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The Need of Auto Transport Companies

The Need of Auto Transport Companies

The auto transport industry is big around the world, and the US economy is no exception. A free-market economy enables a market full of opportunities and thousands of companies competing for business. On the one hand, more options, mean competitive prices for the customers. Fewer companies, on the other hand, would mean more expensive car shipping services due to the market monopolization, with prices dictated by a handful of companies.

Information is Gold

A country progresses when there are fair market conditions. Therefore, governments should support small business owners (startups) and help them thrive. Many programs incentivize small businesses, no doubt about that. Yet with the signing of the new bill, MAP-21, small business owners felt a punch.

In the last few years, in the auto transport industry, companies grew by leaps and bounds bringing more and more options to the customer. The best price and service always won, and carriers and brokers alike worked hard to satisfy customers’ needs. This was a sign of recovering economy, according to many news sources.

The trucking industry has always been a thriving industry, despite the high turnover and government regulations. Not this time, though. This time the government hit the trucking and shipping industry hard.

An international example of market monopoly

In 2013, a civil class-action lawsuit was filed against a few international car shipping companies accusing them of price-fixing. These few companies control about 70 percent of the international car shipping market. The filed complaint explains how they are deliberately eliminating competition and inflating the prices. The automakers and, consequently, the final consumer absorb the overcharge cost fully.

A domestic example

In a similar manner big auto transport companies in the United States, with the help of the Transportation Intermediaries Association, will push out of business many small companies by raising the bar to enter and operate.

Raising the bar is good. But making companies and roads safer should not be at the expense of small business owners and, ultimately, the customer who will have to pay higher prices. The new bill clearly outlines the positives.

  • Strengthen America’s Highways through the National Highway Performance System
  • Doubles funding for infrastructure safety and road improvements nationwide
  • Imposes more rigorous alcohol and controlled substances testing – removing the highest risk drivers and vehicles from the road
  • Establishes a national driver registry for CDL holders to track history and performance
  • Creates Unified Registration System making it easier for companies and carriers to register according to their authority

So, all the good things are laid out on the table for the media to feed on constantly. On the FMCSA website, you can find the complete bill with all the positives and negatives, as well as all the updates to the document.

The negatives are not as obvious, of course. However, the businesses that will be affected understand them the most. Companies and for-profit organizations that lobbied for this bill claim the industry standards have to improve and nothing else matters. We are open to discussion.

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Corsia was highly recommended by a friend in the automobile industry. We needed to transport a cargo van from Seattle to Florida. We contacted Corsia who quickly arranged transport within just a few days. Communication was outstanding! Just a few email confirmations and we were all set. Mike was great and arrived right on time and delivered to Florida on schedule. Tip-avoid the hornets nest of auto brokers on line and just contact Corsia for a truly great experience!
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Corsia has been amazing. Their prices are really competitive but more importantly their customer service has been 5-Star. Elena followed up with me every step of the way, making sure there was no miscommunication between me & the driver. We are using them to ship a 2nd vehicle & would not hesitate to use them again!
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I have recently used Corsia for long time family car with sentimental value that was moved I have recently used Corsia for shipment of my vehicle from Oregon to Arizona by recommendation from other family member who also used Corsia in the past. I am very pleased on the service and the communication throughout shipment. Ken was my direct contact and kept me informed along the move The car was picked up and delivered as communicated. I did use a enclosed mover and the driver was also clean cut professional and treated car as his own. I would definitely recommend Corsia again with the experience I have had. Thank you. T
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Corsia rep (Elena) was very proactive. Helped ship a car from CA to GA. She checked in with me via email quote and several phone calls to find me the best possible quote for the fastest available service. After several communications, Corsia was able to schedule a vehicle pickup the next day. The driver communicated well, and the vehicle arrived in final destination faster than we expected in perfect condition. I highly recommend using Corsia's reliable, efficient service.
Cay Liptak
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Thanks, Corsia! Pickup was so clean, efficient, and wonderful -- my only recommendation is to make sure you schedule it during the day so you can fully review the car in the daylight. Drop off was equally wonderful, and the whole trip went down without a hitch (pun intended!). Seriously, Corsia delivered my Jeep from CT to California with no issues or bumps in the road!
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Corsia Memphis to LA, mid-size SUV. I looked at 4 different companies amd Corsia was the most responsive of them. While being responsive, they were not unduly aggressive: when I indicated that I need to wait a month before making a decision they stopped contacting me and only came back with a reminder when I really needed it. Once I decided to engage Corsia they found me a transport within two days and the car was delivered (from Memphis to LA) in another two days. I had a truly positive experience.
Kelly Torres
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Working with Corsia Logistics was a great experience. Working with Corsia Logistics was wonderful. They were able to find a driver right away to transport our car. They were in constant communication as to when the car was getting picked up and dropped off. The driver also communicated with me as to when he would arrive. I would highly recommend Corsia Logistics.
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Corsia was an excellent company to work with while I transferred my car across the US. A friend of mine suggested I use them as they had been very organized and trustworthy with her own car. I researched a few different place but decided to go with Corsia and I'm so glad I did! Any questions I had throughout the process they answered quickly and clearly. I would definitely use them again in the future and recommend them for others to use.