All Time Worst Cargo Accidents

There have been so many accidents on the open seas it is hard to count them all. The loss of life has been astounding and the hundreds of millions of dollars in damages is incalculable. Here are just a few of the worst disasters in maritime history.   MV Wilhelm Gustloff   While sailing in… Read More

Ocean Cargo Insurance: Do I Really Need It?

The What’s, Why’s, When’s, Where’s and How’s of ocean cargo insurance can present a very confusing picture if you don’t do your research. But the truth is that if you don’t have it at all, you could end up partly responsible for the loss of a sunken cargo ship, as well as your own shipped… Read More

Lost in Transit – an Infographic by TJO Cargo

TJO Cargo helps you protect your assets and your ‘precious cargo’ (pun completely intended). In the interest of helping you reduce risk and protect your goods, we’ve put together an infographic on the myriad of products lost in transit over the years. Whether shipping by air, land, or sea, your cargo is only as safe… Read More

Protect Your Cargo From Organized Retail Theft and Cargo Theft Rings

Organized retail theft and cargo theft rings are a big threat and they’re nothing to joke about (though we probably will make a joke or six by the end of this post). Employee impersonation is a major and effective method for thieves, but with new methods, they’re getting smarter and harder to deter. Instead of… Read More

The Strangest Things People Insure [Infographic]

Ever have that deer in headlights look before?  You just don’t know the answer to the question when your boss calls you out in the meeting?  Or you can’t decide if you should “Go Large” on your meal at the fast food restaurant and the cashier is staring at you, tapping her foot below the… Read More

Making a Cargo Insurance Claim

You’re a good, discerning business owner; you have a good insurance policy and you fully protect your assets by taking extra caution with your goods. This effort makes a huge difference in the event of an accident. Having a big, fat policy and the right shipping tactics will dramatically decrease the risk of a disaster…. Read More

Interesting Facts about The Shipping Industry [INFOGRAPHIC]

  In a ships lifetime, it can travel the distance to the moon, and back, about ten times. TEN ROUND TRIPS TO THE MOON?   According to this infographic, that’s a fact! Along with the fact that the shipping industry has over 1.5 million workers. Despite how far we’ve come in technology and world trade,… Read More