Overview on Auto Transport
What is Auto Transport?
Auto transport means transporting of vehicles from one place to another. Instead of we driving ourselves to the destination, we can transport it through
auto transport. Auto transport is cost effective and less traumatic when compared to flying across the country and travelling to the destination. Auto
transport is very advantageous to the military personnel as they reside throughout the country for which they need to transport their vehicles to the
desired location. Auto transport is also called as Car shipping or Vehicle shipping.
Types of auto transport:
OPEN AUTO TRANSPORT:
Open auto transport means open to the elements. Open trucks are those which transport new cars to the dealership to be sold. Open carriers are cost
effective when compared to closed carrier. Moreover open auto transport is the industry standard, almost 95% of all the trucks transporting cars are
open trucks. Open carrier is very easy to find. This can carry 10 cars at a time as there are 10-car haulers. Open transport is sometimes not safe due
to the climatic conditions but this is very rare to happen. Majority of the vehicles are transported to their destination without a scrape on them.
ENCLOSED AUTO TRANSPORT:
Enclosed auto transport means closed to all elements. Enclosed carriers are very safe to transport cars as these are not prone to unforeseen climatic
conditions. This is why enclosed transport is expensive when compared to open carrier. Enclosed trucks are closed for the protection of cars.
Enclosed carrier transports 2-3 cars at a time. This transport assures complete protection of the cars being transported. If you want to transport high
luxury car then it is better to opt for enclosed auto transport.
TERMINAL TO TERMINAL AUTO TRANSPORT:
Terminal to Terminal transport means transporting the vehicle on specific date and time. Terminals are advantageous to those people who want to
assemble their vehicle on a precise date. This type of auto transport provides that once the car i