Monroe, Iowa, January 17, 2018
Executive Auto Shippers is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA). This award honors service professionals who have maintained exceptional service ratings and reviews on Angie’s List in 2017.
“The service providers that receive our Angie’s List Super Service Award demonstrate the level of excellence that members have come to expect,” said Angie’s List Founder Angie Hicks. “These pros are top-notch and absolutely deserve recognition for the trustworthy and exemplary customer service they exhibited in the past year and overall.”
Angie’s List Super Service Award 2017 winners have met strict eligibility requirements, which include maintaining an “A” rating in overall grade, recent grade, and review period grade. The SSA winners must be in good standing with Angie’s List, pass a background check, record a current trade license attestation and abide by Angie’s List operational guidelines.
“I can’t express how proud I am of our team for earning this prestigious award for the 6th straight year,” said Executive Auto Shippers CEO Matt Van Gelder. “It’s always been our company goal to provide the highest level of service possible, so it’s quite personally gratifying to see such overwhelmingly positive feedback from our customers. It really does justify all of the hard work that every person on our team puts in.”
Executive Auto Shippers has been listed on Angie’s List since 2011. This is the 6th year in a row that Executive Auto Shippers has earned this honor.
Service company ratings are updated continually on Angie’s List as new, verified consumer reviews are submitted. Companies are graded on an A through F scale in multiple fields ranging from price to professionalism to punctuality.
For over two decades Angie’s List has been a trusted name for connecting consumers to top-rated service professionals. Angie’s List provides unique tools and support designed to improve the local service experience for both consumers and service professionals.
Executive Auto Shippers has been providing auto shipping services to consumers since 2009. Founded in Illinois by Matt and Jenny Van Gelder, the company relocated to Monroe Iowa in 2014. EAS offers open car transport, enclosed auto shipping, motorcycle transport, over-sized, and specialty vehicle shipping services.
MONROE, IA, UNITED STATES, August 22, 2017
Inc. magazine today ranked Executive Auto Shippers LLC NO. 1512 on its 36th annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small and midsized businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000.
“I am completely in awe at being included in a group of companies as prestigious as the list of current and past Inc. 5000 alum. This is just proof that there is no limit to what you can accomplish. All you need is a great team that shares your passion and dedication to a common goal.” Matt Van Gelder, CEO of Executive said.
The 2017 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at Inc.com and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc. (available on newsstands August 16) is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The average company on the list achieved a mind-boggling three-year average growth of 481%. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $206 billion, and the companies on the list collectively generated 619,500 jobs over the past three years. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.
“The Inc. 5000 is the most persuasive evidence I know that the American Dream is still alive,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “The founders and CEOs of the Inc. 5000 tell us they think determination, risk-taking, and vision were the keys to their success, and I believe them.”
The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring all the companies on the list will be held from October 10 through 12, 2017 at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert, CA. Speakers include some of the greatest entrepreneurs of this and past generations, such as former Ford president Alan Mullaly, FUBU CEO and founder and “Shark Tank” star Daymond John, Dollar Shave Club founder Michael Dubin, researcher and #1 New York Times bestseller Brené Brown, and Gravity Payments’ founder and CEO Dan Price.
Founded in 2009, Executive Auto Shippers is a local Monroe business that provides vehicle shipping services for both consumers and corporations. Thanks to a vast network of carriers, they have the ability to ship any type of vehicle, including motorcycles and ATVs. EAS also offers overseas and international shipping. Learn more about EAS and the services they provide.
SPRINGFIELD, MO, US, July 12, 2017
The Association for Women in Communications (AWC) recognizes 80-plus winners of its esteemed Clarion Awards competition. Kristi Kenyon, Marketing Specialist with Executive Auto Shippers, has been awarded the 2017 Clarion Award for Special Events-Fundraising Event. Her submission was for Executive Auto Shippers’ Drive Down Memory Lane charity car show held in 2016. The donation raised ($3500) was donated to the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Iowa.
“We were thrilled to be able to support such a great local organization,” Kenyon said. “This award was just the icing on the cake.”
“We’re so proud of Kristi for all her hard work on this event,” Matt Van Gelder, CEO of EAS, praised. “She took our passion for helping out local organizations to a whole new level and made this event happen.”
For more than 40 years, the AWC Clarion Awards have recognized small businesses, large corporate, nonprofit, agency and government communication specialists internationally who demonstrate excellence in clear and concise communications.
The 2017 Clarion Awards will be presented during the AWC National Conference in Addison, Tx., on Monday, September 18, 2017, at the Matrix/Clarion Award dinner. Cady McClain, an Emmy-winning actress, is the International Matrix Award recipient and will be the featured speaker at the dinner. For more information on the AWC National Conference, go to www.womcom.org/conference.
