Nationwide Auto Transport hopes everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Before Thanksgiving was over shoppers began doing what they do best. Black Friday consumers spent over $11 billion!1 While you are shopping online for the best deals, remember you can always get a free car shipping quote from Nationwide Auto Transport. We offer door to door delivery and your car is fully insured during transport. If you want to buy a vehicle for Christmas, get your best deal and Nationwide Auto Transport can get it to its new home in time for Christmas.
When you are looking for Auto Transportation, it is important to know all the facts. One of the things you will be asked to do is to sign a bill of lading at pick-up and delivery. A bill of lading is essentially defined as a contract between the shipper (you) and the carrier.
What information is on a bill of lading? A bill of lading contains the names, addresses, and phone numbers for the person on the pick-up and delivery end of each shipment. It also has a picture of the outline of an automobile. Any damage the car has at the time of shipment will be marked on the bill of lading. At delivery, there will be a final inspection of the car. The driver will mark whether or not any damage has been done during transport. If by chance there has been any damage during transport, it is important to make sure it is marked on the bill of lading. When your car is transported it is fully insured. Therefore, a claim must be filed with the insurance company for any damage. If it is not marked or signed and you later find damage to the vehicle, insurance will not cover the damage.
At the bottom of the bill of lading, there will be a line for the shipper and driver to sign at pick-up. A signature will also be required when the car is delivered and the final inspection has been completed. The bill of lading is an important document; take time and review the information contained on it to make sure everything is correct before you sign.
Autumn also brings the changing of the leaves the weather starts to get cool and many people want to go south for a few months. Spending a few months away from home is much more convenient if you have your vehicle with you, but no one enjoys a long road trip. The solution is simple; Nationwide Auto Transport can ship your car, truck or SUV to any of the lower 48 states. Plan your dream destination, call or go online to request a free auto transport quote. Enjoy your trip while you spend time with your friends and loved ones, while we here at Nationwide Auto Transport move your vehicle and make all the arrangements.
Now, before you decide shipping a car will cost a fortune, give us a chance to prove you wrong with a free, no hassle estimate. Call Nationwide today at 1-800-684-6498 or fill out a quote online!
The Nationwide Auto Transport Blog Team