Many dealerships struggle with finding the right solution for transporting their vehicles. Shipping to customers, purchasing from auctions, and dealer trades can be a huge source of stress if proper precautions are not taken. Most dealerships are aware of the ways to transport a vehicle: generally, through a broker, carrier, or driveaway service. Each method has its advantages and disadvantages, but choosing a method based solely on price may not be the best solution. Dealerships, like most businesses, have survived the past few years by learning how to operate on a shoestring budget. So, what is the best method for each of your vehicle moves?
How can you pick a reputable broker? How can you make sure a carrier is properly insured? Is it safe to just go to the load boards yourself? What if you can’t contact the carrier for the status of your vehicles? Here is the breakdown: [Read more...]