Seven Things People Get Wrong About Cargo Insurance

There are things people incorrectly believe about cargo insurance. Regrettably, for a product so many businesses use, there is little training and education given to procure and use it. In this article, I am going to single out the misconceptions I have seen most often over the years. Cargo insurance insures everything to do with… Read More

Here’s Why You Should Have Air, Land and Sea Cargo Insurance

Whether you’re sending a small shipment a few states away by land or putting together a large shipment that’s going to travel halfway across the world by air or sea, you should always invest in land, air, and marine cargo insurance. You never know what might happen to your cargo while it’s working its way… Read More

Cargo Theft is a Serious Issue

Cargo theft has been an issue long since long before you or I were alive. Centuries ago, pirates used to seize ships for the purpose of stealing whatever was on them, and men on horseback used to ride up to stagecoaches and steal whatever they could get from them. However, cargo theft isn’t a problem… Read More

Freight theft incidents sharply rise first quarter 2019, the value stolen not so much

Way back in 2014, I wrote a piece called *‘Stealing less and enjoying it more’. In short, the article cited an 11% volume drop in thefts March 2014 through May 2014 in the USA. Although despite the drop in incidents, the value of goods stolen jumped a whopping 89% per theft. The ‘value-versus incident number… Read More

How to Choose the Right Cargo Insurance Company

Choosing the right cargo insurance company to set you up with a cargo insurance policy can be a challenge. Certainly, there are plenty of cargo insurance companies that provide you with excellent service and prices. It can make it tough to track down the one that’s best for your business. Here are some steps you… Read More

Yearly cargo insurance policy or per shipment? That is the question.

One of the questions I am often asked by small to medium-sized importers/exporters is, “Should I use a yearly cargo insurance policy or per-shipment policy for my cargo insurance?” My answer is always a definite, ‘that depends.’ While volume plays a large role in whether a yearly policy or per shipment insurance is the right… Read More