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Get a Quote and Book

Big move on the horizon? Reach out to one of our representatives for a timely and transparent auto transport quote. If you’re unsure if working with a car transport company is right for you, reach out anyway. Our quotes are obligation-free and quite convincing.

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We Pickup Your Vehicle

Once your pickup date, time, and location are finalized, we will confirm them with your driver. Prepare your move with peace of mind, knowing that your car will be safely shipped to your new location. When your driver arrives, you will inspect the vehicle together and sign a Bill of Lading. 

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Delivery On Demand

Your driver will reach out within 24 hours of your delivery date to give you a location update. Upon finding it arrived in perfect condition, you will sign the Bill of Lading to officially complete the delivery and start your new adventure! 

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 For quotes, service questions, and other inquiries, contact us now or email us at [email protected]shipnts.com

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How Does Auto Transport Work?

The fact that automobiles occasionally have to be transported is a bit ironic, as they are designed and depended on to truck us from point A to point B. However, millions of vehicles every year are transported for a variety of different reasons and in a variety of different methods. 

Whether by rail, ship, airplane, car, or truck, auto transport is a necessary service that is only getting more popular. If you’re curious about the ins-and-outs of car shipping and car transport, keep reading for National Transport Services’ complete guide to nationwide car shipping.

Understanding Auto Transport

It’s hard enough to ship a standard-sized TV in a timely and cost-efficient manner; transporting a car is an entirely different story. If you’re making a cross country move and have to move your vehicle a thousand or more miles, how would you do it?

Sure, you could bite the bullet and brave the long drive yourself. But with gas, hotel costs, and stressful situations around every corner, is it really worth it? If you have billions of dollars, you could commission a cargo plane, but most of us don’t have that type of disposable income. Upon further research, you would discover that hiring an auto transport company is the easiest option.

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car shipping red Ferrari 360 coupe loading into an enclosed car trailer on a bright sunny day

Trust National Transport

Each year, thousands of customers choose vehicle transport services from National Transport Services to save time, money, and stress during their big move. Auto transport companies specialize in shipping all models of vehicles on behalf of their owners. 

As an auto shipping provider, our primary objective is apparent: move your vehicle as safely and efficiently as possible. To ensure our utmost care, consideration, and efficiency, we charge a reasonable transport fee. However, if you weigh your alternatives, the payoff here is massive.

Before you contemplate transporting your vehicle with NTS or any other auto shipping provider, you need to understand the intricacies of the shipping process. With details about the process cemented, you’ll be in a better position to make an informed choice and recognize why working with our auto shipping company is the best decision.

Why Do People Use Auto Transportation Companies?

Before we go into in-depth detail about how National Transport handles our car transport service, you should familiarize yourself with the benefits of using a trusted car shipping company.
People with classic cars often employ auto shipping companies because not all classic cars can endure the wear-and-tear of unkept roads and long-distance travel. 

For example, if someone scores a dreamy vintage automobile at a classic car auction, they should do everything they can to guarantee it maintains its excellent condition. It would be impractical for that person to drive the car home after paying tens of thousands to buy it. If you’ve recently purchased a vintage car or a new vehicle from a faraway dealership, an auto transport company like NTS can save you an invaluable amount of time and stress.
We also serve businesses who are relocating and need help moving their company vehicles to a new location.

 With a whole fleet that needs to get from one place to another, the smartest option is to hire an auto transport company that will carefully ship your vehicle.
Hiring a car shipping company is also recommended for vehicle owners undertaking a big coast to coast move. Save the long road trip and let the professionals handle the transport, so you can focus on the exciting details of your move.

car transport showing an enclosed car trailer loading a black Ferrari F12 Coupe on a downtown city street

Different Methods of Auto Transport

The shipment process differs from auto transport company to auto transport company, with the most popular methods of shipping being truck and rail. 

At National Transport, we ship your car by truck, giving you a choice between open transport and enclosed transport.

Understanding Open Transport

Our open transport option involves shipping your car on an extended, two-level trailer. Chances are, you’ve probably seen a two-story trailer loaded with vehicles riding alongside you on the highway perhaps that was us!

Open transport car shipping with National Transport Services is suitable for any type of vehicle and is the most cost-effective choice if you want to ship a standard model or a used car. Shipping by open carrier often comes with a cheaper price tag because we can ship seven to ten vehicles on the same trailer. Open-air trailers are also lighter than enclosed transport trailers, which means lower fuel costs.

If your car has some years on it and stands up to all weather conditions, this is the straightforward car shipping option for you. However, be warned that with no covering, the vehicle will be exposed to road debris.

Car Shipping inside an enclosed car trailer that is very clean and new

Understanding Enclosed Transport

Our enclosed transport option allows your vehicle to be shipped in a fully enclosed trailer. As discussed above, this provides a higher degree of security and protection for your cars. If you’re in the market to move a new car, an antique, a collectible, or a luxury vehicle, enclosed transport should be your chosen shipping method.

Closed trailers are less fuel-efficient, resulting in a higher fuel cost and a more expensive price tag than their open-air alternatives. However, if you have the funds, taking this extra measure to safeguard an antique or costly vehicle will only save you money in the long run.

What Affects the Cost of Car Shipping?

Once you choose your car transport method (open or enclosed), this has the most significant influence on your car shipping service’s final price. Other determining factors include your vehicle’s make and model, the distance it’s being shipped, and the auto transport company you choose to send it with.

