The Upton Group Launches Delivery Service Program for Restaurants, Small Businesses

March 25, 2020

The Upton Group, LLC, a national insurance agency specializing in food delivery and restaurant insurance, has created a new website for restaurants and small businesses impacted by government orders to shut down to obtain insurance coverage for delivery-only services.

There are two program options available on for restaurants and small businesses that are negatively impacted by government actions that requires businesses to close or limit service to delivery.

Qualified businesses include but are not limited to:

  • Restaurants independent or franchise
  • Grocery stores
  • Liquor stores

Coverage options include hired and non-owned auto insurance provides third party liability coverage for the business when an employee uses their personal vehicle for business purposes such as delivering products (food, grocery etc…). The coverage sits in excess of the driver’s own insurance.

Other program highlights include:

  • Short term policies of 3 months or 6 months
  • Multiple limits available from $100,000 up to $1.5 million
  • Monthly premiums starting at $1,500
  • Options in all 50 states

According to Jason Upton, president, the insurance program will bring small business owners an insurance option during shutdowns related to the coronavirus to remain open by offering delivery service.

Restaurant franchisees, owners and other small business owners can begin the process by visiting the website or by emailing or calling The Upton Group, LLC.

The Upton Group is based in Guntersville, Ala., with a primary focus on pizza delivery franchises and other food delivery company’s and restaurants. The primary specialized coverage for such business is hired and non-owned auto insurance. Other policies coverages include property & general liability, workman’s comp, employment practices among other specialty lines. Jason Upton is a former pizzeria franchisee of 17 years.

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