NIADA Adds Autosled as National Member Benefit Partner

NIADA Adds Autosled as National Member Benefit Partner

January 18, 2021- Rockville, MD– Autosled, Inc., a national digital logistics marketplace for franchise and independent dealers, has joined with the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association as its newest National Member Benefit partner.

As part of the partnership, Autosled is offering NIADA member dealers a special first vehicle transport discount, available to association members who join as new customers.

“With more and more inventory being acquired digitally and from a wider geographic range, vehicle transport is growing in importance for independent dealers,” NIADA director of business development James Gibson said. “This partnership provides a greater opportunity for NIADA members to take advantage of Autosled’s seamless digital vehicle transport options to ship used vehicles throughout the nation.”

Autosled’s contactless vehicle shipping includes enclosed and open transport options. Dealers can schedule vehicle pickups online, communicate with drivers throughout the transportation process and share vehicle updates with customers in real time. Autosled delivers to residential or commercial locations, depending on the dealer’s preference.

NIADA members can look forward to less paperwork and no monthly subscription fees, enabling them to move used cars and trucks off the lot faster.

Autosled’s vetted network of nationwide transporters, in conjunction with industry-first video bill of lading technology, works to ensure successful vehicle deliveries for every dealer.

“Autosled is honored to come alongside NIADA and its members as a trusted transport partner,” Autosled chief financial officer Dan Sperau said. “We look forward to connecting with independent dealers nationwide to streamline their delivery processes and fulfill their vehicle transport needs, now and in the future.”

For more information, or to schedule an Autosled product demonstration, visit www.autosled.com/NIADA.

About Autosled

Autosled provides dealers, transporters, auctioneers, brokers and individuals who are relocating with efficient, digital vehicle transport options. New and used cars, trucks, motorcycles, classic and luxury vehicles are all regularly shipped nationwide.

Autosled offers enclosed and open transport as well as door-to-door shipping to both residences and businesses. The software allows dealers to reduce paperwork and miscommunication, allowing them to save time and move inventory quicker.

Autosled’s services include custom price quotes, secure online payments, electronic accounting and invoicing, vehicle shipments scheduled online, verified transporter insurance and a vetted network of transporters. Every vehicle shipped through Autosled is protected with real-time GPS vehicle tracking and instant communication with transporters throughout the shipping process. For more information, visit www.autosled.com.

About NIADA

The National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) is among the nation’s largest trade associations, representing the used motor vehicle industry, and comprises more than 38,000 licensed used car dealers. Since 1946, NIADA has represented the voice and interests of used car dealers at the federal level in Washington D.C. Coupled with its state association network across the country, NIADA’s grass-roots framework provides a dual layer of advocacy unmatched in the used motor vehicle industry.

For more than 70 years, NIADA has engineered programs and leveraged technology to fulfill its mission to advance, educate and promote the independent used car dealer. NIADA members subscribe to a strict Code of Ethics of duty, honor and integrity, and believe in the advancement of small business in support of the free-market system. More information about NIADA programs and educational opportunities is available at www.niada.com and www.niada.tv.

Autosled Named Exclusive Transportation Provider For 20 Group Dealer Trades

Autosled Named Exclusive Transportation Provider For 20 Group Dealer Trades’ Franchise and Independent Dealers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 16, 2020, Rockville, Md.- Autosled, Inc., the digital vehicle logistics marketplace for automotive dealers, transporters, and consumers, has partnered with 20 Group Dealer Trades to provide exclusive transport support for the new and used cars traded amongst its members. 

Autosled’s online logistics platform enables nationwide shipments with contactless delivery, real-time GPS tracking, and direct contact with Transporters. Through 20 Group Dealer Trades’ dealer direct platform, Franchise and Independent dealerships trade vehicles amongst its members. As the exclusive transportation provider for 20 Group Dealer Trades, Autosled’s pre-vetted network of transporters across the United States supply both open and enclosed transport.

