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Risky Business

  • How will your Deductibles affect 2014?
    By Shelly Benisch, T.R.S., C.I.C.
    Posted Dec 30th 2013 7:47AM
    Given the large number of people dumped from private health insurance plans to “ObamaCare”, formally known as the “Affordable Care Act”, I thought I’d end the year by talking about how Deductibles can affect us
  • MAP-21 is having an Impact
    By Shelly Benisch, T.R.S., C.I.C.
    Posted Dec 16th 2013 4:26AM
    Hi Everyone,


    A couple of weeks ago I wrote a reminder that FMCSA would start enforcing MAP-21 on December 1st. Among other mandates I summarized in my earlier blog, MAP-21 requires anyone Brokering a Load to maintain a $75,000 Broker Bond.
  • Wreaths Across America & Load One
    By Shelly Benisch, T.R.S., C.I.C.
    Posted Dec 9th 2013 4:03AM
    For the last few years Load One has supported Wreaths Across America.
  • What is Map-21
    By Shelly Benisch, T.R.S., C.I.C.
    Posted Dec 2nd 2013 6:51AM
    You've probably been hearing the term Map-21 tossed around over the past few months. You'll be hearing a lot more because December 1 is when the FMCSA provision is now officially enforced.
  • Thanksgiving Chuckles
    By Shelly Benisch, T.R.S., C.I.C.
    Posted Nov 26th 2013 3:07AM
    I ran across these amusing Thanksgiving quips and thought I'd share. Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!
  • Your responsibility after an accident
    By Shelly Benisch, T.R.S., C.I.C.
    Posted Nov 19th 2013 6:03AM
    So you’ve just been involved in an accident or someone damaged your truck. What do you do now?
  • Response to The Multi Carrier Driver Push thread
    By Shelly Benisch, T.R.S., C.I.C.
    Posted Nov 8th 2013 6:30AM
    I've been following the rather lengthy thread The Multi Carrier Driver Push on E.O., as were 3,791 other people if the count is correct.
  • Thieves post as truckers to steal cargo loads
    By Shelly Benisch, T.R.S., C.I.C.
    Posted Nov 6th 2013 8:47AM
    Hi everyone,

    I'm busy with a big project I'll tell you all about next week, but in the meantime since I didn't have time to blog myself I thought I'd post something that the A.P. reported on which was discussed at last week's TRS Transportation Risk Specialist seminar. This is written by Roxana Hegeman, and I thought it was an interesting story:
  • Transportation Risk Specialist Conference
    By Shelly Benisch, T.R.S., C.I.C.
    Posted Oct 25th 2013 5:53AM
    John and I just returned from a TRS Insurance conference this past week in Orlando. TRS stands for Transportation Risk Specialist, and the seminars are for insurance agents who specialize in Trucking.
  • Nominate a Driver
    By Shelly Benisch, CIC with Commercial Insurance Solutions (CIS)
    Posted Oct 16th 2013 4:37AM
    Every one of us knows someone in our Expediting Community who is exceptional. Nominate that person, let everyone else know what you know about them.