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 …

5 Cold Weather Car Hacks

For many drivers, with winter weather also comes the challenges of winter weather car maintenance. With icy roads, salty streets, chilling temperatures and heavy snow, how can you make sure your car is winter-ready? While this is just a general list, we’ve rounded up five simple car care tips that can go a long way toward making sure both you …

Giving Back Program Lets Employees Select Charity Recipients

In 2012 our company implemented the Metro Giving Back program. Each month an employee identifies a local charity to receive a $500 check from MetroGistics.   Since its inception the program has benefited around 70 charities that range from food banks and animal welfare organizations to a specific fund set up to help with cancer-related medical expenses for a young …

Tips For Driving With A Canine Co-Pilot

More often than not, dogs are happy to hop in the car for a little joyride alongside their favorite human. Dog park? Grocery store? No matter where you go, most dogs are just happy to get the invite. Other times, however, they might be a little more reluctant to ride along, making your time on the road no walk in …

Come See Us at November Tradeshows

As our company continues to grow, we always love interacting with clients and industry professionals at national tradeshows. It’s one way for us to keep our finger on the pulse of the auto industry while introducing ourselves to potential customers. We had a great experience at the Automotive Logistics Global Conference in Detroit last month. Here’s where you can find …

Meet Steve, Ben and Amy: Three Valuable Employees with Surprising Pasts

Each employee at MetroGistics helps us work toward our goal of driving the future of automotive logistics. This quarter we are highlighting three hardworking individuals on our staff: Steve Gould, Ben Djak and Amy Welch. Steve Gould, sales center manager, works with the sales center team to contact dealers and move their vehicles. After a year of working at MetroGistics, …

Truckers Getting Ready for ELDs

In 2015 the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued a mandate for all commercial interstate vehicles to have an electronic logging device (ELD) by December 18, 2017. We briefly referenced this in our mid-year legislative update blog post earlier this year. The intent of ELDs is to accurately gauge compliance with laws regulating hours of operation, mostly affecting long-range truckers. …

Three simple steps to create your perfect travel itinerary

Ever met one of those people who make an action-packed trip seem like a walk in the park? While planning a trip just might not be your thing, there are ways to create a top-notch travel itinerary for you and your loved ones to ensure your next adventure runs smooth as ever. While there are plenty of modern itinerary-making tools …