History

TRANSGUARD INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA, INC. was founded as the insurer for Allied Van Lines.  This relationship provided TRANSGUARD with a unique insight into the moving and storage industry.  The expertise that was developed while part of the Allied family provides distinct competitive advantages in the areas of underwriting, loss control, and claims management.  As a natural extension of this niche expertise, TRANSGUARD has developed “risk-related” underwriting knowledge of the owner/operator (independent contractor) market.

Today, TRANSGUARD has grown into a leading, nationwide specialty insurance company with our corporate office headquartered in Naperville, Illinois and underwriting offices located in Pasadena, California and Kansas City, Missouri.  We are a member of the IAT Insurance Group.  IAT provides TRANSGUARD with a parent dedicated to offering insurance products and solutions to the transportation industry with the financial strength and flexibility resulting from a strong balance sheet.  TRANSGUARD is licensed in 50 states and the District of Columbia and holds an “A-“(Excellent) rating from A.M. Best.

TRANSGUARD has developed a complete line of insurance programs providing a vast menu of coverages which include Commercial Auto Physical Damage, Commercial Auto Liability, General Liability, Ocean Marine, Inland Marine, Commercial Crime, Commercial Property and Commercial Umbrella. Additional coverages available exclusively through our Independent Contractor division include:  Occupational Accident, Contract Liability, Non-Trucking Liability, Occupational Compensation and Workers’ Compensation.