Cargo Insurance

How Commercial Truck Drivers Can Prevent Cargo Theft

Cargo theft is the term used to describe the unlawful taking of goods in transit. Cargo can be stolen from vehicles, containers, ships, warehouses, and other locations. Common items that are stolen include electronics, clothing, food, and pharmaceuticals. Cargo theft is a serious problem because it can lead to higher prices for consumer goods, as well as disruptions in the supply chain. In some cases, […]

Choosing the Right Insurance for Your Commercial Truck

When it comes to insurance, there are a few things you should know as a business owner. Commercial truck insurance differs from regular car insurance and may require additional coverage. Here are some tips for choosing the right insurance for your commercial truck. Know Your Insurance Needs Before you even begin shopping for insurance, you need to know what coverage you need. You can start […]

A Step-By-Step Guide to Starting a Trucking Company

When planning to start a commercial trucking company as an owner-operator, you want to follow the right steps to set up your truck company seamlessly. It takes a few steps to get fully started if you already have experience in commercial trucking and hauling. The requirements vary per state, so it is imperative to focus on your state laws when setting up an owner-operator trucking […]

The 10 Types of Commercial Truck Insurance and their Requirements

Are you an investor or venturing into the commercial trucking industry and seeking a reputable insurance service provider? Do you know the different types of commercial truck insurance and their requirements? Commercial truck insurance is a legal requirement for any small business or owner-operator providing trucking services.  Insurance coverage is one of the most expensive costs for truck owners. The premiums need significant upfront cash and […]

Everything You Ought To Know About Buying Commercial Truck Insurance

An accident or a lawsuit can devastate your trucking business. Companies need protection against unexpected conditions with effective insurance coverage matching owner-operator truckers’ risks. As an owner-operator, you may think you can leave everything that has to do with insurance to your broker; this is not the best thing to do if you want to maximize the protection of your trucking business. Primary liability coverage […]

Are You Ready to Retire as a Owner Operator?

Whether you are just getting started or you have been driving a truck for twenty or thirty years, you should be thinking about your retirement. This is especially true if you are an owner operator. You don’t have an employer who is helping to keep you in line and ready to retire.  So, how can you tell if you are ready to retire (or if […]

Commercial Truck or Owner Operator Truck Insurance – Requirements, Types, Cost Considerations

Operating a commercial trucking company or being an independent truck owner/operator is an enterprise open to both opportunity and challenge. One of the most important considerations for an owner/operator or the administrator of a  large trucking company is locating and selecting the best insurance to cover all the risks facing their particular enterprise at a cost that’s manageable. Whether you’re new to the trucking industry, […]

Pros and Cons of Flatbed Trucking

When you drive a flatbed trailer, you are going to be hauling things that won’t fit into a standard truck trailer. You may haul equipment like forklifts, vehicles, and mobile homes. You may also haul supplies like lumber, pipes, steel, and much more. That being said, some people love to drive flatbeds, while others don’t. There are pros and cons of flatbed trucking, just like […]

Why Rig Insurance is Important

RIG INSURANCE SOLUTIONS The conditions surrounding the oil and gas industry are constantly in flux, which calls for proper assessment of the operators involved, service contractors and drillers. Therefore, it is important to acquire an insurance policy that covers your business before, during, and after a tragedy. At J.E.B. Insurance Services, we are well aware of how frequent rig accidents occur, and that is why we […]

Cargo Insurance: Providing Coverage On The Freight

If something goes wrong with all the goods you are carrying in the back of the truck, who will be responsible? The cargo in the back of your truck will require its own insurance coverage based on the type of products you are hauling. The majority of motor truck cargo policies can effectively insure the freight for the clear-cut exposures, such as the following: A […]

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