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      03-09-2017, 06:47 PM   #67
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I just used Intercity Lines to ship a car from PA to AZ. Took 2 weeks to pickup and another 2 weeks to deliver though, but they are known as one of the best from my research. They had a couple million dollar Ferrari's on the truck, all high end cars. It's who Jay Leno uses so I figured if it's good enough for him!

Price was reasonable too for an enclosed trailer...I'd say only a couple hundred more than the competition.
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      03-10-2017, 11:23 AM   #68
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thank you, ill check them out...
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      03-10-2017, 01:15 PM   #69
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horseless is the most expensive, and i have an email out to plycar. Any others let me know and thanks!
enclosed vehicle transport ... used them once with enclosed trailer and they were great but not cheap
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enclosed vehicle transport ... used them once with enclosed trailer and they were great but not cheap
I second EVT. Any enclosed transporter that isn't grossly incompetent (that could be a big assumption, given the industry's reputation...) should be okay.

I heard horror stories about grime/fly/etc-encrusted vehicles showing up at the point of delivery due to having been shipped in an open-carrier, so I didn't even consider that route. I replaced my beloved del Sol 5MT with an Element AWD 5MT - the only '05 EX with <60K miles of which was located in SW PA. Given that EVT is based in Philly, had good Google/Yelp/other non-shipper-owned website reviews, and wasn't much different than DAS' quote, made them the most logical choice for me, then also taking the first-time shipping leap.

Their late-day phone call-answering, and general family-style friendliness was a nice bonus, so I would recommend them if you want to have some hope that the people shipping your car aren't tatted-up ex cons who have some friends who'd love to get their hands on a nice F80 cat or two...
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JP Logestics.

Just had them deliver my Black Series back in December via enclosed. Was going to go with Reliable Carriers, but their phones were down the entire day that I was trying to book. Plus, I stumbled across some awful reviews later in that day.

JP had my car delivered picked up two days after booking and had it delivered in a day and half from Georgia to Texas. This was the weekend right before Christmas too. Amazing service
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I'm in the car transport industry

OP, you can PM me and I can answer some questions that you have.

Most of the companies you guys mentioned are brokers, meaning they do not have their own trucks for transport.

If you get a company with good rating, there is nothing to worry about. Also someone mentioned about vehicles coming on and off the trailer and entering storage and thus you get delays, that never happens unless customer is not there for delivery, then we put it in storage. Trust me when I say this, most issues that we run into and run late is because of customers/dealers not the truck or driver.
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      03-16-2017, 12:57 PM   #73
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Booked Intercity Lines. I will relay my experience with them after I receive the vehicle. Thanks for all the feedback!
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      03-25-2017, 03:52 PM   #74
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Awesome glad to hear you went with Intercity...don't think you'll be disappointed! Look forward to hearing how it went with your M4.
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Intercity were great and thank you for the recommendation. The were super professional and careful with the vehicle. Treating it as if it was their own. They also were in constant communication and super accommodating. For any higher end cars I wouldn't use anyone else.
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Glad to hear!!!
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Angels Moving Autos... They shipped my M3 from Cali to South Carolina in a closed container.

They were fantastic with great service and communication. Not to mention they ship many exotics, My M3 was in the same closed trailer as a rolls royce.

Bit of advice, spend the extra cash and go with a closed container, which is what I did. Avoid any chips in your paint.
Just went with Angels Moving Autos as well for my F80. Car is being picked up next week and I will report back with how things went. So far, Deena at the main office was extremely helpful and a pleasure to deal with.
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Shipping car across the country

I'm looking into a z4m in florida and was hoping someone had recommendations on a company to ship the car to California.

Does anyone know roughly how much it would cost me?
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There are a bunch of companies that do this. One thing to be careful of is that some may say they ship enclosed but they purely broker it out whoever is cheapest and then the final leg may be enclosed. Not sure if they have a route from FL to CA but my first stop would be Intercity Lines. They do a great job and don't farm it out, they transport the cars themselves. Here is the contact info.

Roy Sewell
Sales Manager / Driver Recruiter
Intercity Lines Inc.
www.intercitylines.com
roy@intercitylines.com
800-221-3936 ex202

If they don't travel that route they will know someone else good that does.
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      07-19-2017, 01:22 PM   #81
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From WA to TX in an enclosed truck, it cost me around $1500.

There are literally hundreds if not thousands of logistics companies that ship vehicles. Pretty much all of them contract out jobs to truckers.
The best advice I have for you is to look for the best online reviews. Multiple sources for each company you are considering. And don't automatically go for the cheapest price as they are skimping somewhere whether it be service, quality, or insurance.

And having done both enclosed and open, I will do open from now on. There really isn't much risk of rocks hitting the car. However if price is no option and you want to ensure you vehicle is always garage kept stick with enclosed. The enclosed truck I used, also had better clearance for very low cars.
It took about 30 min using blocks to get my slammed Nissan onto the ramps of the open truck
Z4 clearance should be fine for either
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      07-20-2017, 04:19 PM   #82
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Dealer got a car (not my BMW) shipped to me for $1000 from Phoenix to Cincinnati. Was on an open truck but sitting 10 feet in the air and somewhat behind the truck cab it didn't have any damage. Far more likely when I am driving down the highway. I see the biggest chance for damage on being when they load and unload it, and my car was in a place it supposedly only had to come off once. They were also super careful on filling out paperwork on both ends noting anything not perfect which I appreciated.

If it is a logistics company you deal with, how well it is cared for depends on who they contract with. I would pay more if I could deal directly with the trucking company.
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      07-20-2017, 05:36 PM   #83
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I've shipped my daughter's truck between L.A. and Virginia 3 times so far. Around $1,200 each time, uncovered. There has never been any damage to paint or elsewhere. I haven't liked the shipping companies because of delays, so I will watch this thread carefully for recommendations.
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Shipping car cross country. Need help with transporter.

Hey guys. Im shipping a car from georgia to california and need a reliable and decently priced transportation service.
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i used montway a few times, good service. they are a broker however, so the job gets passed onto someone else. but still no issues when i used them.
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i used montway a few times, good service. they are a broker however, so the job gets passed onto someone else. but still no issues when i used them.
thank you for your help. did you feel like their prices were reasonable?
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