As one of the most prestigious competitions of its kind in the country, the 2017 Clarion Award competition attracted winners from 19 states and two countries, with entries judged by teams of experts from all aspects of the marketing and communications fields.
Founded in 1909, the Association for Women in Communications has nearly 1,200 members worldwide. AWC champions the advancement of women across all communications disciplines by recognizing excellence, promoting leadership and positioning its members at the forefront of the evolving communications era.
College classes will be starting before you know it, and whether it’s their first year or senior year, sending your child off to college is hard. If you’re sending them across the country, it can make it even more worrisome. Will they have everything they need, like healthy food? Will be they able to get to the store if they need something like cold medicine? What if they need to work a job or are able to find a great internship, will they have reliable transportation?
Although your student may need their vehicle this year, you don’t want them to drive it all that way, especially with if it’s loaded down. You also don’t want or truly have time to drive all that way yourself. So what’s a better, safer, and a huge time-saving way to get them the vehicle they need? Having it shipped to them. Shipping a car is fairly hassle-free when you work with the right auto transport company.
Although people travel across the country safely most of the time, why risk delays or damages? If your student would have to travel across a desert or plains area, it can be many miles between towns and gas stations. If they are to breakdown, will they be able to get help? Will they remember to check the gas gauge when they are in town to make sure they don’t run out? If your student is going from one climate to another, it can also be harder on their vehicle. For instance, in the cooler climates like the Midwest, your tires are usually good to go as long as you keep them well inflated. If your student drives from a cooler climate to the warmer southern climate, those tires could be in for a shock. Warmer and drier climates are harder on tires and other rubber parts of the car like hoses. Different climates call for different maintenance on their vehicle. A cross country drive also puts unnecessary wear and tear on a vehicle, too. Long distance driving can also be part of the danger for your student as well. It’s been shown that driving drowsy can be almost as dangerous as driving intoxicated. In fact, drowsy driving has estimated to be a factor in 20% of fatal crashes. This is because they are more likely to be slower to react, not able to make safe decisions, and more distracted.
Every fall your student packs up their belongings to head back. Does it feel like it gets to be more and more each year? It’s a big hassle to move all their items back and forth. One nice benefit of shipping a car is being able to make their movables easier to move by packing some in the car. EAS allows its customers to pack up to 100lbs in either the trunk or cargo area of their vehicle. This is a great way to save on postage and luggage fees for their trip back to campus. You can send items that aren’t immediately needed or valuable/breakable such as clothes, decor, and excess. We don’t recommend trying to ship laptops, TVs, or anything else valuable or delicate. These can possibly be damaged in transport and aren’t covered by the carrier’s insurance. They also won’t be inventoried – carriers only inspect the exterior of the vehicle. Items that can never be packed under any circumstances are prescription medicine or other drugs, firearms, alcohol, or any type of perishable food items.
A great place to start is to check with their school. Some schools have discount programs for students, including with car shipping companies. Executive Auto Shippers happily provides discounts for students at University of Michigan, University of Iowa, and University of Texas-San Antonio (UTSA), with others soon to be added to the list. If you’re a member of the military or DOD, active or retired, don’t forget to ask about that discount as well. EAS also gives discounts to first responders and law enforcement. Your employer might also have discounts available for you to use, too. Check with your HR department for what’s available to you. Another way we help ease the anxiety of car shipping is through our guarantees. Not only do we guarantee the price won’t change once you’ve booked the shipping order, but if there are delays that would cause your student’s vehicle to be later than a normal transit time, we have a Rental Car Guarantee as well.
Once you’ve decided to ship a car to your student, make sure you ask questions to get the best understanding and have a plan in place. When you call to set up the shipment, make sure to let the customer service representative know your student’s class and work schedule, discuss options for a drop off location if the campus isn’t truck-friendly, and figure out how payment will need to take place. Even though CSRs try to work with schedules the best they can, don’t make the window of time that your student’s available too small.
Most carriers have trailers that hold 10 cars and can’t fit on side streets, especially if there are low hanging trees or are narrow. A couple options to try are:
As for payment, EAS only charges the deposit after the vehicle has been picked up with the rest due at delivery. If you aren’t sure how to handle payment at delivery, here are a few options:
As your student prepares to return to campus for another year, help them return safely and with all that they’ll need. With the right auto shippers, you’ll not only remove some of the stress and worry, but save yourself and your student time as well. Check out our FAQ page if you still have questions about how to ship a car, or give one of our customer service representatives a call today. Here’s to a successful school year!
It’s that time of year again – tax season! As the deadline looms closer and closer, you’re working on collecting all the proper documents. I’m sure you are all familiar with the standard forms like W-2s, 1098-E student loan interest and 1098 home mortgage interest. But if you have moved in the last tax year, you may be missing out on some valuable deductions. If you utilized a car shipping company to move your vehicle you are probably eligible for an additional deduction. We’ll explain how your auto transport could increase your tax refund this year.
