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  • Are you In or Out?
    By Shelly Benisch, CIC
    Posted Nov 29th 2011 3:34AM
    Hi Everyone, I thought I'd shift gears today to address a growing phenomenon in our Expediting Community, Owner Operators who are taking a vacation or leaving the biz but attempting to "restart their business" a few months later.
  • Contract between the Motor Carrier and Owner Operator
    By Shelly Benisch, CIC
    Posted Nov 17th 2011 7:30AM
    The last 2 blogs I talked about ISO replacing the Trucker Form of Insurance and the MCS90/91X - pretty dry stuff I know!
  • What is the MCS90 and 91X
    By Shelly Benisch, CIC
    Posted Oct 26th 2011 8:08AM
    There's a lot of confusion about the MCS90 and 91X, what ARE they and do they really pay out for a claim no matter what?

  • How ISO changed Expediting Insurance
    By Shelly Benisch, CIC
    Posted Oct 19th 2011 4:14AM
    Last week I talked about the history of Trucking and FMCSA's regulations, but how has insurance for truckers changed? Insurance is a highly regulated industry.
  • History of Trucking
    By Shelly Benisch, CIC
    Posted Oct 10th 2011 4:50AM
    Anyone ever wondered how trucking GOT regulated and deregulated in the first place? Interesting story, back in the 1930s when the country was struggling to break out of the great Depression there were only a small number of...
  • Follow up on Convoy and Workshop
    By Shelly Benisch, CIC
    Posted Sep 26th 2011 7:15AM
    I feel like an Expediter lately...I'm never home. This past weekend John and I were at the 1st Annual Great Lakes Convoy for the Awareness, Prevention and Cure of Women's Cancers.
  • National Truck Drivers Appreciation Week
    By Shelly Benisch, CIC
    Posted Sep 12th 2011 5:46AM
    I just spent the past week in Orlando for my yearly Continuing Education requirements for my CIC designation, this is the class where Truck Insurance Specialists meet once per year to go over policy language...
  • Data Qs
    By Shelly Benisch, CIC
    Posted Aug 22nd 2011 8:22AM
    Thanks to everyone out there for making John's CIS Sprinter Tour fun and informative. Being on the road for a couple of weeks makes us Muggles who are on the flip side of Expediting appreciate you Wizards who drive for weeks on end even more impressive.
  • And He is Off!
    By Shelly Benisch, CIC Commercial Insurance Solutions or "CIS"
    Posted Aug 9th 2011 4:31AM
    ***image1*** Well...he's off! Most of you know my husband, John...he left this morning for a roadtrip to Michigan to visit some of the Expediting Motor Carriers we work with up there.

  • Follow up on the 2011 Expedite Expo
    By Shelly Benisch, CIC
    Posted Jul 25th 2011 4:50AM
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    Hi Everyone,

    WHEW!!! What an exciting weekend! The 2011 Expedite Expo was the best yet...there was so much to do it went by in a flash.