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Logistics Insurance

Logistics Insurance

Backhouse is a leading independent insurance broker servicing logistic companies nationwide.

We understand that operating a warehouse and distribution facility is no easy task, we pride ourselves on working in partnership with you. Identifying your needs at the outset we then go about arranging a portfolio of policies which complement your business activities.

We have the experience and knowledge required to build a tailored policy to meet your needs, a portfolio that works for you and one that eliminates the need for constant referral throughout the year allowing you to concentrate on servicing your own clients.

Whilst in most cases you will be working under contract conditions, we understand that on occasions it is important to look at the bigger commercial picture, therefore important that you are aware of all cover options available to you - all reviews include an element of due diligence.

Sound insurance advice, risk management, dedicated account handlers and claims handlers are at your disposal - the Backhouse standard.

For more information please call Chris Bardsley on 01282 677776

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Backhouse meet with me once a month to review our insurances. As part of this process they have produced a comprehensive, easy to understand schedule of all our cover which they update prior to each meeting. In my 30 years of dealing with Insurance Brokers this has never been done so efficiently, or consistently, as it has by Backhouse. They are the best brokers I have ever come across!

Graham Pilkington, Director. Cavitech Solutions