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Saturday, March 23rd, 2019 / Posted by Max Matev

How We Calculate Your Quote

Unlike a lot of companies, we do not have instant quotes. A quote calculator cannot account for all of the variables in an auto transport shipment. There is no substitute for a person checking the price. Quote calculators can be…

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Friday, March 22nd, 2019 / Posted by Matt Benitez

Why Certain Cars are More Expensive to Move Than Others

Recently I was helping out a customer with a move they were planning. They were moving to Arizona from New York and they had two cars to move, the wife’s Toyota Corolla and the husband’s Ford F-150. I was getting…

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Monday, March 18th, 2019 / Posted by Max Matev

When Your Broker Cannot Find a Carrier

Carriers rarely book shipments further than a few days before they want to pick up and this can sometimes create uncertainty, especially if the pick up or drop off date is very specific. In most cases the car gets picked…

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Sunday, March 10th, 2019 / Posted by Max Matev

Leaving Your Car at a Storage Facility

Even though we recommend making your pick up and drop off dates as flexible as possible, circumstances may limit your pick up or drop off windows to a 24 hour period or less. In these cases vehicle storage can be…

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Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 / Posted by Matt Benitez

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…

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Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 / Posted by Max Matev

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….

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Monday, March 4th, 2019 / Posted by Max Matev

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…

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Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 / Posted by Max Matev

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…

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Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 / Posted by Max Matev

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…

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Wednesday, February 27th, 2019 / Posted by Max Matev

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…

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