Whether you run a family orchard, are a grower/packer/shipper, an interstate dairy co-op, or a global grocery distributor, Newfront can help you navigate environmental uncertainty, changing regulatory frameworks, and inflationary risks that challenge producers across the supply chain.
Business disruptions are costly. If a weather event, theft, or machine failure causes a temporary loss of income, we will ensure you have policies in place to stay in business.
We offer a rigorous risk management program to make you a better bet in the eyes of underwriters. We can help you address regulatory compliance, worker safety, contamination risks, and more.
We are experienced in all of the issues that impact the cost of coverage, we work with you to improve your plan and work with underwriters to provide the broadest policies at competitive rates.
With laws related to labor and safety changing quickly, we keep you up to date on industry-specific laws and regional regulatory differences, so you maintain compliance.
If you need to file a claim, we handle everything from immediate actions for minimizing loss to serving as your dedicated liaison and advocate with carriers.
The Newfront difference
Through our safety management system—which has saved clients up to 66% on premiums—clients are reaping the financial and safety benefits of Newfront’s expertise. We begin with a thorough diagnostic/gap assessment of your business operations that focuses on 5 critical areas of your business.
Our safety management system
We work with your team to evaluate and report on OSHA regulatory requirements.
We provide a thorough analysis of your employee's engagement and commitment to the success of your business.
We determine if you have the right leaders, with the skillset needed to mitigate risk and propel your business forward
We provide the tools needed to properly measure performance while setting up a feedback-loop for continuous improvement
24/7 safety culture
We evaluate your current state, determine needs and provide guidance on how to optimize your organization's safety excellence
Subject matter expertise
Our centralized, dedicated core team is backed by a deep bench of resources. Whether it’s a question about local coverage or a contract review, you are connected to your team when you need us.
Our tenured leadership team averages 15-20 years of dedicated industry experience
We write the largest labor contractors in the U.S., with global capabilities for your entire organization
Our human-in-the-loop AI contract review can identify risks and highlight gaps in coverage
Seth Word is Newfront's Head of Agriculture. He is an accomplished insurance professional with a deep expertise in Agriculture & Horticulture. For nearly 20 years, Seth has been dedicated to assisting clients in developing and maintaining robust Safety Management Systems within the agricultural and horticultural sectors. Seth actively participates in various service organizations such as Rotary, The Salinas Valley Half Marathon, 4-H, and FFA.
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