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Season 1 2022

Episode 1: The Power of Freight Broker Authority

Why are the years 1935 and 1980 so important in the evolution of Freight Broker Authority and how has MAP-21 affected the transportation industry? PFA Chief Executive Officer Daniel Larson explains in this first episode of PFA TV.

Episode 2: Transportation Insurance 101 for Freight Brokers

How important are Contingent Cargo insurance, Freight Broker Auto Liability and General Liability for Freight Brokers? PFA CEO Daniel Larson breaks down why they are essential to protecting your business and ensuring your success.

Episode 3: BMC-84s and BMC-85s and the Business of 3rd Party Logistics

How have the levels of financial responsibility changed for Freight Brokers? PFA CEO Daniel Larson outlines the importance of BMC-84s (bonds issued by insurance and surety companies) and BMC-85s (Property Trust Fund Agreements offered by financial institutions).

Episode 4: The Advantages of Bundling Surety with Transportation Insurance

PFA CEO Daniel Larson speaks to the impact that technology has had on all segments of the logistics industry and outlines the many advantages arising from bundling transportation insurance with surety requirements for Freight Brokers.

Episode 5: Relationships & Customer Service - The Secret to 20 Years of Success

PFA has been a driving force in transportation surety since 1988 when founder Penny Larson became the first to offer BMC-85 trust fund agreements to leading Freight Brokers. PFA CEO Daniel Larson says the company’s growth has been fueled by listening to its customers.

Episode 6: The Benefits of In-House Claims

In episode 6 of PFA TV, PFA Transportation Insurance & Surety Services CEO Daniel Larson speaks with passion on how important the provision of in-house claims servicing is for the team at PFA – and to clients of the company.

Episode 7: Why Vetting Motor Carriers is an Essential Practice

It is more than just a good idea for freight brokers to take the time to properly vet motor carriers; it’s an essential practice. Avoiding potential problems at the front end is a key to protecting your business and ensuring your success. PFA Transportation Insurance & Surety Services CEO Daniel Larson tells us why in this episode 7 of PFA TV.

Episode 8: Take the Time to Consider What Business Structure is Best for You

There’s nothing like a can-do entrepreneurial attitude behind starting your freight brokerage. Yet it’s also important to give some consideration to what kind of structure best suits the way you want to do business in the months and years to come. PFA Transportation Insurance & Surety Services CEO Daniel Larson explains in episode 8 of PFA TV.

Season 2 2023

Episode 1: Safeguarding Your Freight Broker Business: Effective Strategies to Mitigate Identity Theft Risks

Identity theft is a significant concern in today's digital world, especially for freight brokers who handle sensitive information. In this video, Allison dives deep into the topic, shedding light on the various tactics employed by identity thieves and the potential consequences for businesses.

Episode 2: Freight Broker Needs Unveiled: Trends and Insights with David Carneiro, Head of Commercial Surety

Welcome to this informative video featuring David Carneiro, Head of Commercial Surety at PFA, where he delves into the critical importance of freight broker needs and the latest trends impacting the marketplace. Join us as we explore the key factors that shape the industry and gain valuable insights to navigate successfully in this dynamic landscape. Don't miss out on this opportunity to enhance your understanding of the freight broker marketplace.

Episode 3: Freight Broker Customer Service in 2023: Enhance Your Shipping Experience with PFA!

Take some time to listen to this enlightening video featuring Diane Yeschenko, where we delve deep into the BMC-84/BMC-85 process for freight brokers. At PFA, we are dedicated to putting customer service at the forefront, making it our utmost priority to ensure a seamless experience for all our valued clients.

Episode 4: Thriving Amidst Economic Uncertainty: Insider Tips for Navigating the Freight Broker Industry

The freight broker and freight forwarder industry are no strangers to economic fluctuations, and staying ahead of the curve is crucial for success. In this video, Dan sheds light on the current economic landscape, discussing the potential challenges and opportunities that professionals in these industries may encounter.

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