Freight Liability Insurance
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Freight Liability Insurance

Comprehensive cover for freight liabilities

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    Dean Gribben
    Dean Gribben
    Cargo & Freight Underwriting Manager

    We understand the risks your clients face, and we know how to help

    Our team of underwriters work closely with insurance brokers to offer robust freight liability insurance solutions which are tailored to suit policyholders’ specific requirements.

    Coverage and limits

    We can provide freight liability coverage for haulage contractors, warehouse keepers, freight forwarders and logistics providers in respect of their liability for physical loss of or damage to customers' goods whilst in transit and storage.
    GBP 25m
    UK domiciled companies from small and micro to large and corporate, involved in the movement and storage of goods under standard trading conditions such as RHA, CMR, UKWA and BIFA, and named customer contracts.
    Risks involving the movement or storage of:
    • Arms and/or ammunition

    • Temperature controlled pharmaceuticals

    • Precious metals

    • Bank notes, coins, bonds and the like 

    • Mobile phones and tablet computers

    • Cigarettes, processed tobacco and vaping devices

    • Livestock

    • Abnormal loads

    • Customer goods whilst being towed unless on a trailer 

    • Risks requiring cover for liability in respect of customs clearance on an indirect basis

    • Household, factory or office removals

    • Risks only requiring full value liability storage cover

    • Risks requiring cover for liability in respect of delay / missed delivery slots

    Additional information

    • We can write risks 100% or on a subscription basis
    Accessible expertise
    Our team of underwriters and claims personnel are accessible directly, ready to support you and your clients' needs with our specialist expertise.
    Strength in service delivery
    The service which we deliver to brokers and policyholders alike is something which we pride ourselves on, and brokers rely on.
    A Munich Re company
    We're part of Munich Re Specialty Group Limited, which means we're supported by the financial strength and stability of Munich Re.

    Get in touch with us

    Insurance brokers looking for more information about our freight liability insurance solution for their clients can contact their local development underwriter.

    Making a claim

    If you are looking to make a claim, you should contact us as soon as possible. Details on how to make freight liability insurance claims can be found on our claims homepage.

    The information provided in this content is intended for UK insurance brokers acting on behalf of their prospective or existing clients.

    Any description is for general information purposes only and does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any product. Policyholders who have questions or wish to arrange or amend cover should contact their insurance broker. Insurance brokers can find details of how to contact us here.

    Any descriptions of coverage contained are meant to be general in nature and do not include nor are intended to include all of the actual terms, benefits, and limitations found in an insurance policy. The terms of any specific policy will instead govern that policy. Any guidance for UK insurance brokers is intended to provide general information only, and should not be used as a substitute for legal advice.