Top Vehicle Shipping Tips


As experts within the vehicle transportation space it is MetroGistics responsibility to ensure that your vehicle is safely expedited to its proper destination. We are able to do this by taking a hand’s on approach. Through the use of satellite equipment within our fleet, we can provide our customers
with real time tracking and update them on their location at any time.

Professional dispatchers are constantly monitoring your shipment, making sure that each load is hitting its eta. The Drivers are the most essential piece to this puzzle. Through this strenuous hiring process we are able to find the most qualified drivers to ship your vehicle. Just like moving your household items, transporting your vehicle can be a stressful experience. Here are a few things that can help make this process as simple and easy as possible.

1. Please provide the correct address and phone #’s for your pick up and destination locations.

2. Provide the shipper with proper contact names and phone numbers, emails are good too.

3. Have your vehicle in good working order. Tires are not flat, vehicle will start.

4. Remove all personal items from the interior of the car. Car will
sometimes be loaded at an angle to maximize space.

5. When the driver shows up to load do a thorough inspection of your vehicle. Get a copy of this inspection report from the driver for your records.

6. Make sure your vehicle has roughly ΒΌ tank of gas for loading and unloading. This will also help with the weight of the truck.

7. Get the drivers name and phone number

8. Ask the driver for delivery ETA’s and communicate any differences in expectations to your MetroGistics customer service rep

9. No pets of any kind can be transported

10. Keep an eye on your vehicle using MetroGistics vehicle tracking software at

Following these few steps will help to ensure that your vehicle is going to be shipped correctly to its final destination in great shape and on time!

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