Insurance


  • 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
  • Universal Discontinues Insurance Program
    After 10 years of service to the industry, Phoenix-based Universal Insurance Facilities Ltd. has discontinued its self-storage program. ...More
    July 29, 2005 Posted in News
  • On The Move Participates in Ford Celebration
    Due to its January 2005 launch of a new one-way truck-rental program that uses Ford trucks exclusively, On The Move Inc. was invited to attend Ford Motor Co.’s centennial celebration in San Antonio. ...More
    July 29, 2005 Posted in News
  • Republic Western Returns to Self-Storage
    After being placed on administrative supervision by the Arizona Department of Insurance in May, Republic Western Insurance Co. has returned to offering self-storage owner and tenant insurance. ...More
    July 29, 2005 Posted in News