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  • What's my Credit have to do with it
    By Shelly Benisch, CIC Commercial Insurance Solutions (CIS)
    Posted May 29th 2012 5:20AM
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    What's my Credit have to do with it?

    We hear this more and more, but the reality is that our own individual credit rating is directly involved in many parts of our lives we may not even realize.
  • Passengers, Furry or Otherwise
    By Shelly Benisch, CIC Commercial Insurance Solutions (CIS)
    Posted May 21st 2012 8:37AM
    John and I just returned home after talking with potential Owner Operators at EO University in Monroe. Nick and Jenny Marcu are always the best speakers because there are so many questions newbies have regarding life on the road.
  • Join us Thursday in Monroe, MI
    By Shelly Benisch, CIC, CIS
    Posted May 14th 2012 8:09AM
    Hi Everyone, Sorry to take so long to blog.

    I was having IT issues where every time I’d blog, the system would erase my work. I reached out to Lawrence and he was able to help me get it solved...
  • Five Most Common Questions at MATS
    By Shelly Benisch, CIC, CIS
    Posted Apr 4th 2012 5:28AM
    Hi Everyone, I’m finally back on track after MATS, and thought I’d share some of the more common questions we received at our booth:
  • Follow Up on MATS
    By Shelly Benisch, CIC
    Posted Mar 27th 2012 5:21AM
    MATS....What an exhausting but worthwhile event! John and I traveled in our CIS Show Sprinter down to Louisville, KY for the Mid America Truck Show last week.
  • MATS this Thursday, Friday and Saturday!
    By Shelly Benisch, CIC Commercial Insurance Solutions (CIS)
    Posted Mar 19th 2012 4:59AM
    The big Mid America Trucking Show is this week! For anyone who may be near Louisville, KY, it's a must see...the event is HUGE.
  • Knoxville EO University was a success
    By Shelly Benisch, CIC
    Posted Feb 27th 2012 3:41AM
    John and I just returned from the ExpeditersOnline.com University last week where we had awesome attendance.
  • Ten Commandments of what your M.C. owes YOU...the O.O.
    By Shelly Benisch, CIC
    Posted Jan 27th 2012 8:20AM
    I got a lot of interesting feedback on “Ten Commandments of a Successful Expediter”. It offered some opinions of what should be expected of an Owner Operator.
  • What is Financed Value Coverage
    By Shelly Benisch, CIC
    Posted Jan 19th 2012 3:57AM
    IF your insurance carrier includes "Financed Value Coverage", it means they promise to pay off the financing company for your loan amount.
  • Top 10 reported excuses for using a handheld device
    By Shelly Benisch, CIC
    Posted Jan 9th 2012 5:06AM
    Effective, January 3, 2012, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations now prohibits drivers from using hand-held mobile phones