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Transportation

Transportation

In the transportation business, “movement” is money. Even the smallest disruption or slowdown can drastically impact your bottom line.

Which is why the Benchmark transportation experts are here. Whether you are a leased operator, own one truck or an entire trucking fleet, our deep understanding and decades-long experience bring the insight you need to identify, manage and avoid costly exposure unique to your business.

Managing Your Risk For The Long Haul

Not all Insurance plans are created equal. All too often, off-the-shelf programs have a limited view of the transportation industry, overlooking the potentially damaging issues and nuances you face.At Benchmark, our dedicated teams of Transportation Risk Experts begin by fully understanding and analyzing your operations, driver processes and regulatory compliance procedures. We:

  • Assess your potential risk exposure
  • Analyze your claims history
  • Counsel you on regulatory requirements
  • Share industry best practices
  • Develop customized program scenarios based on your specific needs
  • Work directly with your managers to help them fully understand safety and loss procedures

Types of Transportation Coverage

Our clients include manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers and distributors. As a shipper, you need insurance for your property while it is in transit on your own vehicles or through a public or contract motor carrier, rail or air carrier.

Through the Benchmark Insurance Management Network, you’ll have access to almost every major carrier, providing a wide variety of transportation-specific coverages and services, such as:

  • Physical Damage
  • Truckers Liability
  • Non-Trucking Liability
  • Occupational Accident
  • Captive Programs
  • Self-Insurance Programs
  • Contingent Auto Liability and Cargo
  • Motor Truck Cargo
  • Loss Control/Safety Programs
  • Claims Administration Services
  • Fleets, Long-Haul and Local
  • Freight Brokers Legal Liability
  • Trailer Interchange Coverage
  • Physical Damage Coverage
  • Contractors Equipment Floater
  • Freight Forwarder Legal Liability

Classes of Business We Cover

Truckers

  • Agricultural Truckers
  • Car Carriers
  • Contractors
  • Dump Trucks
  • Farmers
  • Food Delivery
  • House Movers
  • Log Trucks (not for hire)
  • Manufactures
  • Mobile Concession & Catering Trucks
  • Moving Operations
  • Pulpwood Haulers
  • Food Delivery
  • House Movers
  • Log Trucks (not for hire)
  • Manufactures
  • Mobile Concession & Catering Trucks
  • Moving Operations
  • Pulpwood Haulers
  • Ready Mix Trucks
  • Salvage Haulers
  • Snow Plows
  • Tow Trucks
  • Truckers Bobtail Coverage
  • Truckers Deadhead Coverage
  • Trucking For-Hire
  • Wholesalers
  • Other not-for-hire Trucks

Public

  • Airport Transportation
  • Boy and Girl Scout Buses
  • Church Autos
  • Courtesy Auto
  • Day Care Center Autos
  • Drum and Bugle Corps Buses
  • Group Home
  • Head Start Programs
  • Kiddie Transportation
  • Limousines
  • Medical Care Provider Courtesy
  • School Autos and Buses
  • Senior Citizen Center Autos
  • Social Service Agency
  • Trolley Bus
  • Tow Trucks
  • Mobile Concession & Catering Trucks
  • Moving Operations
  • Pulpwood Haulers
  • Ready Mix Trucks
  • Salvage Haulers
  • Snow Plows
  • Tow Trucks

Special

  • Escort Vehicles
  • Funeral Vehicles
  • Salesperson’s Auto
  • Security Patrols