Omaha, Neb., January 25, 2011 – ShipCarsNow will join thousands of franchise car and truck dealers, auto manufacturers, and retailers at the 2011 National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention & Expo February 5-7 in San Francisco. As an exhibitor, ShipCarsNow will provide valuable tips and information to dealers and remarketers on how they can gain a competitive edge by expanding their trading zone and reducing auto transport costs with easy online services and tools offered by ShipCarsNow. ShipCarsNow will be located at booth 3416N.
"The NADA Convention is one of the largest gatherings of the auto industry," said Jeff Grandstaff, ShipCarsNow general manager. "ShipCarsNow makes attending this convention a priority because our online auto transport services can help dealers and remarketers maintain optimal inventory levels and improve profits."
Maintaining optimal inventory levels of quality, affordable late-model cars and trucks can be challenging. As the competition increases for late model used cars and trucks, dealers increasingly are using the Internet to expand their trading zone and purchasing premium inventory from auto auctions thousands of miles outside their normal trading radius. Auto auctions in California, Arizona and Nevada, in particular, have become especially attractive to Midwest and Texas dealers looking for well-equipped late model vehicles, as well as hybrid SUVs and crossovers now entering the used car market for the first time.
ShipCarsNow is one of the few online auto transport companies to provide instant, online quotes for domestic and international auto shipping. Dealers and remarketers can register online to get the lowest price auto transport quotes, and place and track orders 24x7. ShipCarsNow has teamed up with AuctionACCESS® to provide faster registration and credit approval to dealers who sign up online with their AuctionACCESS ID number. For more information, visit ShipCarsNow at booth 3416N at the NADA Convention & Expo or shipcarsnow.com. Dealers can map out their visit to the NADA Expo Hall ahead of time, as well as e-mail exhibitors.
In addition to providing auto dealers with easy and affordable auto shipping, ShipCarsNow is offering dealers free souvenir green-screen photos at its booth.
ShipCarsNow provides the used car industry with affordable multimodal auto shipping services. Established by Union Pacific in 2006, ShipCarsNow delivers vehicles in the U.S. and around the world through a multimodal auto transport network that includes truck, enclosed rail transport, driveaway shuttles, and ocean-going vessels. The company brings global resources and technology to auto remarketing businesses as a natural extension of Union Pacific's automotive logistics and transportation operations for new car distribution. ShipCarsNow.com provides used car shippers -- including auto manufacturers, auto auctions, dealers, finance companies and fleet operators -- with a fast and easy way to book affordable vehicle transportation online.
For more information, visit shipcarsnow.com or contact ShipCarsNow Toll Free (866) 207-3360. Follow ShipCarsNow on Facebook and Twitter.
About Union Pacific
Union Pacific Corporation owns one of America's leading transportation companies. Union Pacific is North America's largest automotive carrier, covering 23 states across the western two-thirds of the United States. Union Pacific directly serves vehicle assembly plants in the Western U.S., carries imported vehicles from West Coast and Gulf Coast ports, and operates vehicle distribution centers for all major automotive manufacturers. The railroad serves many of the fastest-growing U.S. population centers and provides Americans with a fuel-efficient, environmentally responsible and safe mode of freight transportation. Union Pacific's diversified business mix includes Agricultural Products, Automotive, Chemicals, Energy, Industrial Products and Intermodal. The railroad emphasizes excellent customer service and offers competitive routes from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways. Union Pacific connects with Canada's rail systems and is the only railroad serving all six major gateways to Mexico, making it North America's premier rail franchise.