A Negative Impact of the Dropping Fuel Prices in Transportation - How are you Handling It?

For years, rising fuel costs have been a battle for customers, carriers, and logistic companies alike. The struggle was real for trucking companies to keep up with costs and for customers to absorb the fuel surcharges into their transportation budgets. Rates were on the rise when the recession hit in 2007. Those of us in the industry knew something was up long before the pundits and economists confirmed it. Freight […]

 

Trucking Industry – What’s Next in 2015 and Beyond?

t is common knowledge that the trucking industry is an indicator for the economy. The fall in fuel prices is giving the industry a very much needed boost.

 

Transportation Industry Relieved Due To Lower Fuel Prices

Transportation Industry Relieved Due To Lower Fuel Prices Falling fuel prices are all over the news broadcasts these days and for good reason. Relief from high fuel prices has helped the truck transportation industry, as well as middle class Americans, breath a huge sigh of relief. It creates a trickle-down effect as more money in pockets leads to more products being purchased. As a whole the US economy saw some […]

 

 
 
 

Carrier Qualification • Risk Management • Liability Mitigation • FMCSA • CSA scores

Live Discussion via Google Hangouts on Air. Experts discussion on matters regarding carrier qualification, carrier risk management and freight broker liability mitigation

 

Motor Carrier Risk Management - Avoiding Risks In Trucking

Motor Carrier Risk Management Safety is a word that many people associate with accidents of some kind when it comes to their trucks and products, but the risk to your business may be a whole lot more.  Motor carrier risk management is many times put on the back burner; especially when nothing catastrophic is going on at the moment.  In any industry there are many risk factors to consider, such […]

 

Certificates of Insurance - Importance of Due Diligence

Risk management is one of the first jobs we should start working on to insure our business stays within the law and out of trouble.  In the freight industry the most important aspect of risk management are the certificates of insurance.  Whether you are looking for a load to carry, or looking for someone to carry your load, this type of insurance is of paramount importance!   Some brokers and […]

 

Reduce Liability Through Better Risk Management Practices

Is your carrier validation process reasonable and up to date?  Do you use a Risk Management solution to reduce liability? If not, maybe you should consider making some changes.  Your risk management practices need to be strong enough to protect you from lawsuits, losing customers, and other time consuming issues.  When damaged, lost or stolen freight occurs, freight brokers can easily be held responsible by a court of law for […]