Starting Your Own HVACR Business in New Jersey? Here’s How to Get Your License!

License Bonds | 22 Oct 2014
As of March this year, anybody wanting to become a licensed Master HVACR contractor in New Jersey has to do so under the conditions of the newest N.J.S.A. 45:16A-1 licensing Act. With this Act, the State Board of Examiners of Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Contractors in New Jersey has revised the process, conditions and requirements for licensing as a Master HVACR contractor in the state. Becoming licensed is … Read More »

Can you be bonded after a bankruptcy? It depends.

Uncategorized | 02 Oct 2014
Obviously no want to file for bankruptcy, but s One way in which a bankruptcy can have an impact on you is by affecting your chances of getting bonded, i.e. obtaining a . Not all bonds, however, are the same. To what extent a bankruptcy will affect your ability to get bonded will depend on the , the type of the bond and several other factors. Whether you have … Read More »

Celebrate World Tourism Day on September 27th

License Bonds | 26 Sep 2014
  If you’ve ever been a visitor in another country, or worked to help people see the world, take a moment to think about World Tourism Day , a holiday organized by the United Nations’ World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). The day is organized to highlight the role that tourism plays in creating opportunities for communities worldwide and fostering understanding between people internationally. On a day celebrating international travel, it’s worth taking … Read More »

Thank a Trucker This National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Uncategorized | 16 Sep 2014
If any Americans feel the unexpected urge to hug a long-haul trucker this week, there’s a reason. September 14-20 is . The world of shipping is something that most Americans take for granted, but it’s a necessity of modern life. The explains that , but shipping remains “the biggest business that you know nothing about.” This September, National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is a great opportunity to think about … Read More »

Top 6 Forums for Truckers and Freight Brokers

License Bonds | 05 Sep 2014
With the deadline to renew your approaching fast, you are probably vehemently browsing the Internet for more information. Trucking  All of these six sites are great places for finding helpful resources, networking and having job-related fun. Are you a member on any of them? What are your favorite places … Read More »

Obtain a Georgia Used Car Dealer License Using This 7-Step Guide

License Bonds | 02 Sep 2014
Georgia’s economy is showing and forecasts predict we can expect growth there in the coming year, as well. Such news always bodes well for local businesses such as car dealerships. If you have been thinking of opening a used car dealership in this state, you need to be well aware of Georgia’s DMV requirements, such as how to apply for a license and an auto dealer bond. To … Read More »

Find (and Keep) the Truck Capacity You Need: 5 Tips for Freight Brokers

License Bonds | 25 Aug 2014
What’s your biggest challenge as a freight broker? If you answered “finding truck capacity,” you’re in . Consistently, freight brokers struggle to establish– and keep– solid relationships with carriers that will always reliably get freight where it needs to go. The sad fact is that brokers and truckers , even though both sides depend on one another to keep business running. As a freight broker, you can blaze a trail, however. … Read More »

What Used Car Dealers Need to Know About the Federal Lemon Law

License Bonds | 19 Aug 2014
2014 is not even over yet and it is already the year with the highest number of vehicle recalls. While this is beneficial for a lot of dealers, it has actually turned the public’s eye towards increasing safety, and everyone involved will be affected – automakers, suppliers, dealers, etc. That’s why I thought this would be an appropriate time to talk about the Federal Lemon Law for used cars, which … Read More »

How Can Women Contractors Get More Federal Contracting Opportunities?

License Bonds | 12 Aug 2014
Much has been said about the shortage of skilled workers in the construction industry. We addressed it in an and an . While there is no easy and straightforward solution to this problem, one of the ways to address it would be to boost participation of women contractors and women-owned businesses in construction. Currently, they comprise a small fraction of the whole industry (), but have the potential to … Read More »

Got a Surety Bond Claim? Here’s What You Can Expect

License Bonds | 11 Aug 2014
If you work in the freight industry, you need to stay on top of a lot of things—communicating with shippers and carriers, processing orders, researching the market for even more cost-efficient ways to do business, and the list goes on. However, all of these are pleasant tasks compared to dealing with a freight claim when one comes in. Almost every broker has had a claim filed against them at least once … Read More »
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