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      04-09-2018, 04:47 PM   #1
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Enclosed Car Shipping Recommendations?

Ran into a bit of an emergency this week, and instead of driving from Florida to Illinois this week, I have to fly. I'd like to get the m4 shipped in an enclosed truck, but have absolutely no experience with doing this.

Anyone have any suggestions of who to contact or deal with?
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I have shipped an Audi Q3, twice, and a GMC Canyon, three times, across country.
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JP Logistics. Official carrier for Bugatti NA, Rolls Royce/BMW NA, etc.

Cost me $1500~ for enclosed from Atlanta to Dallas. 1.5 day turnaround after delivery.
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Ran into a bit of an emergency this week, and instead of driving from Florida to Illinois this week, I have to fly. I'd like to get the m4 shipped in an enclosed truck, but have absolutely no experience with doing this.

Anyone have any suggestions of who to contact or deal with?
I just recently used Executive Auto Shippers to ship an X5M from Memphis to Los Angeles. I found them based on their reviews on Angie's list and Yelp and they did not disappoint. I got an enclosed transport (the other cars on the transport were a McLaren P1, and AMG and an Aston Martin to name a few) and the cost was cheaper than five other quotes that I got. This was my contact:

Kirstyn Jones
Executive Auto Shippers LLC
847.557.0200 x 117
Kirstyn@ExecutiveAutoShippers.com
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I just recently used Executive Auto Shippers to ship an X5M from Memphis to Los Angeles. I found them based on their reviews on Angie's list and Yelp and they did not disappoint. I got an enclosed transport (the other cars on the transport were a McLaren P1, and AMG and an Aston Martin to name a few) and the cost was cheaper than five other quotes that I got. This was my contact:

Kirstyn Jones
Executive Auto Shippers LLC
847.557.0200 x 117
Kirstyn@ExecutiveAutoShippers.com


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Used them as well. Very competitive pricing and good service.
I used open transport, however enclosed should be white glove.
Good luck.
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Thanks for the recommendations so far... should probably add - I've looked into a few, but none of the services I found let you pick specific dates for shipping. They just gave you a window over like a 2 week period and said they may pick it up and drop it off anywhere within that timeframe. That won't work for me... Have the companies you guys have used allowed you to pick specific dates?
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Thanks for the recommendations so far... should probably add - I've looked into a few, but none of the services I found let you pick specific dates for shipping. They just gave you a window over like a 2 week period and said they may pick it up and drop it off anywhere within that timeframe. That won't work for me... Have the companies you guys have used allowed you to pick specific dates?
Executive Auto gives you a 5-day window to find a driver once you sign the contract and then gives you a 5-day window for delivery once picked up. For me, total time from contract to delivery was 6 days.
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Thanks for the recommendations so far... should probably add - I've looked into a few, but none of the services I found let you pick specific dates for shipping. They just gave you a window over like a 2 week period and said they may pick it up and drop it off anywhere within that timeframe. That won't work for me... Have the companies you guys have used allowed you to pick specific dates?
Jennifer's carriers (Ship A Car Direct) picked up on exact dates.
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Give it to your pal to drive it down for you?
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      04-11-2018, 04:40 PM   #10
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Give it to your pal to drive it down for you?
That was my first idea, but pretty much everyone I know is in Chicago and I'm down in Florida.
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Ran into a bit of an emergency this week, and instead of driving from Florida to Illinois this week, I have to fly. I'd like to get the m4 shipped in an enclosed truck, but have absolutely no experience with doing this.

Anyone have any suggestions of who to contact or deal with?
Hi, were you able to find one? Im also looking for an enclosed carrier that schedules a specific date for pickup. Thanks.
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I've gone with TFX for enclosed shipping several times from Montreal to Vancouver. They're the best in the business as far as I'm concerned.
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Ply car Seattle to Ny well worth the $ great customer service and vehicle tracking
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Hi, were you able to find one? Im also looking for an enclosed carrier that schedules a specific date for pickup. Thanks.
Other than the ones listed here, I didn't find any that were recommended that picked up on certain dates. It seems that the ones that have the best service and recommendations for the most part are the ones that will only give you a window of time. Just my impression....

Outside of bimmerpost, I heard really good reviews for Passport transport from a lot of people. However, they'll only give you a window of time, not a specific date to pick up/drop off the car.
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I was recently in need of a good shipper and stumbled upon this thread. I also used Kirstyn with
Executive Auto Shippers. She was very polite, had great communication and had the lowest prices. Unfortunately, she quoted 5 days for vehicle pickup, when it actually took 13 days. Once picked up, I was given a two day delivery window the following week. The shipper called on the second of those days and said delivery would be the flowing day (a day late). I was going to be out of town on business for the rest of the week, so we spent 1/2 a day going back and forth on the phone before they agreed to change their delivery schedule and get it delivered within the promised timeframe.

Ultimately, the vehicle was delivered in great shape and at a great price, but it took almost twice as long as originally quoted.
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