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Risky Business

  • Casino Night at Expedite Expo
    Casino Night at Expedite Expo
    By Shelly Benisch - CIC, CIS
    Posted Jul 22nd 2015 11:22AM
    See you all Friday for the best CIS Casino Night ever!
  • Answers to common IC insurance questions
    Answers to common IC insurance questions
    By Shelly Benisch, TRS, CIC
    Posted May 14th 2015 1:19PM
    Why is there so much chatter on the EO threads about insurance structures right now?
  • How Does a Broker chase coverage for an Owner Operator
    How Does a Broker chase coverage for an Owner Operator
    By Shelly Benisch, T.R.S., C.I.C.
    Posted Mar 5th 2015 3:47AM
    Owner Operator provides his own Cargo Insurance? What happens when...
  • Roadie is something to keep your eye on
    By Shelly Benisch, T.R.S., C.I.C.
    Posted Jan 30th 2015 3:27AM
    I would dismiss this as something unlikely to affect our Expedite World, but with the explosive growth of Uber...'Roadie' is something to watch.
  • Why VOI? Did You Know #11
    By Shelly Benisch, T.R.S., C.I.C.
    Posted Dec 24th 2014 4:06AM
    January 1st is the target date for a number of Shippers, 3PLs and Brokers to start their Gold and Platinum tiers for preferred Motor Carriers.
  • Why VOI? Did You Know #10
    By Shelly Benisch, T.R.S., C.I.C.
    Posted Dec 24th 2014 3:48AM
    Beware of Motor Carriers that continue to believe that non-expedite insurance will cover them and/or their Owner Operators.
  • Why VOI? Did You Know #9
    By Shelly Benisch, T.R.S., C.I.C.
    Posted Dec 11th 2014 10:23AM
    VOI is a “win-win” for all Load Providers AND Certified VOI Motor Carriers. Shippers, 3PLs and Brokers report higher standards of professionalism with the ability to award better rates to vetted companies...
  • Why VOI? Did You Know #8
    By Shelly Benisch, T.R.S., C.I.C.
    Posted Dec 4th 2014 4:25AM
    When a Motor Carrier signs an insurance application requesting an MCS90 endorsement and 91X filing with FMCSA, it is a “protection to the public” contract.
  • Why VOI? Did You Know #7
    By Shelly Benisch, T.R.S., C.I.C.
    Posted Nov 20th 2014 8:52AM
    Motor Carriers who are also Brokers often confuse what their Contingent Liability and Contingent Cargo actually covers. This type of insurance protects the Broker side when brokering a load to another Motor Carrier only.
  • Why VOI? Did You Know #6
    By Shelly Benisch, T.R.S., C.I.C.
    Posted Nov 20th 2014 8:46AM
    Motor Carriers who do not fully disclose to the Insurance Company their complete scope of operations regarding all units hauling on their behalf under their MC authority are committing insurance fraud, which is a crime and subject to criminal and civil penalties.