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NIADA Announces ShipCarsNow as National Corporate Partner

Omaha, Neb., June 01, 2011 – ShipCarsNow recently partnered with NIADA as a National Member Benefit Partner to make it easy for independent auto dealers to access affordable automobile transport. The National Independent Automobile Dealer Association (NIADA) provides its members access to industry leaders like ShipCarsNow that offer excellent services to help grow their businesses and enhance profitability.

"In today's highly competitive used car market, more dealers are sourcing inventory from online auctions hundreds of miles outside their normal trading zones," said Jeff Grandstaff, ShipCarsNow general manager. "With ShipCarsNow's unique ability to combine truck and long-distance rail service into seamless door-to-door delivery, we can help NIADA members better manage their transportation costs to maximize profits."

As part of Union Pacific, ShipCarsNow provides auto traders with shipping options such as time-sensitive premium delivery and lower cost multimodal rail service. Auto transport by rail in fully enclosed railcars offers a significantly better value proposition than trucks when shipping vehicles over longer distances. NIADA members receive an exclusive discount now available through the association's National Member Benefit Partnership.

Registered ShipCarsNow customers can obtain an instant auto-transport price quote to any U.S. destination and popular international ports via www.ShipCarsNow.com. ShipCarsNow.com also provides online ordering, shipment tracking and payment options supported by friendly 24x7 customer service.  The company will soon be launching its new auto transport app for smartphones, which will give dealers fast access to shipping costs.

"NIADA is looking forward to building industry and member awareness of the outstanding and leading edge vehicle transport solutions offered by ShipCarsNow," said Scott Lilja, NIADA vice president of member services. "ShipCarsNow's multimodal options of economical rail, expedited truck and overseas vessel service allow auto dealers to reach more inventory and ship cars easily, affordably and safely. "

About ShipCarsNow

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 at (866) 207-3360. Follow ShipCarsNow on Facebook and Twitter.

About NIADA

The National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) www.niada.com, founded in 1946, has represented quality independent automobile dealers for over 61 years. NIADA assist's its members in becoming more successful within the used motor vehicle industry. Through membership in NIADA, members join with over 20,000 other professional automobile dealers who share the dream of financial prosperity for their business. NIADA is the industry's legislative representative -- working hard every day to protect dealer and consumer interests. The association consistently brings forward industry education, valuable industry information along with services and benefits designed to prepare members for an ever-changing marketplace.  As a consumer friendly association, automotive consumer information can be found on www.autoconsumer.tv.
 
Media Contact: Tom Lange, 402-544-3560 or tomlange@up.com, www.shipcarsnow.

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