National Express Blog

May 1, 2024
Car Shipping Broker vs. Carrier - Benefits & Drawbacks

What are the pros and cons of both auto transport brokers and car carriers? Each offer specific services when it comes to moving vehicles from a to b. Each has their own set of benefits and drawbacks. When deciding on an auto transport company, it's very important  to consider factors like safety, speed, customer service, […]

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April 30, 2024
Shipping a Luxury Car

Shipping a luxury car is not quite the same as shipping a regular daily driver. Most luxury vehicles will benefit from enclosed transport. Enclosed transport runs about $1.50 per mile, or anywhere from 30-60% more than open carrier shipping. A good auto transport company will work with carriers that perform detailed inspections. These happen at […]

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April 30, 2024
Guide To Shipping a Car Across the Country

Cross country car shipping is a service that takes a car and moves it from one pick up location on one side of the country to deliver it on the other side of the country.  Most cross country car shipping consists of individuals moving, temporarily relocating, retiring, going to college, accepting a military transfer, or […]

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April 15, 2024
Interstate Car Transport

Transporting a car can be a unique task. In most cases many will only do this once or twice in their lifetime. The concept of interstate car transport encompasses a variety of scenarios, ranging from short-distance hauls to crossing various states, each route with unique characteristics. Because of factors that affect the car shipping industry, […]

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March 26, 2024
How Can I Bring My Auction Car Home?

Paying and getting a vehicle from the auctions is straightforward. There are generally two ways to get your vehicle from Copart, IAA, or any other auction. The first one is just going to the lot getting it yourself, however you may still need a trailer as it may not be possible to drive it home. […]

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March 7, 2024
Car Delivery Delays - 13 Reasons You'll be Left Waiting

Auto transport in the U.S. is a year-round necessity. Even though most people won't ship a car more than maybe once in their lives, this demand will be constant whether the transport is state to state or across the country. Often, car shipping delays are a common frustration for vehicle owners, buyers, and sellers. This […]

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March 4, 2024
When is The Best Time to Ship a Car?

You might be puzzled if you've heard the term "seasonality in auto transport" and what that has to do with the best time to ship a car for both your time and money. However, it's quite straightforward once broken down. This is one of the many factors when choosing a car shipping service that determine […]

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February 27, 2024
15 Ways to Get Cheap Car Shipping in 2024 and Beyond

Scoring a deal on low cost car shipping isn't just about chasing the cheapest price out there. With auto transport companies, quality and reliability are the real MVPs here along with a fair market price. Choosing to ship a car with a auto transport company also doesn't have to break the bank either. The key […]

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February 23, 2024
Will Gas Cars be Worthless in 5 Years?

In the rapidly evolving landscape of the automotive industry, a pressing question looms ahead for car buyers: Will gas powered cars become obsolete in the next five years? The shift towards electric vehicles (EVs) over internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles has been accelerating, pushed heavily by environmental concerns, the goal of reducing carbon emissions, advancements […]

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February 22, 2024
How To Ship a Car You Just Bought

In your quest for their ideal car, truck, or SUV or simply looking for that outright fantastic deal, car buyers like you have the ability to explore far and wide, utilizing an endless amount of online resources. Car prices in certain areas are very high, while simply just buying a car from another state can […]

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February 10, 2024
Cheapest Way to Ship a Car

The cheapest way to ship a car is with open car transport that is terminal to terminal. The cheapest and convenient way for shipping a car is utilizing an open car carrier that operates door-to-door. The vast majority of vehicle shipping services employ open carriers, which are trucks designed to transport cars without covering them, […]

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February 8, 2024
How Much Does it Cost to Ship a Truck?

Shipping a truck involves a more complex and usually more expensive process compared to regular cars due to the larger size and heavy weight. The cost of shipping a truck can vary quite a bit and is based on factors including the distance, type of transport (open vs. enclosed transport), and the specifics of the […]

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