Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) October 03, 2013
McGriff, Seibels & Williams Inc., one of the oldest insurance brokerage firms in the United States and a wholly owned subsidiary of BB&T Insurance Services, today announced the integration of CargoMate to the new openly available TripCargo insurance program.
CargoMate, previously only available at Internet Truckstop® for their members, has now integrated with TripCargo to allow open access for motor carriers, freight brokers and shippers. Regardless of underlying and existing insurance, TripCargo provides affordable, per load cargo insurance with available limits to $500,000. “All Risks” worldwide coverage is the policy form with premiums starting at $60.
“We have appreciated our relationship with Internet Truckstop®, however, the demand for a program like this to the overall transportation industry was too great to ignore," Brett McGinnis, executive vice president with McGriff, Seibels & Williams of Oregon, says. “We are excited to bring this outstanding product to the transportation industry. When you service transportation business to the level that we do, it is important to provide products that support the industry needs. Commerce doesn't wait and neither should you."
McGinnis said the program is easily accessible, simple and quick. Those who want TripCargo can receive an immediate quote, pay online and email distribution a Certificate of Insurance in less than two minutes, providing a fast and efficient way to purchase single trip cargo insurance. TripCargo should not be confused with Excess or Spike Cargo insurance, as it provides “All Risks” coverage for the entire load value as selected.
"We started with 'All Risks' coverage on both a domestic and global basis with the ability to manage past transaction history then expanded commodities to include Alcohol (beer, wine and spirits), Turbines and Seafood to name a few," McGinnis says. TripCargo is available online by visiting http://www.tripcargo.com.
TripCargo is made available exclusively by McGriff, Siebels & Williams, Inc. and underwritten by A XV rated Lloyd’s of London with claim servicing provided by Roanoke Insurance Group.
About McGriff, Seibels & Williams, Inc.
Founded in Birmingham, Alabama in 1886, McGriff, Seibels & Williams operates as a separate, wholly owned subsidiary of BB&T Insurance Services. Combined McGriff/BB&T is the sixth largest insurance broker worldwide with more than $1 billion in combined revenues and more than $6 billion in annual premium volume.
McGriff, Seibels & Williams of Oregon, Inc.
Brett McGinnis, 503-943-6654