Insurance


  • On The Move Introduces SS Facility Insurance
    On The Move Inc., which provides rental trucks, truck-leasing programs, vehicle insurance and moving equipment, has expanded its offering to include self-storage facility insurance. ...More
    February 6, 2006 Posted in News
  • Universal Insurance Revived Under New Ownership
    Universal Insurance Facilities Ltd., which has provided specialized insurance coverage to the self-storage industry for more than 10 years, is newly owned by Randy Tipton and now represents Deans & Homer. ...More
    December 9, 2005 Posted in News
  • The ABC’s of Medical Insurance
    Every business owner strives to attract high-quality employees who will contribute to the growth and success of his company. To recruit and retain these people, many offer group health insurance as an employee benefit. The same strategy may be right for you. Even if your ...More
    December 1, 2005 Alan Thaxter Posted in Articles
  • On The Move Inc.
    “Complete customer satisfaction is more than a mission statement, it’s my mantra,” says Kirk Nash, CEO and president of On The Move Inc., the nation’s fourth largest truck-rental company. Nash and Maury Westerdale, partner and chairman, formed the business in 1991 after ...More
    December 1, 2005 Elaine Foxwell Posted in Articles
  • Dealing With Disaster
    The devastation resulting from Hurricane Katrina should act as a wake-up call for every business owner. Acts of God such as hurricanes, tornadoes, fire, flood or earthquakes, and man-made devastations like break-ins, acts of terrorism or vandalism, represent just some of ...More
    November 1, 2005 Pamela Alton-Truitt Posted in Articles
  • Refinancing Opportunities
    It’s nearly the end of 2005, and who would have thought we would continue to see such a low interest-rate environment? The opportunity to refinance and get out of a rising adjustable rate, pull out cash or lower your monthly payment is still available. In this article, I’ll ...More
    November 1, 2005 David Smyle Posted in Articles, Finance
  • Replacement-Cost Coverage
    Many self-storage owners are misinformed when it comes to the subject of replacement cost. This vital part of your insurance policy protects you in the event of catastrophe. Knowing the benefits and options makes for smart business. Simply put, replacement-cost coverage ...More
    November 1, 2005 John Roark Posted in Articles
  • Keeping Insurance Costs In Check
    The self-storage industry has undergone many changes over the past 20 years, evolving from a core group of small, mom-and-pop operations to a large, powerful organization of professional business people. The rapid growth of the industry has further created a variety of ...More
    October 1, 2005 David Wilhite Posted in Articles
  • Replacement-Cost Coverage
    Many self-storage owners are misinformed when it comes to the subject of replacement cost. This vital part of your insurance policy protects you in the event of catastrophe. Knowing the benefits and options makes for smart business. Simply put, replacement-cost coverage ...More
    October 1, 2005 John Roark Posted in Articles
  • Lien on Me
    The lien sale is a necessary evil of self-storage operation. Eventually, every owner is faced with the task of evicting a tenant for failure to pay rent and reclaiming the storage space. The most common way to do this is to place a lien against the tenant’s property and ...More
    September 1, 2005 John Roark Posted in Articles