Always plan ahead. Shippers need at least two weeks notice for you to place your order. Automobile shipping is not something you can do at the last minute because there are many preparations to make. Shippers have to plan their space and they are usually several days ahead as far as planning.
Make sure the car alarm is disabled and ensure that the gas tank isnt full. Its recommended to keep the tank between 1/8 and 1/4 full so that the car weighs as little as possible. With car transport, the weight may affect the price, so keep this in mind when preparing the car.