Sentry Insurance, a provider property and casualty insurance, life insurance, annuities, and retirement programs for businesses and individuals in US, has become a member of Verisk’s ISO Crime Analytics unit, CargoNet.
By becoming a CargoNet member, Sentry joins a national initiative to combat cargo theft through improved information sharing between the insurance and trucking industries and law enforcement.
As a CargoNet member, Sentry will provide its Motor Truck Cargo insurance clients with an added layer of security to help prevent theft of their cargo while in transit or at rest.
In addition, Sentry will be able to collaborate with multiple law enforcement agencies through the timely reporting of incidents to the CargoNet database.
Sentry Insurance vice president of transportation Don Olson said the membership with CargoNet enhances the benefits the Motor Truck Cargo insurance clients receive," said .
"CargoNet will increase the likelihood of recovery of stolen trucks and loads,"Olson said .
Sentry’s transportation insurance niche specializes in insurance and related loss control services for the nation’s trucking industry.