Factors Used to Arrive at Auto Shipping Rates

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Factors Used to Arrive at Auto Shipping Rates :

Factors Used to Arrive at Auto Shipping Rates The car shipping industry follows a standard auto shipping rates and they use certain formulations in order to arrive at the effective rate that will be charged to the client. Several factors are considered in determining the applicable rates in a given situation and these factors will be the focus of our discussion. To have a better understanding of how the rates for auto transport are applied the following are considered namely:

The Age of the Car :

The Age of the Car Yes, the age of the car is considered and plays a role in determining the auto shipping rates to be charged to the customer. The immediate explanation to this is that some cars belong to the antique category and therefore commands a price that is not ordinary and therefore more expensive than in ordinary cars. The same follows with brand new cars since they still don't have a second hand value, the basis of the transport pricing will be aligned with the price of that brand new vehicle

The Brand/ Model of the Car :

The Brand/ Model of the Car The brand of the car is also considered in determining the auto shipping rates because any damage to it that might be incurred by the transporting company will depend on how much the repair or replacement would cost. The basic explanation is that a Rolls Royce definitely would cost more repairing as compared to an ordinary Japanese car.

Weight of the Car :

Weight of the Car Even the weight of the car in considered and this relates to the stress and the difficulty that will be experienced in transporting it from one place to another. Vehicles are also used in shipping smaller cars and the weight of the automobile being transported also takes a toll on the vehicle used in transporting them.

Destination :

Destination This is expectedly part of the computation and the distance by mile is computed from the pick-up point to the point of destination.

The number of Cars to be Transported :

The number of Cars to be Transported Companies engaged in auto transport usually give a discount if more than one vehicle is to be transported at one time and this is a normal occurrence because a lot of families maintain more than one car in the household.

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