10 Actions You Can Take Today to Avoid Skyrocketing Insurance Premiums

The start of 2020 has been chaotic to say the least. This is on top of rising insurance premiums and increased nuclear verdicts. While most fleets experience double-digit-percentage coverage increases, what can you do to lower – or maintain - your premiums, reduce your liabilities and protect your fleet for future growth? From improving your safety profile to partnering with your broker and much more – these four insurance experts will share their experiences and discuss what actions you can take to manage your premiums and get 2020 back on track!

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Ken Crippen
President & CEO, ATTIC RRG

Ken Crippen is President and Chief Executive Officer of American Trucking and Transportation Insurance Company, a Risk Retention Group. ATTIC, RRG is a captive insurance company. Domiciled in Montana, ATTIC, RRG writes liability policies for mid to large-size motor carriers. ATTIC, RRG was formed in 2002 and currently insures 13 motor carriers operating 6,500 truck in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

Joe Darby
Director, Safety & Risk Control, Aon Risk Solutions

As Director of Risk Control of the Transportation and Logistics Practice for Aon, Joe Darby is responsible for motor carrier safety and operations management crash prevention, work comp loss prevention and FMCSA regulations compliance. He works with trucking companies to manage their total cost of risk and advises clients on how they can be a preferred partner with insurance carriers.

Matt Rathje
Vice President of Operations, TrueNorth Companies

Matt Rathje is Vice President of Operations, Risk Solutions for TrueNorth. He has over 12 years of Claims and Risk Solutions leadership experience working with clients, insurance carriers and strategic partners. He currently leads TrueNorth’s Risk Solutions Team, which is focused on driving value to clients in Claims, Safety & Loss Control, Strategic Communications and Technology.

Chris Vogel
Senior Vice President Cottingham & Butler

Chris Vogel, Sr. Vice President, Transportation Group, Cottingham & Butler, leads the firm’s transportation and logistics business. Chris is a trusted advisor to one of the largest collections of trucking accounts in the nation. Chris has extensive experience in risk financing, large deductible programs, SIR’s and played a key role in starting and managing Cottingham & Butler’s seven exclusive trucking captives.