Shipping a Truck with uShip
Whether you have just bought a new (or new to you) truck or you are moving and need to ship your truck to meet you at your new home, uShip can help relieve stress and shed some light on the truck shipping process. We’ll help you get shipping rates from truck transporters, and give you some tips on how to ship a truck along the way. Should you need any assistance, contact us and we’ll get you back on the road to your truck delivery.
The uShip marketplace is great for finding the best truck transporters at the best shipping rates. Create a shipment listing detailing your needs, the make and model of the truck, and any special requirements you may have. Transporters will then send you shipping rates for your review. You can talk to the service providers directly and review their carrier profile so you know you’re going with the best.
How to Ship a Truck
Get your truck delivered in just three easy steps!
1 | Create Your Shipment Listing
Consider your timeframes and locations for pick up and delivery. Know the make, model, and year of your truck, and whether it has any modifications. Take some high quality photos of your truck and add them to your listing as well. Shipment listings with photos get more attention from transporters. Think about what truck shipping service type you would prefer for your shpiment.
2 | Choose the Best Truck Shipping Company
Once you have completed your listing, truck transporters will send you shipping rates as they compete for your business. You can talk to the transporters directly as their quotes come in. Find out more about their experience shipping trucks and the service they provide.
Every transporter on uShip has a carrier profile with their customer rated feedback, safety records, and transportation history. Check out their profile to see if they have shipped a truck like your’s, and see what kind of experience their previous customers had with them by looking at their feedback. Look for the shipper’s motor carrier, or MC number to find their safety records. The MC number is associate with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and makes it easy to see their safety history. By talking to the transporters and reviewing their profiles, you can feel confident you’re choosing the best truck shipping company.
3 | Truck Delivery & Shipping
After you have chosen your truck shipping services, contact them directly with any concerns, questions, or additional information you may have about your shipment. Coordinate with your transporter on pick up and delivery time and dates, and provide any additional contact information that may help the shipment run smoothly. Direct and clear communication is the key to a successful shipment. If you have any trouble communicating with your truck transporter, don’t hesitate to give us a call. We are here to help before, during, and after your truck is delivered.
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How Much Does it Cost to Ship a Truck?
The cost to ship a truck is dependant on the size of the truck, the distance, timeframe, and the transportation service that works best for you. On average, it costs $4.15 per mile to ship your truck less than 100 miles, but costs $1.40 per mile to transport your truck less than 1000 miles.
For more insight into how much your truck shipping services may cost, check out our cost to ship antique vehicles page. You’ll see hundreds of truck shipments completed through the uShip marketplace and get an idea of how we work.