• Crawford Launches End-to-End Claims Management Solution for Transportation Clients

    Source: Nasdaq GlobeNewswire / 09 Jan 2019 08:30:12   America/New_York

    ATLANTA, Jan. 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crawford & Company®, the world's largest publicly listed independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities, has launched a unique, industry-focused transportation solution. This comprehensive set of claims management services helps transportation clients limit risk, assist employees injured on the job, protect cargo, vehicles, and other assets and maintain business continuity.

    Transportation organizations experience a complex set of risks and claims situations, ranging from employee and non-employee injury to litigation, third party property damage, and business interruption.

    “Crawford’s new, innovative transportation solution is based upon thoughtfully analyzing the industry and determining the optimal mix of claims management services customized for its specialized needs,” says Crawford’s President and CEO Harsha V. Agadi. “Trucking companies face a broad range of potential risks, and we have developed what we believe to be the leading solution to managing the many types of claims the transportation industry encounters.”

    Among other features, Crawford’s transportation solution provides:

    • 24/7 intake and onsite adjuster field response to incidents
    • Dedicated transportation incident manager - all aspects of a claim handled by a single point of contact
    • Onsite coverage throughout North America
    • Dedicated, experienced claims adjusters coupled with the latest technology in paperless claims processing to streamline data and evidence capture, claim submission, analytics and settlement
    • Coordination of complementary services, such as towing, salvage, litigation management and environmental impact
    • Property damage and time element assessment via national group of adjusters and accountants controlling costs
    • Holistic workers’ compensation and return-to-work programs

    “As a global leader in claims management with industry leading technology, Crawford is now applying its more than 75 years of experience to the transportation industry,” explains Crawford’s Global COO Rohit Verma. “Transportation and logistics operate 24 hours a day, and similarly require a claims solution that is available any time it’s needed. Whether it’s a collision involving an injured driver or loss of cargo to a warehouse forklift mishap, Crawford can manage your claim.”

    In addition to providing integrated services tailored to the transportation industry, Crawford serves companies across all industries through experienced adjusting teams bolstered by its one-of-a-kind WeGoLook™ capability. Crawford also offers deep experiences in workers’ compensation solutions (including return-to-work and medical management programs), incident management for cyber events, and business interruption valuations, as well as access to Crawford’s Contractor Connection® network of repair contractors backed by a five-year workmanship warranty.

    For more information, contact solutions@us.crawco.com

    About Crawford®

    Based in Atlanta, Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRD‐A and CRD‐B) is the world’s largest publicly listed independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self‐insured entities with an expansive global network serving clients in more than 70 countries. The Company’s two classes of stock are substantially identical, except with respect to voting rights and the Company’s ability to pay greater cash dividends on the non-voting Class A Common Stock (CRD-A) than on the voting Class B Common Stock (CRD-B), subject to certain limitations. In addition, with respect to mergers or similar transactions, holders of CRD-A must receive the same type and amount of consideration as holders of CRD-B, unless different consideration is approved by the holders of 75 percent of CRD-A, voting as a class. More information is available at www.crawco.com

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