Food trucks are fun, but are they fun to insure?



One of the hippest and fastest-growing trends in casual dining is mobile food services – more commonly known as the food truck. Food trucks have experienced explosive growth in the past three years, and the amount of new businesses opening in the past year is up 15%. Outdoor events such as farmer’s markets and local pop-ups love food trucks for their ease of setup and quirky homegrown personality, and customers love the quick service and variety of dining options available. 
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The Construction Industry: Sales Tips for Insurance Agents


The construction industry is a great niche market for insurance agents. These specialty clients have a variety of needs – from surety bonds and workers’ compensation insurance to coverage on property, equipment, and commercial vehicles. However, the market is also saturated with agents attempting to make their pitch with tactics like low short-term pricing and slashed services. So how can you secure that you lock down the business while keeping standards high? Here are a few ideas:

Find the best insurance companies for construction – In order to get competitive quotes with all the extras intact, you’ll want to make sure the companies you represent are actually motivated to insure contractors. The degree of interest in the construction industry from carriers may differ significantly based on your area. Start the conversation with a potential construction client about who they use and why. This can often give you some insight as to which carriers may best fit their needs. 
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Insured Solutions’ Staff Attend the Avitus Group Annual Meeting

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Water Conservation – How Your Company Can “Go Blue”


You’ve been working hard at “going green” to make your facility more energy efficient and environmentally friendly. But chances are, unless your area is in the midst of a major drought (like the ones making headlines in California,) you may not have added water conservation to your list of concerns. However, water is a scarce resource that many people – and businesses – take for granted every day.

So how can your plant or facility “Go Blue?” 
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