New World Auto About Us
New World Auto Transport is a family owned and operated business, which values excellence. With over 35 years of experience in all aspects of the automotive industry, we have the ability to provide you with expert knowledge. This knowledge and understanding allows us to tailor your transportation needs.
Regardless of what type of vehicle you are shipping, we have the ability to relate to you on more than a business level. We believe in developing a strong relationship with our customers. That is how trust is built. You shouldn't and wouldn't trust your vehicle with just anybody. That is why we also value the importance of communication and logistics leading to a stress free and damage free transport.
We value honesty and integrity and respect each customer's individual needs. We provide you with a personal agent who is dedicated and committed to meeting your personal expectations. Whether you ship cars on a regular basis or this is your first time we understand this could be a stressful experience for you. With New World Auto Transport, we will alleviate the common stresses related to automotive shipping. How? By being accurate, truthful, and by communicating with you when you need us the most. A successful, stress free transportation is all about communication; communication with you, the drivers, dispatchers, and the ability to get in touch with us even after hours. We are not a 5-day a week, 9 to 5 company, where you always get sent to voice mail and never get responding calls. We're available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We don't pretend to be something that we are not. We are real people, providing real services at affordable rates. This personal touch sets us apart from other transporters.
New World Auto Transport settles for nothing less than excellence in everything we do. Through thorough research we guarantee that you are dealing with an expert team.
At a time of mass information dominating the market and Internet, it may all seem overwhelming times, which is why New World Auto Transport representatives are here to help you from start to finish. Led by an innovative management group, New World Auto Transport has created a highly motivated team of skilled and dedicated customer service representatives to serve you on a one on one basis. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to call us at 832-437-2478 or you may contact Steve Wells directly at 713-705-7102.
About President & CEO, Steve Wells
In 1978, Steve moved to Texas. He then opened New World Vans, Trucks, and Specialty Vehicles here in Houston, Texas. He hired the best skilled craftsmen in the respective vehicle aftermarket and conversion world, and set out to make a name for his company. New World Vans & Trucks not only gained respect, not only for designing vans and autos for retail customers, sports figures, music personalities, and specialty auto dealers, but also because they contracted, designed, and produced commercial conversions for surveillance and law enforcement agencies.
Steve also designed custom production and promotional vehicles for radio, TV, and sports teams nationally. Another division of New World specialized in ballistic protection on customers' vehicles all over the world. In the process of designing bomb disposal units, Steve achieved yet another success. Attending the Starlight Military Training Center, Steve graduated with a coveted Ranger Certificate. Steve then began to pursue clients ranging from local police, S.W.A.T. teams, secret service, private security firms, fire departments, and specialty command vehicle applications. It became apparent that, getting these vehicles transported from state to state, and to overseas countries, transportation and shipping could be a logistical nightmare. With his reputation at stake for on time deliveries, Steve began to learn the vehicle shipping and logistics business quickly.
With the ever changing auto industry, Steve sold New World Vans and Trucks in 1999, and started New World Sports Products, which was a motorsport transportation and trailer company. This coincided with Steve's passion of racing off-road desert, motocross, and boats. Steve had also adjusted his sights on the high-end automobile industry. He has spent the last ten years in some form of high-end automobile and motorcycle sales industry. In this industry, Steve again found himself seeing an ever-increasing demand for automotive shipping, due to the wide-spread sales and purchasing of vehicles on the Internet by car dealers and individuals.
In 2010, New World Auto Transport was born. New World Auto Transport Logistics, LLC, or N.W.A.T., is a company designed to deliver white glove treatment door to door for shipping vehicles. N.W.A.T. offers personalized one on one communication to ensure that his client's relocation, or attendance at a special event, is not impugned with negligent transport delays and shipping blunders. We strive to offer the best service and process in the industry. With over 30 years of experience and business contacts, we guarantee our services, and will be there for all of your transport needs. If Steve can answer any questions or concerns you may have, please do not hesitate to call him directly, or one of his specialty agents. Our motto is "One on One Personal Touch" for those who value excellence.
Daisy Wells, Vice President, CFO, COO, & Marketing Director of New World Auto Transport
Born and raised in Cebu, Philippines, Daisy handles all aspects of the company. It was her husband's love of cars and her computer experience that led her into the social media and online advertising side of the business, reaching out to customers across the entire United States. In her spare time, Daisy and Steve love spending time with family, boating, and racing Vipers.
