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Dec 2022

Challenging crash, inspection reports with DataQs

DataQs appeals can improve CSA scores Have you ever noticed an error in a violation you received? If so, turn to DataQs. DataQs allows users to track and petition a review of federal and state data issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration that’s believed to be inaccurate or incomplete. The ability to remove erroneous violations or petition an exception to the rule can […]

Aug 2022

Reliance Partners Announces Investment from Carousel Capital

August 29, 2022, Chattanooga, TN — Reliance Partners, LLC (“Reliance” or the “Company”), a leading commercial insurance broker serving the transportation industry, announced today that Carousel Capital (“Carousel”) has partnered with Reliance management and Lamp Post Group to recapitalize the Company. Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Chattanooga, TN, Reliance is the fastest organically growing commercial insurance broker in the United States with nearly $500 […]

Aug 2021

Brokers and carriers pursue higher margins on domestic and cross-border freight

Shipper’s interest insurance mitigates risk in hauling high-value, highly targeted shipments Today’s risk-averse transportation landscape inhibits profit maximization for many companies eager to gain an advantage. It only makes sense that shipping a high-value commodity would bring in more revenue, but the risks involved often scare away carriers and brokers from hauling these loads in places around the Mexican border, creating problems for all stakeholders […]

Jul 2021

Safety check: It’s better to be proactive than reactive

Developing a safety culture isn’t easy, but establishing one sure does make your job a lot easier down the road Developing a safety culture isn’t easy, but establishing one sure does make your job a lot easier down the road. Reliance Partners Director of Safety Robert Kaferle continues the conversation from his previous article, Safety check: No carrier thinks it’s ‘unsafe’, further explaining the importance of proactive […]

Feb 2021

Beyond insurance, carrier vetting crucial to protecting freight brokers

Manage risks proactively through due diligence Freight brokers don’t haul freight, but they do play a crucial role in moving it. Moreover, they can find themselves on the hook for in-transit liabilities if they’re not careful. Those considering a career as a broker should not only know the ins and outs of freight, but should also know how to protect themselves from the risks associated […]

Dec 2018

How to Become A Freight Broker with No Experience?

A freight broker assists shipping companies to move products from one point to the other. Instead of doing the job themselves, the broker finds a trucking company to haul the cargo. While doing so, the broker ensures that the trucking company will charge less than the shipping company is willing to pay. In this way, they make a profit. Also known as a load broker, […]

Nov 2018

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 […]

Nov 2018

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 […]

Oct 2018


Chattanooga, Tenn., October 25,2018 – Reliance Partners Named One of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance by FORTUNE and Great Place to Work® This ranking considered more than 158,000 employees in the Financial Services & Insurance sector. Great Place to Work®, a research and consulting firm, partnered with FORTUNE to evaluate more than 50 elements of team members’ experience on the job. […]

May 2018

Inc. Magazine Recognizes Reliance as a Top Workplace

  RELIANCE PARTNERS RECOGNIZED AS  A TOP WORKPLACE BY INC. MAGAZINE Chattanooga, Tenn., May 24, 2018 – Reliance Partners has been named on Inc. magazine’s Best Workplaces in 2018, the magazine’s annual ranking in the fast-growing private company sector. Out of thousands of applicants,  Reliance was one of two companies in Tennessee named to the list and one of five companies in the insurance industry. […]

Apr 2018

Reliance Partners Announces New V.P. of Risk Services – John Seidl

Reliance Partners is pleased to announce addition of John Seidl as V.P. of Risk Services. Seidl is recognized as a leading expert in DOT commercial transportation compliance and will be strong resource for Reliance Partners’ current and future clients. As a former Wisconsin State Motor Carrier Trooper and FMCSA Investigator with more than 20 years of experience in risk services, Seidl is well versed in […]

Mar 2018

Reliance Named One of the 2018 Best Workplaces by FORTUNE

  Reliance Partners Named One of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance by FORTUNE and Great Place to Work® Chattanooga, TN – Great Place to Work and FORTUNE have honored Reliance Partners as one of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance. The ranking considered input from more than 76,000 employees in the Financial Services & Insurance sector. Great Place […]

Feb 2018

Truck Insurance Brokers Say Consumer Demand For Fast Shipping Growing

Truck Insurance Brokers As e-commerce expands aggressively, consumer demand for faster deliveries becomes an crucial factor, and according to truck insurance brokers, it’s transforming how packages are assembled, shipped, and amassed, forcing fleets to quickly adapt. In fact, retail stores continue to take hits, causing physical locations to close their doors, and this means an increase in online shopping and shipping. 55% of consumers want […]

Nov 2017

Freight Broker Training

Companies in the freight brokerage business are highly motivated today than 5 years ago. This is because of the many opportunities found in this lucrative sector. With the economy improving around the word each day, freight broking is becoming more promising than ever. Reliance Partners, an insurance brokerage firm, understand this and they form a template of what the business is all about. Looking at […]

Nov 2017

Reliance Partners Open Chicago Office

  Reliance has expanded its Midwest by opening a new office in the Chicago area. Reliance Partners has been recognized by numerous publications for its growth and top work environment. The company was most recently featured in Inc Magazine as a member of its 500 Fastest Growing Privately-Held Companies in 2017, Inc. Magazine’s 2017 ‘50 Best Workplaces,’ and in Fortune as one of “America’s Best Workplaces.” Edgar Mercado will lead the […]