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December 30, 2020

Becoming a FEMA-Approved Transportation Service Provider – 2021 Program Year

Registration for the 2021 Program Year is now open! The FEMA Tender of Service Program serves as the gateway for Transportation Service Providers (TSPs) wishing to do business with FEMA. Consider this registration window (open until 2/12/2021) as an opportunity to be part of the FEMA transportation team. […]
November 25, 2020

Seasonal Challenges

The sheer volume of holiday shipping this year is unprecedented due to people shopping online like never before. The truckers currently navigating America’s roadways are a sure sign that Santa Claus is coming to town. Add freezing rain and snow along with a global pandemic, and you may […]
November 24, 2020

Vetting Your Motor Carriers Means No Unwanted Surprises

While there are many things for Freight Brokers to consider when contracting with Motor Carriers, one important part of your due diligence is to ensure the carriers with whom you contract have the proper Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) authority. It’s also important that your Motor Carriers […]
August 3, 2020

The Need for Commercial General Liability Insurance Explained

Why Commercial General Liability Coverage? The answer is simple: To satisfy contracts! General Liability Coverage This isn’t just insurance speak, but it’s an opportunity to have a quick reality check. And that reality is that shipping contracts are including General Liability in the insurance requirements with greater frequency. […]
August 3, 2020

Getting Transportation Insurance for Freight Brokers

The One Stop Shop at PFA continues to expand with easier ways to obtain quotes and more insurance offerings. Freight Broker Insurance Coverage Whether you are a new Freight Broker in need of insurance coverage to protect your brokerage or a current client needing additional coverage to satisfy […]
June 30, 2020

Shipper’s to Expand your Business and Grow Your Revenues

Expanding your business opportunities is a keystone to business strength and independence. One of the surefire ways to increase your revenues from shippers is Shipper’s Interest. A small investment in Shipper’s Interest and other carefully selected transportation insurance products can help grow your business. Some things to think […]
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 […]