Tips for Shipping Your Car in Winter

Shipping a Car in Winter

As a seasonal industry, Car Shipping experiences its busiest times during the warmer months with a decidedly slower pace in the coldest ones. These changes in supply and demand inevitably result in shifts within the auto transport landscape. Because these shifts affect Carrier availability and industry pricing structures, it’s essential the customer is aware of […]

The Importance of Terms of Service

Importance of Terms of Service

The Terms of Service effectively forms a contract between the service provider and the user in a way that prepares the user for how the service works, what is included in the offer and what their own responsibilities may be when utilizing the service. In the Auto Shipping world, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration […]

Expectations Vs. Reality

Auto Shipping: Expectations vs Reality

“Auto Transport Services”. Sounds pretty self-explanatory, right? Because of this, most people think they know exactly what to expect when booking their shipment. Unfortunately, shipping a car is not as straightforward as one might expect. And, unlike booking a train, reserving a flight or mailing a package, the Auto Transport process is considerably more elaborate. In […]

Auto Shipping Contracts Explained

Auto Shipping Contracts Exlained

Your Shipping Contract outlines the terms of your arrangement with the auto transport company you have hired (be it with a Shipping Broker or directly with a Carrier). Prior to signing, it’s critical you read through the entire document to make sure you understand and agree to the provisions expressed within it. To help you […]

Your Rights & Responsibilities

Your Rights and Responsibilities in Auto Shipping

Throughout the Yellowfin website you will see it repeatedly mentioned how we actively encourage all prospective Shippers to familiarize themselves with the Auto Shipping process. In this way, they are able to align their expectations with the atypical way this industry operates. We would also encourage you to explore your basic rights and responsibilities before, […]

Top 10 Auto Transport Tips

Auto Shipping Pro Tips

1. GET INFORMED ABOUT HOW THE INDUSTRY WORKS A company that is forthright about the way the industry operates is most likely a company you can trust with your business. The 3-Step, “Book-PickUp-Deliver” marketing narrative employed by most transport companies does not adequately convey the shipping process to a prospective customer. This results in expectations […]

What ‘Guaranteed Pick-Up’ & ‘Guaranteed Price’ Really Mean

Auto Shipping Guarantees and What They Mean

One of the hardest things for any shipper to accept is that the Auto Shipping industry is not a guarantees industry. It’s a marketplace that adjusts its pricing and timeline structures according to fluctuating supply and demand dynamics. So, although many Auto Transporters offer guaranteed transport dates and prices, they are still vulnerable to the […]

How To Find A Great Auto Transportation Service

How to find a great auto shipping company

Yellowfin’s Logistics Experts are trained to provide only the most cost-efficient and reliable auto transport options available. However, for the Do-It-Yourself enthusiasts in our shipping community, we’ve put together this handy checklist to aid you in identifying the best Carriers for your next Auto Shipping project. CHECK THAT THEY’RE REGISTERED All car transport services need […]

Auto Shipping Insurance: What You Should Know

Auto Shipping Insurance Explained

Your personal Auto Insurance policy will usually protect your vehicle in case of any accidents, theft or other damage. What many Shippers do not realize is that from the moment their vehicle is loaded onto the hauler, their policies may no longer provide the kind of protection they’re expecting. Your vehicle will be covered by […]