Become a Carrier,
Carrier Broker or Broker

Thank You For Your Interest


Thank you for your interest in becoming a Freight vendor for Kloeckner Metals.
We move almost 4,000 truckloads a week and need your help.

 

THE VENDOR SETUP PROCESS IS AS FOLLOWS

  1. A local branch must sponsor you as a carrier or Broker.
  2. A full list of branches can be found below or on the Contact page.
  3. The local branch will send you the setup packet; if they determine you are a good fit (you may be asked to complete a rate quote).
  4. We require all the documents sent to you to be scanned into one PDF, in sequence and emailed back to the sponsoring branch.
  5. The branch reviews the packet for completeness then forwards for final review. Please follow this procedure to avoid delays.
  6. In order to be approved in our system all your documents including the insurance certificate, contract, W-9, and must have the same legal business name on them.
  7. Once the packet is complete you will be sent an e-contract for e-signing, make sure you advise us on your documents which executive in your company can sign these.
  8. Accounts payable process will set you up as a temporary vendor and forward to our certificate processor Applied Systems.
  9. Once your insurance certificates are validated and meet our requirements your packet is sent back to AP.
  10. Accounts Payable will issue your final vendor number.
  11. We will notify you and all the branches of a new carrier / broker approval.
  12. At that point you can do business with any of our 50 branches.

Insurance Requirements


Many prospective carriers have asked what our insurance requirements are. They are listed below.

GENERAL LIABILITY POLICY
  • ‘Commercial General Liability’ Required
  • Must be written on an occurrence basis, and indicate with check box on the certificate form
  • Kloeckner Metals Corporation must be named Additional Insured. This may be referenced by marking an “X” in column marked ADDL INSR, or providing the endorsement page/form, or stating so in the Description of Operations.
  • General Liability must have limits of at least $1,000,000 for “each occurrence” and $2,000,000 for General Aggregate

 

UMBRELLA OR EXCESS POLICY
  • Items below are ONLY required when using an Umbrella or Excess policy to meet the limit requirements.
  • Must be written on an occurrence basis, and indicate with check box on the certificate form
  • The certificate should clearly indicate which policies the Umbrella or Excess apply to.

 

MOTOR CARGO POLICY
  • Cargo coverage providing a limit of no less than$100,000 per occurrence or per shipment.
AUTO LIABILITY POLICY
  • Box must be checked for “ANY AUTO”. An exception can be made if ‘All Owned’, ‘Hired’ and ‘None-Owned’ are checked.
  • Sorry we cannot accept “scheduled auto” policies.
  • Kloeckner Metals Corporation must be named Additional Insured. This may be referenced by marking an “X” in column marked ADDL INSR, or providing the endorsement page/form, or stating so in the Description of Operations.
  • Auto Liability must be $2,000,000 CSL (Combined Single Limit) unless the shortfalls are covered by an Excess Umbrella policy.

 

WORKERS COMPENSATION POLICY
  • Waiver of subrogation is required and can be indicated with an ‘X’ or ‘Y’ in the box marked SBRG WVR, or providing the endorsement page/form, or stating so in the Description of Operations.
  • Statutory Limits must be provided, indicate withCheckbox on the certificate form, or provide the State Issued Workers Compensation voucherwhen applicable.
  • Employers Liability or Stop Gap coverage must beprovided at limits not less than $500,000 Each Accident, Each Employee and Policy Limit.
THINGS TO NOTE

  • All Policies MUST be written by an Insurer/Writing company with an AM Best rating of A- or better, and a Financial Size Category (FSC) of no less than VI (7).
  • The certificates should indicate the NAIC# or AM Best Number of the company writing the policies.
  • We can only accept insurance certificates which list the above requirements. Receipts or vouchers do not qualify as certificates of coverage.
  • Please do not send certificates by mail.

 

We appreciate your interest in working with Kloeckner Metals and can use your help in moving the thousands of truckloads we move each week.

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