Alternative Insurance for Passenger Transportation by alicejenny


									Words from our Partners

“The ability to participate in the decision-making
process, as well as the opportunity to know the
officers and staff of National Interstate on a personal
level, contributes greatly to the value of the captive                                                                               Passenger Alternative Products
programs. In addition, the prospect of receiving
a reward (getting part of your premium back) for
operating a safety-conscious operation makes this                                                                                                                     Welcome to Passenger
captive program a no-brainer!”                                                                                                                                        Transportation Alternative
                           Tom Hampton, Creative Coach                                                                                                                Products at National Interstate
                          Destination Member since 2006

                                                                                                                                                                      National Interstate is proud to offer responsive
“Our costs have been significantly lower than
                                                                                                                                                                      and creative solutions designed to meet the
expected, and lower than they would have been             About National Interstate Insurance Company                                                                 unique and changing needs of the passenger
with traditional insurance. More importantly, I have      National Interstate Insurance Company (NIIC) was established in                                             transportation industry. Most of all, we want to
found that with the help of National Interstate and       Cleveland, Ohio in February 1989. The company and its affiliates
                                                          are licensed in all states and the District of Columbia. NIIC’s parent,                                     develop a partnership with our preferred clients
our partners in the program, we have been able to         National Interstate Corporation (Nasdaq: NATL), is an independently                                         built on mutual interests and innovative thinking.
improve our risk management policies, resulting in, I     operated subsidiary of Great American Insurance Company, a                                                  Our goal is to develop a long-term business
                                                          property-casualty subsidiary of American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:
believe, greater control over our safety performance                                                                                                                  relationship — not just a transaction.
                                                          AFG, Nasdaq: AFG).
and our profitability.”
                                                          NIIC and its insurance subsidiaries are rated “A” (Excellent) VIII by
                          Michael Neustadt, Coach Tours   A.M. Best Company.                                                                                          Grow With Us
                            Calypso Member since 2003     The company is headquartered in Richfield, Ohio, which is located in
                                                                                                                                                                      Over the past two decades, National Interstate
                                                          Northeastern Ohio between Cleveland and Akron.
“It is always with apprehension that one changes                                                                                                                      has grown to become the premier writer of
insurance carriers, but I am happy to report that the                                                                                                                 passenger transportation insurance in
service, money savings and response time have been
                                                                                                                                                                      the United States. We achieve this status
                                                                                                                                                                      through outstanding claims handling, highly-
exemplary. The change to National Interstate was
                                                                                                                                                                      rated customer service, and underwriting
definitely a wise move.”
                                                                                                                                                                      expertise. However, the real growth story
                          Ian Campbell, Grace Limousine
                          Destination Member since 2006           To Learn More About Our Passenger                                                                   lies in our Alternative Products group, where
                                                              Transportation Insurance Programs Contact:                                                              our experience in wheels-based insurance
                                                                                                                                                                      for transportation markets is unrivaled.
“I have been impressed with the way National                     Passenger Marketing Dept.
Interstate handles my claims. Their representatives               
have a positive attitude and listen to my input. I
have a strong feeling that my best interest is being
                                                                    National Interstate Insurance Company
                                                                             3250 Interstate Drive                                  Alternative Insurance for
                                                                                                                                    Passenger Transportation
                                                                          Richfield, OH 44286-9000
defended during the process.”
                           John McCommon, Cline Tours                            800-929-1500
                             Calypso member since 2006                   
What We Do                                                How We Do It                                            What It Means To You                                      Why Us?
Rental Captive Passenger Transportation                   Our Service Package                                     Benefits of Our Captive Programs                          Stability
To complement our traditional insurance products,          Responsive and creative team of captive specialists   Our captive insurance solutions are designed for          When you partner with National Interstate you can
National Interstate provides cost effective alternative    Expertise and focus on transportation and             those who want to take an active role in controlling      be confident you are selecting a solid company.
solutions for passenger transportation companies            specialty risks                                       their insurance program, and recognize the long-term        Rated “A” (Excellent) VIII by A.M. Best
(including charter and tour, paratransit, student          Direct access to senior management                    rewards that captives can afford, including:                Reinsurance relationships are with “A” rated
transportation and limousine).                             Competitive and innovative cost structures             Control over unpredictable insurance pricing               companies
Our rental captive programs are tailored to meet your      Program safety net                                     Potential for reduced costs, and return of unused         History of strong growth and consistent profitability
organization’s specific needs based on fleet size,                                                                  premium and investment income
                                                              − Aggregate stop loss                                                                                           Committed to the passenger transportation
annual premium and risk tolerance.                                                                                 No capital investment with reasonable collateral           insurance industry since 1989
                                                              − Basket protection
  Destination — Exclusively for mid-sized                                                                          requirements
                                                              − State guaranty fund protection
   passenger transportation companies paying in                                                                    Maximum annual costs are known in advance               Captive Insurance Expertise
   excess of $75,000 for their combined coverages.         Claims and customer service representatives             and limited by contract
                                                            specially trained in transportation insurance                                                                   Our experience in captive insurance for the
  Calypso — Our cornerstone passenger transporta-                                                                 Improved risk management
                                                              − 24/7 claims handling                                                                                        transportation market is unmatched.
   tion product for larger operations paying in excess
                                                                                                                   Potential tax benefits
   of $150,000 for their combined coverages.                  − Customer input on sensitive claims                                                                            More than 20 captive programs
                                                                                                                   One-stop shop for multiple coverages
  Large Account Captives (LARC) — Custom                  Enhanced loss control and safety programs                                                                         Over 95% member retention
   programs designed specifically to meet the needs                                                                                                                           Approximately half of National Interstate’s
   of our largest customers paying in excess of            Access to Accident Event Recorder technology
                                                                                                                                                                               gross premiums written are in captive
   $1 million for their combined coverages.                                                                                                                                    insurance programs
We provide the following coverage options:                                                                                                                                    Leader in transportation captive programs
     − Automobile Liability                                                                                                                                                    since 1995
     − General Liability
     − Physical Damage
     − Garage Liability                                        “If we are together …
                                                                                                                        nothing is impossible.”
     − Workers’ Compensation

                                                                                                                                                        Winston Churchill

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