Transportation

Transportation

Specialty Solutions for One Unit to the Largest Fleets

Over the last decade, the Transportation industry has witnessed extreme challenges in securing adequate and cost-effective insurance solutions. The transportation professionals at Burns & Wilcox have significant experience in finding the right coverage at competitive rates through long standing relationships with highly specialized transportation insurance partners.

We focus on providing your clients with Motor Truck Cargo, Umbrella/Excess and other Inland Marine solutions including Contractors Equipment, Logistics, Load Broker Coverage and Errors & Omissions/Warehouse Liability. Our Transportation Specialists have in-house binding authority and respond with quotes almost immediately and the ability to utilize the open market to provide you with a solution for hard-to-place risks.

The State of Transportation

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Transportation Insurance Market Overview

The Transportation Insurance industry remains entrenched in a decade-long hard market in the commercial auto segment while carriers remain as diligent as ever in their risk selection procedures. The segment Read More

Recent Transportation Wins

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$120,000

MOTOR TRUCK CARGO

$106,000

MOTOR TRUCK CARGO COVERAGE FOR 20 TRUCKS, LOCATED IN BRITISH COLUMBIA

$47,600

UMBRELLA LIABILITY POLICY ($5M X$5M) FOR TRUCKING OPERATION

$47,000

UMBRELLA

Areas Of Specialty

Trucking Operations
  • Motor Truck Cargo Risks
  • Umbrella Liability
  • Single Operators
  • Small and Larger Fleets
  • Cross Border Haulers
  • Specialty Haulers
  • High Value Good Haulers
Logistics Operations
  • New Ventures
  • Higher Value
Contractor’s Equipment
  • Site Preparation
  • Road Building
  • Cranes (including Riggers/Hook Liability)
  • Forestry
  • Quarries and Mines
  • Agricultural
  • Welding
  • Specialized or General Contractors (including Tool Floaters)
Experience with a Multitude of Operations
  • Fuel Haulers
  • Long Haul Carriers Including Continental US
  • Local Hauling
  • Temperature Controlled Loads (Refrigerated Or Heated)
  • Single Unit Owner Operators
  • Large Fleets
  • New Ventures
  • Heavy Equipment or Over Dimensional Loads
  • Parcel Services/Couriers
  • High Value Loads
  • Exhibitions
  • Load Brokers
  • Warehousing
Exclusive Trip Transit Coverage

Through our exclusive partnership with Loadsure, an international insurtech MGA and Lloyd’s of London coverholder, Burns & Wilcox has implemented an AI-powered, end-to-end digital platform for trip transit insurance coverage. Coverage serves the over-the-road trucking market as well as businesses and insureds that require goods shipped by land, air, and sea.

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Available Products

  • Motor Truck Cargo
  • Excess Liability Limits
  • Umbrella Liability
  • Gradual and Sudden & Accidental
  • Commercial General Liability
  • Exhibition Floater
  • Builder’s Risk
  • Load Broker’s Legal Liability and E&O
  • Warehouseman’s Legal Liability
  • Rigger’s (Hook) Liability
  • Associated Property
  • Equipment Dealer
  • High-Value Trip Transit
  • Forest Fire Fighting Expense

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Senior Underwriter, Inland Marine
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Senior Underwriter, Inland Marine
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Associate Manager, Transportation
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Manager, Ocean Marine
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Director, Transportation
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I've recommended Burns & Wilcox to other producers at my brokerage and have had shining reviews back from each of them, regarding response time, coverage available that isn't offered by other markets, and increased ease of business. Burns & Wilcox quickly became my go-to market for specialty risk quotes as a result of the service provided

-Karen R., Client, Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia