4 Reasons Dealerships Work With Brokers for Auto Transport

4 Reasons for Auto Dealerships to Work with Transportation Brokers

Auto dealerships frequently need to schedule auto transport for their dealerships, from the manufacturer and coordinate deliveries for their customers. Many auto dealers turn to a trusted auto transportation broker, like Metti International, for a stress-free and simple relationship.

Below are four reasons that working with a broker for dealership auto transport can be a beneficial partnership for both parties:

1. Access to More Carriers 

Trusted brokers have access to hundreds of reliable carriers and can make the process of dealership auto transport a seamless process. Because they work with so many carriers, brokers can offer dealerships the best prices and quicker pickups.

This is beneficial as dealerships are oftentimes working on fast-approaching deadlines to get cars moved, and a reliable broker is the key to finding auto transportation. 

At Metti International, we only work with carriers that have a 95% reliability rate, so when you schedule dealership car transportation with us, you are guaranteed exceptional results. 

2. Excellent Safety & Service 

When auto dealerships work with a broker for auto transport, they will be able to reach out anytime they need help. If issues arise when transporting cars between dealerships, the broker can assist mitigate any potential roadblocks and help get the problem taken care of or find a new carrier if necessary. 

You’ll have peace of mind knowing that another party is keeping an eye on your shipment to ensure smooth pickup and delivery.  

3. Exceptional Industry Knowledge

Brokers who have been in the auto transport business for years understand the importance of repeat business, the process of shipping cars and dealers that sell their cars online. 

Reliable brokers have built trusted relationships with top quality carries across the country and can provide dealership car transports that come with the best service in the business. 

4. Business Growth

Brokers that handle auto transport for dealerships will save time and allow auto dealers to focus on selling cars and growing their business. By working with Metti International, dealerships can work together to get the auto transport scheduled quickly and feel confident in the process, knowing that the cars will be shipped by professionals.

Metti International 

We are a licensed and bonded broker with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. To provide you with the best experience possible, we only work with carriers who have a 95% safety and reliability rating. Rest assured that your enterprise car transport is being taken care of by the best in the business. 

To begin your partnership with Metti International, give us a call at 866.620.1776 so we can help you meet your dealership auto transport goals.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Most major credit cards, postal money orders and cashiers checks are acceptable forms of payment.

As with most transport services, a deposit is generally required when placing an order. Deposits range from 10-25 % of the total shipping cost. The remaining balance will be due upon delivery.

Most auto transport companies accept cash, certified checks, and postal money orders.

Coast to coast trips usually takes between 10-14 days. Shorter trips ranges from 3-7 days, depending on the actual distance. Some factors may delay a trip, including traffic, weather, and truck breakdowns.

Yes, we request you, or a designated person, be present upon pick up of your vehicle. For your safety and your vehicle’s safety, an inspection is performed and a bill of lading must be signed that serves as proof of delivery.

The easiest way to ship an inoperable vehicle is to let us know when requesting a vehicle transport quote. There will be an additional charge, plus loading and unloading charges to your quote, if we are not informed of the vehicle’s condition prior to quoting.

Auto carriers are not licensed to carry house goods or personal items, these goods and items are not covered by the carriers insurance. Any damage to your vehicle due to household goods shifting or breaking is also not covered. Personal belongings left in the vehicle, are shipped strictly at the owners risk. Carriers will not inventory any belongings left in the vehicle and will assume no responsibility.

Your car is insured for the Blue Book value the entire time it is on the truck. Clearly listed on your Shipping Order, Agreement and Bill of Lading are occurrences not covered. At the time of pick up, a condition report is filled out and signed by both the person turning the car over and the truck driver and you are given a copy.

Upon delivery of your vehicle, this same report is presented. You should compare the condition of the vehicle to the report thoroughly at that time. If you feel damage has occurred to your vehicle during delivery, you must note it on the report before you sign it and the driver leaves. Damage done in transit does not relieve the shipper of paying for transport service performed. Claims will be handled by the vehicle carrier and insurance companies.

Metti International offers door-to-door auto transport service where possible. However, there are instances that we cannot collect/deliver directly to the door due to the size of our auto carrier’s trucks. The size of your street may prohibit direct delivery to your door. Also, some towns and cities do not allow trucks on their residential streets. If the carrier cannot get to your door, he will deliver your vehicle to the next most convenient accessible location, such as the nearest major crossing street, a shopping mall or supermarket.

Please have a no more than 1/4 tank of fuel, remove all personal items from your vehicle and have it washed and cleaned so that the ensuing inspection is easily performed. If it is a convertible, T-top, sunroof, etc. make sure all openings are closed and prepared for changing weather. You can find additional tips on how to prepare your car for transport here.