Loading to/ from the ports through UIIA (Uniform Intermodal Interchange and Facilities Access Agreement) is often very profitable for trucking companies. Many trucking companies consider it because the loads are typically higher paying than the load boards.
Insurance typically wants to make sure the policy has trailer interchange and cargo coverage before placing the UIIA designation on the policy.
After you sign up for UIIA your insurance agent will get a login to submit your insurance to.
Insurance is often an issue with UIIA because many companies won’t provide the insurance for that risk. We have several options across the United States. Your policy needs a special designation to do UIIA and we can help you with that.