Permits & Licensing

OOIDA’s Business Services Permit & Licensing Unit is available to assist members in filing for their own authority. OOIDA’s experienced staff can steer you through the entire process in the shortest amount of time at minimal cost. Here is a list of permit and licensing important renewal dates. Common/Contract Authority Broker Authority Freight Forwarder Authority … Continued

Business Assistance

As an OOIDA member, you have access to the services and resources of the Business Services Department. One of the most valuable resources that OOIDA makes available to members is its vast expertise, experience and knowledge of the complex issues truckers deal with every day. OOIDA’s Business Assistance staff is comprised of trucking professionals who … Continued

OOIDA’s Compliance Connection

OOIDA’s Compliance Connection Other Files: Keeps files and documents organized for user to easily put together records for New Entrant Safety Audit Keeps leases, contracts, permits, training certs, and other resources in an easy to access location Insurance certification and documents (MCS 90) Drug and Alcohol testing information can be stored in the system as … Continued

IFTA Fuel and Mileage Tax Services

IFTA Fuel and Mileage Tax Services OOIDA Members can now take advantage of  IFTA Fuel and Mileage Tax Services. Through a special relationship with DAT, you can keep your trucks running legally and efficiently across state and provincial borders – all at special pricing for OOIDA members. DAT’s Fuel & Mileage Tax Services are designed … Continued

Applying for Authority

Common/Contract Broker Freight Forwarder Private Exempt for Hire Household Goods Hazmat Intrastate Getting your own authority requires more than just determining your type of operation.  You will need start-up money for insurance, permits, your base plate, equipment and enrollment in a drug and alcohol testing program.  OOIDA also strongly recommends before you haul your first … Continued

Getting your Own Authority

Getting your own authority requires more than just determining your type of operation Now that you are a business owner you have record keeping responsibilities.  These responsibilities to name a few can include maintaining driver qualification files/employee records, safety records, HOS records, as well as accident reporting and maintenance records.  Your compliance with these requirements … Continued