Transport and Logistics

Insurance and risk management solutions for the Transport and Logistics industry.

As a geographically vast country, the transport industry is critically important to Australia’s economy. Despite increasing fuel costs, transport and logistics businesses are under increasing pressure to lower costs, offer a better quality service and accept responsibility for the goods being transported following legislative changes. Effective risk and insurance programmes are more important than ever.

Our expert team understands the unique challenges facing your industry and can arrange specialised insurance solutions to ensure you are covered. Gow-Gates can also assist with a programme to minimise the various risks that can have an enormous impact on your business.

Through our deep understanding of the transport and logistics industry, we are able to structure policies in a cost-effective way while maximising coverage, including but not limited to:

  • Conventional / flat premiums
  • Claims experience discounts
  • Burner
  • Aggregates deductible

With over 50 years’ experience, we are responsible for insuring large and small fleets, plant and equipment. Gow-Gates can also provide risk management advice around topical areas such as wet hire verses dry hire.

Our team can assist with insurance for the following:

  • Mobile plant and machinery
  • Cranes
  • Commercial motor fleet
  • Trucks and heavy motor fleet
  • Rail contractors

Examples of the covers that Gow-Gates arrange include:

  • Industrial special risks/property damage
  • General liability
  • Environmental liability
  • Corporate travel
  • Personal accident
  • Directors and Officers liability
  • Crime
  • Statutory liability
  • Employment practice liability
  • Cyber liability