When you’re trying to find a shipping partner for your cargo, how do you determine which company is right for you? It’s a big decision and you want to know that you can trust your 3PL to take care of your valuable goods. More importantly, should the worst happen, you want to know that your 3PL is financially stable and ready to cover the loss. It's easy to focus on the positives, but at the end of the day, you need a 3PL that can protect you from the negative outcomes as well.
That’s why it’s important to research the surety bond of any 3PL you’re considering.
At Choptank, we take the idea of a strong broker surety bond very seriously. We feel it’s important that customers know the broker they have chosen is reliable and able to protect their most important assets. That’s why we were one of the first 3PLs to adopt a $250K surety bond when current laws require brokers to carry a surety bond of only $75K In today's market Choptank is one of only a handful of transportation brokers in the nation to be named a 5-Diamond Broker for meeting all performance, credit and bonding requirements of both the Transportation Intermediaries Association and Internet Truckstop®. We believe in providing our clients with the utmost in protection and stability because we understand just how important your products are to you.
"This program helps carriers and customers proactively determine the financial stability of their transportation provider, and we take our commitment to those parties very seriously," says Choptank Transport CEO Geoff Turner.
In the logistics industry, several different transportation providers can offer your company varying qualities of service, but what good are any of these offerings if the provider can’t reliably back them up when something happens? You deserve to know your goods are being transported by a reliable provider that is stable enough to support its work and your goods no matter what happens. Find such a transportation provider and you'll ensure your partnership will remain successful for many years to come.
To learn more about your logistics options with Choptank, visit www.ChoptankTransport.com.