Auto Auctions: Truths About Transport

As an industry leader in auto transport, we work with a lot of customers who purchase from auctions. According to the National Auto Auction Association, its membership numbers 345 across North America, with combined sales of 9.2 million vehicles annually. That’s a lot of auctions, and an awful lot of vehicles requiring transport. If your organization has never worked with …

Relieving T&R Pain Points

ACERTUS is the only company in the industry that offers complete end-to-end services across the entire lifecycle of a vehicle. As a part of that continuum, we happen to be the largest vehicle title and registration company in the nation. As the leader in T&R services, we are able to relieve a large pain point for our customers, whether they …

COMMENTARY: Addressing the national truck driver shortage

ST. LOUIS – Those in the vehicle logistics industry have known for a while that a shortage of long-haul truck drivers in the United States over the last several years has impacted costs and delivery times. According to a report from the American Trucking Association, the U.S. had a shortage of 51,000 truck drivers at the end of 2017. That number is …

Keeping Our Finger on the Pulse of the Auto Industry

As ACERTUS has expanded its services over the years from vehicle transport to fleet logistics and services, and to titles and registrations, we strive to stay informed of the latest trends in the automotive industry.  Our staff regularly attend major conferences across the country to meet with and learn from industry leaders. The following are some major takeaways from three …

Will Bitcoin Impact the Auto Industry?

You’ve probably heard about bitcoin in the news but might still be wondering what it is and why people are talking about it.   What is bitcoin? Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency – basically, a digital form of money that can be used to buy and sell goods through the internet. Cryptocurrencies are not backed by any physical bills or coins, …

A Free Ride for Charity

At MetroGistics, we pride ourselves on being a community-minded and charitable company. Our Metro Giving Back program lets one employee each month select a charity to receive a $500 check from the company. Since its inception, we’ve presented checks to about 70 different nonprofit organizations. Since 2012, our annual Monster Mash fundraiser has raised more than $95,000 for Helping Strays …

More Services = More Options for Customers

As many of you know, the MetroGistics family grew quite a bit in 2017. Building on our reputation as an industry leader in vehicle logistics, our company acquired AmeriFleet, North America’s top fleet logistics and services company, in January. We ended the year by acquiring Metro Title Services, the national leader in title and registration services to auto dealers and …

Freeze! Winter Car Myths Busted

The icy throes of winter are upon us, and given the freezing temperatures and heavy snowfall, it’s a good idea to give your car a little extra TLC before going out on the road. When it comes to winter car maintenance, there are a slew of articles out there on how to keep your car running all winter long. Unfortunately, …

Welcoming Metro Title Services to the Family

Earlier this month, our company announced we had acquired Metro Title Services  out of Lenexa, Kansas. Although MetroGistics started as a vehicle transport company, we’ve broadened our scope in recent years into new areas. This move, along with the acquisition earlier this year of AmeriFleet,  expands our capabilities and better positions us as a one-stop shop for vehicle lifecycle services. …

5 Tips For A Happier Commute

Of all the things that bring us stress and anxiety throughout the day – heavy workloads, financial strains, etc. – your daily commute shouldn’t be as frustrating as the day itself. In fact, when you think about it, it’s the only time each day we’re free to not do anything. On average, a US commuter spends about 50 minutes in …