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Risky Business

  • 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

    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.
  • Gearin up for the Expo!
    By Shelly Benisch, CIC w/ CIS
    Posted Jul 6th 2011 10:24AM
    It’s almost here, the best event of the year for our Expediting Community...the 2011 Expedite Expo held at Roberts Convention Centre in Wilmington, Ohio Friday, July 22nd and Saturday, July 23rd.
  • Know Your Deductibles
    By Shelly Benisch, CIC w/ CIS (Commercial Insurance Solutions)
    Posted May 23rd 2011 7:10AM
    With the number of deer hits and windshield replacements lately, I thought I'd talk about Deductibles. To refresh your memory, "Comp", means "Comprehensive" on your policy, and it covers your vehicle for fire/theft/vandalism/hail storms/floods/animal hits and windshields.
  • What's Occ Acc
    By Shelly Benisch, CIC Commercial Insurance Solutions (C.I.S.)
    Posted Apr 21st 2011 4:40AM
    There so many questions floating around out there on "What is Occ Acc?" and "Do I need to carry it"? "Occ Acc" means "Occupational Accident".
  • Should I buy insurance directly from the insurance company
    By Shelly Benisch, CIC
    Posted Mar 29th 2011 3:55AM
    A common misconception we hear once is a while, "I'm cutting out the middleman when I buy my insurance products directly from the insurance company." My anwer is, "Yes, you are, but it's not in your best interest."
  • Who pays my Towing costs after an accident
    By Shelly Benisch, CIC
    Posted Mar 15th 2011 4:43AM
    Let's just say for a moment you were driving along, and because of weather conditions or that charging buffalo, you find yourself with your truck on it's side down in a ditch.
  • What's the difference between a Non-Renewal and a Cancellation
    By Shelly Benisch
    Posted Jan 18th 2011 8:08AM
    You may or may not know that there are a number of Owner Operators being Non-Renewed on their Nontruck Liability and Physical Damage policies.
  • New Year's Review of your Expenses
    By Shelly Benisch, C.I.C. w/ Commercial Insurance Solutions (CIS)
    Posted Jan 3rd 2011 4:57AM
    Hi Everyone, and Happy New Year! Like all New Year's, take this next few days to review your expenses from your prior year of work. Where did you make money, where did you lose it?
  • Why you don't get an MC number just because all the cool kids are doing it
    By Shelly Benisch, CIC
    Posted Nov 16th 2010 9:47AM
    I thought I'd write today about the barrage of Owner Operators deciding to establish their own MC numbers. I know it always seems like the big boys with the MC numbers are making all the money, and taking the leap may be for you...but it may not, and here's why...