Freight Solutions

  • Hauliers Liability Insurance,
  • Freight Liability Insurance,
  • Freight Forwarders Liability,
  • Warehouse Keepers Liability

Suits: UK corporate freight operators

With a wide breadth of cover available in one policy, suitable for your clients whether they’re a courier, road haulier, freight forwarder, warehouse keeper, rail operator or, as is often the case, any combination of all of these.

Our standard offering makes this one of the most comprehensive freight wordings in the market and with the added benefit of no standard security requirements.
In addition to the above, if your client is a freight forwarder we can give them access to our online system to enable them to quote directly to their customers.

Freight Solutions can provide cover for your client's liability for third party cargo whilst it is in their custody or control, whether the cargo is being moved or stored, and responds to a host of Contract Conditions that your clients may operate under, such as RHA, FTA, BIFA, UKWA and others.  

As standard, Freight Solutions covers:

  • Misdelivery
  • Common law
  • Consequential loss
  • Non-incorporation of contract conditions
  • Cabotage
  • Redirection costs
  • Third party equipment (containers and trailers)
  • Own goods
  • Driver’s personal effects
  • Transhipment costs
  • Lien
  • Recorded information
  • Livestock
  • Incorrectly received goods
  • Temperature controlled goods
  • Legal costs

Sweet spots

Examples of where we have a particularly strong appetite, are actively targeting, and have been found to be at our most competitive.

  • Logistics
  • Haulage operations
  • Warehouse Keepers
  • Freight Forwarders

Showstoppers

Risks we would never write, or write only rarely forming a small part of a wider portfolio.

  • Household / Factory / Office removals
  • Bullion and/or money and the like

Contacts

Chris Caldwell
Senior Underwriter
Midlands and South
0121 600 1704
christopher.caldwell@uk.rsagroup.com
Chris Parr
Senior Underwriter
Midlands and South
0121 600 1718
christopher.z.parr@uk.rsagroup.com
Ian Smith
Senior Underwriter
North and Scotland
0161 235 3816
ian.smith@uk.rsagroup.com
Jon Ryle
Senior Underwriter
North and Scotland
0161 235 3807
jon.ryle@uk.rsagroup.com

Claims Information

Our Marine Claims Teams deliver the full range of Marine claims services to all our UK, International, and Global Risk Managed customers. This includes; Cargo, Freight Liability, Hull and Marine Liability and Aquaculture.

A truly global network with representation in over 150 countries, Cargo presence in 28 countries with market-leading positions in UK, Canada, Scandinavia, Brazil, China & Singapore. 

Capability to provide fully compliant worldwide policy document and risk transfer premium in UK and overseas, claims and recoveries management - with access to 75 Cargo Claims and recovery specialists worldwide. 

Global Risk Management capability - with access to 25 Marine Risk Managers plus RSA's international network of Marine Surveyors and Global Consultants. 

Main claims number (during normal working hours) :
0161 235 3876
Dedicated Claims email address::
freight.liability@uk.rsagroup.com
RSA Transportation Claims Department
6th Floor
17 York Street
Manchester
M2 3GR
24 hour emergency response service:
07771 678 882