What’s the prime motivation for companies that do purchase marine cargo insurance?
They want to protect their balance sheets from a major loss. When…
Cargo shipments are generally safe and secure, but as with unforeseen events, things can sometimes go wrong during the transport of goods. If you outsource the transportation of your products to a professional carrier or freight forwarder, you could be forgiven for believing that the carrier or forwarder is fully liable for any damage or loss.
Insurance that generally protects shipments from loss, damage, or theft while in transit. This coverage is beyond basic claims insurance that may be provided, and it will reimburse for the designated value of the goods if a covered event occurs while the freight is in transit.