Industry Insights

Freight Increasingly At Risk For Cyber Crime

September 10, 2014

Cyber Crime First, the good news: Old-fashioned cargo theft is down. Within the past three years, incidents have fallen from 1,317 in 2011 to 1,090 in 2013, according to CargoNet, a cargo crime tracking subsidiary of Verisk Crime Analytics. And now the bad news: Cyber crime, as it relates to cargo, is up. Cyber crime […]

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Workers Compensation in the Trucking Industry

September 10, 2014

Cost of Truckers Workers Comp Workers compensation insurance for interstate trucking companies can be hard to obtain because the insurance company underwriter has difficulty accessing the risk. •Often, a trucking company is located in one state, the truck drivers live in other states, and the workers comp injury occurs in a third state. •Normally in […]

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Boydstun Will Start Making Car Carrier Equipment Again In August

September 10, 2014

Boydstun Return In August Boydstun Equipment Manufacturing, formerly known as Boydstun Metal Works, has announced it will return to the manufacturing of commercial auto transport equipment at the start of August this year. According to the company it has already started taking equipment orders and will deliver its first unit by August 30th. Initial production […]

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Cyber Liability, Data Breach and Privacy Coverage

July 7, 2014

Cyber Liability In today’s data driven world, protecting electronic information against theft or attack is a major concern among many businesses. As the transportation industry has become increasingly reliant on digital connections, they have increased their cyber security exposure.  Any company that transmits, collects, or stores private information is at risk for a cyber-attack.  For […]

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