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Volume 3 – Number 8 – August 2, 2021
FUELING UP

We’re headed into the so-called “Dog Days of Summer”, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t get a head start on the post-Labor Day business cycle and the fall season. Before you know it, we’ll be gearing up for Thanksgiving and the biggest retail push of the year leading to the 2021 Christmas Season! Before you scoff at talking about Santa Claus in August, now’s the time to get ahead on the planning front, with your eye on the priorities that will help your business grow in what many are expecting to be a resurgent economy strengthened by bounce-back investor and consumer confidence. August and September are great months to update end of year plans so that you can finish strong on every front. Go for it! Our team at PFA Transportation Insurance & Surety Services is here to support you!

ROADMAP TO SUCCESS

Not only do we subscribe to the notion that your time is money, we’re completely committed to helping you save both time and money as you put in place the building blocks of insurance and surety that go hand-in-hand with a growing business. Whether you’re a new or established Freight Broker, Freight Forwarder, or Motor Carrier, we can set you up with the best in coverage. And help you save time and money by bundling your transportation insurance needs with your surety requirements. Our Chief Executive Officer, Daniel Larson, is all over that in the latest episode of PFA Protects: The Transportation Insurance & Surety Services Podcast. Check out our pilot Episode 3, where he discusses how you can save money by bundling your Freight Broker bond with transportation insurance.

A HELPFUL PIT STOP
Even if you’re a new Motor Carrier company, we can help you get into the right insurance coverage at the right price for the right reasons! Truckin’ right, we offer trucker’s insurance in many states and it’s all backed by the best in customer service. We also have a program in several states for Motor Carriers with at least three years of operating authority. Let us give you a quote! And ICYMI last month, you may not know whether you are compliant or not when it comes to using ELDs. We’re here to remind you may be required to use an Electronic Logging Device …but that can also mean eligibility for a discount on your trucker’s insurance. Call us today at 1-800-595-2615 or email us at Agency@PFAprotects.com.
ENSURING YOUR SUCCESS

Great businesses – whether you are a Freight Broker or Motor Carrier – know how to focus on not only increasing revenues, but reducing expenses (as per the time and money savings from bundling outlined above and in our PFA Protects Podcast). Best practices also include taking advantage of the right kind of financing if you’re worried about cash flow at this time of year. Be sure to ask us about premium financing opportunities! Ask for Mary or Mike at 1-800-595-2615 or email us at Agency@PFAprotects.com.

YOUR EXPERT NAVIGATORS
We are the largest provider of BMC-84s and BMC-85s in the nation and we’ve built up more than two decades of second-to-none experience and expertise in the field. We not only innovated the road to BMC-85s in the 1990s, we offer the best in BMC-84s as well, not to mention literally every kind of bond you might need to be the best that you can be. Check out our rate plans at PFAprotects.com and call us to ask what we can do for you.
INFORMING YOUR JOURNEY
At PFA, we’re all about making sure you get What You Need. When You Need It. We’re also dedicated to making sure you have the latest information and resources to help you make the right calls as you grow your business. We’re reaching out to you and our community regularly via email and on our social media channels (follow us on Twitter @PFAProtects and on Facebook.com). We post easy reads on the latest in transportation insurance trends and developments and opportunities. We invite you to check out our White Papers on various topics at PFAprotects.com. And we encourage you to tune into PFA TV on our website for short videos on some of the most common questions that we’re asked about. Also, in case you haven’t had the chance to listen to this month’s episode of PFA Protects on the advantages of bundling, you can check it out along with two additional hot topic episodes at PFA Protects Podcast – PFA Transportation Insurance & Surety Services. Email us with any questions you may have at webinfo@PFAprotects.com or let us know any topics you’d like to see discussed on our Podcasts – Your Wish is Our Command!
LIVING IN THE FAST LANE:  OUR TRANSPORTATION FAMILY
Best wishes to our family of resilient leaders in the transportation sector – Freight Brokers, Freight Forwarders, Shippers, Motor Carriers and others in the 3PL space. We know you’ve driven especially hard these past 15 to 18 months and that it hasn’t exactly been business as usual for big chunks of that time. All the more reason to make sure you take some downtime to recharge those batteries. We know you’re always on the road professionally. We hope you can book some time to get out on the road personally. Even a few long weekends will help you make the most of summer! They’re good for you and your team…and a terrific way to ensure your team is energized heading into the fall season.
COMING UP
National Association of Motor coach Operators, Annual Conference,
Birmingham, AL (namo-coaches.org) — August 18-22

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, Annual Conference and Exhibition, Wilmington, DE (cvsa.org) — August 29-September 2
REACHING YOUR DESTINATION
Any questions as to how we can help you get What You Need. When You Need It? Email us at webinfo@PFAprotects.com  or call us today at 800-595-2615.
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