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Risky Business

  • 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
  • Ten Commandments of a Successful Expediter
    By Shelly Benisch, CIC
    Posted Dec 15th 2011 4:31AM
    I received some interesting feedback from my last blog, “Are you in or out?”
  • 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.