“We appreciate the opportunity to align with cutting edge industry partners such as 20 Group Dealer Trades”, said David Sperau, CEO of Autosled. “As hard as it is to acquire frontline ready inventory, this is a no brainer for today’s automotive dealers. We look forward to supporting their growing network of dealers with the most reliable vehicle transport platform on the market”.

“20 Group Dealer Trades was created to increase dealership profitability and dispose of overage, pre-owned inventory through a Dealer to Dealer direct e-commerce model”, said Santosh Viswanathan, founder and CEO of 20 Group Dealer Trades. “We have now decided to incorporate new car inventory due to the same aging issues that retailers face with used cars. Instead of paying locator services for half of the hold back cost for each vehicle, automotive dealers pay a flat rate of $199 through 20 Group Dealer Trades. Thank you to Peter Fong, chief growth officer for Autosled, who has helped launch this partnership.”

About 20 Group Dealer Trades

20 Group Dealer Trades is the first members-only, dealer-direct platform that enables dealers to turn reconditioned inventory in an efficient and convenient way. 20 Group Dealer Trades was founded by Santosh Viswanathan, owner of Ford and Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram stores, for dealers looking to trade reconditioned, frontline ready units. Comprising both Franchise and Independent dealerships, 20 Group Dealer Trades provides full mechanical inspections, vehicle transport, ACH payments and floor planning. For more information, or to become a 20 Group Dealer Trades member, please visit: www.20groupdealertrades.com

About Autosled

Autosled provides dealers, transporters, auctioneers, brokers, and individuals that are relocating with seamless, efficient, and digital vehicle transport options. New and used cars, trucks, motorcycles, classic and luxury vehicles are all regularly shipped nationwide. Autosled offers enclosed and open transport as well as door-to-door shipping to both residences and businesses. The software allows dealers to reduce paperwork and miscommunication- allowing dealers to save time and move inventory off of their lots quicker. Autosled’s services include custom price quotes, secure online payments, electronic accounting and invoicing, vehicle shipments scheduled online, verified transporter insurance, and a vetted network of transporters. Every vehicle shipped through Autosled is protected, with real-time GPS vehicle tracking, and instant communication with transporters throughout the shipping process. For more information, visit www.autosled.com.

Autosled Podcast with Auto Remarketing

Autosled Guest Appearance on Auto Remarketing Podcast

Autosled Co-Founders, David and Dan Sperau, made a guest appearance in Auto Remarketing’s podcast this past Wednesday. In the episode, the brothers discussed their family’s background in the automotive industry, how they got their starts in the industry, and what inspired them to launch Autosled.

“We will be there when customers need us. Even if it’s a weird hour of the night. Our cell phones are on our business cards. We’re 24 hours. If you want to call us on Sunday, we’ll answer the phone. That’s how we do business.”

Dan Sperau, CFO and Co-founder of autosled

Auto Remarketing is a news source and magazine that reports on used vehicle trends and automotive industry news in the United States and Canada. The Auto Remarketing podcast is a weekly podcast about auto industry news, particularly on the used car side, and features prominent executives.

Listen to the full interview above.

Autosled Interview with Dealership News

Autosled Speaks with Dealership News about the Importance of Automotive Transport Logistics

This past week, Autosled’s CEO, David Sperau, sat down with Dealership New’s Kelly Kleinman to discuss our growing company. Dealership News is a dealer-facing news and media online publication. It provides car dealers with the latest industry news and tips and resources to help them optimize their businesses.

In the interview, Dave discussed his past in the automotive industry as a Dealer Principal and General manager. He also outlined how Autosled came to be and the pain points of dealers when it comes to moving vehicles. When asked to elucidate how streamlined vehicle shipping can help expand dealers’ inventory, Dave highlighted how affordable and quick vehicle transport allows them to look outside of their geographic region for vehicles. The full video interview appears above.