No Celebrating Holiday Cargo Theft

Weekends are historically bad for cargo theft, but holiday weekends are notoriously awful. Thanksgiving weekend is historically a hotbed of cargo theft activity. Freightwatch International reported that last year’s holiday cargo thefts averaged about 3 per day, which is about a 27% increase compared to non-holiday weekends. Last year’s Thanksgiving weekend led to 18 reported…

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Decoding the Unsafe Driving BASIC Score

If you’re going to play the game, you better know the rules and how to keep score! In the wake of the passage of the FAST Act at the end of 2015, motor carriers, freight brokers, shippers and the insurance industry have all struggled to make heads or tails of the “Absolute” BASIC scores that…

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How To Ignite Your Insurance Sales Pipeline!!

Carrier Risk Solutions, Inc. presents our latest whitepaper on igniting your insurance sales pipeline! Do you really want to grow your book of business in 2016? Are you tired of doing the same boring marketing crap over and over thinking you’ll get drastically different results than in the past?   The market is shifting like…

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DOT Compliance Tip of the Day! Keep your Accident Records!!

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Join the Transportation Safety Professionals of America Today!!

Only $14 per month to join!!  Each day, I strive to provide as much value as possible to my friends. I wanted to let you know about a new movement that I’m spearheading. On April, 1 2016, I’m launching the Transportation Safety Professionals Association of America! This community is dedicated to improving fleet safety and regulatory…

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3 Easy Ways To Ruin Your Freight Brokerage

I’m sure that there are many ways to easily ruin your freight brokering business or that division of your trucking/transportation company. But, here are three different ways that might not be that clear or well understood. Let’s get to it!   #1 Not Giving A Crap About Carrier Compliance   Having a good slate of…

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Trucking Risk Tip of the Day!

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How To Actually Prevent Cargo Theft

Excellent video that really outlines the issues that cargo theft presents in the economy today! Well worth the time to watch!   DFW Cargo Theft News Story   Dallas isn’t alone, as their video shows. Atlanta, Southern California, New York/New Jersey area, All of Florida and the greater Chicagoland area are all major hubs for…

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3 Ways To Reduce Your Truck Insurance Premiums

With razor thin profit margins and your burning need to stay competitive in today’s logistics environment, you owe it to yourself to maximize your spending on insurance and risk management. Let’s face it, paying for insurance is right up there with paying your taxes. Necessary evil? Perhaps. Inevitable? Yep. Many folks look at insurance companies…

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Are You Eating Stolen Tacos?

Let’s face it. You really don’t know what’s in that taco that you just inhaled. I’m not talking about if the meat is really meat…but where did that meat come from? What about the lettuce? The onions? Catch my drift?Around 25% of all cargo theft involves some type of food product. A great deal of…

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