Motorcoach

Creditsafe integrates FMCSA data into its credit reports

Posted on June 9, 2015

Megabus.Com
Megabus.Com

Creditsafe has now integrated Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) data into its credit reports. The company is one of a few select providers authorized by FMCSA to collect and report this government-sourced data.

Companies that do business with transportation carriers and shippers can now get important safety and credit information from Creditsafe on any motor carrier in the U.S. required to hold a registered Motor Carrier Number with the FMCSA. The data available through Creditsafe includes fleet sizes, safety ratings, types of goods transported and solvency information.

“The addition of motor carrier safety data to our credit reports makes the vetting process more efficient and thorough for our transportation customers, while helping them reduce the costs associated with collecting this data from other external sources,” said Matthew Debbage, president of Creditsafe’s U.S. operations. “Access to this information is critical for companies that do business with any domestic motor carrier.”

The Motor Carrier Management Information System is a computerized system that the FMCSA maintains. It compiles a comprehensive record of the safety performance of the motor carriers (truck and bus) and hazardous materials shippers who are subject to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations or the Hazardous Materials Regulations.

All U.S. companies that operate as for-hire carriers, transport passengers in interstate commerce or transport federally-regulated commodities are required to have a Motor Carrier Number.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Ill.'s Cavallo Bus Lines reportedly ceases operations

The company, which also had outposts in Indianapolis and Springfield, Mo., opened for business in 1942 by transporting workers to a World War II munitions factory.

Motorcoach manufacturing sales grow in 2nd quarter, ABA reports

The increase over the previous year was led by strong new motorcoach sales.

UMA finds Chicago Party Bus Ordinance could negatively impact tours

Requires bus groups traveling within the city to have a security guard and camera on board when stopping at any restaurant or venue that serves alcohol.

Royal Coach Tours named IMG Operator of the Year

Founded in 1960 by Joanne Smith and her husband, with the purchase of one 37-passenger motorcoach.

Crowd-sourced tech company, OurBus, announces expansion

The company offers express bus service to major cities on the East and West coasts, and Florida, including “pop-up” routes during spring and winter breaks.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation