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Thursday, February 5th, 2015 / Posted by Max - MIG Auto Transport

Should You Get Your Car Road Ready Before or After You Ship It

Depends. I always recommend (if it is an option) to get your non-running car working before shipping it. Obviously this will save you money but it also saves us both time. It’s much easier to find a carrier and if…

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 / Posted by Max - MIG Auto Transport

Shipping a Boat

The only similarity between shipping a car and shipping a boat is the truck that moves them. Besides that the two couldn’t be more different. We don’t ship boats ourselves but this quick guide will get you familiar with the…

Monday, February 2nd, 2015 / Posted by Max - MIG Auto Transport

Day in the Life of an Auto Transport Driver

The purpose of this post is to illustrate how busy a truck driver (especially one who transports cars) can be and why it’s so hard to guarantee times and dates. This driver is loading cars onto his trailer today. 8am:…

Friday, January 30th, 2015 / Posted by Max - MIG Auto Transport

Tax Deductions on Shipping Your Car for Work

The IRS provides tax breaks for people moving because of a new job. All moving expenses are tax deductible but your move has to follow a few guidelines. The commute to your new job has to be 50 miles further…

Friday, January 30th, 2015 / Posted by Max - MIG Auto Transport

Transporting Your Car for College

The main concern for college students when shipping their cars is money, and auto transport can be a big expense. With the correct preparation auto transport can be an affordable solution for you. As a college student your biggest advantage…

Thursday, January 29th, 2015 / Posted by Max - MIG Auto Transport

Unrealistic Expectations

People with unrealistic expectations are the only thing that make this job actually feel like a job. Most of the time it isn’t the customer’s fault though, a slew of brokers has probably made them impossible promises so they don’t…

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 / Posted by Max - MIG Auto Transport

Breakdown of the Available Payment Methods

When shipping your car you typically have two different parties to pay, your broker and your carrier. We only have one option for paying the broker fee. After you and the carrier sign your respective contracts we require payment immediately…

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 / Posted by Max - MIG Auto Transport

Driveaway Vehicle Transport

What is it? Why is it? Do I need it? What is it? Driveaway transport is a form of auto transport. Someone drives your car to it’s destination for a fee. It’s not popular because the advantages usually outweigh the…

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 / Posted by Max - MIG Auto Transport

Shipping Your Items with a Moving Company

Vehicle transport and household goods transport has a lot more in common than you might think. The businesses are set up in much the same way, you have brokers who connect you to carriers and those carriers might be a…

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 / Posted by Max - MIG Auto Transport

Items Not Allowed in the Car

Technically speaking you aren’t allowed to put anything in your car. I’m sure you’ve been reading our blog carefully and already know that but, just in case you missed it, I’ll repeat myself. It is unlawful for a car transporter…