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Car Shipping Deals

Car Shipping Deals

Negotiating your car shipping deal doesn’t necessarily mean you will always get what you want for the lowest possible price.

Remember, both sides should conclude the negotiations feeling comfortable and happy with the agreement. For a moment, put yourself in the car shipper’s shoes. At some point in our lives, we’ve all been there. Remember trying to sell textbooks you no longer need, or a car, maybe even a house? Remember negotiating a babysitting rate to watch your neighbor’s child or your salary in a job interview? At least once, each one of us sold something – a tangible object or services. And you didn’t want to get low-balled. Car transport companies are no exception. And to be able to provide you and your vehicle with quality service they also need to win (make money).

Car Shipping Deals

During car transport, you will deal with a broker and/or carrier. Some think it’s better and less expensive to negotiate directly with a carrier. Well, it’s not always the case. In fact, it rarely is. Chasing after a discount you put yourself at risk of losing the most precious commodity you have: time. It takes a lot of time to find a carrier who just happens to have a truck in your area ready to pick up your vehicle right away or on the date that’s convenient for you. Or is heading to your delivery destination on the date you need your car to be there.

The nationwide trucking companies may be able to pick up your car on the desired date, but will often store it in one of their terminals until they have a full load going to your target destination.

It may be wise to trust a broker with shipping your vehicle. The good broker will make sure the carrier that will transport your car is properly insured and reputable. Brokers will negotiate car transport price on your behalf and coordinate shipping dates for you.

The Going Rate

The amount carriers charge for vehicle transport from point A to point B is called the “going rate.” If the carrier is offered a going rate or higher – your car will be picked up within the promised one to five business days. How is that for a good car shipping deal?

Does it mean carriers never pick up loads that offer below going rate price? No. Exceptions also exist in this industry. Sometimes carriers need to fill up their trucks, and if they can’t find enough cars at the going rate, they pick up an offer from the bottom of the list. So if you are not in a hurry and want a chance at getting that discount, this may be your option.

It’s important to keep in mind that the going rate constantly fluctuates, which is explained by the number of reasons, like supply, demand, and competition. The rate is often affected by changes in fuel prices and seasonal fluctuations, forcing carriers to adjust to the situation at hand.

Instant Quotes

When you are looking for car shipping deals, beware of instant quotes. These estimates are helpful when you need to move your car between point A and point B on a well-travelled route. But, instant quotes don’t distinguish between the highway and rural miles. The value of an instant quote is calculated with the help of an algorithm by multiplying the number of miles by the “cost per mile.” The automated algorithm doesn’t know when your car needs to be picked up from some remote farm or a small village somewhere in the mountains. So whenever an instant quote produces a price to your liking, don’t get too excited and call the company to confirm the details.

Available Discounts

Everyone must win for you to win. Carriers and brokers both need to make money to provide you and your vehicle with the superb shipping experience. Does it mean discounts simply don’t exist in the car shipping industry? They do! But every company has its rules. Some will offer a senior citizen or student discount; you can always inquire about the multiple vehicle discounts. Many car transporters will gladly offer a price break for military personnel.

To get a quote and ship your car with Corsia Logistics, fill out our online quote request form. To see if you qualify for a discount call (818) 850-5258 to speak with one of our logistics specialists.

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Simon Moore
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Looking for a logistics company, to ship my car, from California to Illinois,my first search, then Corsia showed up, skeptical. Call and a very friendly secretary: Elena. She guided me through, I scheduled and as she explained, all when smooth as scheduled Very happy I did the right choice. I'll recommend this great Company to anyone that is thinking to relocate a vehicle. Thanks Corsia logistics for your honesty and professionalism!
Elizabeth Woodward
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Corsia was highly recommended by a friend in the automobile industry. We needed to transport a cargo van from Seattle to Florida. We contacted Corsia who quickly arranged transport within just a few days. Communication was outstanding! Just a few email confirmations and we were all set. Mike was great and arrived right on time and delivered to Florida on schedule. Tip-avoid the hornets nest of auto brokers on line and just contact Corsia for a truly great experience!
Carrol Tiffany
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Corsia has been amazing. Their prices are really competitive but more importantly their customer service has been 5-Star. Elena followed up with me every step of the way, making sure there was no miscommunication between me & the driver. We are using them to ship a 2nd vehicle & would not hesitate to use them again!
Tony Boyd
Definitely recommend
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I have recently used Corsia for long time family car with sentimental value that was moved I have recently used Corsia for shipment of my vehicle from Oregon to Arizona by recommendation from other family member who also used Corsia in the past. I am very pleased on the service and the communication throughout shipment. Ken was my direct contact and kept me informed along the move The car was picked up and delivered as communicated. I did use a enclosed mover and the driver was also clean cut professional and treated car as his own. I would definitely recommend Corsia again with the experience I have had. Thank you. T
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Top notch Transport - Porsche 997 Top notch! As easy and efficient as one could possibly imagine. Great customer service.. thank you Luke. Great prices. Check. Timely communications. Check. Clean transport trailer. Check. Supremely careful driver. Check. Timely arrival. Check. Don't mess around elsewhere, just call Corsica and feel confident your transports needs are going to be exceeded. My Porsche 911 rode like a Queen in her enclosed chariot. I've never needed a transport company before, and I surely will use them every time. Do yourself a favor, seriously. Call now.
Geet Mp Haryana
Reliable, efficient
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Corsia rep (Elena) was very proactive. Helped ship a car from CA to GA. She checked in with me via email quote and several phone calls to find me the best possible quote for the fastest available service. After several communications, Corsia was able to schedule a vehicle pickup the next day. The driver communicated well, and the vehicle arrived in final destination faster than we expected in perfect condition. I highly recommend using Corsia's reliable, efficient service.
Cay Liptak
Clean, efficient, wonderful
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Thanks, Corsia! Pickup was so clean, efficient, and wonderful -- my only recommendation is to make sure you schedule it during the day so you can fully review the car in the daylight. Drop off was equally wonderful, and the whole trip went down without a hitch (pun intended!). Seriously, Corsia delivered my Jeep from CT to California with no issues or bumps in the road!
Csaba Kovesdy
Truly positive experience
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Corsia Memphis to LA, mid-size SUV. I looked at 4 different companies amd Corsia was the most responsive of them. While being responsive, they were not unduly aggressive: when I indicated that I need to wait a month before making a decision they stopped contacting me and only came back with a reminder when I really needed it. Once I decided to engage Corsia they found me a transport within two days and the car was delivered (from Memphis to LA) in another two days. I had a truly positive experience.
Kelly Torres
Highly recommend
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Working with Corsia Logistics was a great experience. Working with Corsia Logistics was wonderful. They were able to find a driver right away to transport our car. They were in constant communication as to when the car was getting picked up and dropped off. The driver also communicated with me as to when he would arrive. I would highly recommend Corsia Logistics.
Amy Nelson
Excellent Organization
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Corsia was an excellent company to work with while I transferred my car across the US. A friend of mine suggested I use them as they had been very organized and trustworthy with her own car. I researched a few different place but decided to go with Corsia and I'm so glad I did! Any questions I had throughout the process they answered quickly and clearly. I would definitely use them again in the future and recommend them for others to use.