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WHAT IS AN OPERATING AUTHORITY?
COMMON, CONTRACT OR BROKER AUTHORITY (MC)
MEXICAN-DOMICILED AUTHORITY (MX)
FREIGHT FORWARDER AUTHORITY (FF)
Person or companies who take title of goods and specialize in managing storage, consolidation, warehousing, and shipping of those goods.
DIFFERENT TYPES OF AUTHORITY
When it comes to interstate transportation purposes, there are four different types of motor carrier (MC) operating authority. It is possible for a company to have more than designated type of MC authority. These types include:
CARRIER OF PROPERTY
A for hire motor carrier that transports regulated property owned by others for compensation.
A for hire motor carrier that transports passengers for compensation.
A for hire motor carrier that transports household goods (other peoples' personal belongings) for compensation (i.e. a moving company).
BROKER OF PROPERTY
A person or company that arranges or offers to arrange for transportation of property by an authorized motor carrier. Brokers do not assume responsibility for the cargo.
*FMCSA is currently taking 8-12 weeks to approve applications.
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