Distributors & Suppliers Group Trust
Tailored to the Needs of Distributors & Suppliers
Workers' Compensation Self-Insurance
The Distributors & Suppliers Workers’ Compensation Self Insurance Group Trust (D&S) was created by employers in the wholesale distribution, transportation, warehousing and supply chain industries for like businesses to join together to ensure the safety of their employees. They would like you to consider joining them. Members of D&S receive the best loss prevention and claims management services available while also minimizing their workers’ compensation costs.
D&S is one of the most successful, cost effective providers of workers’ compensation coverage in Maine. Created to benefit the members and their employees– not insurance carriers, it is made up of 13 employers with approximately 1,500 employees and has an incredible record of safety and lower costs.
As a group, the members work together to keep employees safe, reduce costs and maintain standards of excellence in all areas of the program. Premiums are consistently below market and during the last 25 years D&S has refunded over $26 million, which is approximately 28% of all premiums paid.
THE LONG-TERM WORKERS' COMP SOLUTION
Why Workers' Compensation Group Self-Insurance?
- Control and stability over your workers’ compensation program
- Competitive pricing
- Premium refunds
- Long term approach to minimize cost and maximize benefits
- Self-Insured employers represent nearly 42% of the overall WC market in Maine (based on standard premium)
- Dedicated Service Team for Loss Control
– Customized Loss Prevention Programs
- Dedicated Service Team for Claims Management
– Aggressive Claims Management Programs
- Dedicated Service Team for Administration/Underwriting
- Access to numerous training programs
- Access to on-line claims management system 24/7
- Preferred candidates: Minimum $10,000 premium and
modification factor under 1.25
Distributors and Suppliers Group Trust
Providing workers' compensation protection for the best of the best distributors and suppliers since 1992.
Who should join?
- Is safety part of your company culture?
- Are you passionate about providing a safe work environment that sends employees home happy and healthy at the end of each day?
- Do you want to reduce costs and maintain standards of excellence?
- Would you value association with leading Maine companies?
How is D&S different?
- Our members don’t pay insurance companies, we pay ourselves.
- The best safety expertise and support team in the industry.
- A collaborative approach that saves money and keeps our employees safe.
- Long term focus and savings unmatched in the industry.