When you ship your car with National Transport Services, you always get an unrivaled blend of value, service, and outcomes. We do everything we can to offer an efficient service at an affordable price, keeping your car safe from point A to point B.

car transport showing an open car trailer driving down a narrow highway on a partially cloudy day
car transport showing an enclosed car trailer loading a black Ferrari F12 Coupe on a downtown city street

It's Easy to Ship Your Car With NTS

If all that information was a bit complicated, don’t worry when you call us, we handle all the auto transport intricacies. 

All you have to do is follow these three simple steps and know that National Transport Services will soon have your car at its intended destination in perfect condition.

Car Hauling Done Right

In a sea of auto transport companies, National Transport Services is the undisputed industry leader. Whether we’re servicing a small family making a move or a big-time auto dealership undergoing a relocation, we give all of our clients 5-star service.

But you don’t have to take our word for it; trust the kind testimonials of our past car shipping customers.

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Ship Your Car Today

Don’t waste time contacting auto transport company after auto transport company. When it comes to car transport, National Transport Services is the clear choice. Now that you have a thorough understanding of how our auto transport service works, you’re ready to reach out and get a quote for either our open or closed trailer service.

We tried to cover it all, but if you have any lingering questions, please reach out to a customer service rep! We can’t wait to safely ship your vehicle.

Varvara Nazaretyan
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Amazing team, easy to work with, super professional great customer service. I told them what needed to be done and it was taken care of without any problems. Highly recommended for any transportation needs.
djfokis
djfokis
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Pleasure doing business. Great car transportation. Recommended
Denisse Aguilar
Denisse Aguilar
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The best customer service I have ever received, trustworthy, honest and fair. Highly recommended.
JohnSky Walker
JohnSky Walker
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Great Company. I highly suggest their services. Their customer service is top notch. Their services are well priced & always on time. I have worked with them many times over the years & will continue to do so. 5 Stars!
Joy Heavlow
Joy Heavlow
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I contacted NTS on a Friday night for a quote to expedite my vehicle pick up due to two other companies treating me horrible and lied to me. Lily responded to me on the following day and communicated quickly that I would be made a priority. I was movingfrom California to Delaware and starting a new job, so it was time sensitive. That Monday my car was picked up and delivered to me within 6 days! Amazing! From start to finish the process was easy, affordable and I was treated amazingly! THANK YOU!
Lion Heart Lifestyle
Lion Heart Lifestyle
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Great company to work with and very reasonable prices. They brought 11 of my exotic cars from Vegas. No problems at all.
James Partida
James Partida
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Highly recommend, I had a great experience. Thank you for everything !
Isabel Oropeza
Isabel Oropeza
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Great service and so professional! I’m so happy they were able to transport my vehicle to me for a great price and on time. They are all about making their customers happy. If you ever need transportation, I recommend this company! Can’t wait to keep making business!
John Price
John Price
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What can I say but great customer service, I was always updated and they were very flexible coordinating the transaction around my schedule. Highly recommend this company!
Cynthia Jaime
Cynthia Jaime
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I was very satisfied with this service. The communication and professionalism of this company was definitely up to my standards. I will be using them in the future.
Oliver Moseby
Oliver Moseby
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Wow..what a service, super fast and gets the cars picked up so quick and nothing but professionalism! Lily was so professional, got the car picked up so fast at such a good price. She kept in constant contact with me all the way to the delivery and even checked afterwards to make sure I was happy with their service! I would 100% recommend them to anyone that needs a car shipped!!
Luis Ramirez
Luis Ramirez
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Professional and very Reasonable I highly recommend them my vehicles arrived in excellent condition and on time
Paul K.
Paul K.
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I have NEVER done this before. I purchased a brand new vehicle from a dealership 1,800 miles from my home. Why? It actually saved me a lot of money. The only issue - getting it home! I contacted many transport companies for quotes. I chose National Transport Services because 1) they gave me a very fair quote, and 2) they stayed in touch (COMMUNICATION!) with me throughout-from purchase through pick-up through delivery, and 3) they were very professional throughout. They transported my new vehicle to my chosen drop-off point, even beating me there. The driver was very helpful and unloaded us expeditiously. Overall, extremely satisfied with NTS and would use them again! By the way, I am in no way affiliated or paid or get ANYTHING from NTS. I just got great service and like to say good things about good people. Thank you.
Dan Miller
Dan Miller
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Ed, your driver was very helpful and capable. I Will gladly use your service again when needed and recommend it to friends.
Kimberley Mohan
Kimberley Mohan
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An Absolute Pleasure to Work With I called National Transport Services as they were recomended thru Hemmings and they were close by the classic car that I needed to transport. It has been an absolute pleasure working with Lily Munguia, the NTS Lead Dispatcher. She kept us informed every step of the way, from pick-up to delivery, managing our expectations in a calm professional manner. Highly recomended!
USMC Patriot
USMC Patriot
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I am very glad that I chose National Transport Services (NTS) to ship my classic vehicle across the country. There was a minor snag during transport as is often the case in this unpredictable business, but that only gave a good company a chance to show why I was correct to choose them. Lily was on top of the situation immediately and kept me informed as progress was made to deliver my vehicle. When my vehicle arrived, it was a quick and easy delivery. If I am ever in need of shipping a vehicle (especially any high-end or classic vehicle,) I will look to Lily and her team at NTS! Thanks for taking such good care of me and my vehicle!
tariq abdul-wahad
tariq abdul-wahad
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Lily is the absolute best. Even when there is an issue she does her best to fix it and usually does. Thanks a lot for the professionalism. I will use them again for sure.
Michael Riordan
Michael Riordan
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Great price, very professional, and super fast delivery.
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 For quotes, service questions, and other inquiries, contact us now or email us at [email protected]shipnts.com