Business Insurance for Wholesalers and Distributors

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Recommended wholesaler and distributor insurance policies

A lawsuit, worker injury, or fire could halt operations at your wholesale or distribution business. Find peace of mind with insurance coverage designed for your unique risks.

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General liability insurance

This policy provides third-party liability coverage for client injuries and other common accidents. Bundle with commercial property insurance for savings in a BOP.

  • Third-party bodily injury
  • Third-party property damage
  • Product liability claims
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Workers’ compensation insurance

Most states require workers' comp for wholesale businesses and distributors that have employees. It also protects sole proprietors from work injury costs that health insurance might deny.

  • Employee medical expenses
  • Partial missed wages
  • Lawsuits over employee injuries
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Business owner’s policy

A BOP bundles commercial property insurance and general liability insurance in one plan. It's often the most cost-effective type of insurance for wholesale and distributor businesses.

  • Customer injuries
  • Damaged business property
  • Business interruption incidents
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Commercial umbrella insurance

Once a policy’s limit is reached, this liability policy boosts coverage on a wholesaler’s general liability, commercial auto, or employer’s liability insurance.

  • Customer injury lawsuits
  • Customer property damage lawsuits
  • Employee injury lawsuits
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Commercial auto insurance

Commercial auto insurance for wholesalers and distributors can pay for liability claims and property damage in an accident. It can also cover vehicle theft and vandalism.

  • Car accidents
  • Vandalism and theft
  • Weather damage
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Cyber insurance

A cyber liability policy helps wholesale distributors recover from data breaches and cyberattacks. It's recommended for any small business that stores credit card numbers or other sensitive data.

  • Data breach investigations
  • Customer notification costs
  • Fraud monitoring services
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Does my wholesale business need commercial auto insurance?

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Wholesale businesses and distributors that purchase commercial auto insurance often:

  • Have a vehicle titled to their business
  • Drive to and from worksites
  • Carry supplies, equipment, or products used for work
  • Transport clients or employees
  • Rely on delivery drivers or couriers

Check the laws in your state to see when coverage is required.

How much does insurance cost for wholesalers?

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Several factors will have an impact on insurance costs, including:

  • Wholesale and distribution services and products offered
  • Business equipment and property
  • Business income
  • Location
  • Type of insurance or surety bonds
  • Number of employees
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