- Process Agents
- Steps to getting your broker license
- IMPORTANT - Liability Insurance on Carriers Expiring
Transport Financial Services (TFS) partners with several companies to fulfill all your transportation process agent needs to attain and maintain your authority as a motor carrier, freight broker and freight forwarder. A process agent is a representative upon whom court papers may be served in any proceeding brought against a motor carrier, broker, or freight forwarder. When all Unified Registration System (URS) provisions are implemented, every motor carrier (of property or passengers) shall make a designation for each State in which it is authorized to operate and for each State traversed during such operations.
Any service that is required by the Department of Transportation (DOT) can be acquired through the TFSMall.com website. Fill out the form below for processing, or go to our shop and order for automatic processing.
Transport Financial Services (TFS) partners with several companies to fulfill all your legal needs. We have an attorney in the network John Manning who is has numerous years in the transportation industry. Whatever the need is he can accomplish the legal aspect and guide you in the right direction. We direct our customers to John for specialty needs in the transportation legal realm. Now if you need something more routine we have a couple of companies we recommend starting with www.legalzoom.com they have all the legal forms you could need and can setup your corporation fairly fast. We also have a link to www.findlaw.com and you can find lawyers in your local area.. last but not least www.lawyers.com again if you need to find a lawyer in your local area please visit their website.
Transport Financial Services (TFS) works with several consultants to add their knowledge and expertise in the transportation industry to our clients, partners and transportation network. The transportation industry is starting to catch up to the advent of technology from Uber Freight to the implementation of the ELD program and our consultants can help you get started and stay ahead of the curve. Also navigating through the massive amount of paperwork to operate can be daunting but with experts in the field we have someone that consult and help you keep your business running.
Transport Financial Services (TFS) works with several load boards to add their knowledge and expertise in the transportation industry to our clients, partners and transportation network. The transportation industry is starting to catch up to the advent of technology from online load boards who offer apps and access via smartphone. TFS serves as an affiliate of DAT Express and DAT TruckersEdge and also recommends for auto transporters to visit www.dealertrack.com.
Please visit http://tfsmall.com/loadboards/ to sign up for a free trial with DAT.
1. Get a Motor Carrier # or Freight Forwarder #.
2. Get Expedited authority
3. Get a surety bond BMC-84 or a trust BMC-85
For more info see the following article titled Get Your Surety!
As a broker, it is imperative that you are aware of liability insurance coverage for carriers. The information in this spreadsheet will give you the information you need on expired carrier coverage.
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