Monthly Archives: January 2009

Another carhauler tagged on the tracks

KOMOnews.com has a great report on the accident: “KENT, Wash. – A freight train smashed into a semi truck loaded with new cars as the truck was crossing the tracks Friday afternoon, officials said. The impact mangled the semi tractor’s … Continue reading

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Free text scanner for auto transporters

Every single dispatcher and larger company that signs up with EZDispatch in Feb will receive a free text scanner from cpen for each dispatcher.

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CBS3 does a report on CHEVY73 getting closed down

CBS3 has a report on their site about Chevy73 getting shut down: “Several months, if not two solid years of consumer complaints about alleged deceptive and dishonest practices have apparently caught up with Chevy 73. Car carrier employees say they … Continue reading

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Wild day at ADESA golden Gate

This is off of Tracy Press: A man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly threatening a co-worker with a knife, according to witnesses and the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s deputies say Saul Garcia, 35, told a younger co-worker that … Continue reading

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Toyota becomes the Biggest

But they did it by building some of the smallest. The stratospheric rise in fuel costs this last year helped rocket Toyota sales to the top, surpassing the ailing General Motors. Fuel is down now but the question is for … Continue reading

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Advantage auto transport closes

According to their web-site they have been in business for 29 years. Their phones are forwarded to a broker that will take load requests but they report that AAA advantage is finishing up their last loads and closing their doors.

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Now We Know the rest of the story

The press release from Central dispatch has confirmed my suspicions. The reason they would not allow EZDispatch to download loads from the assignment page is that they have launched a competitor to Ezdispatch and want to have that as a … Continue reading

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Cottrell offers diversified services

A lot of businesses are doing whatever it takes to stay working and I applaud Cottrell for finding alternative sources of work.

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Do angels exist?-A wife’s perspective on carhauling.

I quoted her last summer in “Is our current broker/carrier system broken?” because McWife writes well and when she writes about their carhauling business I get a kick out of reading her blog. This particular post is not only entertaining … Continue reading

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United Road buys Autolog Auto Transport

From the press release: Romulus, Mich.-based United Road, one of the largest vehicle transportation logistics providers in the United States, announced today its acquisition of Autolog Auto Transport (Autolog), a Linden, NJ-based vehicle logistics provider. Michael A. Wysocki, chief executive … Continue reading

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