If there’s one thing you can count on in the trucking industry – it’s cargo damage. Protect yours with insurance from Wolpert Insurance.
Almost every owner operator or motor carrier damages cargo at one point or another. It happens every single day. Cargo that’s being transported, unloaded, or loaded falls, breaks, get’s spoiled, etc. For motor carriers, this type of insurance is required by the Motor Carrier Act of 1935. For other types of transportation companies, it can be necessary depending on your agreements in place.
You don’t want to be responsible for the cost of repairing or replacing thousands of dollars worth of cargo. Even if you think you or your drivers are the most careful haulers on the road, the risk of an unforeseen incident is just far too great to take that chance. Anything can happen when you’re transporting cargo. Bad weather, a refrigeration malfunction, and theft are all real threats.
At Wolpert Insurance, our cargo insurance we offer Motor Truck cargo insurance that you design to respond to the following situations, among many that can occur:
- Lost Cargo
- Stolen Loads
- Damaged Goods
- Broken Pieces
- And more!
We realize that you may want to design and purchase just the right amount of cargo insurance for your business. Some of the factors you should consider in buying your policy include the types of cargo you typically haul, the rules in your tariff, bill of lading terms, the locations in which you typically haul cargo, and the type of cargo you haul.
In addition to offering the most comprehensive, yet affordable cargo coverage we can find, we have risk management staff there to answer questions you may have or point you in the right direction to some our knowledgeable partners. We can help you find a way to make your cargo safer on the road. Whether it’s assisting you with tariff rules design or questions that serves to protect or limit you from claims or sharing the most coveted cargo safety tips, we want to be your partner.
Don’t leave your cargo exposed unnecessarily to risk. Contact Wolpert Insurance today to get a free quote by either filling out our free online quote form or calling 508-459-4700. We think we can help!