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Monday, March 6th, 2017 / Posted by Jay Kumar

Truck Driver Winter Horror Story

The winter is unrelenting. It seems to be worse this year than it has been for a long time, especially in the northeast. Every week there is a new, record breaking storm. You may know that we own trucks that…

Sunday, March 5th, 2017 / Posted by Max - MIG Auto Transport

How to Deal with Pesky Brokers

One of the most common mistakes new auto transport customers make is price hunting when they should really be price sampling. In other words, they contact an immoderate amount of brokers in an attempt to find the lowest price possible….

Saturday, March 4th, 2017 / Posted by Max - MIG Auto Transport

Vehicle Related To-Dos When Moving Out of State

In addition to the address changes and magazine subscriptions you will need to re-route when moving, the documentation for your car will need to be renewed as well. If properly prepared the entire process will be as easy as a…

Saturday, March 4th, 2017 / Posted by Max - MIG Auto Transport

Glossary of Auto Shipping Terms

BOL/Bill of Lading/Inspection Report – the piece(s) of paper on which the inspection of the vehicle is done prior to pick up and after drop off to ensure no damage has appeared while in the care of the driver, also…

Friday, March 3rd, 2017 / Posted by Max - MIG Auto Transport

Auto Transport by Rail

Transporting a car by rail can save you money but unfortunately it probably isn’t for you. The main issue with transporting your car by train is availability. While there are train tracks covering most of the country rail companies do…

Friday, March 3rd, 2017 / Posted by Max - MIG Auto Transport

Should You Tip Your Driver?

Ultimately, leaving a tip is up to you. Tips are not customary, around 1 in 10 people leave something extra. Based on the quality of the service, the total price, and how far above and beyond the driver went for…

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 / Posted by Max - MIG Auto Transport

Diesel Fuel Alternatives for Semi Trucks

There are a host of environmental, financial, and political advantages to more efficient heavy duty trucks, unfortunately sufficient improvements have not yet been made. While truck manufacturers are building better diesel engines, trucks are becoming more and more costly because…

Monday, February 27th, 2017 / Posted by Max - MIG Auto Transport

Explanation of Truck Driver Hours of Service Rules

If you have shipped a vehicle before you have probably heard of the driving restrictions enforced on truck drivers, these are called Hours of Service (HOS) regulations. The purpose of this supervision is to prevent driver fatigue and fatigue related…

Sunday, February 26th, 2017 / Posted by Max - MIG Auto Transport

uShip

uShip has been referred to as the eBay of shipping. People post items they need to ship, carriers offer their dates and price, and the customer picks the carrier whose criteria best suits them (usually the lowest rate). The idea…

Sunday, February 26th, 2017 / Posted by Max - MIG Auto Transport

Shipping with a Group

Shipping your car with a group of people makes the process much easier. Groups shipping from the same pick up point to the same drop off point enjoy advantages no one else can. More vehicles shipped together means a lower…