When Mid-West Traffic adds a Partner Carrier to our system we make sure you, the customer has full protection.
WSIB (Workplace Safety and Insurance Board)
Every preapproved Partner Carrier must have a valid WSIB clearance certificate. This protects both the shipper and receiver from liability should a driver become injured at their facility.
Many transportation companies believe if they have a contract with an owner-operator and the driver has private insurance coverage they are exempt from WSIB. THIS IS A MYTH.
The owner-operator MUST apply for Independent Operator status. WSIB will decide if the owner-operator qualifies as an independent, if so, the driver will be assigned their own WSIB number.
WE MAKE SURE YOU ARE PROTECTED
We call the insurer of our Partner Carrier to verify valid insurance coverage and required limits. Mid-West Traffic is then named as a Certificate holder on their policy, should the policy lapse midterm Mid-West Traffic is notified.
We check references on every Partner Carrier. The references must be transportation companies we are familiar with, this way we get an accurate account regarding service history.