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Timber Insurance

We create insurance packages for the full range of timber management activities, from harvest to transportation. Our coverages include property, general liability, auto physical damage, and liability as well as workers’ compensation.

True timber expertise

Not many carriers are comfortable offering timber insurance. We’re all over it. This is a focus for Skyward Specialty because we have experts who have underwritten logging operations for decades. We know how to properly assess risks in this unique industry. We know how to service these kinds of clients. And we know how to craft smart coverage packages that are affordable for customers. With Skyward Specialty, you can expect timely and clear communications, fair and consistent pricing, fast claims handling, and true partnership.

Freshly cut logs on the side of a road with a tractor in the background

Solid support from front office to field

In every aspect of insuring timber operations, our underwriters are adept at sniffing out risks and properly structuring coverage. And our field specialists will visit sites, perform safety inspections, and advise on loss prevention.

Our Coverages

We offer the full range of coverages to the timber management industry, from general liability to auto physical damage to workers' comp.

  • Auto (Liability & Physical Damage), General Liability, Workers’ Comp
  • A.M. Best rated A-IX (Excellent) carrier(s)
  • Admitted Paper
  • Monoline and Monthly Reporting Workers’ Compensation available
  • Logging and Lumbering Operations Endorsement
  • Set-Out Vehicles Used in Logging Operations
  • Pollution Liability - Broadened Coverage with Sublimit for Covered Autos
  • Towing, Storage, and Debris Removal
  • Additional Insured
  • Primary Non-Contributory
  • Waiver of Subrogation
  • Loss control services with “in-woods” experience
  • Dedicated claims staff
  • Emergency Response & Quick Strike Claims Teams
  • General Liability – up to $1,000,000 occurrence/$2,000,000 aggregate
    • Logging and Lumbering Operations Endorsement – $100,000, $250,000, $500,000 and $1M
  • Auto Liability – $1,000,000 CSL
  • Appropriate Supplemental and complete Accord application
  • A completed questionnaire from another company acceptable if all underwriting information needed has been provided to us
  • Representation of loss experience for the last 5 years or as long as the applicant has been in business
  • An Operational narrative is beneficial in expediting the underwriting process
  • Minimum 3 years in business; A New Venture Questionnaire can be completed for exception consideration

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