Infographic: What carriers should do when a customer files bankruptcy

When a carrier’s customer files for bankruptcy protection, it starts a long legal process that can tie up payments for months or even years. If you are a trucking company working on already thin margins, that is money you may need to keep operating, say nothing for the uncertainty of getting paid for future loads. But, there are some simple steps any carrier or owner-operator can and should take to protect themselves and ensure they get paid. This infograph breaks down those steps. For more on what you should do: Visit FreightWaves’ Cash Flow Corner, sponsored by TriumphPay

( Graphic: Dale Woodfin/TransRisk Creative Director )

(Graphic: Dale Woodfin/TransRisk Creative Director)