AmWINS Specialty Logistics Underwriters (ASLU) is a specialist in the nuances of logistics insurance, because that’s all we do. This elevated level of focus allows us to provide creative solutions to protect your client’s assets and avoid costly chain disruptions that can occur when shipping goods both domestically and globally.
Each policy issued by ASLU is tailor-made to fit into each specific client’s needs in accordance with the services they provide as well as the individual exposures attached to them. Services provided by a Freight Forwarder may include:
We differentiate ourselves from other MGAs by offering our coverage on 100% admitted paper, which provides many advantages to insureds and brokers including:
As an AmWINS Group company, the nation’s largest independent wholesale distributor of specialty insurance products, ASLU has access to all the tools and resources of the global firm.
Warehouse Legal Liability is a complicated line with many gray areas and multiple interpretations of its coverages. This article discusses coverage triggers, legal vs. contractual liability and the importance of warehouse receipts.
The disruptive impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on supply chains is already having a pronounced effect on the world of logistics and logistics insurance. Port closures, demand surges and production shifts are requiring nimble response to keep up with change. This article arms insurance brokers with the information needed to understand the changes taking place and plan for what is likely to occur in the months ahead.
For decades, the logistics insurance market has been considered a sub-market of the cargo or ocean marine market. However, the continual rise of e-commerce and its effect on the global supply chain has carved out a complex and expansive industry niche. This article provides insight into the various lines of coverage, the specialized underwriting approach, and rate surges within the U.S. logistics insurance market.
The term “freight forwarder” doesn’t have a singular definition; rather, freight forwarders are identified by the services they provide and the geography in which they operate. Coverage for Freight forwarders is equally complex and includes numerous coverage forms to account for all types of exposures. This article details the various types of freight forwarders, how the services they provide can impact coverage needs, and key factors to consider when working with a carrier or MGA partner.
As the U.S. economy continues to move forward, one of the fastest-growing industries is Logistics and Freight Forwarding. With more and more Freight Forwarding startups entering the space, it is becoming a highly competitive environment. Added services, such as Shipper’s Interest policies, can be a key differentiator and competitive advantage for a forwarder. This article provides insight into the benefits of offering a Shipper’s Interest policy and how it differs from a Cargo policy and other essential coverages.
Every industry has exposure to cyber risks, including transportation and logistics. While these industries worked from paper and wheels for many years, now there are both internal and external networks that are critical to operating in this industry group. This article discusses the unique cyber risks facing the transportation and logistics sector, coverages to address these threats, and proactive cyber risk management tools.