Choosing the right Car Transport Company

Before selecting an auto transport company you must enquirer about some key issues relating to your contract matters, insurance, licensing, planning, etc.
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May 7, 2010 - PRLog -- Before selecting an auto transport company you must enquirer about some key issues relating to your contract matters, insurance, licensing, planning, etc. Take your time to figure out that you are dealing with right company or not. Ring several companies; ask your associates if they had ever utilized the service of a transport company. Make certain that they have been in this business for several years. Analyze quotes, BBB (Better Business Bureau) evaluation and terms and conditions. Determine whether the company listed in the BBB record is clean or not. The Better Business Bureau maintains record of unsettled grievance and problems. If you discover that the company has many complaints then don’t deal with this company and drop it from your list.

Do not select an auto transport company offering the lowest prices. High-quality service should be your first priority. Be sure that they give you MC and DOT number. You may verify the validity of the DOT number on the website of FMCA. Confirm that the auto transport company provides coverage for your vehicle. If there is damage to the vehicle while transporting, you can claim compensation from the company. If you deal with an uninsured auto transport company then you can not obtain damages or losses occurred during transport. Confirm that you read the agreement and understand of the situation before it is signed.

Study the different transport companies and take a decision on which company you are going to deal with. Obtain a confirmation by e-mail or fax. Previous of transporting your vehicle ensure that you have take out all your valuable and personal things. Confirm that you vehicle contains only less than a quarter tank of fuel as it helps to reduce the weight of the vehicle. Before transportation make sure that you have washed your vehicle. This makes certain that the vehicle's state is readily recognized previous to transportation.

Carriers and drivers will inspect the vehicle before pick up. In case of some dent which is already present in your vehicle shall be noted in a report. You need to sign the report and a copy will be sent to you, keep this message, until the vehicle is transported. Before taking the vehicle, ensure that your vehicle do not have any scratches and dents. You have the opportunity to claim compensation so please do not rush, check your vehicle leisurely. If you find any damage in your vehicle be sure that the carrier signs the status report and be sure to keep one copy of the records.

There are some cautions before selecting the auto transport companies. As this business do not guarantee that your vehicle will be transported on exact time, transportation may delay due to mechanical problems of the carrier, bad weather conditions, never pay the money before your vehicle is transported. Ensure yourself that the company has provided you the delivery date and time and their phone number and name.

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