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The importance of multiple car shipping quotes

The importance of multiple car shipping quotes

Shipping a car is probably going to represent a large chunk of your moving expenses. It is only natural you would want to get the most for your money. How do you know what is the optimum deal? To get the best quote from a reputable company you have to do your homework.

Get multiple car shipping quotes

To determine the best auto transport company that will offer the most competitive price and quality of service, you should request multiple car shipping quotes. We recommend you solicit at least three estimates.

Find a few reputable auto transport companies and request quotes online or call. Speaking to a logistics expert will answer the most common vehicle shipping questions.

When you start searching online you will find many companies with low rates. Not all rates are created equal. Do not be lured by low prices! What you want is a high safety rated carrier to deliver your vehicle safe and sound in a timely manner.

Only a reputable company that quotes realistic market rates can provide quality service. You should collect several quotes to compare and understand pricing.

When you have a few quotes you can see the difference in rates. Just as low rates mean low quality service, extremely high prices can often mean the same. You do not want to aim for the highest price because the most expensive company does not equal the highest quality of service.

What you want to aim at is the golden mean. An accurate and realistic market price is your golden mean. This is a rate that reflects all factors that affect the cost to ship a car.

An honest company can provide a realistic rate that reflects current market conditions. This kind of rate is quoted manually. A car shipping quote calculator is a software that does not take into account the most important factor – supply and demand.

Requesting several quotes will help you determine your golden mean rate. The price to ship a vehicle depends on a few factors and nowadays many companies use automated quoting that does not take into account all factors. Most importantly, automated quotes do not take into account supply and demand fluctuations that happen daily.

With auto transport services supply and demand situation plays an important role in pricing. An inaccurate rate usually means longer than usual wait for pick up. This ultimately leads to increasing of the initial price to a more realistic, close to market conditions price that will ship your vehicle.

Factors that affect the cost to ship a car

  • Distance and location
  • Supply and demand
  • Vehicle make and model
  • Vehicle condition
  • Type of transport carrier

Why does the price vary from carrier to carrier?

Once you receive several quotes from different auto shippers, you will see the differences. This is when you will have to really pay attention and ask questions. To choose the service that works for you and your car you need information.

Some shippers offer enclosed auto shipping as their standard service, others may charge a premium for it. Also, you can always ask about available discounts. Some auto shippers offer a student discount, senior or military discount. Sometimes you may get a break on the price by shipping multiple vehicles at the same time. Discuss all your options and preferences.

Research and choose wisely!

Word of mouth is priceless when it gets to choosing an auto transport company. However, when you cannot count on such a referral you turn to customer testimonials. A company that offers quality service will have solid online reputation.You can read Corsia Logistics reviews on TrustPilot, Google+ and other sources online, as well as check social media.

Yet, the most important you should do is call and discuss your shipment. Only by talking to a reliable logistics consultant, you will understand the service you receive. Give yourself enough time to research your options before you choose a vehicle shipper. In order to receive an accurate rate you will need to fill in a few vehicle shipping quote requests online.

Read the information on the car carrier’s website and your quote online or by phone. Call and ask questions. We are here to help you ship your car with peace of mind. Thank you.

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Simon Moore
Great company
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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
Top notch
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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.