Protect your risk exposures with tailored transportation and logistics insurance

For 40 years GSK has been designing transport insurance and risk management solutions for our clients in the Transport Industry, offering a range of customised solutions. Whether it be for owner drivers or a large fleet, we can tailor an insurance program to suit your individual requirements.

We understand the commitment you have both to your business and to your customers, and we take pride in delivering comprehensive, innovative and cost-effective solutions to protect you from risk and uncertainty. For transport operators, insurance is a must – and we are here to answer any and all questions you may have about your insurance policy.

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What do you need to know about Transport and Logistics Insurance?

The range of primary risks for which any particular operator has will vary significantly depending on the nature and scale of your business. It depends on your business activities, whether you’re carrying dangerous goods or not, if you’re transporting customer’s goods, and a range of other variables. Optimising insurance cover is a skill involving an understanding of the transport and logistics industry and knowledge of the risk environment in which it operates.

At GSK Insurance Brokers, our team of brokers include experts in motor transport and logistics, with decades of experience handling the often complex assessment of risk to provide optimal protection. With access to Australian and world insurance markets, we’re able to offer cover at a competitive price.

When do you need Transport and Logistics Insurance?

Whether you operate a large national fleet or are an owner-driver, and whether you store goods or only transport them, you should have a range of insurance covers to protect your workers, safety and commercial risks. In some cases, insurance is mandatory.

Mandatory insurance policies may include:

  • Third-party personal injury insurance
  • Public liability insurance
  • Workers’ compensation insurance


What are the other ways Transport and Logistics Insurance can help your business?

  • Risks associated with marine transit and motor transit, including long-haul journeys, accidents, driver fatigue, and the type of freight you are transporting
  • Any potential property damage, including dangerous goods or perishables
  • Business interruption, including any suspension of operations
  • Employee liability, including accidents
  • Crime risk, which is common in the transport sector
  • Potential cyber risks, which increases with new technologies and data systems
  • Equipment breakdown

What can Transport and Logistics Insurance cover?

The cover that will be included under your transportation and logistics insurance will depend on your requirements. GSK Insurance can offer cover to include:

  • Windscreen Cover
  • Non-Owned Trailer Cover
  • Downtime Cover
  • Automatic Accessory Cover
  • Freight Transportation
  • Warehousing and Storage
  • Product and Public Liability
  • Carriers Liability
  • Property Damage
  • Business Interruption

What’s not covered?

The exclusions attached to your transportation and logistics insurance will depend on your specific policy and it’s important that you understand the cover limitations. For more information, speak to your GSK broker.

Your brokers for transport insurance

GSK Insurance Brokers lead in the industry when it comes to custom insurance solutions for your business. We take the time to understand the unique risks facing your business and fit your cover depending on your needs. Our focus is on the client so we can make insurance as easy as possible for Australian businesses.

We understand that in the transport industry, you don’t have all the time in the world to find the best transport insurance package. We’re here to do the hard work for you, from finding the right level of cover to talking you through the claims process to outlining the primary risks you need to protect your business against.

For transportation and logistics insurance, contact GSK Insurance Brokers today.

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