The transportation insurance world is complex. There’s a lot for insurance carriers to learn if they want to provide insurance coverage for motor carriers. With all the knowledge that needs to be learned, there has to be a way for agents, agencies, and even carriers to learn it. That’s where the Motor Carrier Insurance Education Foundation (MCIEF) can be a big help. We talked with Tommy Ruke, the founder of the MCIEF, to find out about how he got his start in the transportation insurance world and learn more about the MCIEF.
If you’ve got a business, you know that money is kind of important. You need money to keep the lights on and the doors open, right? So, your business budget is kind of a big deal. The only thing is that dealing with budgets and money might not be your idea of fun. It seems like a lot of work…and a lot of numbers. We’ve got a few tips to help you out with your business’s budget.
Your employees are an essential part of your business. They’re the ones who show up every day and get stuff done. They’re people that you rely on to keep your business going – without them, it just wouldn’t happen. If you have a growing team, you might need to train new employees and show them the ropes – or you might be looking to create a training program for all of your employees. Here are a few tips for employee training.
If you’ve got a tow truck business, you’re probably eager to see that business grow over time. And to do that, you want to get more trucks and more drivers. You really want your business to thrive, but there are a few things to consider as you work to grow your towing business. Here are six tips to think about as you’re expanding your business.
The road is not the safest workplace. Wrecks happen. Truckers, who spend a ton of time on the road, are at risk for getting into wrecks, what with the many miles they log on the highway. Today we’re going to take a brief news story out of Virginia about a tractor-trailer wreck. We’ll explain what happened while also discussing several questions the article left us with from an insurance perspective.
It’s pretty apparent in today’s society that people rely on their smartphones. Forgetting a phone charger or not having Wi-Fi can really ruin someone’s day. But why does this dependence on smartphones matter to your towing business? Because of your website. If your towing business has a website, it needs to be mobile-friendly. We’ll explain why.
So, the goal of having a website for a tow truck business is to get people to visit it…right? You want people to find your site and decide that you’re the best towing business around – that’s called marketing your tow truck business. And to do that, you need to get Google to like your homepage. Now, no one knows exactly what Google’s “secret formula” is, but there are a few best practices that you can use for the homepage of your tow business website. Check out these tips.
An interview with Jared Fischgrund of OMG Tow Marketing
For a towing business to be successful, they need to have customers. But that still leaves the question – how do you get customers in the first place? Marketing. Since marketing is such an essential part of a towing business’s survival, we caught up with Jared Fischgrund, Tow Marketing Director for OMG Tow Marketing. OMG Tow Marketing is a marketing agency that specializes in helping towing businesses market their businesses. We had the chance to get his expert input on marketing a tow truck business.
When you work in the trucking world, wrecks happen. And they can happen to anyone, no matter how experienced the driver. No trucker wants to experience a crash, but it’s important to be prepared with the right insurance coverages. We’ll take a look at how insurance can come into play by looking at a news story about a box truck.
Wrecks happen. They just do. And that’s what insurance is for. It’s so important for businesses that do auto transport to have the right insurance for their car carriers. We’ll take a look at a news story from last week about a car carrier, and we’ll examine it from an insurance angle, exploring what coverages would be helpful and what questions we have.