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May

Shipping your car from auction

Do you want to buy a car from auction? If yes, then you probably need to know how to go about it. Check this post to get a detailed explanation on buying a car from auction. Once you have purchased the car, the next line of action will be to get it to your desired destination. You may have to use the option of shipping your car from auction rather than driving it. 

Why you should ship your car

Some reasons why shipping is advisable are:

  1. If the car is inoperable.
  2. The distance of travel is a long one.
  3. You may not be sure of the full capacity of the car yet, considering the fact that you just bought it and have not serviced it yet. You do not want to get stranded half-way.
  4. If you buy the car online, shipping the car will save you the stress of going to pick it up, especially if it is a long distance.
  5. With a car shipping company, you can ship to any destination you want. Or get it to your doorstep if you so wish.

Is your car operable or inoperable?

What this means is, if your car can be driven or it has to be towed or something. This determines the type of carrier that would be used to ship your car. It is important to state this during booking. This is because if for some reason the vehicle turns out to be inoperable, when the truck driver gets to the auction site, he might not be able to carry the vehicle. He will most likely not have the necessary equipment to lift the car. Also this error will incur additional charges on your part. So be sure to clearly state the condition of the car.

What type of car are you shipping?

Depending on the type of car you want to ship, you can either go for an open or enclosed shipping option. Usually, enclosed shipping is used for classic cars, luxury and sport cars and the likes. Cars that will only be used for fancy occasions and not exposed to day-to-day run-arounds. But if your car is not quite classy and will be used for daily activities like going to work, running errands, picking up your kids, meaning it is naturally going to be exposed to environmental elements like dusts, weather, etc, then open shipping is the best option. Open shipping is the more common option and it costs less than enclosed shipping. Enclosed shipping is more expensive but it will keep that posh car from being degraded by the weather and other environmental elements.

At Fortecho LLC, we haul both operable and inoperable cars and other vehicles, like motorcycles. We offer both enclosed and open shipping with delivery at your desired location. 

Ready to ship your car?

shipping your car from auction

For more information you can call us directly at +12193001666 or have a Live chat with one of our representatives.

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