May 18, 2023

Understanding Department of Defense (DoD) Performance Bonds

If you’re involved in government contracting, specifically with the Department of Defense (DoD), you may have come across the term “performance bonds.” In this article, we’ll explore the basics of DoD performance bonds, their purpose, and how they function in the trucking industry. What does a DOD bond […]
May 2, 2023

The Benefits of Working with a Trusted Commercial Surety Bond Provider

A commercial surety bond is a legal contract that provides financial protection to one party in the event that the other party fails to fulfill its obligations. If you are in need of a commercial surety bond, it is important to work with a provider that you can […]
March 16, 2023

Commercial Surety Bonds: What You Need to Know

Commercial surety bonds can be a bit of a mystery to those who are unfamiliar with them. However, they are an essential tool for many businesses, providing a valuable layer of protection against financial losses and other risks. In this blog post, we’ll provide an overview of the […]
February 27, 2023

Best Practices: Protect Your Business by Properly Vetting Your Motor Carriers

As a transportation industry freight broker, it’s crucial to properly vet your motor carriers. At PFA Transportation Insurance & Surety Services, we have a dedicated Claims Department that has firsthand knowledge of the pitfalls associated with hiring motor carriers without appropriate vetting. This includes claims where carrier lacks […]
December 13, 2022

Dispatchers – Needing Broker Authority

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 […]