This bond is required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
A BMC-84 surety bond is required of freight brokers and freight forwarders to help ensure payment to motor carriers in the event your business fails to comply with the items listed in your contract.
The bond is required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Both freight brokers and freight forwarders are required to provide the BMC-84 surety bond. The bond is in place to protect the public—it is not insurance. If a claim is filed on the bond, you will be expected to address the claim. Learn more about the Freight Broker BMC-84 Surety Bond.