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Car Transport Corby: Efficient & Reliable Vehicle Relocation Services


Reasons Individuals Frequently Relocate Vehicles to and from Corby, Northamptonshire, UK


Corby, a prosperous municipality in Northamptonshire, UK, has emerged as a sought-after location for both individuals and enterprises. With its thriving economy and advantageous position, numerous individuals find themselves moving to or from Corby, frequently necessitating the assistance of a dependable car transport company. Whether it's for personal motives, such as relocating to a new residence, or commercial purposes, like expanding an automobile dealership, Corby car transport services are essential in guaranteeing vehicles arrive at their destinations securely and efficiently.


Simplifying the Process of Acquiring Car Transport Quotes


When it comes to relocating a vehicle, there are various reasons why individuals might require car transport services. Perhaps you own a car dealership, purchased a vehicle from eBay, stumbled upon a hidden treasure in a barn, or desire to engage in an exhilarating track day event. Regardless of your motivation, Shiply is here to assist you in finding the ideal transporter for the task. With an extensive network of thousands of registered transport companies specializing in diverse areas, Shiply can accommodate all your vehicle transportation requirements.


Whether you need the most economical option to transport a car to the scrapyard or must send a luxurious Ferrari across the globe, Shiply has you covered. Our comprehensive network of vehicle transport companies operates worldwide, ensuring that your car can be delivered seamlessly within the UK, throughout Europe, and even further afield. To begin, simply fill out our user-friendly car delivery quote request form, and within minutes, you'll receive competitive prices from multiple transportation firms via email.


By utilizing Shiply, you can access prices that are significantly lower than those offered directly by car transportation companies, who often quote the full industry rate. Our unique reverse auction system encourages vehicle transport firms to compete for your business, potentially reducing prices by up to 75% compared to standard rates. This ensures that you receive the best possible price for your car transport needs. Additionally, many of the transport firms on our platform have completed thousands of successful deliveries, and their feedback profiles, conveniently located next to every delivery quote, allow you to view customer ratings and reviews, providing valuable insights into the quality of their services.


Comprehending Car Transport Costs


The cost per mile for car transport can fluctuate depending on various factors, such as the type of vehicle being transported, the selected method of transport, and the distance covered. When using Shiply for transport distances exceeding 50 miles, you can anticipate an average charge of £0.95 per mile. For shorter car delivery requirements under 50 miles, the average prices tend to be closer to £2 per mile.


Investigating Different Types of Car Transport Services


When it comes to relocating cars, there are two primary methods: transporting the vehicle on a trailer or having it driven by a professional trade plate driver. While having your car driven is often the most cost-effective option, it does involve adding mileage to your vehicle and requires a valid MOT. However, the car does not need to be taxed or registered, as the professional driver can use a special 'trade plate' that is displayed over the vehicle's existing plates during the journey.


If you opt for trailered car transportation, there are several options available. Single car transporters, which carry one vehicle at a time, tend to be more expensive. On the other hand, multi-car transporters can accommodate several vehicles simultaneously, helping to keep transportation costs down. This option is particularly useful if your car is not in running condition, lacks roadworthiness, or is not legally compliant. For those moving a luxury or classic car, a covered or enclosed service may be preferable, as it offers the highest level of protection from the elements and ensures the vehicle remains hidden from view. However, this service tends to be more costly, as these trailers typically only carry one or two cars at a time.


When transporting a vehicle overseas, specialized car shipping companies with established relationships with large freight liners can assist you in navigating the process. These companies can provide guidance on the necessary procedures and shipping documentation, and often offer assistance in completing them. The most secure, albeit most expensive, option for international car shipping is via a 20ft or 40ft shipping container. Some systems can optimize costs by fitting up to five cars in a single container. A more affordable alternative is the 'roll-on / roll-off' (RORO) method, where your vehicle is driven directly onto the vessel and securely fastened.


Regardless of the transportation method you choose, it is crucial to verify that the transporter's insurance coverage is sufficient for your vehicle's value. Additionally, it is advisable to review your personal car insurance policy to ensure that your vehicle is adequately protected while being transported by a third party.


Readying Your Car for Transport


Once you have accepted a quote for your car delivery and agreed upon the dates, it is recommended to take the following steps to prepare your vehicle for transport:


  • Documents: Ensure that you have all the necessary paperwork readily available, especially if you are engaged in distance selling.

  • Clearing: Remove any accessories and valuables from the vehicle, as these items are unlikely to be covered by insurance. Secure or remove anything that could potentially come loose during transit.

  • Running condition: Make note of the vehicle's performance prior to transport. This will enable you to easily identify any changes once the move is completed. If the vehicle will be driven during the delivery process, ensure that fluid and fuel levels are sufficient.

  • Cleaning: Thoroughly cleaning your vehicle can help prevent damage caused by dirt rubbing against the paintwork. It will also make it easier for you to spot any scratches or scrapes that may occur during the transportation process.

