Tips on Hiring a Truck Service
Before hiring a trucking service, take into account the size of your load and the number of passengers who will travel with the truck. After considering these things, ask the trucking company whether they have the right vehicles that can accommodate your needs.
Request quotes from at least three trucking companies before settling for one.
Communicate well with the drivers. Inform them about possible situations that they may encounter, like problems with parking spaces. If drivers are not aware of situations like this, you are likely to be charged with additional fees.
Double-check the trucking services’ license and insurance. You can inquire from state agencies that regulate the transportation industry.
Make time to discuss your needs with each trucking service. Go for the one that takes time to listen and understand your transportation needs because they are very likely to provide the best service to you. Ditch those that aren’t friendly or understanding. You may also ask them for references, like customers they have serviced, and call them for some information about their experience with the trucking service.
To ensure that there is no damage incurred during transportation, be cautious of how you position your things on the trailer. We recommend that you put personal things inside boxes, so they are well-secured even with the vehicle’s sudden movements. Also, make sure that heavy loads are properly tied or fastened. Avoid leaving anything loose. It is best to position fragile things in the upper parts of the trailer to prevent unnecessary breakage or damage.
What to Ask the Trucking Service
- How long will the delivery take?
- When do I need to pay an what are the methods for payment?
- How long have you been in the industry? How experienced are your drivers?
We place an emphasis on customer service and main to provide only the very best in terms of service and professionality to our customers. Give us a call at 602-332-0877 and we can get started on planning your transport project right away!