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Motor carrier, freight forwarder or broker – what is the difference?

Motor carrier, freight forwarder or broker – what is the difference?

Jan 24, 2020 in Insurance 101

As every industry, the trucking industry also has its own “language” and terms, which may sound like a gibberish to an outside listener. Of course, they are not gibberish. But if you are new to the trucking industry and especially to trucking insurance, you can get pretty confused pretty fast. This is why a bit of clarity is always a good idea. Specifically, when it comes to making the difference between the terms broker, motor carrier and freight forwarder authority. These can get confusing, but you need to know them in order to fully follow the rules if you operate or work under one of these.

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Summary of Activities and Safety Measurement System – what you need to know

Summary of Activities and Safety Measurement System – what you need to know

Dec 29, 2019 in Regulations and road rules, Trucking Industry

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has a lot of tools in order to ensure safe driving behavior behind the wheel of a commercial truck. One of those tools is the Safety Measurement System (SMS). The SMS is part of the FMCSA’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program. The ultimate purpose of this system is, of course, to make the roads safer.

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Commercial Truck Insurance – is the cheapest one the best?

Commercial Truck Insurance – is the cheapest one the best?

Dec 29, 2019 in Insurance 101, Tips and Tricks

Getting the right commercial truck insurance is often connected to a lot of research and price matching. Sure, you need to find the best commercial truck insurance for your business, but is the price the main factor? Well, it shouldn’t be. As everything else in life – sometimes the cheapest things can cost you a lot. And this goes especially for trucking insurance – buying the cheapest policy doesn’t always mean you’ve done the best for your business.

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Everything You Need to Know About Car Hauling Insurance

Everything You Need to Know About Car Hauling Insurance

Dec 27, 2019 in Tips and Tricks, Insurance 101

It is important to learn as much as you can about car hauling insurance to make sure that you are protected. We will try to summarize what’s essential about car hauling insurance, so you can get a policy to fit your needs.

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