6 Things You Should Know About Personal Conveyance
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New Venture Trucking Insurance
Thinking about starting your own trucking authority? Here are some insights that might beneﬁt you before picking out a company name and registering for a DOT (Department of Transportation) and MC (Motor Carrier) authority. (Motor Carrier authority is needed in cases where a business operates across state lines). Trucking insurance is not like regular personal auto-insurance. The premiums and limits of liability can be much […]
Reliance Partners Names Chief Sales Officer and Location in Austin, TX
RELIANCE PARTNERS NAMES CHIEF SALES OFFICER AND ANNOUNCES NEW LOCATION IN AUSTIN, TX Chattanooga, Tenn. – November 19, 2018 – Reliance Partners is pleased to announce the addition of Brandon Richards as Chief Sales Officer and growth into the Austin market. Richards is a veteran insurance professional with more than 17 years in the commercial transportation insurance space. Brandon’s addition also marks the opening of a […]
The CAB Tells All
That time of year can be very stressful for some people. Yes, that time of year I am speaking of is the renewal of your insurance policy. A helpful way to smooth the transition from policy to policy each year is taking care to understand what information is made available by FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration). One service in particular plays a critical role […]
What Makes Reliance Partners a Great Place to Work?
October 25, 2018 Reliance Partners was named a top workplace in America by Fortune Magazine. While companies look to recruit and hire candidates that fit company culture, it is equally as important for job seekers to find the right fit. What should one expect in a typical day working for Reliance Partners? Collaborative Environment When society pictures a work environment, cubicles, silence and little employee […]
Reliance Partners’ John Seidl to Speak at 49th Annual IAICDV
Back by popular demand to the 49th Annual IAICDV Annual Convention, John Seidl will leverage his experience to help members of the International Association of Ice Cream Distributors and Vendors learn more about the latest safety strategy, safety culture, risk assessment, and compliance. Learn more about the event here.
Truck Insurance Premiums Rise – What can you do to control cost?
Truck insurance rates have continued to climb throughout the US and show no signs of slowing down. Increased premium costs are a result of high losses that have continued to surge over the past few years. These rate increases have driven auto liability (AL) premiums well above historic ranges. A number of insurance companies have opted to stop writing AL coverage in the truck space […]
How To Transport A Boat On A Tractor Trailer
How to transport a boat on a tractor trailer can be a very challenging experience, especially if you are the owner of the boat and you’re doing this for the very first time. Not that the task requires very specialized skills. On the contrary, how to transport a boat on a tractor trailer–can be as mundane and as ordinary to a truck trailer driver. So […]
Importance Of Commercial Trucking Insurance
Road transportation is the primary method of transport within a country. Commercial trucks are among the most popular vehicles used in road transportation to carry waste, raw materials and finished goods. While commercial trucks are bigger in size than the average vehicle, they are quite vulnerable to accidents and damages. Every year, there are a number of reported cases of collisions and other types of […]
Why Intermodal Trucking Insurance Matters
Intermodal trucking is becoming the go-to choice for companies interested in long-haul shipping. Some of these companies invest a significant amount of money in each shipment. The following are a few reasons why intermodal trucking insurance matters. Various Transport Phases Some shippers are leery of intermodal trucking due to the transitional phases the container will go through. But many choose this option because it is […]
How To Choose A Heavy Equipment Transporter
Transporting heavy equipment is not a job that is as easy as may seem and this explains why anyone would want to be very careful when looking for a heavy equipment transporter. There are many freight companies out there, but it is important to know that not all of them are the same. If it is your first time looking for a heavy equipment transporter, […]
7 Key Considerations When Choosing A Trucking Freight Brokerage
According to the American Trucking Associations (ATA), the trucking industry delivers 70% (9.2 billion tons) of all the freight delivered to businesses and individuals across the US. To achieve this goal, the trucking industry relies on more than 3 million drivers and almost 3 million heavy-duty class-8 trucks that consume over 37 billion gallons of diesel annually. In addition, truckers rely on brokers to fill […]
“18 and Life”
I’m going to apologize to all of you who clicked on this link thinking this story was about a famous Skid Row song. Although there’s so much to love about 80’s hair bands, this story is about something else I’m very passionate about – 18 wheelers. I don’t drive one and will never be qualified enough to do so. They are fascinating pieces of equipment […]
Streamlining the Claims Process for Commercial Truck Insurance
Though your commercial trucking company is always concerned with safety, the truth is that at some time an accident will happen. The key to a smooth commercial insurance claims process is to follow a few simple steps. These steps should begin immediately following any accident. When these steps are followed methodically they can dramatically reduce any claim delays and denials. The result for your commercial […]
The Importance Of The E-logs Tracking System
In the not too distant past, truck drivers were faced with the grueling task of preparing paper logs to record the activities of the day. These included hours driven, length of fuel stops, duration of meal breaks, breakdowns, accidents and where their routes started and ended. Fortunately, the e-log system has been simplifying this burdensome process by tracking the activities of the driver electronically. All […]