Montway Auto Transport, one of the nation's leading third-party logistics brokerages, and Auction Edge, a digital remarketing technology provider, announced Jan. 17 a partnership where Montway will provide transportation ordering to more than 55,000 dealers and over 175 auctions through Auction Edge's national marketplace EDGE Pipeline.
EDGE Pipeline is a digital platform that connects auctions with their dealer partners to market and source inventory. Since 2012, Auction Edge has helped power partner auctions to transact millions of vehicles annually. The addition of "one-click" transportation ordering will further modernize the user experience, saving dealers time and improving efficiency.
"Digitalization of the supply chain is a trend that is here to stay," said Kaye Ceille, Business Solutions Group President at Montway Auto Transport, in a news release. "Auction Edge will leverage Montway's technology to seamlessly integrate with EDGE Pipeline and make booking auto transport for vehicles purchased at auctions anywhere in the country as easy as clicking a button."
Dealers continue to source vehicles from multiple outlets, a strategy that has been growing post-pandemic. Auctions providing an easy way to order fast, safe, and reliable transport digitally help dealers better manage their inventory and meet consumer demands.
In addition to transporting full loads, Montway handles nationwide single-unit moves, enabling it to improve the post-sale experience for dealers by building a customized solution for Auction Edge users. Montway has a strong reputation in the industry, proven by over 80,000 online customer reviews in the retail market.
"Montway is a pioneer in the transportation industry and shares our commitment to improving efficiency for dealers," said Dan Diedrich, CEO of Auction Edge. "The ability for dealers to have integrated ordering for long-haul transportation aligns perfectly with EDGE Pipeline's vision to be the home of the dealer for auctions."
Montway's partnership with Auction Edge comes after the recent announcement of its merger with Auction Direct Transport (ADT), a nationwide automotive transport brokerage company. The two partnerships are part of Montway's effort to strengthening its reach in dealer and auction transportation nationwide.