The Poultry and Egg insurance sector is in turmoil; rates continue to rise, more carriers continue to exit the class of business and continued large losses plague the industry from a reputational standpoint. Cottingham & Butler’s dedicated Food & Ag Risk Management and Insurance Services team has customized solutions that are proven to help combat increasing premiums, reduce loss severity and frequency of the unique exposures that layer and broiler operations face daily, and has an industry-leading track record of helping clients reduce the overall cost of risk and insurance spend.
In addition to designing, placing and managing optimal insurance programs using leading European, US and Bermudian insurance carriers, we provide a number of advisory services, that include, but are not limited to:
- Property and casualty insurance rate and cost benchmarking
- Assessment of gaps or coverage deficiencies in shared/layered property programs
- Casualty, recall/contamination coverage analysis
- Barn, mill, processing and manure property exposure review
- Alternative risk transfer, captive and large deductible program comparisons
- Statement of value (SOV) assessments
- Claims, food safety, worker safety program reviews and diagnostics
- Employee benefits solutions
HOW WE’RE WORKING WITH OUR CLIENTS
One of the top egg producers in the Pacific Northwest was seeing year over year premium increases and given no alternative options. Cottingham & Butler’s specialized Food & Agribusiness team created alternative program structure options, found new carriers and helped the client redesign a better risk management and risk transfer program that protected their business.
Since 1887, Cottingham & Butler has delivered specialized insurance solutions to thousands of clients throughout the U.S. Better Every Day is not just a slogan, it’s a promise we make to ourselves and our clients – to proactively reduce frequency and severity of losses, structure optimal insurance coverages and become a valuable long-term partner to help build stable and profitable enterprises.
Founded in 1887, we are the 5th largest privately/independently held, and 23rd largest insurance broker overall in the United States. We know what it’s like to build a business and our history has created a culture of being obsessively committed to helping our clients succeed. With your needs in mind, we focus intensely on providing specialized insurance solutions and industry-leading risk management solutions to specific market segments. Our mission is simple: to reduce your total cost of risk and insurance over the long-run and help protect your assets as if they were our own.
Please call us at (563) 513-5738 or contact us below if you are interested in speaking with an insurance and risk management specialist to review your current programs and assess if there are other viable and advantageous alternatives to help your operations better control your risk and reduce your insurance spend.
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Cottingham & Butler has over 1,000 employees serving our clients nationwide. Our central location in the heart of the U.S. gives us the distinct advantage of easily reaching many major metropolitan cities and, more importantly, remote locations around the country. We continue to increase our national footprint in an effort to make certain we are providing the best service to our clients.
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Little Rock, AR 72211
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Dubuque, IA 52001
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Appleton, WI 54911
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