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Conversations at Manheim Kansas City

To stay close to our customers and the car hauling industry in general, Super Dispatch regularly steps out of the office to ask people what they think: about our product, about the industry, or about anything that is topical for the people we create our product for. This week at Manheim Kansas City, we spoke […]

A Guide to Shipping a Vehicle: a shipper’s perspective.

Not so long ago, I was reading car hauling-related blogs on Medium, and came across “A Guide to Shipping a Vehicle” by Brenden Mulligan. He described his first experience ever shipping a vehicle across the country. And it was not great. He starts: “I recently shipped a car across the country for the first time. […]

Understanding the car hauling industry

So you want to be a car hauler. You have looked at different parts of the trucking industry, you might even have your CDL. But you have settled on hauling cars: maybe because it’s profitable or because car hauling has the least red tape. It is a hard niche to get established in. But it […]

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Industry Concentration: the forgotten car carrier problem

A lot of power in the hands of a few Between 17,000 franchised American car dealerships, around 35,000 car carriers and an endless supply of brokers, the auto hauling industry is robust and fragmented. Though industry fragmentation is a commonly cited problem, industry concentration is just as pervasive. In fact, a lot of the industry […]

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So Many Broker Apps, So Little Time [To Comply]

  Charles Jones of Alpha Elite Transportation LLC talks about using Broker Apps. Charles Jones is not wrong: it seems many large Brokers are contributing their own eBOL app to the ever-expanding pool of “Broker Apps.” What are Broker Apps? These electronic Bills of Lading apps perform the traditional electronic Proof of Delivery (with inspection […]

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The Ultimate Guide to ELD and Hours of Service

Super Dispatch has been writing about the ELD mandate for over a year now to help our customers prepare. But now as the ELD mandate has officially been enacted, we took the time to dig deep into the regulations. Now we have all the information you need to know about the Electronic Logging Device Mandate […]

ELD and ELD exempt FAQ’s: Obscure Electronic Logging Device answers

Recently, our customers have been asking us some specific questions about the ELD (or Electronic Logging Device) Mandate. As Roadcheck Inspection Week approaches, we wanted to published a quick FAQ of the questions we have seen so far. Whether you are already using an ELD or are ELD exempt, keep reading on! Be sure to […]

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Review of Auto Hauler Association of America Conference from Super Dispatch

  In April, a few members of Super Dispatch attended the Auto Hauler Association of America Conference in sunny Atlanta, GA. AHAA is an association of car haulers that was created to fill the black hole of information that plagues the auto hauling industry. The association holds the conference a few times every year to […]

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ELD Action Plan for Car Haulers.

OOIDA is Still Fighting for ELD Delay. Back in August 2016 we wrote a blog post that was widely circulated among car haulers: OOIDA vs. FMCSA – Is This The Biggest Legal Battle In Trucking History?   Since then Owner Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) has been defeated at every turn in attempt to delay the […]

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Auto Transport Load Board List for Car Haulers

Your Auto Transport Load Board Search Ends Here Somewhere…each day, thousands of auto transport company owners, fleet managers, drivers, dispatchers (and sometimes family members) are searching the internet for new loads to book. Car hauling businesses feel the pain of having empty spaces on their trailers – because they cannot afford to haul cheap freight! […]