Timeline to be a carrier

What Steps do you take?

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What do you need to do?

Get your Federal Employer Identification Number (EIN)
An EIN, or the Federal Tax Identification Number (FEIN), is a unique nine-digit number assigned by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to business entities.
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Start your Limited Liability Corporation (LLC)
A Limited Liability Company (LLC) is the United States-specific form of a private limited company.
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Obtaining a USDOT Number
Obtaining a USDOT Number can be confusing and costly if you are unsure about the process.
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Obtaining a Motor Carrier Operating Authority
We can obtain your MC Number at the same time as your DOT number.
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File the BOC-3 filing
A BOC-3 is a United States federal filing that designates legal agents upon which process may be served.
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Obtain Commercial Truck Insurance
We are able to set you up with Commercial Truck Insurance. We have policies specific to Long-Haul Carriers, Short-Haul Carriers, Tow Truck Companies, etc.
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Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Filing
The UCR Program requires operators of commercial motor vehicles to register their business with a participating state and pay an annual fee.
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International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) Sticker
An operating carrier with IFTA receives an IFTA license and two decals for each qualifying vehicle it operates.
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International Registration Plan (IRP) Sticker
IRP is a registration reciprocity agreement providing payment of license fees on the basis of total distance operated in all jurisdictions.
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Heavy Highway Use Tax (HVUT) – 2290
Truckers with a vehicle that has a taxable gross weight of 55,000 pounds or more, are required to electronically file HVUT Form 2290.
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Driver Qualification File (DQF)
Driver Qualification Files are important to hiring qualified drivers.
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Drug and Alcohol Consortium
n EIN, or the Federal Tax Identification Number (FEIN), is a unique nine-digit number assigned by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to business entities.
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Learn the Trucking Insurance Basics

Liability Insurance

To stay legal on the road, you are required to have primary trucking liability insurance as a minimum. As a truck driver, your primary liability insurance must be at least $750,000 worth of coverage.

Truck Cargo

Often, the most valuable asset in your business is the cargo you haul. Truck Cargo coverage insures the contents of the trailer, temperature-control machinery, and other appliances or accessories that keep cargo secure.