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Feb 2023

ELD transfer violation could cause snowball effect on CSA scores

Reliance Partners’ compliance expert shares tips to avoid racking up points Up until December, motor carriers’ Compliance, Safety and Accountability (CSA) scores weren’t impacted by a common hours-of-service violation: A driver not being able to transfer logs to a law enforcement officer during roadside inspections. But now, the once zero-point violation could cost carriers at least three points and potentially more. “This is pretty significant […]

Dec 2022

Reliance Partners expands West

Insurance agency to open its 9th US location in Arizona Reliance Partners, one of the nation’s fastest-growing commercial insurance agencies, is heading west, as the Chattanooga, Tennessee-based company puts down stakes in Arizona. “Reliance plans to rapidly expand our presence in the Southwest and along the West Coast and have selected Tempe, Arizona, as our newest location,” said COO Laura Ann Howell. Reliance Partners is […]

Jul 2021

Above-average hurricane season nearing peak months

‘Prevention is the best thing you can carry with you as foresight and common sense to not put yourself in a dangerous situation’ 2021 hurricane season outlook The Atlantic waters are heating up, and peak hurricane season is almost upon us. Carriers and shippers should be on alert this hurricane season, as tropical storm activity is expected to be above average. Between 1991 and 2020, […]

Jan 2021

Don’t slip up on these safety basics

As the driving workforce ages, minor injuries suddenly become major risk factors If drivers were to break down their day by individual events, in how many instances would they think they’re at risk of injury? Behind-the-wheel safety is important, as it’s where the majority of headline injuries occur, but what about the less conspicuous aspects of a trucker’s job? Tasks that require lifting, climbing and […]

Jan 2021

CDL fraud could rise under relaxed requirements

Rule change may net more drivers for the industry but will the propensity for fraud increase as well? Tractor trailers and automobiles may share the roadways, but not everybody has the right to drive in the proverbial truck lane. Obtaining a commercial driver’s license (CDL) is a rite of passage for any driver eager to traverse the wide world of logistics. However, this rite isn’t […]

Mar 2020

The 6 Steps to Staying Ahead of Rising Commercial Truck Insurance Rates

Trucking insurance is one of the largest expenses for business owners. Here’s how you can stay ahead of rising costs.

Mar 2019

Reliance Partners, Proud Sponsor of the FreightTech Innovation Challenge

Chattanooga, Tenn., March 28, 2019 Reliance Partners is proud to a be an esteemed sponsor of the FreightTech Innovation Challenge, along with FreightWaves, Co.Lab and US Xpress. It is set to be a driving force of youth and innovation in the logistics industry, attracting young and diverse talent from the nation’s top schools to innovate on some of the most challenging industry issues. The FreightTech […]

Mar 2019

Reliance Partners Named Top Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance by FORTUNE

Chattanooga, Tenn., March 26, 2019- Reliance Partners was Named One of the 2019 Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance, by FORTUNE. Great Place to Work®, a research and consulting firm, analyzed anonymous survey responses representing over 726,000 employees working in the Financial Services & Insurance industry in the United States. All employees were surveyed, and comprehensive characteristics were considered: experiences of accountability, trust, the […]

Mar 2019

The Reliance Way

Community Outreach is not something you often hear about within the workplace. Reliance Partners believes service provides opportunity to make an impact in the Chattanooga community. Once a quarter, Reliance Partners will execute a community service project. Saturday, February 16th 50 Reliance Partners employees volunteered with the Chambliss Center for Children. Groups spread out to tackle several projects from disinfecting classrooms and toys to mulching […]

Dec 2018

6 Things You Should Know About Personal Conveyance

Check out this article featuring our very own VP of Risk Services, John Seidl. Please click here to read the full article! —— Your driver had to wait long past his appointment to unload, and now he’s out of hours. The receiver says the driver has to leave the property, but doing so will break federal hours of service rules. The now-required electronic logging device means he can’t […]