Inland Marine

Insurance for property on the move. Whether you own equipment at a job site, keep supplies away from your location, or haul goods of others, you have property on the move. Inland marine coverage is designed to protect you if covered property is damaged away from your premises.


Property in the course of construction

Contractors never have to decide if they need coverage for installation or buildings under construction because Acuity’s property in the course of construction coverage combines the features of both. This coverage is designed to protect you whether you are building a commercial structure or installing new fixtures in a kitchen.

 

Builders’ risk 

Builders’ risk coverage is easy to understand. It protects the buildings you have under construction. It also pays for materials on your construction site as well as transportation of those goods and materials.

 

Installation coverage

Installation coverage focuses on smaller jobs, such as remodeling projects.  It also pays for materials on your installation site as well as transportation of those goods and materials

 

Contractors’ equipment

Whether your tools and equipment are in your shop, on your truck, or at a job site, you want them covered. Four options are available. We insure scheduled equipment, unscheduled equipment with a value under $2,500, employee tools, and non-owned or rented tools and equipment.  We also include some coverage for borrowed tools and equipment. You can tailor the coverage provided to meet your needs by selecting any or all of the coverages.

 

Cargo

If you haul goods for others or yourself, you need motor truck cargo insurance. Acuity offers three coverage options—owners coverage when you haul for yourself and two other options when you haul for others. 

 

What makes us different?

Acuity offers a wide variety of coverages, from accounts receivable to warehouse legal liability. We have the coverage you need to put your worries aside.

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    • Working in an office setting sometimes gives a false sense of safety and security. While an office may not have the heavy machinery of a manufacturing plant or employees working from heights as in construction, a general office setting still has risks. This article will outline some of the risks and what you can do to mitigate the effects of these risks in your office.
    • Truck drivers must understand the items needed on the open road. This knowledge is shared from driver to driver. We then add to this wisdom from our own experiences and personal needs. For example, a long-haul driver operating from coast to coast will need different resources than a local driver who is home most nights. Drivers need to be prepared for delays due to weather, inability to get loaded or unloaded, breakdowns, inspections, fatigue, and even sickness.

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    FAQs


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    Absolutely! Just let us know you need it taken care of, and we will get right to it.


    Insurers have covered cargo carried on ships for hundreds of years. Once the cargo landed across the ocean, insurers continued to provide coverage for the cargo while it was transported on land to it's final destination and inland marine coverage was born.


    That depends on why you have the property. We offer warehouse liability if you provide storage space, bailee coverage if you are working on the property (like a dry cleanerL, and more, including coverage for machine tools and dies owned by others that you are using.