Here you will find companies that I recommend as you embark on your journey of starting an auto transport business. Companies with a (*) are companies I highly recommend but any one of these listed can work and comes recommended. Some for different reasons. Also, I ask that you please tell them Ashley from ReloGeek sent you and yes some of these links are affiliate links. 🙂
Auto Transport Business Training:
*ReloAcademy The full auto transport broker training course plus some extras. [ auto transport brokers ]
Haul and Hustle Car Hauling Business Training Course [ car haulers ]
*Broker Contract Templates The contracts you need to start your auto transport broker business on the right foot.
Freshbooks This software makes tracking your expenses so easy. You get to see how much you’re spending and how profitable you are accurately and in real-time. And when it comes to running a business, being profitable is the goal! Plus it makes tax time a breeze!
Website Hosting and Domain Registration:
Name Hero I’ve been through a few web hosts in the last 10 years but this company’s customer service is amazing.
Elementor Pro This is hands down my favorite website builder. And if you buy one of the premade website templates this is a requirement. You just need the “1 website” plan.
Gravity Forms This is the best form builder. I use it in all of my designs.
OptimizePress My 2nd favorite WordPress theme
One Page Website Design Service Struggling to design your site? Hire me to design your dazzling one page website. Currently includes a free logo.
WP Engine Month to month contracts and no sign-up fees make WP Engine highly recommended by many business owners.
Grasshopper When I first started my business, I used Grasshopper virtual phone system. It allowed me to have different extensions for different departments, it allowed me to choose my hours of operation where the phone only rang during these hours and it allowed me to have both a local and 800 number.
RingCentral : I love Ring Central. Been using them for years!
Freight Broker Bond:
Broker Trust Advisor
Phone: 800-595-2615 ext. 638
Auto Transport Broker CRM:
Auto Broker Dispatch They have some really good features, but it’s a little pricey. Their automatic quoting app that integrates with WordPress is a huge plus. This is a solid choice. If you do go to them, tell them Ashley from ReloGeek sent you.
BATS CRM They have such a streamlined system with all the same benefits a regular CRM system has. So far this has become a favorite of mine just because of the capabilities as a brokering software. I’m excited about what they’re doing over there. I know you’ll be satisfied with this software. Be sure to tell them Ashley from Relogeek sent you!
Carship IO The most affordable but definitely lowest on the list of features. If you are on a budget, this is an option.
Car Hauler CRM:
*Super Dispatch I really love what they are doing over at Super Dispatch. If you are starting your business or already have a business, their software and app are a must-have. Very user-friendly and I think it will help you become more organized, more customer-friendly and more efficient at doing your job. [ 75% Off Discount Code: RLG75 ]
Carship IO Similar to Super Dispatch, the guys at CarshipIO have decent software. Their reporting feature is definitely a plus so if that’s what you care about, this might be the option for you.
Auto Transport Broker Leads: (You’ll get a full list of lead providers inside Reloacademy.)
*Central Dispatch This is the industry standard. This is where car haulers go to find loads and where auto transport brokers go to get their client’s vehicles moved.
WordPress Website Design:
*Headway Themes If you want a drag and drop website builder that offers the MOST flexibility? This is the template for you.
Create Awesome Videos:
Content Samurai Want to make videos for your business but don’t have the time or you’re simply camera shy? Don’t let that hold you back from spreading your creative vision and/or message. Check out this company. [7 Day Free Trial with the link]
99 Designs You can get an affordable logo done for your business or you can always DIY it. This is your baby, your canvas. Do what you please!
MOO If you want business cards that really stand out? You gotta go to MOO.
Creative Market I absolutely love the creative market. You can find all kinds of predesigned templates and sources for any project. Although there isnt much truck/brokering specific stuff on there, with a little creativity, you can go a long way. Best part? Prices are affordable. If you sign up to create an account, they’ll send you free items every Monday.
Canva is great for designing mainly free templates yourself. They have an awesome layout library that allows you to use their free or paid layouts and add your own images. This is great for creating social media images or thumbnails for videos.