Category Archives: AutoStar blog

I don’t need a broker… what could go wrong?

I don’t need a broker… what could go wrong?

So you’re trying cut corners and keep it pocket-friendly by doing your research, talking to a couple of carriers and get the best deal to get your car shipped.

While that may seem attractive, making smart choices begin with measuring the risks you take, do you agree?

And it’s true, if you’ve been thinking about googling a couple of details about transporting your vehicle and winging it, sure, you might have a chance.

I’ll say it again, you might have a chance...

Why is that?

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Maria Colombo September 5th, 2018

I don’t need a broker… what could go wrong?

What’s the bill of lading? (SUPER auto transport tip!)

What’s the bill of lading? (SUPER auto transport tip!)

Ohhh yay, more paperwork… said no one.

But believe us, this is an important document for the auto transport that you’ll want to make sure you have.

So if you’re really down to know about one of the essential things you need to know about your car transport, keep reading.

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Maria Colombo August 27th, 2018

What’s the bill of lading? (SUPER auto transport tip!)

Help! Am I eligible for a refund (for my auto transport)?

Help! Am I eligible for a refund (for my auto transport)?

So you just signed a contract with us but your plans changed:

 

  You changed your flight dates.

  You just found out you won’t be moving after all.

  Your plans for selling the vehicle fell through

  You just don’t think you’ll need your vehicle for that business trip.

  Your son/daughter won’t be going to that college or university anymore.

 

And now you want a refund for your reservation fee.

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Maria Colombo August 16th, 2018

Help! Am I eligible for a refund (for my auto transport)?

The REAL reasons that affect the time frames (of your auto transport)

The REAL reasons that affect the time frames (of your auto transport)

As you know, being on the road has its factors that sometimes are out of our hands to control. That’s just a simple fact that every vehicle owner knows and has to deal with.

If you live in a busy major city, you’ll definitely know what we’re talking about.

HOWEVER, as a transport company, we do know these factors and how to work around it to lessen the chances of altering the time frames during your auto transport.

Here’s the deal:

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Maria Colombo August 7th, 2018

The REAL reasons that affect the time frames (of your auto transport)

Is your broker misleading you? 13 reasons why your PRICE is affected

Is your broker misleading you? 13 reasons why your PRICE is affected

Let’s admit it, brokers have this negative reputation of taking people’s money, right?

It’s all over reddit, facebook and other forums… but is it really true?

Well, we’ll let you decide on that one.

But first, we’ll like to present the 13 reasons why the price of your car transport could be affected.

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Maria Colombo August 27th, 2018

Is your broker misleading you? 13 reasons why your PRICE is affected

ELD mandate? What is it? (Part 1)

ELD mandate? What is it? (Part 1)

Federal Transport regulations are changing big time! And when there’s change, there are always a couple of things to consider. To help you understand in simpler terms what’s new with the regulations in the transport industry, we’re going to break this down into parts.

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Maria Colombo July 30th, 2018

ELD mandate? What is it? (Part 1)

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?