Forest Products - Sawmills

Package policies including property, general liability and inland marine coverage for small operations including portable mills.

Bellingham Underwriters knows Timber. We have been creating package policies for forest product businesses from day one. Our ability to understand how the industry and those within it work gives us a better opportunity to offer the coverage your insured requires. Whether a one man operation or a much larger sawmill company, we are here to help.

Eligible Classes

Within the forest service industry there are many different types of operations. BUI is able to write the majority.

Work Performed
  • Logging & Lumbering
  • Timber Cruising
  • Reforestation
  • Brush Clearing
  • Forestry Service road building and repair
  • Sawmills

Coverages Available
  • Auto Liability
  • Physical Damage
  • General Liability
  • Loggers Broad Form
  • Contractor’s Equipment
  • Excess Liability

Examples of Target Risks

  • Portable Sawmill run by a single insured that has been set up on a larger mill to sale lumber firewood and sawdust to larger mill. Coverage Written: General Liability, Contractors’ Equipment and Loggers Broad Form
  • Owner operator timber cruiser that prepares harvest plans for larger logging companies. Coverage Written: General Liability
  • Logger that does some falling and chipping but the majority of the work uses draft horses for log skidding. Insured has a light truck and horse trailer to haul horses to logging site. Coverage Written: Auto Liability, Physical Damage, General Liability, and Loggers Broad Form

Territories

The Forest Products program may be written only if all garaging locations are within the following states:

More Information

If you are not yet appointed with Bellingham Underwriters and want to gain access to all we have to offer, take a look at our About Us page for details on what we look for in a prospective producer. If this sounds like you, please complete our brief agency application to get started. After you log in, you’ll be able to continue the appointment process. At BUI, it’s important to us to develop a solid relationship with our partner producers so we look forward to learning more about you!

Forest Products

Logging & Lumbering Risks (GL only)

  • BUI Loggers General Liability Application
  • BUI Loggers General Liability Renewal
  • BUI Blasting Questionnaire (if applicable)
  • BUI Slash Burning Questionnaire (if applicable)
  • Currently Valued Loss Runs for the prior four years

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Forest Products

Logging

General liability coverage including loggers broad form or loading and unloading for logging contractors.

Forest Products

Logs & Poles Transport

Coverage is provided not only for transporting goods but also the equipment necessary for loading/unloading.

Forest Products

Forestry Service

Competitive pricing on all forestry service activities whether marking or planting trees, preparing roads or harvesting pine cones.