Freight Brokers’ Liability & Contingent Cargo

Designed to protect truck brokers in the event one of their contracted truckers has a coverage issue.

The freight brokerage market is poised to grow by $41.47B between now and 2024.

America's trucking industry is the lifeblood of the U.S. economy. In fact, nearly every good consumed in the U.S. is put on a truck at some point. As a result, the trucking industry hauled 72.5% of all freight transported in the United States in 2019, equating to 11.84 billion tons. The trucking industry was a $791.7 billion industry in that same year, representing 80.4% of the nation’s freight bill.

Truck and freight brokerage operations need coverage for the exposures presented when their clients’ policies fail to respond. Amwins National Transportation Underwriters' Freight Brokers’ Liability & Contingent Cargo product helps to service this segment of the industry.  Our laser focus and specialty underwriting expertise help you, our retail partners, build your business year over year.  


  • NEW! Freight broker auto liability (no annual aggregate; provides defense outside the limits because it covers the insured's legal liability)
  • Contingent auto
  • Contingent cargo
  • E&O
  • General liability


  • ANTU Freight Broker App
  • Sample Broker Carrier Agreement
  • List of Motor Carriers w/ DOT Numbers
  • Principal’s CV for risks with less than one year in business

Freight brokers' liability & contingent cargo
Key details


This program is available in all states


  • Freight Brokers
    • Up to $5,000,000 - Freight Broker Auto, GL,
    • Up to $1,000,000 - Professional (E&O)
    • Up to $500,000 - Contingent Cargo
  • Long-term Trailer Leasing
    • $1,000,000 - Contingent Auto
    • $100,000 - Off-Lease Physical Damage


Lloyds of London