The Experts Can Do It Better
Most people worry about what will become of their automobile when they want to move from one place to the other. The movement of your auto machine from Florida to Louisiana will not constitute an issue with ASG.
Louisiana is the 31st in size and the 25th most populous state in the US. It represents a melting point of diverse cultures; it is a reflection of French, African, American and French-Canadian cultures. The largest city is New Orleans; it is reputed for the following: colonial-era French Quarter, raucous Mardi Gras festival, jazz music, Renaissance-style St. Louis Cathedral. There is also the war time exhibits at the huge National WWII Museum.
You may want to move in to this state on one status or the other; if you are in need of an auto transport from Florida to Louisiana; the best is only good for you. ASG is a name in the industry that rings a bell.
People Experience Issues
Perhaps you are not aware; some service providers will take an automobile from destination and during the course of the journey; issues will develop on the way. When the automobile is eventually discharged at the destination; it will be in a sorry state with a dent; in some cases; there are multiple dents. You do not serve such a treatment; that is the reason you must look before you sign the dotted lines.
Make Assurances Doubly Sure
What is the history of the service provider that you want to consider in the industry? How successful have they been? Do they have awards in their archives? How happy are their customers? You have to ask all those questions if you want your automobile to get to you in one whole piece.
We Are World Class
When you ask all the above questions bothering on credibility; you will realise that the majority of the service providers around today (with due respects to their brands do not make the cut off. But try same with ASG. You will see the difference very clear. We have what the rest do not have. All we are today is built on the foundation of excellence; we have the determination to partner with you towards ensuring that your auto engine is safe with us.
These are our popular roots:
- From Florida to Erie,PA to New Orleans,LA
- From Florida to Overland Park,KS to Lake Charles,LA
- From Florida to Ogden,UT to Lafayette,LA
- From Florida to Rapid City,SD to Baton Rouge,LA
- From Florida to Salem,OR to Alexandria,LA
- From Florida to Fayetteville,AR to New Iberia,LA
- From Florida to Coventry,RI to New Iberia,LA
Frequently asked questions
The more lead time you allow in your moving plans, the more money you will save shipping your car. If immediate pickup is required, we can generally have a truck out there in 5-7 business days, and if you're located in a major city, same-day pickup can be arranged for an additional fee. Remember, the more time you give us, the more we can save you on your transport.
This is route and distance dependent. Some routes can take as little as two to three days, while many cross-country trips can take as long as 14 days to be completed. A good rule of thumb is to figure 325 miles per day so, if your total transport mileage is 3100 miles, it'll take roughly 10 days to get there. Trucks have a lot of interruptions to deal with, they have to stop at all weigh stations, can only drive a certain number of hours, etc. But don't worry, when a car is picked up, it will be delivered as quickly as practical. Your assigned agent or the truck driver will contact you if anything changes regarding your estimated delivery time or date.
No, your personal insurance is not required during transport. All of our trucks carry a minimum $100,000.00 insurance policy, as required by law, in case of damages to the vehicles they are transporting and must provide ASG with a certificate naming ASG as additionally insured. As long as your vehicle is up on the truck, it is fully insured through the truck's cargo insurance policy. If you do have insurance on the vehicle, your personal insurance will become "secondary" to the truck's insurance. Alternative/additional insurance is available through our AFTA GAP Insurance policy on a per shipment basis, ask your agent for details.
Do not put valuables in your car like laptops or GPS devices. Shells and bed liners in pickup trucks must be bolted down, or else they may fly off. All CB and radio antennas must be retracted/removed, or else they may be damaged during transport. Make sure that you have less than a quarter tank of gas in the vehicle; this makes the vehicle lighter and safer for the trucks. If you're shipping to an international location this is equally important, or else you could be assessed a de-fueling charge.
Carriers are not licensed to carry household goods, their insurance is for your vehicle, not any contents you place in the car. It is illegal for one of our carriers to transport your car with personal property. Trucks have many restrictions put on them, and one is weight. If you have boxes of personal belongings sitting in your car, it could push the weight of the truck over its maximum, causing considerable delays.
Door-to-door transport is where our truck will come as close to your house as possible within the local road restrictions to pick-up or deliver your vehicle. This is in contrast to terminal-to-terminal shipping, where you are required to drop your car off at a terminal and wait for a truck to come pick it up there. Door-to-door is much safer and more reliable, as the car doesn't leave your sight until it's on the truck. Also, you are present to note any damages that the car may have prior to pickup, as well as sign the bill of lading (as stated in this document). Terminal-to-terminal is cheaper, but puts your car at risk as most terminals are actually just open lots where you drop your car off and hope it's insured and secured. ASG does not use terminal services.
Someone representing you must be present when the vehicle is picked up and delivered. Upon pickup, you and the driver will sign a "bill of lading," which is essentially a contract from the Transporter stating that you're releasing the car to the trucking company for the purposes of transport. You will also go through a pre-pickup inspection of the vehicle with the driver, noting any pre-existing damages the car may have as well as the overall condition of the vehicle. If you can't personally be there, then you must find someone else who can represent you and sign the legal bill of lading and inspection of the vehicle for you. Please let us know if someone other than you will be there when the truck comes to pick up the vehicle, so all parties are aware of who will be signing documents. If no one is present, or we don't know who the signer will be there may be delays getting your vehicle picked up.
When you book with Auto Shipping Group, we will do our very best to accommodate the dates that you have provided for us. Generally, instead of giving you an exact pickup date, we'll give you a pickup window. This allows some extra time for the truck to get to your delivery location. Generally the truck will be there on the date provided, however in our industry things can change quickly. If a change occurs, either your assigned Auto Shipping Group consultant or the truck driver will contact you to notify you of the changes.
Yes! The main thing to remember about shipping an inoperable vehicle is that it must be winched or flat bedded onto the truck. In the event that a vehicle is or becomes inoperable there is a $150 charge.
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