Press Box

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 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

Why Commercial General Liability Insurance Coverage?

Why Commercial General Liability Coverage? The answer is simple: To satisfy contracts! 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. Landlords and affiliated […]
August 3, 2020

Transportation Insurance for Freight Brokers and Truckers: It’s Easy to Apply!

The One Stop Shop at PFA continues to expand with easier ways to obtain quotes and more insurance offerings. 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 new requirements on your […]