Archive for January 2018

Your Bill of Lading: Everything you need to know

Your automobile will undergo an inspection before shipping, where any damages will be noted on the Bill of Lading. The BOL also includes the terms and services included in your contract with DIY Transport, and a dispatch report. For your own protection, and to know what to expect from your auto transport service, it’s important…

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Can you afford to drive it there?

You’ve made some inquiries into the procedure and the cost of shipping your vehicle to a new location a few thousand miles away.  You’ve received a few quotes to compare, and … well … you’re not sure, but they seem a little high. Maybe you’d be better off just driving the car there? Stop and…

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Next comes the flood of water-damaged cars

Harvey. Irma. Perhaps Jose, and maybe even Katina. Hurricanes are wreaking havoc on American cities. Wind and water, water, everywhere. Have you wondered what will happen to those vehicles you see on TV, the ones with water up to the doors, the windows, the roofs? Bet on it: They’ll show up for sale on a…

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Open trailer or enclosed?

The most common way that vehicles are shipped across the United States is by open trailer. It’s also the most economical way.   The size of the trailer will depend on how far you’ll be shipping your vehicle: most moves done within the same state may involve only a few pickups, thus are usually shipped…

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We ship heavy equipment, too!

Heavy equipment shipping can be a difficult task, but our agents are here to guide you.  We’ll help you book your shipment and leave you with the confidence of knowing your equipment is in capable hands. The shipment of tractors, cranes, forklifts, or other large industrial equipment may require a carrier that specializes in heavy…

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Choosing a transport company

There has been a dramatic increase in the number of in complaints against auto transporters and auto transport brokers filed with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Here are some tips to help you choose a company to transport your auto, motorcycle, boat or other vehicle and  avoid the scams.   Know how to search…

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Just what is an ‘auto transport broker?’

You’ve got an auto dealership, with the need to keep cars coming and going in a steady stream. Or you’ve got that one special “summertime” car that you’ve decided to keep at the condo in Florida.  Or you’ve sold that one-of-a-kind tractor to a buyer halfway across the country, and the deal includes delivery; you…

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