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

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. […]