The IRS has 3 areas they check to see if your relocation qualifies for a tax reduction.
Even if you get reimbursed for your moving expenses, you may be able to deduct a portion of your expenses. Check with your tax professional to verify what type of reimbursements are deductible.
If you meet all the requirements above, you’re a good candidate to start collecting documents for your car shipping deduction. Make sure to ask for a copy of an invoice from the company who shipped your vehicle.
If you move for a job, including a first job as a new graduate, it’s worth your while to look into this deduction. If you use a tax professional to help you, make sure to mention this part of relocating to them so you get your proper deduction. If you do your taxes yourself, make sure you don’t skip this part of your preparation. And if a relocation is in the works for you this year, make sure you check out our auto shipping tips to start you on the right track.
MONROE, IA, US, January 24, 2017
Executive Auto Shippers has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of customer service to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2016. This is Executive’s fifth straight year winning the award in multiple categories.
This achievement is particularly significant as Angie’s List experienced unprecedented member growth in 2016. More than 1.6 million consumers, many of whom were eager to quickly hire highly qualified service pros, joined Angie’s List after the company added a new, free membership tier.
“Companies that can meet higher demands without missing a beat in their exemplary performance standards truly do stand apart from their peers,” said Angie’s List Founder Angie Hicks. “Only a fraction of the auto transport companies nationwide were able to do it.”
Angie’s List Super Service Award 2016 winners have met strict eligibility requirements, which include an “A” rating in overall grade, recent grade, and review period grade. The SSA winners must also be in good standing with Angie’s List, pass a background check and abide by Angie’s List operational guidelines.
“We are certainly humbled at receiving this award for the fifth year,” said Matt Van Gelder, CEO of Executive Auto Shippers. “We work hard to put our customers first, and it’s awards like this that help us know we’re on the right track.”
Service company ratings are updated daily on Angie’s List as new, verified consumer reviews are submitted. Companies are graded on an A through F scale in areas ranging from price to professionalism to punctuality.
For more than 21 years, Angie’s List restricted access to its verified reviews to consumers who paid membership fees. When the company removed that barrier, some companies worried that the new, non-paying members would not be as engaged as members of the past. Experience has shown, however, that these newly added members are just as engaged – across all age groups – as prior members. Also, because the company continues to adhere to its review verification process, there has been no degradation of review quality.
“The biggest change at Angie’s List is that we are connecting, even more, consumers to high-quality service professionals,” Hicks said. “And that’s good for everyone.”
MONROE, IOWA, US, December 14, 2016, /EINPresswire.com/ — When you buy something online you expect to receive an email confirmation and tracking info. Thanks to Executive Auto Shippers you can now expect the same when you ship a car.
“We’ve always worked towards giving our customers the best service in the industry,” says Matt Van Gelder, CEO of Executive Auto Shippers, “Being able to track their auto transport is one more way they can have peace of mind.”
“Being able to track their auto transport is one more way they can have peace of mind.”— Matt Van Gelder, CEO
The auto shipment tracking system utilized by Executive Auto Shippers does not require any extra hardware or APP downloads by either the customer or the carrier. The system uses the carrier’s GPS signal on their cell phone to create a breadcrumb-type trail of locations of your vehicle as it travels on the carrier’s trailer from start to finish. The customer will receive periodic update emails that include a log and updated map throughout the duration of their auto shipment.
“This tracking system can be used for either open or enclosed car transports as well as ATV and motorcycle shipping,” noted Van Gelder. He also added, “I am extremely excited to add auto shipment tracking to our list of industry innovations.”
Founded in 2009, Executive Auto Shippers is a Monroe, IA based business that provides vehicle shipping services for both consumers and corporations. Thanks to a vast network of carriers, they have the ability to ship any type of vehicle, including motorcycles and ATVs. Executive Auto Shippers also offers both domestic and international overseas shipping. Learn more about EAS and their nationwide auto shipping services.
MONROE, IOWA, USA, October 3, 2016 /EINPresswire.com/ — If you make a lot of purchases online, you’re one of the 78% of the US who are shopping online. When it comes to big purchases, though, there aren’t a lot of good websites that can provide a one stop shop. KosLo.com and Executive Auto Shippers are looking to change that for the online car buying experience.
“We are eager to provide a solid solution for how consumers purchase their next vehicle” — Devin Koskan, Founder and CEO of KosLo
KosLo is an online service that connects car dealerships with potential customers across the country. Their services works for both new and pre-owned purchases, with the customers inputting their preferred year, make, model, and other features they may be looking for. The difference between KosLo and the other sites is they allow participating dealers to bid on price, if they have the customer’s requested vehicle in inventory. Offers are then presented to the consumer to make a final choice. This helps customers find the exact vehicle they are wanting at the best price possible.
