Integro Aligns with Verisk's CargoNet to Help Clients Combat Cargo Theft
(Thomson Reuters ONE via COMTEX) --
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 www.integrogroup.com.
Contact Verisk Crime Analytics:
Jessica Riccardi/Giuseppe Barone
MWW Group (for CargoNet)
Contact Integro Insurance Brokers:
Trade & Logistics Practice
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