You may not believe how many truck operations purchase their truck insurance coverage on the basis of lowest price. This practice, however, is not just the company’s fault, but also the fault of many truck insurance agents who supply coverage on the basis of lowest price. It is not only unbelievable, but also a dangerous … Continue reading “Truck Insurance – Cost and Quality”
Knowing what’s happening in the industry helps Western Truck Insurance Services remain a reliable resource to both clients and prospects. As a result, we are always eager to learn how things are going and what you think about DOT enforcement activities, fuel prices, and the effects of laws, rules, and regulations on your business. As … Continue reading “How to Get the Best Deal on Your Truck Insurance”
Developments on the LA/Long Beach Harbor Clean Truck Program Since 2008, the Port of Los Angeles Clean Truck Program has had the goal to make the surrounding area eco-friendly. Additional updates have been made throughout the years, and if you are wondering where the project stands now, here are the basics you need to know. … Continue reading “LA /Long Beach Harbor Clean Truck Program”
Most Important Benefits to Get With Truck Insurance Truckers need to insure their vehicles, and for most, they simply look for the most cost-effective policy at the most reasonable price. It is vital to get good coverage, but as you are speaking with various truck insurance brokers, there are other qualities to look out for. … Continue reading “Beyond Truck Insurance – Great Benefits that Matter Most.”
What to Know About Catering Truck Insurance Food trucks have grown in popularity in recent years. Many consumers appreciate the fact tasty food can be delivered to their home or business. If you operate this kind of vehicle, then it is vital to get it insured. It needs to be insured no matter what because … Continue reading “Catering Truck Insurance”
Watch Out for unscrupulous insurance agents/brokers who falsely scare unsuspecting truck operators that their truck insurance is cancelled. I learned of an incident where a trucker was called by one of these “bad apple agents” and told their insurance policy was not going to be renewed and was being cancelled. The frightened trucker was smart … Continue reading ““Bad Apple” Truck Insurance Brokers”
A quick tally on the pulse of the insurance professionals who specialize in placing insurance for the trucking industry reveals a strong need for quality sales people. A regional business development manager from Great American Insurance Company recently stated that the brokers he works with are all looking for new producers, or sales people. This … Continue reading “Truck Insurance Sales People Needed”
Truck insurance rates continue to spiral downward as the long term Truck Insurance providers compete with new Insurance Company entrants into this industry. Rates are down, on average, about 15% last year from 2006 and it is expected to fall another 5-15% again this year. Great news for owner operators and trucking companies. Let’s hope the trend continues.