Anyone who’s ever shipped a vehicle knows how stressful and challenging it can be. Anyone who’s ever shipped a vehicle for the first time and moved across country knows this can, and often does, turn into hell. I pride myself in being very organized. I do my research, I make my calls; I know the ins and outs of making a well-educated decision. Yet, I wasn’t prepared for the unexpected turns the shipping of my vehicle took (no pun intended) in a matter of days.
Back in early December, I listed my Toyota Prius on uship.com well ahead of my departure date so I could get reasonable bids and talk to all of the companies interested in my shipment. I was leaving Baltimore on Friday, December 14, and relocating to Seattle for a job. Throw in a sick pet into the mix, and you can get an idea of the situation I was trying to navigate.
Almost every company I spoke to eventually told me that the route wasn’t popular with drivers at[...]
April 23rd, 2019