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5 Reasons to Use a Broker for Auto Transport, Instead of Carrier Direct

5 Reasons to Use a Broker for Auto Transport, Instead of Carrier Direct

One question I get asked time and time again is, “Are you a broker or a carrier?” It’s always inevitably followed by my honest answer that I’m a broker, and then that familiar sharp *Click* from the customer hanging up having decided he’s heard enough.

So why should you use a broker… why not use a carrier direct? These are the 5 reasons to use a broker:

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victoriaRuiz June 8th, 2018

5 Reasons to Use a Broker for Auto Transport, Instead of Carrier Direct

How to choose the right transport company?

How to choose the right transport company?

If you just requested information for shipping a vehicle, you will undoubtedly be presented with a varied range of prices from varying companies, all with similar names to carry out a simple, singular job.

Why do prices vary so much, what are the differences between the different companies, and how can you select the best transport company?
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victoriaRuiz September 10th, 2018

How to choose the right transport company?

What Is An Open or Enclosed Car Carrier?

What Is An Open or Enclosed Car Carrier?

What are open and enclosed carriers, and which one do I need?

When shipping a car it is a key thing to consider. There are drawbacks and benefits to each method and you will need to look at these carefully before you make you decision. To make it easy to select the best carrier for your type of transport, we listed the pros and cons below:

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victoriaRuiz November 21st, 2017

What Is An Open or Enclosed Car Carrier?

How do we determine the price of your transport?

How do we determine the price of your transport?

Price… one of the most influential factors we all consider when making a decision right before committing to getting your vehicle shipped.

Pricing the transport is tricky and that’s something most car shippers know but hesitate to admit…

But there’s a simple truth behind it:

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victoriaRuiz September 18th, 2018

How do we determine the price of your transport?

Deposits – why are they needed?

Deposits – why are they needed?

There are a ton of myths out there on various websites stating that you shouldn´t pay a deposit until your car has actually been picked up. Unfortunately the way in which these myths and “facts” are written is very misleading to the public.

These are the reasons as to why a deposit is required: Read more »

victoriaRuiz November 21st, 2017

Deposits – why are they needed?

The Start of a New Era!

The Start of a New Era!

Yes, the start of a new era. Autostar is going through some big changes at the moment. Over the last nearly 5 years we’ve been finding our feet, learning to walk and now we’re truly breaking into a strong stride!

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victoriaRuiz November 21st, 2017

The Start of a New Era!