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CSA Equivalent • Industry’s First CSA Scoring Option

CSA scores had been the backbone resource for brokers selecting carriers and assessing risk. With those scores now inaccessible, SaferWatch is the first to give brokers an equivalently valuable resource for evaluating carriers. All SaferWatch customers may now rely on CSA-e as part of their regular service benefits. CSA-e is based on the same methodology as the CSA scores formerly provided by the FMCSA.

SaferWatch Introduces CertData

As an add-on module available in SaferWatch, CertData provides on demand Insurance Certificates and policy summary data, giving customers a trusted, third-party source for verifying the critical components of a carrier’s insurance. Subscribers receive detailed insurance policy information from the Certificate of Insurance directly issued by the carrier’s insurance agent for cargo, auto, general and worker’s compensation.

Certificate of Liability Insurance Form • What Freight Brokers Need to Know About It

Last time we discussed how not having a Certificate of Liability Insurance from a potential trucking company business partner can itself be an unexpected form of liability. Now that we’ve established why a certificate is effectively required to carry out a freight transportation partnership without surprises, let’s take a moment to examine what the Certificate of Liability Insurance form is, exactly. This deep dive includes the liability insurance and certificate formats most commonly used in freight transportation and how to ensure your specific needs are met.