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Category Archives: Freight Broker Bonds

Articles and current events on surety bonds required to legally operate as a freight broker.


Bright future for American truckers and freight brokers

Trucking is a $790 billion industry. From JW Surety Bonds’ new infographic Bright future for American truckers and freight brokers you can also learn that truckers have more than 200 nights out every year, beating any young party-goer. The infographic offers a great digest of statistics from the trucking and freight brokerage industries. The general read more »


Volvo Improves Product Quality with a $69 Million Investment

Photo credit: ponte1112 / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)   Volvo Trucks North America strives to improve product quality and employees working environment with a $69 million investment at the New River Valley plant in Dublin, VA. The money will go for buying better equipment, process and plant redesign. The read more »


Truck Show Season Kicks Off in Ohio

Photo credit: ladybugbkt / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Attention all truck lovers, truck-shows season kicks off again this year with various events and competitions over the next few weeks. This weekend, in Geneva-on-the-Lake, Ohio, the annual Class 8 on the Lake Truck Show is on again. The event is read more »


In 2013 Trucks Moved $679 Billion in Goods Between NAFTA Member Countries

jack satta (fnb) / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND According to data provided by the Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics, in 2013 the trucking industry moved $679 billion worth of goods between the U.S., Canada and Mexico. This is more than half of the total of $1.138 trillion in transported goods between the countries read more »


Optimistic Forecast: Slow Revival for the Economy, Freight Tonnage

MattyCoachMan / Foter / CC BY-SA After the polar vortex that for the last several months brought about winter harsher than the usual, the economy is slowly picking up. With it, the truck-based freight tonnage is also showing signs of revival. The American Trucking Association (ATA) recently indicated that its for-hire truck tonnage index increased read more »


Top 5 Freight Broker and Trucking Blogs

The past several months have been unpredictable and even stressful for many freight brokers due to the industry changes brought on by MAP-21. For a change of pace, we compiled a top 5 list of the blogs and resources to keep updated with freight and trucking industry news, equipment reviews and thoughts from real drivers read more »