Resource & Coverage Analysis

Disc Brake Effectiveness

Study of heavy truck air disc brake effectiveness on the national advanced driving simulator.

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Integrated Safety Systems

Integrated Vehicle-Based Safety Systems Field Operational Test Final Program Report

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2011 P & C Results

In 2011 insurers endured one of the most extraordinarily violent years ever in terms of catastrophes on a global scale. Mega-catastrophes worldwide caused an estimated $350 billion in economic losses, shattering the previous record of $230 billion set in 2005.

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Fitch Slashes GWCC Parent Old Republic Ratings To Junk

Fitch Ratings downgraded Old Republic International Corp. (ORI) by three notches, sending the ratings into junk territory, while keeping them on watch for further downgrade amid uncertainty stemming from woes at the company’s runoff mortgage insurance business.

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2011 Hurricane Projections

On the first official day of hurricane season Thursday, one of the country’s tropical storm forecasting teams has decided to stick with its earlier prediction of about two-thirds more named Atlantic storms this year than average.

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Insurers Brace for Big Losses in 2011

The devastation from the natural disasters that have ripped through parts of the country this year has been starkly evident. Hundreds of people have died and thousands of houses have been shattered in a deadly string of tornadoes. Millions of acres of farms were inundated and businesses shut down by flooding along the Mississippi River.

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2010 Worldwide Catastrophe Losses

2010 has proved difficult for the reinsurance industry. Spiraling costs from disasters in the first six months of the year particularly, coupled with overcapitalization in the reinsurance sector, created a difficult operating environment.

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2010 P and C Results

Private U.S. property/casualty insurers’ net income after taxes rose to $34.7 billion in 2010 from $28.7 billion the year before, with insurers’ rate of return on average policyholders’ surplus — a key measure of overall profitability — increasing to 6.5 percent from 5.9 percent.

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Canal New Venture Rules June 2011

Canal is pleased to announce our recommitment to the new venture marketplace which Canal has faithfully served for decades.

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Warning Letter Tip Sheet

Warning letters are often the first step in the intervention process. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) sends warning letters to motor carriers whose safety performance data indicates they are not complying with applicable FMCSA safety regulations.

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Derek Brooks

Derek Brooks

Chief Executive Manager derek.brooks@welove.com  | 336.516.9171

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Kyle Stevens
President kstevens@wssib.com  | 469.252.7875

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Landon Parnell

Executive Vice President lparnell@lp-risk.com  | 713-939-8585 Ext 503

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Kathy Schroeder

President
Kathy@sierraspecialty.com  | 559.256.6910

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Transportation Expert Joins XPT Partners

February 10, 2021

 

XPT Partners, a national specialty insurance distribution company, announced today the joining of excess transportation expert Alex Robles as Vice President and Senior Broker.  Alex will concentrate on excess transportation brokerage while also contributing to XPT’s National Transportation Practice Group.  Through XPT’s significant transportation platform and Alex’s expertise, nearly all commercial transportation coverages and classes of business can be provided to its retail agent & broker community.

With over 10 years of concentrated excess transportation experience, Alex began his insurance career working on a large excess transportation team.  Within 2 years Alex earned the title of broker, managing his own book of business. Alex’s most recent position was as Casualty Broker focused on the primary side of the business.  He also holds a Transportation Risk Specialist designation.

“A true transportation expert, Alex will be able to deliver unprecedented service and knowledge to clients through our in-house programs and brokerage markets.  We are committed to the growth of our brokerage team with our collaborative environment and the addition of top tier brokers while offering innovative products and a modern platform,” said Mark Smith, XPT Partners.

Alex is a Marine Corps and combat veteran who served for 4 years and was also part of Operation Iraqi Freedom.  Alex will be based in the Plano, Texas office.  Alex can be reached at 469.562.9898 or arobles@xptpartnersllc.com.

 

About XPT Transportation

XPT Transportation is a full-service general agency and surplus lines broker with a wide range of commercial transportation products available nationally to its retail agents through in-house binding contracts and brokerage markets. With a team of Transportation specialists now working together under the XPT flag, XPT Transportation sets itself apart with unrivaled technical knowledge, decades of experience and long-term, solid market relationships.

Contacts: Derek Brooks 336.516.9171 or derek.brooks@welove.com and Steven Vallejo 646.927.2750 or svallejo@svaunderwriting.com.

 

About XPT Partners

XPT Partners focuses on commercial P&C Brokerage, Binding and Transportation by bringing together Wholesale Broking and multiple Binding Authority platforms across many specialty lines. XPT Partners stands apart by delivering expertise, market access, new product development and exclusive service offerings to client agencies through a collaborative partnership culture. www.xptspecialty.com

Contact: Mark Smith 917.843.1243 or msmith@xptspecialty.com