Tag: broker reforms
Fighting ID fraud in the broker-carrier transaction isn’t solely on truckers
When ID thieves get between legitimate brokers and carriers, it's the trucker that bears the brunt of the burden. Learn how to combat this here on Overdrive.
November 11, 2020
How to file on a broker’s surety bond
Do you know what to do when a broker doesn't pay you? Discover the steps you need to take when filing on a broker's surety bond today.
March 23, 2020
How to report — or threaten to report — bad brokers, take action for payment recourse
What recourse action can you take against a broker for nonpayment? Learn how to report or threaten to report bad brokers here on Overdrive.
March 19, 2020
How to vet brokers’ credit before taking a load
It's important to vet the credit risk you're taking to prevent getting stuck with the load with no compensation. More information here on Overdrive.
March 17, 2020
How brokers, carriers can prevent business ID theft schemes
When it comes to business identity theft, both carriers and brokers can do their due diligence and derail the business impersonation schemes. More on Overdrive.
March 12, 2020
Growing broker/carrier identity theft schemes reaping millions
Business identity theft in the trucking industry is growing and perpetrators are impersonating both carriers and brokers to move loads and pocket the payments.
March 9, 2020
Critics say trust fund surety fails to protect truckers in claims against brokers
Critics note brokers' trust fund sureties can exist with little or lax regulation, and with too few trust assets backing them up. Learn more here on Overdrive.
March 4, 2020
A ‘hit it and move on’ broker scam — and more loopholes
As brokerage scams multiply, learn from Allan Workman’s experience with Cedar Freight and discover an important loophole scammers exploit here.
March 2, 2020
‘You just lose’ when middlemen don’t pay: Broker reform eight years in the waiting
Who is to blame for the lingering transportation brokerage problems and lack of attention to MAP-21? Read more details here on Overdrive.
February 28, 2020
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