2013-01-09 18:09:32 -
JERSEY CITY, N.J., January 9, 2013 - Verisk Crime Analytics announced today a
strategic alliance between its CargoNet division and insurance brokerage and
risk management firm Integro Insurance Brokers to support the cargo theft
prevention efforts of Integro's domestic Property Broker and Forwarder clients.
Verisk Crime Analytics is a unit of Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK).
Through the agreement, Integro will provide complimentary CargoNet membership
for all of its Logistics Liability Program clients. CargoNet is centered on a
national database and information-sharing system managed by crime analysts and
subject matter experts. By providing coordinated incident communications,
recovery support, and deterrence measures, CargoNet helps its members prevent
cargo theft and improve chances of recovery. Philip DiChiara, Integro's Trade &
Logistics Practice leader, has agreed to serve on CargoNet's advisory board.
"This initiative demonstrates Integro's willingness
to do all that it can for
its clients to mitigate cargo theft and supply chain interruption," noted Garry
Rivell, vice president of insurance services at CargoNet. "Integro is clearly a
thought leader, and we recognize the value in having a strategic alliance with
such a company."
"CargoNet's unique program adds considerable client value," said Philip
DiChiara. "This is yet another tangible example of Integro investing to build
the logistics practice that sets the industry standard in client service. I look
forward to working with CargoNet on further expanding its product offerings to
transportation and logistics companies."
Integro's Trade & Logistics Practice offers cutting-edge insurance programs for
the transportation and logistics industry. Its experienced team of brokers
brings an unparalleled level of service and expertise to this niche market with
the know-how and market relationships necessary to design and place
comprehensive insurance coverage tailored to each clients' needs.
About Verisk Crime Analytics
Verisk Crime Analytics is a leading provider of crime-prevention services for
retailers, manufacturers, logistics companies, equipment owners, and insurance
companiesand offers data and analytical support to law enforcement. Verisk Crime
Analytics provides a comprehensive suite of data management, analytic, and
theft-prevention services that include prediction, mitigation, response, and
recovery. Verisk Crime Analytics is a unit of Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK).
For more information, visit www.verisk.com/crimeanalytics.
About Integro Insurance Brokers
Integro is an insurance brokerage and risk management firm designed to serve
organizations with complex risks. Repeatedly praised and awarded for dedicated
client service, Integro's industry-leading brokers operate from offices
worldwide. Its headquarter office is located at 1 State Street Plaza, 9th Floor,
New York, NY 10004. For more information, call 1-877-688-8701 or go to
Contact Verisk Crime Analytics:
Jessica Riccardi/Giuseppe Barone
MWW Group (for CargoNet)
Contact Integro Insurance Brokers:
Trade & Logistics Practice
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