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New Motor Carrier Registration Process

Need HELP Registering?

Simply follow the steps below to join UIIA

STEP 1 -- REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

You will be Required to provide the following:

  • Basic company information: Company Name, Address, E-mail, Phone & Fax.

  • SCAC code – you are required to have a SCAC code setup by National Motor Freight Traffic Association.  You can apply for a SCAC code on-line at: www.NMFTA.org, if your company does not already have a code assigned.

  • USDOT/MC number – you must show active as a carrier on Federal Motor Carrier Safety Admin. (FMCSA) websiteunder the same company name that you are applying for UIIA participation.  To check your status, you can go to: https://safer.fmcsa.dot.gov/CompanySnapshot.aspx, put in your USDOT or MC number to pull up your account.  

  • TAX ID number or Employee Identification Number (EIN)

  • Insurance – you will need to meet ALL insurance requirements of UIIA/UIIA Equipment Providers your company wants to do business with.  Click here for the insurance requirements for each Equipment Provider.  If your company has Progressive as your insurance company, please be sure they cover the insurance requirements for UIIA/UIIA Equipment Providers.
  • UIIA annual fee - either by credit card, ACH or check.  Click here to view the payment form. 

    Note: your company will not be charged until you become active in the UIIA system.  

STEP 2 -- REGISTER – ONLINE OR PAPER FORM

 You can Register Online or by paper form.

Click here to register online.

Click here to download the documents to send to our office via email:

                                    uiia@intermodal.org or by fax: (301)982-3414.

Your company will have 30days from the day you register online to activate your UIIA account, or your Pending account will be deleted from our system & you will need to re-register again.

STEP 3 -- How to check your PENDING Application

CLICK HERE TO LOGIN TO YOUR UIIA ACCOUNT 

If you have a SCAC code already listed in our system, you can log in using: SCAC code & Password
If you do not have a SCAC code set up in our system yet, you can log in using your: Account Number & Password

Once logged in, click on “Reason for Pending Application Status”.

Reasons (pop-up box) will let you know what you are missing in order to activate your UIIA account.  This information is in real-time & will automatically update when the information is received.   

The example above shows that we have not received the signed Form 2 – Preamble page of the agreement. Once the Form 2 is received by our office, we will check to verify your SCAC code, your TAX ID# and the status of your companies USDOT/MC number.  The example above also shows that payment was not applied online yet & that your insurance agent has not applied your insurance information yet. 

STEP 4 -- Want to do business with the RAILROAD CO’S OR EVERGREEN?

If your company wants to do business with the Rails or Evergreen Shipping.