KosLo knew that in order to offer the best buying service possible, they needed an extra element that others weren’t offering. That’s how they decided to join forces with EAS.
“We are excited about our partnership with Executive Auto Shippers as it is one more step towards making the entire car buying process easier and more efficient for both the consumer and the dealership,” stated Founder and CEO of KosLo, Devin Koskan. He goes on to say that by combining the ability to find, finance, and ship a vehicle to their home will grow a customer’s search area from local to national. “We are eager to provide a solid solution for how consumers purchase their next vehicle,” added Koskan.
“The combination of our services is really going to make car buying a better experience,” stated Matt Van Gelder, CEO of Executive Auto Shippers. He mentioned that Executive Auto Shippers offers both open and enclosed car shipping services. Van Gelder assured, “customers can know that their vehicle will arrive looking as if they’d drove it off the lot themselves.”
Since 2009, EAS has provided auto transport services for both consumers and corporations. With their vast network of carriers, they can ship a variety of vehicles to include motorcycles and ATVs. Since they transport nationwide, they also offer shipping services to Hawaii and Alaska, as well as other overseas locations.
— Des Moines, Iowa, US, August 12, 2016 —
Memories are a precious thing, and heartbreaking to lose. Those who are living with Alzheimer’s understand this more than most.
“A lot of good memories can be associated with a car, especially classics,” says Matt Van Gelder, CEO of Executive Auto Shippers. That’s why EAS decided to host a fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association in the form of a car show. “We felt a car show was a very relatable way for us to raise funds and awareness for the Alzheimer’s Association,” Van Gelder commented.
The event is considerately called Drive Down Memory Lane. It will be held Sunday, September 18th at Principal Park in Des Moines, Iowa. Van Gelder mentioned that besides a few of the local food trucks, the other vendors will include family activities, chair massages, and various goods. The event is free to the public and will run from 12 pm to 4 pm. People interested in showing their vehicle can contact the event organizer, Kristi Kenyon, at email@example.com.
All proceeds will be donated to the Greater Iowa Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. “We aren’t looking to make a profit but simply help a great organization in the pursuit of a cure for this devastating disease,” Van Gelder stated, “with the help of our vendors and amazing sponsors like, MyKlassic.com, we’re hoping to raise awareness while also putting on a really great show for both spectators and participants.”
“The Alzheimer’s Association is excited to be working with Executive Auto Shippers,” expressed Danielle Etter, Development and Communications Specialist with the Alzheimer’s Association – Greater Iowa Chapter, “We are extremely grateful for local businesses like Executive who look for creative ways to support the Alzheimer’s Association.”
Founded in 2009, Executive Auto Shippers is a local Monroe, Iowa business that provides auto shipping services for both consumers and corporations. Thanks to a vast network of carriers, they have the ability to ship any type of vehicle, including motorcycles and ATVs. EAS also offers overseas and international shipping. You can learn more about EAS and the services they provide at https://executiveautoshippers.com/services/enclosed-exotic-transfer/.
Award for high level of customer service received alongside the company’s anniversary
MONROE, IA, February 16 – Executive Auto Shippers has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award for the fourth year in a row. This award reflects an exemplary year of service provided to members of the services marketplace and consumer review site in 2015. EAS is even more proud of this accomplishment because it was awarded near their seventh anniversary.
“Being in business for seven years is a big accomplishment, especially in a highly competitive industry like Auto Shipping. Knowing that four out the seven years we were able to earn an award that shows the importance we put on customer service is the icing on the cake,” said Matt Van Gelder, CEO of EAS.
“Only about 5 percent of the Auto Shipping companies have performed so consistently well to earn our Super Service Award,” said Angie’s List Founder Angie Hicks. “It’s a really high standard.”
Angie’s List Super Service Award 2015 winners have met strict eligibility requirements, which include an “A” rating in overall grade, recent grade, and review period grade; the company must be in good standing with Angie’s List, pass a background check and abide by Angie’s List operational guidelines.
Service company ratings are updated daily on Angie’s List. Companies are graded on an A through F scale in areas ranging from price to professionalism to punctuality.
Founded in 2009, Executive Auto Shippers provides vehicle shipping services for both the consumers and corporations. Thanks to a vast network of carriers, they have the ability to ship any type of vehicle, including motorcycles and ATVs. EAS also offers overseas and international shipping. You can learn more about EAS and the services they provide at www.executiveautoshippers.com/services/.
Angie’s List helps facilitate happy transactions between more than three million consumers nationwide and its collection of highly rated service providers in more than 720 categories of service, ranging from home improvement to health care. Built on a foundation of more than 10 million verified reviews of local service, Angie’s List connects consumers directly to its online marketplace of services from member-reviewed providers and offers unique tools and support designed to improve the local service experience for both consumers and service professionals.