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Corporate Relocation Car Shipping

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Corporate Relocation Car Shipping

  • 20 Years Experience Shipping Cars
  • 4.6 Average Star Rating Google, BBB, TrustPilot
  • No Personal Information Required for Quotes
  • We changed the auto transport industry!
Ship your car in the U.S. faster, smarter, and safer with #1 Direct Express Auto Transport

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Corporate Relocation Auto Shipping Services

Starting a new job can be exciting. If the new job is across the country, that can be a bit intimidating, maybe even scary. After all, the grass isn’t always greener on the other side, but you won’t know until you’ve tried. Look at it this way, Columbus took a chance. 

There is much to do and organize to prepare for a long corporate relocation move. What possessions to take? Finding a place to live and if you have kids, the right school system. One good idea is to ship your car and cross that off your to-do list. 

Dealing with the logistics of moving for work can be a pain, especially when it comes to shipping your vehicle(s). Thankfully, there is a reliable car shipping company like Direct Express Auto Transport to help get it there fast and safely to its new destination. As a leading auto transport company since 2004, we often deal closely with corporate relocation companies to take care of their employees. 

Choose Well A Car Shipping Company for Your Relocation

Choose Well A Car Shipping Company for Your Relocation
Moving to a different location for employment can be quite overwhelming, so much to do, but there’s a way to simplify the process: opting for shipping your car is a good start. Instead of embarking on a tiresome journey, entrust the transportation of your car to a professional auto shipping company like Direct Express Auto Transport. This will allow you to concentrate on settling into a new home with your family, and into your new job responsibilities. With so much going on during a corporate relocation, it’s nice to have one less thing on your mind. We will take good care of your vehicle transport.

How to Set Up Corporate Relocation Vehicle Transport

Talk to your employer about the hiring of a reliable auto transport company, like us, and whether they will help with the expense. Many corporations are willing to help with that if you would only ask.

Make sure to schedule the pickup of your vehicle one or two weeks before you leave your current residence. Have backup contacts lined up on either end to take the stress out of it. You don’t have to be the person meeting the driver on either end, but you must have someone representing you. 

You will need to thoroughly examine your car and document the condition before it is shipped. Take photos before and after. Upon arrival at your new destination, we recommend that you or your designated representative be there for the delivery. Inspect your vehicle once more and ensure that no damage occurred during the car transportation process. Of course, anyone you choose may receive your vehicle in your place and sign for it. 

There are different car shipping service options to consider. While most people opt for an open-air carrier, if you have a high-end luxury vehicle, exotic car, classic car, or an antique, you should probably be among the 3% of customers choosing an enclosed carrier. But you will save significantly, roughly 33%, on the expense of car shipping by going Open-Air Transport.

How to Set Up Corporate Relocation Vehicle Transport

Choose Well A Car Shipping Company for Your Relocation

Choose Well A Car Shipping Company for Your Relocation

The timeframe for any car shipment can take from a few days to a couple of weeks. Many factors come into play when determining car shipping timelines, such as the number of vehicles on the carrier and weather conditions. But mostly, it is the overall distance of the relocation route that determines how long it takes. 

Carrier Transit Schedule For Car Delivery 

The car delivery service is eager to get your vehicle to its destination as quickly as possible.

100-500 miles takes 1 or 2 days
500-1000 miles takes 2 or 3 days
1000-1500 miles takes 3 or 4 days
1500-2000 miles takes 4 or 5 days
2000-2500 miles takes 5 or 6 days
2500-3000 miles takes 6 or 7 days

Additionally, drivers face Department of Transportation (DOT) limitations on the number of hours they can drive daily, and that can delay the delivery of your car. It’s a good thing, though, because it keeps all of us safer. While commonly traveled routes tend to be quicker, rural deliveries may take longer. Better to make arrangements earlier rather than later. 

Transitioning to a new city or town can be made much easier with the help of Direct Express Auto Transport. Fly to your destination. And know we will ship your car safely to your new home. 

Frequently Asked Questions About Auto Transport
How much does it cost to ship a car?

Not as much as you would suppose. If only one thing goes wrong, a tire blowout or overheated radiator for instance, then it would be actually cheaper to ship a car across country. About 97% of all auto transport shipments are delivered in an Open-Air trailer. It’s proven to be a very safe method with statistically few problems. You may notice multiple vehicles being delivered to car dealerships near you in an Open-Air trailer, and that’s because it’s reliable. It is also cheap car shipping. If you have a collector car or really expensive automobile, however, then we recommend car shipping services with an Enclosed carrier. Expect to pay about 50% more for Enclosed transport. Our car shipping cost calculator automatically adds the extra amount to your auto transport quote

How should I pay for the car shipping costs?

