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It’s critically important for Insurance professionals to educate their clients in the standard practices of following safety protocols to avoid heavy losses. Over the years we all have probably heard of horror stories involving a moving company that didn’t follow the safety rules or government safety regulations. In my experience, the cause of this is …

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In the transportation industry there are many minute details when it comes to coverage options and if you have not worked closely with it, it can become a little daunting to fully understand. I’ve worked in the insurance sector of the transportation industry for many years and have had many conversations with different brokers, one …

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I was once told by a mentor of mine that anxious thoughts can be like a train and that once you are on that train, it can be hours or days before you are able to get off at the next station. So imagine, you are standing there at the station and see that the …

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In my experience, one of the most prevalent claims in Workers’ Comp is back injuries. It is important that businesses teach safe lifting techniques throughout an employees’ employment at their company. Safe lifting practices are easy to learn and remember, and greatly reduce injuries!  The Safe Lifting Zone, also known as the Power Zone, is …

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A healthy operating authority is directly correlated with keeping insurance costs low. Educating yourself in the different tools that are available to help manage one’s overall operating authority will greatly benefit future premiums and calculating risks for movers. Understanding the differences between the two most prevalent motor carrier data services available, Central Analysis Bureau (CAB) …

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An Underwriter’s Perspective Creating a positive working environment is essential to the overall success of all who are involved; this includes the relationships that are formed both internally and externally of an organization. By forming a healthy working relationship, it allows the possibility of both parties to have positive outcomes in their respective industries and …

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Tips and Tricks to Leading a Healthy Lifestyle for Truck Drivers on the Go When one first thinks of the hazards commercial truck drivers face every day, the mind steers towards occupational dangers such as auto accidents or slips and falls. While those dangers are indeed prevalent in their careers, long haul truck drivers are …

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