Shipping a car by train or by truck?

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Shipping a car can be a daunting task, especially for a first time shipper. Here in Corsia Logistics we love cars, trucks and trains. Many of you have seen cargo trains crossing the country and many of the them carry automobiles. You have also seen car carrier trucks on the interstate highways.

Transporting a car can be done with either a train, a truck, an airplane or a marine vessel. What works for you depends on pick-up and delivery location, whether ...

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The ELD: What it is, who needs it, and why

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Trucking has always been a touchy subject all over the world. Europe, for example, has had its fair share of trouble with trucking taxes recently. Additionally, it seems that the topic of driver alertness has always been a serious issue everywhere. The authorities have tried handling it multiple times, the most recent being the so-called ELD mandate.

Today, we will learn a bit more about what an ELD is, as well as who is required to have it. We will see ...

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Auto Transport Glossary

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Logistics agents, dispatchers, and truck drivers all speak the “auto transport slang” that doesn’t always make sense to those not related to the industry. In this post, we’ve demystified the most commonly used terms in the auto shipping industry which, will be especially helpful for those who are shipping a car for the first time.

  • Auto Logistics – Thisis a general term that wraps all process. The whole organization and management of the auto shipping process. It ...
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Automation vs. people in auto transport

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Digitalization has been a hot topic for the past few years in every industry you could imagine. It’s exciting, powerful, and definitely transformational for most organizations. What seems a little more frightening is the ancestor of digitalization. The process of automation itself. While people used to look at it as something helpful, now it feels like a threat to many. What is the auto transport industry’s take on this?

We have seen automated systems slowly invading the auto transport industry in ...

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Silicon valley’s revolution in the trucking industry

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If you still think that the efforts of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs are focused solely on the IT industry, you are way behind the current trend. The sky is the limit is literally where the Valley is going. And while it aims to break into space, the roads on Earth are still a hot topic. Today, however, we talk less about passenger vehicles and more about trucking.

It seems like all efforts towards transforming the trucking industry involve the introduction of self-driving ...

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Shipping a car from east to west coast

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The more you know about transporting a car the better your shipping experience will be. Let us answer some important questions about shipping a car from the east coast to the west coast.

Vehicle transport is easy when you know how it works and what you need. Transporting a vehicle from the east coast to the west coast requires a bit of organization in advance.

It is a trip that will take anywhere between 7 to 10 days, depending on the exact ...

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Napping and trucking

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Getting enough sleep nowadays is becoming a real challenge. Busy lifestyles, work commitments, social media pressure have been making us sleep less. But is it healthy to live like this? Can we still function normally with fewer hours of sleep or no sleep at all? The answer is no. It’s not healthy. We all need those 7-8 hours of sleep every night to wake up fresh and recovered from the previous day. But we don’t always have the luxury of ...

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Shipping a Truck Guide

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If you come to think about it, one of the most important things for the survival of Americans today is the truck. Trucks are the main reason for our comfort when it comes to food, clothes, furniture, and pretty much everything else around us. The truth is that every single thing around you has probably seen the inside of a truck either as a final product or as raw material. And it if hadn’t, you wouldn’t be where you are ...

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Truck Speed Limits: Slow Down or Speed Up?

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Truck speed limits across the country have been a hot topic for discussion over the past few months. Officials in a few states have initiated discussions on possible future changes to the rules on speed limits.

Ever since the Surface Transportation and Uniform Relocation Assistance Act (STURAA) of 1987, some states have had the right to raise speed limits from 55 mph, which was then the national speed limit, to 65 mph on rural interstate highways. After this date, some States ...

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The Most Bizarre Car Transport In The World

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The world is full of strange things waiting to be discovered. Does a guy with a Ferrari, which is actually a bike, sound weird enough? No? Great! Today I have some interesting stuff to show you! If something is right up Corsia’s alley, that would be car transport. But we only dwell in the realm of the regular. As it turns out, there are many bizarre auto transporters, and ...

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