Making a nominal partial credit card payment to the auto transport broker is preferred by car shipping carriers but not essential. Carriers like getting paid with Cash or Money Order upon delivery, and who doesn’t? Services paid immediately for services rendered. But a full credit card payment upfront also works if the car shipping carrier trusts the auto transport broker. Carriers have known Direct Express Auto Transport for nearly twenty years and the trust is there. So either method works with us

How long does a car shipping company take to deliver my vehicle?

The auto transport delivery is the final step in the process, and also the simplest part. Once your vehicle has been assigned to a car shipping carrier and picked up, not too much can go wrong. It generally takes one day of transit time for every 500 miles of distance. The auto transport driver will call ahead from the road to announce his estimated time of arrival.

Car Delivery Time Estimate

  • 100-500 miles takes 1 or 2 days
  • 500-1000 miles takes 2 or 3 days
  • 1000-1500 miles takes 3 or 4 days
  • 1500-2000 miles takes 4 or 5 days
  • 2000-2500 miles takes 5 or 6 days
  • 2500-3000 miles takes 6 or 7 day

Depending on the distance, weather conditions and population centers it could be a few days or weeks until a vehicle reaches its destination. The car shipping carriers usually estimate about 10 days on coast to coast trips, but they frequently arrive earlier.

How far in advance should I ship my car?

We recommend scheduling your auto transport service anywhere from two days to two weeks in advance. We are often able to assign your vehicle on the very same day, but providing us with longer lead times allows us to schedule your auto transportation easier. You want the most current car shipping cost, and you get that by staying within two weeks of your first available date to ship. Believe it or not, the auto transport service market can change quickly. It is seasonal. If the car shipping quote is too low, that can delay your order getting on the road. To avoid that, try not to book more than a month in advance and preferably within two weeks, because seasonal changes can impact the current pricing. Conversely, you should enjoy the savings if the rates were to go down, so having the most current pricing is always best. Our auto transport rate calculator on this page was the first one in the industry in 2004.

How long do car shipping companies take to pick up my vehicle?

Over 90% of our car shipping orders are assigned and picked up within one week. Mostly because the overwhelming majority of the U.S. population lives nearby a major metropolitan area.

Can I store things inside my vehicle during auto transport?

Yes and no. The strict interpretation is no, you can’t ship items inside your vehicle. The reality is that almost all auto transport carriers look the other way on items that weigh less than 100 pounds, roughly the equivalent of 2 suitcases. We recommend placing any additional items in the trunk and out of sight. The U.S. Transportation Law states that a carrier can be fined $10,000 for hauling household items in the vehicle, but it is rarely enforced. Please know that car delivery drivers estimate every vehicle’s weight that they carry and don’t want problems at weight scales. They must keep the personal items to a minimum to make it through the scales. Some drivers will accept a tip ($50-$250) for hauling extra stuff, and some won’t. Rule of thumb, don’t take advantage. The car transporter is there to ship a car, not move the owner’s personal belongings. Our car shipping calculator will not add a charge for extra items because it would be presumptuous to expect the driver to agree. If you want to include extra items in your vehicle, please discuss that first with the driver and come to a mutual agreement.

Reviews From Our Customers

  • My Auto Transport Experience

    Nancy B. – Orlando, FL

    I am so pleased with my decision to use Direct Express Auto Transport! Ashley was a knowledgeable and confidence inspiring representative and my driver was on time and my car was in perfect shape!

  • Great Auto Transport Service To Texas

    Steve S. – New Braunfels, TX

    Talked to Jessica on Wednesday to have 65 El Camino shipped from Calif to Texas. Was picked up on Thursday the 16th and delivered on Monday the 20th. Beautiful truck and great driver. Sebastian was the driver’s name. Also it was awesome to see all the other great cars.

  • Enclosed Auto Transport

    Derek K. – Oradell, NJ

    Fantastic experience all around, from the office people calling me back on a Sunday when a question popped up, to getting the car delivered very quickly, the whole process went perfectly. Will use them again for sure.

  • My Car Arrived Sooner Than Expected!

    Charlie R. – Mt Clemons, MI

    Driver was very efficient and accommodating! Once he picked up the vehicle he stayed in contact with us all the way to delivery. Thank you very much for hauling this vehicle for us because we have no way of doing it ourselves.

  • Auto Transport From Florida

    Alicia L. – Bradenton, FL

    My car was picked up on a Friday morning and arrived at my destination two days later. The driver made sure that I was on time delivering my car and he made sure my car was delivered to me in a timely manner also. Great customer service from beginning to end. No complaints at all and will definitely use this company again. Great job!

  • Auto Transport Service To Arizona

    Jeff B. – Mesa, AZ

    Another excellent job by Direct Express Auto Transport! This is the 3rd time we’ve shipped with this Direct Express Auto Transport. They’re courteous, professional, and on time. I highly recommend this company and their services!

  • Car Transported California to Texas

    Bill A. – Ft. Worth, TX

    I used the expedited shipping option and they told me it will be picked up within 3-4days. Luckily my car was picked up on the very first day. It was assigned to one of their transport companies and I received my car within 10days. They are very professional.