Food grade commodities transport

tanker truckZurich’s Food grade commodities transport program offers Auto Liability, Auto Physical Damage, General Liability and Motor Truck Cargo insurance for operations hauling commodities such as corn syrup, flour, milk, orange juice, sugar and other edible commodities transported in bulk tank units within a 300 mile radius.

Appetite:

Eligible cargo includes trucking operations hauling commodities such as corn syrup, flour, milk, orange juice, sugar and other edible commodities transported in bulk tank units


Ineligible risks:

  • For-hire truckers exclusively pulling van or refrigerated trailers and transporting packaged/prepared food items, produce, meat/poultry/seafood and frozen foods
  • Long haul (greater than 20% of operations over 300 mile radius)

Geography:

  • Nationwide except AK, HI, MA, NJ and NY

Submission requirements:

  • Completed application with motor vehicle records (MVR's)
  • Motor carrier questionnaire
  • Drivers schedule
  • Vehicle schedule
  • IFTAs
  • Four years of currently-valued loss runs if in business for that period, target pricing, and brief narrative of operations

Coverages offered:

  • Auto Liability
  • Auto Physical Damage
  • Cargo
  • General Liability

Coverage limits:

  • Liability coverages up to $1 million

Admitted or non-admitted paper:

  • Admitted

Additional program highlights:

  • Program provides for risks that haul various food grade commodities
  • The CA9948 broadened pollution endorsement is available
The Program Administrator can answer questions about eligibility, coverage, or commissions. They will also be able to provide you with the appropriate forms for a submission. Please Note: Zurich Program Administrators have individual appointment processes. They retain the right to appoint/terminate subproducer relationships. If a Zurich Program Administrator declines to appoint, no alternative Program Administrators can be considered for the class of business.