Commercial Trucking Safety Consulting For Successful Audits

The United States trucking industry is regulated by state and federal law enforcement alongside the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) of the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) to ensure motor vehicle safety compliance.  If you are a fleet owner or operator, we recommend consulting with a commercial trucking attorney and insurance expert to […]

Large Truck FMCSA Insurance Requirements

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) of the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) exists to make the roads as safe as possible for everyone, including the general public. Working with federal and state enforcement, the FMCSA sets forth regulations to ensure commercial motor vehicle safety compliance.  Standard auto insurance does not provide coverage […]

SWAN Transportation Consulting: Your Very Own Hands-On Personal Advisors

In addition to helping you source the best insurance coverage for the lowest premium, our specialized team can help you boost safety scores, hire better drivers and more. Below is a glimpse at how SWAN can help: DOT Compliance Reviews Are you under an audit? We can help meet compliance! Achieve Satisfactory DOT Ratings Are […]

Why Your Logistics Company Needs To File Insurance Claims Early And Often

While most trucking company owners and operators prefer not to think about it, getting in a destructive incident on the road is highly likely to be a matter of ‘when’ rather than ‘if’. Transportation comes with a significant amount of risk that is only increasing over time, and it pays to have the education and […]

Cumplimiento De Las Normas De Envíos En La Frontera De Estados Unidos Y México

Si es una empresa de transporte comercial con sede en los Estados Unidos que transporta carga transfronteriza a México, es muy importante que entienda las consideraciones de seguro del envío transfronterizo, así como el cumplimiento de la legislación internacional. Este artículo no es una lista completa de requisitos legales y de seguro para enviar carga […]

Understanding United States & Mexico Border Shipping Compliance

If you are a commercial trucking company based in the United States that hauls cross-border freight to Mexico, it is important that you understand the insurance considerations of cross-border shipping as well as compliance with international law. This article is not an exhaustive or complete list of the legal and insurance requirements to ship freight […]

Why Last-Mile Insurance Is Necessary For Safety Compliance

It’s safe to say that the way we shop has changed for good. The 2020 pandemic hastened the trend toward online shopping and the sound and sight of trundling delivery vehicles is now a nearly hourly feature of many neighborhoods. Today’s shoppers demand speed and convenience above all else, which has caused most major retailers […]

Understanding Assembly Bill 5 for California Trucking Companies & Drivers

Some say that the “road to hell is paved with good intentions.” The California Trucking Association says that “gasoline has been poured on the fire that is our ongoing supply chain crisis,” following a decision by the United States Supreme Court to deny challenging California’s Assembly Bill 5 (AB 5) law. This article provides an […]

Understanding Dairy Transportation Risks And Trucking Insurance

Dairy is an important aspect of nutrition for many Americans who consume butter, cheese, and milk on a daily basis. Dairy transporters need agricultural trucking insurance coverage to mitigate the risks of loss, theft, or damage that are unique to hauling livestock and animal byproducts.  Note: This article is for informational purposes and is not […]

Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Insurance – What You Need To Know

For older individuals and those who have certain disabilities, arranging to get to doctor’s appointments or medical treatments can get tricky. Since they are unable to drive themselves or use public transportation, they depend on family members or caregivers to shuttle them back and forth. Much of the time, schedule conflicts get in the way […]