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Keep Truckin’ With These Recruiting Tips

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Commercial fleets need to maintain a workforce of loyal, qualified drivers in order to succeed. But recently, increased demand for freight volume has highlighted an ongoing driver shortage that’s left many motor carriers operating under capacity. In order to ensure that your business is attracting and retaining talented drivers, you need to evaluate how the […]

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Self-driving Tech Could Put Motor Carriers Back in the Driver’s Seat

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Self-driving vehicles may feel like something that will only be available in the distant future, but autonomous technology is already having an impact on the transportation industry. Many motor carriers are promoting new equipment to attract tech-savvy drivers, and advanced safety sensors are helping decrease accidents on the road. Over 30 automakers and technology companies […]

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The Risks of Offering Valet Parking

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Depending on the location and type of business you run, in the eyes of the customer, offering valet parking may range from a nice perk to an expected service. But no matter what reason you have for providing valets, to protect yourself from out-of-pocket expenses, you must be prepared for the risks that come along […]

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Cyber Attacks Endanger Commercial Control Systems

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More than ever before, organizations are aware of the potential financial impact of cyber attacks. Many wrongfully assume that the steep, monetary burden of a cyber attack is exclusively tied to damaged digital assets, lost records, and the price of investigating and reporting a breach. While those expenses represent a considerable hit, damage to an […]

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Data From Facebook Accounts Exposed

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Data From 87 Million Facebook Accounts Exposed Facebook recently announced that political consulting firm, Cambridge Analytica, obtained information from up to 87 million accounts without their users’ consent. Experts believe that collected data could include locations, interests, photos, status updates and more. Facebook applications and third-party services can normally request access to an account’s information. […]

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Bitcoin: Weighing the Risks and Benefits

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Before deciding to accept bitcoin as a form of payment, companies should carefully take into account the risks and coverage options, considering that bitcoin is experimental and still in active development. Because bitcoin is a new invention, its future is unpredictable and the use of and accepting it as a form of payment should be […]

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Emergency Preparedness for Farmworkers

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Farms, like most workplaces, face unexpected emergencies and disasters, which can be natural or man-made. To help lessen the impact of these events, employers and supervisors should develop and exercise emergency action plans (EAPs), which prepare workers for emergencies and disasters before they occur. What is an Emergency Action Plan? An EAP identifies and organizes […]

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Winery Risk Management

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Owning a winery can present a variety of often overlooked risks that present serious threats to the business if they remain unaddressed. By purchasing proper coverage and implementing good risk management programs, wineries can successfully reduce their exposures. What’s Right for You? When identifying the risks your winery faces, it is important to consider everything […]

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Cyber Risks & Liabilities – January 2018

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Troubling Lack of Cyber Concern by CFOs Gone are the days when chief financial officers (CFOs) solely had to focus on managing their organization’s financial risks. These days, CFOs need to think about the costs of cyber security as well as the costs associated with not having enough of it. When their security tools are […]

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Social Engineering Fraud Coverage

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Social engineering fraud (SEF) is a type of fraud that’s become increasingly common over the last several years. However, even though many instances of this fraud transpire over email communications, it’s a company’s crime policy—not a cyber policy—that would often provide coverage in the event of an SEF loss. That’s why it’s especially important to […]

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