William Ronald Bernier, Vice President, Head of Sales & Business Development
Born in Singapore, raised in Houston, Texas. Graduated with an Associates in Accounting/Business management in 2020. I have been learning/working at New World Auto Transport since 2008. I helped out around the office as a child, learning everything I could about our family business. I have now been employed at New World Auto Transport full-time for four years. I handle logistics, dispatching, accounting, and general business management. I have a true passion for providing great service to people who need help transporting their vehicles. I look forward to continuing to elevate this company throughout my lifetime.
Harold Wells, "Retired" Vice President, CFO/Logistics
Harold was born in Oklahoma City and spent over 40 years in the drilling and exploration industry, with 27 of those years being overseas where he specialized in offshore drilling and exploration for Santa Fe Drilling Company. Harold retired after the Kuwait invasion and spent the next year putting out fires there. Harold returned to Houston, Texas in the mid 1980's and spent the next 25 years working with his son, Steve Wells, in the automotive customizing and bullet proofing industry as well as participating in New World's off-road racing teams and race boat events. Harold currently spends his time at New World Auto Transport in Katy, Texas.
Diane Miller, Compliance Director, Dispatch Manager and Assistant to CEO Steve Wells
Diane was born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. Her family moved to the Houston area when she was about four years old. She has been in the automotive transport industry for many years and brings New World Auto Transport over 20 years of administrative and management experience which includes excellent organizational skills. She provides exceptional and friendly customer service to our clients and keeps the office running with her extensive knowledge of managing a business and her computer proficiency. Diane is the go-to person and is always ready to assist others. She loves animals and used to show Irish Setters in conformation and obedience. She had several American and Canadian Champions and their bloodline is still in many show dogs to this day. Diane adopted a rescued white one-year old German Shepherd by the name of Bella last year who is very spoiled and very loved. She also enjoys music of all genres and loves to dance and sing.
Michael Gonzalez, Automotive Logistics Manager, "The General"
Mike was born and raised in Houston. He has many years of experience in the enclosed auto transport industry. Mike is also one of our bilingual agents. He enjoys helping customers and makes sure they receive only the best customer service possible. In his free time, Mike enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter and his new son Nicholas "The Mini General" who is his pride and joy.
Christina Flores, Compliance Director, Dispatch Manager and Assistant to CEO Steve Wells
Christina was born in Houston, Texas. She now happily resides in Hockley, Texas. She was raised around truckers and grew up traveling with her Dad, transporting goods during her summer breaks. She currently is pursuing a degree in Nursing and is majoring in Phlebotomy. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and children, making pinatas and going to small local car shows.
Darrin Trumper, Automotive Logistics Agent
Born & raised in Houston, TX – Darrin has worked continuously in logistics for the last 10 years. First, he managed sales accounts as top relocation representative in commercial & residential household goods for two national moving companies. He specialized in business accounts management, customer service, recruitment & training of personnel. He enjoys his family, wife of nearly 20 years and 2 active boys. He is an avid hunter & saltwater fisherman & enjoys time camping & hiking outdoors with family.
Chad Scott, Senior Manager, Business Development West Coast
Residing in Huntington Beach, CA for the last 50 years. Chad has been providing Automobile and Household Goods Transportation Solutions to clients for over 30 years. He brings a wide range of expertise in the Transportation Industry as well as a high level of Customer Service. In his free time, he enjoys playing Golf, watching Baseball and spending time with his family.
Jessa Mae Sanchez, Business Development Manager International
I am Jessa Mae Sanchez, 23 years of age. I just graduated from a top performing school at Cebu Technological University Main Campus in the Philippines last 2022. I took up a Bachelor of Elementary Education. I love to communicate with people and I also love to teach. Currently working at Dynata Philippines as a market researcher and Telephone Interviewer and now working in the PRESTIGIOUS COMPANY New World Auto Transport.
Adela Aguilar, General Manager/Office Administration
Adela has 20 years of customer service experience. Adela is from the Houston area, where she has always worked and successfully flourished in several companies, which include computer technology companies and private tax companies. She is used to dealing with people from all types of cultures, which makes it a comfortable experience for any person to do business with her. She is a part of our company as Office Manager and we couldn't be happier to have her on our team.
