ShipCarsNow Demos Mobile App at 16th Annual CAR Conference
Omaha, Neb., March 08, 2011 ShipCarsNow will demonstrate the industry's first mobile application that gives auto dealers and remarketers an easy way to receive multimodal auto transport quotes from any smart phone. Targeted for a May 2011 release, ShipCarsNow will demo the app at the 16th annual Conference of Automotive Remarketing (CAR) in Las Vegas March 9 -10.
"The new ShipCarsNow mobile app demonstrates our continued dedication to making auto transport easy," said Jeff Grandstaff, ShipCarsNow general manager. "It is a great complement to our online services and will offer dealers and remarketers mobile access to instant auto shipping quotes while they're bidding on cars at auction."
ShipCarsNow.com provides instant, online quotes for domestic and international auto transport as well as online ordering, shipment tracking, and payment options. ShipCarsNow's multimodal options of economical rail, expedited truck and overseas vessel service allow auto remarketers to expand their markets and ship cars affordably and safely.
ShipCarsNow is a long-time sponsor of the Conference of Automotive Remarketing, an annual gathering of more than 500 auto remarketing professionals. Recognized as the "original remarketing conference," the 2011 Conference of Automotive Remarketing is joined in Las Vegas by the International Auto Remarketers Alliance and National Auto Auction Association. Remarketing industry leaders will share best practices, introduce new technologies, discuss wholesale market conditions, and network with industry leaders.
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 www.ShipCarsNow.com or contact ShipCarsNow Toll Free (866) 207-3360.
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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.
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