  • Evidence: Taking photographs of your vehicle before it is transported is an excellent way to prove any damage that may have been incurred during transit.

Many of the firms listed on Shiply have extensive experience and have successfully transported thousands of cars. Your chosen transport company will be readily available to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.


Post-Transport: Checking Car Condition & Leaving Feedback


Upon your vehicle's arrival at its destination, it is essential to conduct a thorough inspection. Here are some key points to check:


  • Vital signs: Verify that all important functions, such as lights, engine, brakes, and any special features unique to your vehicle, are in the same condition as when you left them. If you purchased your vehicle online or from a car dealership, ensure that everything is as described.

  • Mileage: Check if the car has traveled the expected distance. If there are any discrepancies, raise this issue with the transporter.

  • Paint: Inspect the vehicle for any damage, comparing it against the photos taken before transportation.

Shiply is built on a foundation of trust, with company profile pages available for you to browse when selecting a car transporter. Once your car delivery is successfully completed, don't forget to leave feedback on your chosen company's profile page. Your input helps future users of the site make informed decisions when arranging their own car transport needs.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Does Shiply Cover My Area?

Yes! There are couriers using Shiply all over the country and abroad, so whether you need to move a sofa across town or send a car across Europe, we have got you covered.

Does Shiply Have Different Sized Vehicles?

There are thousands of couriers on Shiply, with a wide range of vehicle sizes capable of handling any delivery. Providing the rough dimensions (and pictures if possible) on your listing will allow the delivery company to get the right vehicle sent out to you.

Can I Call Shiply?

Shiply Support is available from 9am - 6pm Monday to Friday on 020 3137 2454. You can also send an email to .

Who Will Carry Out My Delivery?

Whoever you choose! There are thousands of rated transport providers on our platform ready to make a bid to carry out your delivery. It is up to you to decide which quote to accept.

When Will I Receive A Quote?

You will typically start to receive quotes within 30 minutes. If you are worried about the lack of quotes, try adding some more detail to your listing as transport providers may be unsure of dimensions or weight and feel unable to provide an accurate quote. If your delivery is urgent, you can try our 'featured delivery' feature which moves your listing to the top of the search page for couriers.

How Many Quotes Will I Receive?

Whilst there is no guarantee of quotes, 98% of our listings receive at least 3 quotes, so you are likely to find someone who can undertake the delivery of your items.

Does Shiply Provide Packing Materials?

If your item requires packing materials or extra care then you should make sure this is highlighted in your listing and discussed with any transport provider whose quote you are considering. Couriers on Shiply are able to provide all levels of service and can help pack your items, just ensure you inform them of your needs.

Will My Goods Be Tied Up Securely?

Transport providers will almost always tie up an item in the transport vehicle, as the risk of damage from moving around during transit is high. You should always confirm safety precautions and packing needs with transport providers before accepting a quote.

Can Items Be Taken Upstairs?

Yes, items can be taken upstairs if needed, and can also be assembled. Transport providers on Shiply are happy to provide these services, but you should ensure that you are mentioning these requirements in your listings as it may mean a second person is required for the move.

Can I Travel With My Goods?

The majority of transport providers on Shiply are only insured for the transportation of goods, however, some are also able to take people. If you need to travel with your goods, make sure to mention this in your listing and highlight this to any courier who quotes on your listing.

What If I Need To Cancel My Booking?

If you have accepted a quote and paid the deposit but wish to cancel the delivery, then you should first inform your chosen transport provider that you no longer require the delivery. You should then contact us at to have your deposit refunded.

Can I Change The Address Of The Delivery?

If you have not yet accepted a quote then you are able to change the address of your listing. Note that editing details of your listing after publishing will result in active quotes being voided, so you will have to wait for new quotes to come in. If you have already accepted a quote and need to change the address, please let your transport provider know and contact us at .

Does Someone Have To Be Present For Pickup And Delivery?

In most cases, the car delivery company will require you to be in attendance for the pickup and delivery of the vehicle. This is because there are likely to be release forms that you need to sign, as well as handing over the keys for the car.

Can I Keep Items In My Vehicle?

Most car delivery companies will be fine with you keeping some personal items in the vehicle when it is transported. However, there are two important things to remember: 1. The weight of the items may affect the price of the vehicle delivery, and 2. Any items in the vehicle will not be covered by insurance for the transport of the car itself.

Can I Transport My Vehicle If It Isn't Running?

You can transport your vehicle if it isn’t in running condition, however, this will be more expensive as specialist equipment is required to load and unload the vehicle.

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    Request quotes from our 438,843 rated transport providers.

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    Compare prices and read previous customer feedback to pick the right delivery quote for you.

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    Sit back and relax while your item is safely delivered by your chosen transport provider.

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