Social Auto Transport aims to tap into the drive service market by offering a social ride service app to provide auto dealers with an entirely new way to move their inventory.
Nick Mottas, President/CEO, Social Auto Transport
What does a typical day look like for you?
I have spent the last eight years designing and installing IT systems. I have worked as a BSA and Product Manager spending my days gathering requirements and managing projects on large scale efforts. I enjoy identifying and solving complex problems both with process improvement as well as technology. I challenge myself to think outside the box and come up with innovative solutions to problems and not settle for the status quo.
What inspired you to start your company?
I found that the auto industry is currently focused on auto transport through the use of 3rd party logistics carriers that utilize auto-carriers. While this is an effective method of transport for moving full loads, the cost and lack of efficiency is a burden for the dealer to pay. There is an increasing demand for speed and agility in the auto industry that can be fulfilled with the use of drive service. I wanted to take that a step further and introduce an on-demand offering that will allow dealers to move inventory precisely when needed.
What’s your favorite thing about Virginia?
My favorite thing about Virginia is the diversity of activities that it offers. Whether you want to surf, ski, hike, kayak, tour a winery or experience a brewery, Virginia has something for everyone.