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May 2, 2022

Supporting the Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) of the DOD

ATTENTION: TRANSPORTATION SERVICE PROVIDERS! You have an important opportunity to support the Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC), a wing of the United States military and the Department of Defense (DoD). All that you need to do to be eligible is comply with DoD requirements and the new […]
January 3, 2022

Roadmap to Success – Why not make this the year to market yourself to more shippers?

Very few businesses can grow – let alone sustain themselves – without being well-organized and well-structured to achieve your priorities in any given year. Strategic and tactical planning have never been more important as they are going into 2022. Being organized is the key to planning to do […]
January 3, 2022

Fueling Up – Planning to Make the Most of the New Year

It’s a common refrain at PFA, as it is among many leading businesses both within and outside the transportation sector: The end of one year and the start of the next is always a good time to take stock of where you’re at in business. It’s particularly important […]
November 30, 2021

Roadmap to Success Ensuring the Right Due Diligence in Vetting your Motor Carriers

Vetting your Motor Carriers has never been more important than it is going into 2022. It’s the kind of due diligence that can prevent you from surprises and disappointments.   As we’ve said before, when it comes to appointing Motor Carriers, an important part of your due diligence […]
December 30, 2020

The Basics of Planning Still Apply During a Pandemic

The end of one year and the start of the next is always a good time to take stock of where you’re at. It’s particularly important coming out of the year that we’ve just been through and in preparing for economic uncertainty that still may be ahead. That’s […]
December 30, 2020

Be Prepared to Pivot in 2021

As we said last year at that this time, failing to plan is planning to fail. Very few businesses can grow – let alone sustain themselves – without being well-organized and well-structured to achieve your priorities in any given year. Strategic and tactical planning have never been as […]
December 13, 2022

Distinguishing Brokers or Bonafide Agents

Going into 2023, dispatchers will have more guidance from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration about whether they could or should refer to themselves as brokers or bona fide agents. This topic and these definitions have been murky over the last few years, which is why the agency […]
December 13, 2022

Amazon Relay – Insurance Requirements

Are you looking to broker freight for Amazon? Consider learning more about Amazon Relay, enabling carriers to tap into its network and technology to grow transportation businesses. Being part of Amazon Relay side of operations allow some carriers some degree. Participants are required to access the Amazon Relay […]
December 9, 2022

PFA Offers Special Errors & Omissions Insurance

It’s that crazy time of year again: Tax season. With the tax deadline getting closer and closer, it’s both the busiest time of the year for most accountants, CPAs, and other tax practitioners and the time of year when your clients rely most heavily on your professionalism, knowledge, […]
November 15, 2022

TSP Onboarding Registration

2024 FEMA STOS Program ALL TSP applicants (new and returning) must have an active SAM registration before FEMA will process any onboarding materials. Registration for SAM is FREE and if you are interested in applying for the 2024 FEMA STOS Program year, we recommend starting your registration today. […]