The typical reefer truck weighs a lot and contains a refrigerated unit or refrigeration built directly into its frame. It helps to keep perishable goods fresh during long-distance deliveries. If you routinely transport refrigerated goods, adding reefer breakdown coverage to your insurance policy can give you added protection and peace of mind. Refrigerated goods need special protection and come with a higher risk than certain other types of cargo. This cargo isn’t your typical load, and it needs special care and attention so that it can be delivered to the client.
We’ll highlight some of the risks of hauling refrigerated goods below as well as what to look for in a new insurance policy.