Domestic Moving Insurance
4 Tips for Protecting Your Transferees’ Household Goods During a Move
We recently wrote an article discussing the recent driver shortage and citing a five-year UNIRISC study which determined that the incidence of damage claims was more than 30% greater in the busy season of June, July and August, when drivers workloads are increased to meet peak season demand, than in the first quarter of the…Read More
How is the Driver Shortage Affecting Household Goods Claims?
The continuing and expanding driver shortage that has challenged van lines to recruit enough drivers to handle existing volume – especially in the busy season between Memorial Day and Labor Day – continues to be a hot topic in the transportation industry. This trend is not only expected to continue over the next few years,…Read More
5 Steps for Successfully Managing an Inspection and Restoration Network.
Having over 40 years specializing in household goods moving insurance has given us the time and experience to establish and refine our core group of supplier partners. Here are some of the steps we take to successfully manage our inspection and restoration network. Step 1: Make Sure the Network Roster is Kept Current and is…Read More
Valuation Protection vs Moving Insurance for Household Goods Moves
Today it would not be uncommon to find instances where transportation providers manage the physical shipment of a Transferee’s household goods, as well as provide a form of limited insurance known as Valuation Protection and manage the entire claims adjudication process. Unfortunately, there are several notable shortcomings associated with this structure, and many companies are…Read More
UNIRISC Underwriters Consider the Lithium Ion Batteries Contained in Hoverboards Hazardous Material; Present an Inherent Risk to Shipments
Hoverboards are a product that topped most of the best-selling holiday gift lists this past season, but over the past few months there have been an alarming number fires caused by the batteries in this product (regardless of manufacturer).To date there have been at least 40 reports of hoverboard fires in 19 states according to…Read More
Does Your Moving Insurance Protect You Against a Natural Disaster or Act of God?
It seems that every few months another natural disaster is striking and leaving catastrophic amounts of loss in its wake. Homes, vehicles, businesses and belongings inside them have been destroyed and left many people looking to their insurance companies for relief. Luckily, most of the people in these areas have insurance coverage that protects them…Read More