BMC-84 Bond Renewal

$75,000 BMC-84 Bond  Renewal   1 Page Application – No Financials Required In 2013, the FMSCA increased the bond requirement for BMC-84 (Formerly ICC Freight Brokers) Bonds from $10,000 to $75,000. Starting in July and August, freight brokers and their insurance agents will start receiving renewal notices for their BMC-84 Bonds. It is important that […]

BMC-84 Bond – New Company

$75,000 BMC-84 Bond – New Company   1 Page Application – No Financials Required Last fall, the FMSCA increased the bond requirement for BMC-84 Bonds from $10,000 to $75,000. The original deadline to acquire the bond was October 1st, 2013. During that time many freight brokers rushed to their insurance agents to place these bonds […]

SBA Surety Bond Guarantee Program Results $1.2B

$1.2 Billion in Contracts Awarded to Small Construction Firms in 2013 Story Below from Times Record News Original Story With the help of the Small Business Administration’s Surety Bond Guarantee Program, small construction firms were awarded in fiscal year 2013 more than $1.2 billion in contracts, the SBA reported. This number represents a 61 percent […]

SBA Quick Program Update

SBA Quick Program Update As of February 12, 2014 the SBA Quick Program has been expanded to include projects with 2 year maintenance periods. In addition, liquidated damages up to $1,000.00 per day can also be accepted in the program. This program is beneficial for small contractors and can help them build a bond history […]

BMC-84 Bond

New $75,000 BMC-84 Bond As the dust settles on the October 1st BMC-84 Bond rush, we are now into the next phase where sureties are now in a position to potentially back date bonds in order for Frieght Brokers required to obtain the to be in compliance with the new regulations. The new $75,000.00 bonds […]

Quick Application

Quick application programs are great tools when your contractor fits into the program but there are important things to remember about quick program limitations and what to do if your account does not fit the program.Quick application programs are not necessarily a “Non-Standard” option. Many accounts that cannot fit into a typical quick program can […]

Bad Credit Bond

How To Handle Bonds in Bad Credit Situations Bad Credit Bond situations come in many forms and we see a lot of accounts that have bad credit or other challenges. Obtaining a bad credit bond can be challenging for contractors and insurance agents that do not have a relationship with a surety that handles bonds […]

BMC-84 Freight Broker Bonds

BMC-84 Freight Broker Bonds As the October 1st change to $75,000 bond requirements approach, many agents and brokers are still scrambling to find homes for their BMC-84 Bonds(formerly ICC Property or Freight Broker Bonds). At this time we are still able to get quotes out but those quotes will soon need to be evaluated after […]

Alabama Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond Renewal

To clarify on our previous message about Alabama Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond Renewal, we do handle both the $25,000.00 and the $10,000.00 version with the same bond application found below. Thanks again and don’t hesitate to contact us with any quesitons. Alabama Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond Application   Jim Dillenburg CCI Surety, Inc. 866-317-3294 […]