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How to choose an auto transport company?

How to choose an auto transport company?

It is important to be vigilant and aware of what to look for when you are planning to hire a company to transport your vehicle.

But how can you be sure that the auto transport company you choose is right for you and will take good care of your car? To help you minimize the risk of making a bad decision, we have created a list of recommended steps to take when choosing a car shipping company.

How to choose an auto transport company?


Today, thanks to Google, finding a car shipping company is easier than ever. A simple online query will yield numerous immediate results. Yet, it doesn’t mean you should choose the first company that pops up on the first page of Google.

Look up your potential shipper’s consumer ratings and read online reviews to learn about other customers’ experiences. Although, don’t base your decision only on what other people say. Verify the shipper’s licensing and background information as well as safety ratings with FMCSA.

Check the shipper’s website. How easy is it to navigate? How open is the company about its services and procedures? Can you easily find contact information?

Next, narrow your search down to about three reputable companies and request quotes

Request several quotes

It is very important to collect multiple quotes. Prices, however, will vary from one company to another. Auto transport cost depends on several factors such as distance, make and model of vehicle, condition of the vehicle, and type of transport carrier. However, supply and demand on a given route is the most important variable that determines the final cost to ship a car. It changes daily.

Many companies do not account for this factor in their quotes because they use car shipping quote calculators to automate the pricing process.

Only a quote that reflects the most current market conditions will ship your vehicle safely, efficiently, and on time. These quotes are calculated manually.

Thus, it is always better to call a company, ask questions, and request a current market price.

Ask questions

It is always a good practice to call and ask questions. Let a car shipping agent walk you through the process of transporting a car. You need to learn how shipping a car works.

This is the best way to understand what type of company you will be dealing with. The agents’ attitude and their knowledge and willingness to explain the process, the prices and your options will show you the company’s culture and experience.

Compare and finalize your choice

Compare everything that each company offers in terms of types of service, price, friendliness of customer service, transparency, and reliability.

When you choose a car shipping company, do not just go with the one that offers the cheapest price. Because the cheapest price never guarantees professional and timely service.

Incredibly low quotes that look like a great deal in the beginning, can open the door to a whole lot of problems such as late delivery, damage to your vehicle with no one willing to accept responsibility, or even a complete failure to ship the car in the first place. So, check carefully and compare all companies and prices.

How can Corsia Logistics be of service?

Corsia Logistics is a small family-owned company with over a decade of experience in the auto transport industry.

Our team is knowledgeable and eager to provide what people need today – personalized service and affordable rates. We treat each and every customer as if they were family. But don’t just take our word for it, read our online reviews to see why customers love us.

Our approach is simple – affordable rates and personalized attention.

Have questions? Connect with us via our online chat or call, and our experienced agents will be happy to tell you everything you need to know about car shipping. Thank you!

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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
High five's all around!
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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.