The team at TFSMall are thinking about our clients, and all members in the transportation industry.  We are in a unique and vulnerable situation.  The transportation industry is the backbone of the United States.  Within the current health epidemic across the world, logistics will become even more important. We are all at risk in contracting […]

Contract Permit Versus Common Carrier Certificate A word of caution when contracting a common carrier, as common carriers authorized by the Public Law that sunset the Interstate Commerce Commission, an act entitled “ICC Termination Act of 1995).  Entering Into a contract with a common carrier can be risky since common carriers have published rates in […]

Forming a Company – 3 of 5 in Starting a Logistics Operation Companies that plan revenue opportunities that may exceed a million dollars in annual should consult an attorney,  and  a competent Certified Public Accountant (CPA).  A corporate structure is a must for motor carrier (trucking) from medium and up. There are numerous classification of […]

Start-up “ALL ABOUT YOU” Part 2 of 5 in a series of thoughts related to starting a transportation business The Business Plan for “Starting” a logistics operation consist of a narrative and several financial worksheets.  The “Narrative” template is the body of the business plan, and serves as the Global Positioning System (GPS) because this […]

Startup “, ALL ABOUT YOU,” is a five-part series of thoughts related to starting a business, any business. Welcome to Transport Financial Services, LLC (herein referred to as “TFS.”)  A “Transportation Shopping Mall designed to assist both start-up and long term brokers, carriers, and freight forwarders to solidify their partnership agreement with shippers.  It is […]

7 Required Elements of an Enforceable Contract By: Bernadette A. Safrath A contract is a legal document between two parties. In order to be enforceable, the contract must contain seven elements. While more specific requirements may differ by state, the basics of contract law require that these seven elements exist regardless of where the contract […]

Marketing…Marketing…Marketing – some pointers on data privacy A couple of days ago we were shocked to receive notice of a pending lawsuit against TFS for sending out an unsolicited text message to a transport company promoting some of our services on  The number we had texted information too was listed as a business number […]

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