Phillip Yarbrough, Automotive Logistics Manager/ "On the Road Again" Event Reporter
Phillip is a lifelong Houstonian. He has 30 years experience in management, specializing in customer service. He has also spent time in the automotive sales industry. He has spent 10 years in moto-cross racing and remote control RC off road racing. Phillip has had a great love for automobiles and customizing and has been a friend and associate of the owner Steve Wells for over 25 years. Phillip enjoys family and friends and hobbies include going to car shows and vintage moto-cross races as well as restoring classic cars, trucks and motorcycles.
Sylvia Seaton, West Coast Business Relations
Graduated from Texas A&M University with her Bachelor's in Biomedical Sciences. Moved to the west coast with her husband and pursuing a career in the medical field, but still enjoys helping her mom and step-dad with their business. She has a passion for photography, travel, outdoors, and going on corvette drives with her husband.
Allison Bernier, Data Entry and Office Assistant
Allison is now an education major at the University of Houston. Specializing in early childhood development and education. When not at work, she enjoys hanging out with her friends, driving her Fiat 500, and going boating with her family. Enjoys photography , cool cars, music and having fun!
Dennis Aitkin, Automotive Logistics Agent & Shop Coordinator/Manager
Dennis Aitken was born in Pascagula, MS and raised in St. Louis, MO. He has spent 25 years in commercial engineering. His passions are motocross, water skiing, snow skiing, boats and motorcycles. Anything fast! Additionally, he is a founding lifetime member of Bruise Brothers Racing. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with friends and family, and various outdoor activities.
Nelson Makenzie Ayala, Business Development
Born in New York, on August 14th, 2000 who came down to Texas at the age of 9 or so. I am a recent graduate having graduated 2018, i have a passion for soccer, I've played it ever since i can remember as well as running and working out. I plan on furthering my education going to community college and then transferring to a four year university. I will be working here at NEW WORLD AUTO TRANSPORT, as an internship, and to gain experience in the business field. I've always had a thing for cars and its basically grown on to me over the years; as i grew up watching my dad repair all sorts of vehicles; as he was an Automotive mechanic. I definitely want to get into the car scene in the near future, and modify for speed and looks (definitely not stance nation). I enjoy spending Time with family and traveling with them.
Mike Cole, Advertising, Promotional, and Marketing Manager
Born and raised in Houston Texas and Around cars and racing all his Michael is not new to the automotive world. Michael was proven leadership abilities and always is a team player and leader. His enthusiasm for helping people is contagious and just look at the BEARD!
Adam Harkins, Automotive Logistic Manager
Adam Harkins is a native to Houston, Texas. Adam is with us from a 18 year stretch in the Auto Sales industry. Where he strived in customer service from starting as a porter, excelling to the GSM many of Houston's local dealerships. If it has a motor or wheels he's an enthusiast. With great knowledge in the importance of specialty vehicles and specialty toys he knows the importance of the quality shippers being used to help move your cargo. In his own words, "Time to Shine!"
Amy Cuellar, Business Development and Automotive Logistics Manager
Amy Cuellar was born in Houston, Texas. She is a bilingual associate. Amy is currently getting her Medical degree at Pima Medical Institute. Amy and her husband ran a transporting business for over 5 years and recently switched over to the Agency/Broker business. She loves to travel, horseback ride and spend time with her family and dog on her free time!
Brian Ewing, Automotive Logistics Agent
Brian was born raised in the Dallas / Ft. Worth and has been in the Houston area for the last 10 years. He has been in the transportation and logistics industry for over 20 years in projects ranging from Wind Turbine shipments to air charter services for automotive parts. Brian loves to work with people and prides himself on providing value to customer by means of excellent customer services. In his free time, Brian enjoys reading, working out and spending time with family.
Milo aka Milo Dog
Milo was born in Houston, Texas in April 2018. Milo is a "Borador" Border Collie and Labrador mix. His hobbies are fetching anything, swimming, playing with and chewing up toys. Milo loves to go to the dog park and motocross track. He also loves hanging out with us at the office. We all love his handshakes and kisses and silly smiles. We are proud that Milo is a Rover Oaks Academy graduate.
JJ aka Jesse James - Retired
Born in 2002 in Houston, Texas - Security, Guard Dog and Lunch Time Mooch. He spends 24 hours a day with us. Hobbies include sleeping in the sun rays, boating, truck and Viper rides, hanging out with family and eating.
Huey aka Huey Bird
Company mascot, 37 years old. Official noise maker/mess maker, Loves to talk, loves to make noise, and loves to eat. Huey makes every day a wonderful day .
Bary-cuda Top Water Superfish
Bary likes lounging in the corner of the tank observing all office activities.
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