Risky Business

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    Amazon Freight and Uber Freight for Owner Ops and small Motor Carriers
    By Shelly Benisch
    Posted May 19th 2017 10:28AM
    Two stories broke this week that should be of interest to Owner Operators and small Motor Carriers.

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    Truck Through History
    By Shelly Benisch
    Posted May 12th 2017 2:39PM
    Here's a very interesting story on the History of Trucking compliments of Acuity Insurance....
  • Court Gavel
    Interesting Transportation Court Cases compliments of CAB
    By Shelly Benisch
    Posted Apr 3rd 2017 10:14AM
    Here's the latest Court Cases that affect Cargo, Auto and Workers Comp for Transportation Motor Carriers and Owner Operators:
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    More Big League News from CIS!
    By Shelly Benisch
    Posted Mar 22nd 2017 10:19AM
    Perhaps this is just the start of a what the Trump Bump looks like;

    The freedom of more choices and more opportunities.

    For years there have been challenges finding more true truck insurance providers for our community…
  • CIS and Acuity
    CIS Big League News!
    By Shelly Benisch
    Posted Mar 14th 2017 1:26PM
    CIS and Acuity Insurance have partnered to provide new insurance solutions for our community.
  • The Great MultiTasking Lie
    By Shelly Benisch, TRS, CIC
    Posted Feb 28th 2017 9:00AM
    So the story on the Oscar Best-Picture screwup is that the guy who was in charge of distributing the envelopes of winners was distracted while tweeting "Best Actress Emma Stone backstage! #PWC!" What a great example of how we THINK we're focused on our task, but we're not...
  • Trump Bump means Big Bucks for Truckers
    By Shelly Benisch
    Posted Feb 3rd 2017 11:10AM
    Who can really trust a poll for exact numbers anymore, but suffice to say that most of us in trucking tend to be conservative and patriotic so it’s not surprising that Trump received BIGLY support from individual drivers, organizations like Truckers for Trump and even the Big Boys representing fleets. What happens now?
  • CDC says Flu Season could be Severe
    By Shelly Benisch
    Posted Jan 13th 2017 11:34AM
    Yes, if you're like me when you saw this headline you probably said, 'When DON'T they say the Flu Season will be bad?' Anyway, apparently there is an 'A' type strain called H3N2 that...
  • Best Xmas Gift for Motor Carrier or Broker Professional
    By Shelly Benisch
    Posted Dec 11th 2016 8:00AM
    Here's a great gift idea for the professional Motor Carrier or Broker

  • Commercial Auto Court Cases
    Interesting Transportation Court Cases and more... from CAB
    By Shelly Benisch
    Posted Dec 1st 2016 3:04PM
    Read 4 quick summaries here so you're in the loop of what's going on, or grab a beverage and click to read the full transportation court cases for interesting stuff on Cargo, Brokerage, Couriers and Temporary Substitute Clause:
  • The Most Misunderstood Coverage in Owner Operator Truck Insurance - NTL
    By Shelly Benisch
    Posted Nov 28th 2016 9:00AM
    Here’s a quick overview of NTL, and heads up on a denied claim where a personal auto policy was used in it's place:

    A Non-Trucking Liability policy or "NTL" is designed for an Independent Contractor/Owner Operator who is under permanent lease by contract to a Motor Carrier.