An Insurance Experience Built Around You
National Interstate Insurance Company, with our wholly owned subsidiary, Vanliner Insurance Company, provides highly innovative insurance solutions and world-class customer service for a variety of commercial transportation industries. Our commitment to delivering exceptional value and the best, relationship-driven insurance experience has never wavered over our decades of operation.
Together, we have grown into widely recognized brands the transportation industry trusts. We protect customers in every state by providing dozens of insurance products, each one backed by our superior financial strength. Our solutions are carefully tailored to individual operational needs, including our proven loss control and claims handling support.
Headquartered in Richfield, Ohio, with an office in Kapolei, Hawaii, National Interstate and Vanliner have employees throughout the U.S. We are licensed in all 50 states, servicing a strong network of producers. Today, we are proud members of Great American Insurance Group
, whose members are subsidiaries of American Financial Group, Inc. (AFG), based in Cincinnati, Ohio. AFG‘s common stock is listed and traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AFG.
Our Evolutions As A Family of Insurance Leaders
|Over 150 Years Ago ||1970-2000||2000-2020||Today and Beyond|
Great American Insurance Company writes its first policy in 1872.
National Interstate Insurance Company is formed in 1989 with Great American as an investor, to initially serve the passenger transportation industry.
Vanliner Insurance Company launches in 1978 by a group of moving and storage operators to provide insurance solutions for their members.
Our business grows by acquiring Vanliner, expanding product offerings in niche transportation markets, and developing insurance innovation through customized group captive programs, safety advancements, and technology.
National Interstate becomes a proud member of Great American Insurance Group.
As highly respected market leaders of transportation insurance, National Interstate and Vanliner continues to expand our market presence and have grown our gross premium to over $1B.
We aren’t slowing down in our mission to provide customized and innovative insurance solutions for the many industries we serve.
Financial Strength You Can Count On
As part of Great American Insurance Group, we offer the financial strength that you should expect.
We are rated “A+” Superior by AM Best.
Employee and Community Engagement
Our exceptional customer service is due to our highly motivated team of employees. Together, we support and participate in many community organizations including the American Heart Association, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and the Akron Marathon Series and Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank.
Our leading workplace culture has been recognized year after year as a “Best Place to Work”: