June 16, 2006, Newsletter Issue #20: Questions to Ask a Vehicle Shipper

Tip of the Week

Before you ship a motorcyle, car, or large freight ite, ask your shipper the following:

-- What does your insurance cover?

-- What percentage of your deliveries are on-time?

-- Where will my vehicle be picked up and delivered?

-- Will you charge an "oversize fee" for my SUV, truck, or minivan?

-- What methods of payment do you accept?

-- How long will it take to get my vehicle to its destination?

-- Do I need to be present at pickup and/or delivery?

-- Do you have a DOT license?

-- Are your drivers bonded?

-- Can I ship personal or household goods loaded into the vehicle?

-- What happens if my vehicle is damaged on arrival?

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