxury car on which you want to minimize racking up the miles, or you need to move multiple family members and the car ride would be uncomfortable.

Service Types

Car hauling companies vary and you will want different services depending on the type of car you are moving. You need to use a closed carrier if you are shipping an expensive luxury vehicle. This option can make sure that your vehicle is protected from road debris as well as the elements.

Open transport provided by one of the many logistics companies might be the best idea if your company is paying to ship your commuter vehicle. When you are thinking of auto transport, this is one of your many options. If you want the car sent quickly then the transporters may have to do a special delivery for you and the cost will be much higher.

Cost Effective Options

If you can wait for the car to arrive then your better option will be to use standard shipping where they will batch your car with other cars and are thus able to lower the cost. For a higher degree of service, you can choose to pick up and drop off your vehicle at the station where the company operates, or you can have them come directly to your home or office.

Finding the right auto transport for your situation is not always easy. Get all the information that you need to find the right Florida auto transport at http://www.autotransport101.com today.

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