How to schedule a car shipment

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We live in an era of instant gratification. We want everything now. We frown at the very thought of having to wait. The demand for instant results is sipping into every corner of our lives.

What does it have to do with shipping a car? Well, shipping a car is not like shipping a package.  You cannot order overnight delivery (or maybe you can, but that is a rare premium service that costs extra).

In general, it is easy to schedule a ...

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Shipping a car by train or by truck?

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Transporting a car can be done by train, truck, airplane or a marine vessel. Your time-frame, budget and preferences will determine your choice of auto transport mode. Shipping a car is easy, when you learn how it works. Corsia Logistics does not ship cars by train, only by truck. Let us look into the differences.

Working with a trucking company is faster and easier. When shipping a car by train you still need a car carrier to take the vehicle to ...

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2020 tax season for truckers and carriers: What to know

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The new tax season has begun. This year, you have until April 15th to submit your 2019 income tax return and pay any amount owed. Factors such as your filing status, taxable income, potential tax exemptions, among others, determine how much tax you will pay.

The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) brought changes especially concerning the taxable income, per-diem deductions, as well as vehicle and equipment depreciation methods. These changes affected both individuals and businesses. The TCJA has also ...

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Truckers vs California Independent Contractor Law

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Compromise lies at the heart of any relationship between businesses, workers, and the state. Regardless of how much we dislike it, we understand there is no avoiding it. However, it is a tough balancing act, especially when you don’t even know where the balance is. And it gets even worse when states try to solve issues in one broad swoop.

Last year we got another example of how generalized solutions can disrupt entire businesses. This time, the issue revolves around Continue Reading →

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The ELD mandate deadline: Unresolved issues

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Every once in a while, a huge regulation controversy pops up, and virtually everybody takes a side. The beauty of democracy is that we have the power to affect such changes. However, there is one problem. What happens to those issues, which do not get that big of a platform?

The ELD mandate has stirred the pot in trucking and logistics circles, but the general public has only a minimal idea of it – or perhaps none at all.

Because of that, ...

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Honoring the brave: Veterans Day

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As our nation celebrates Veterans Day, Corsia Logistics Team takes a moment to salute the brave men and women, whose devotion to duty and our country deserves our respect and gratitude, not just today, but every day.

In the military circles, they say: “Amateurs talk about tactics, but professionals study logistics.”

Logistics has always been a vital part of any military action: one as simple as meal delivery, and one as complex as planning a gargantuan operation across the Atlantic. Transporting military ...

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7 Facts about auto transport

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And this growth requires us to know a little more about the process and peculiarities that come with it. We reveal some facts that we have found to be interesting. Some might be surprising, others might be scary. All of them, however, quite important to know ahead.

Every time an auto manufacturer sends out a new car, there is a truck that carries it to a dealership. Somehow it seems funny that cars, which are made to be driven, have to ...

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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 – This is a general term that wraps all processes. The whole organization and management of the auto ...
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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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