Anytime you move cargo, there’s always a chance something can go wrong. As with any other type of insurance, cargo insurance simply helps mitigate the risk and protect you in the event of an incident during shipping.
Even if your carrier offers cargo insurance, recovering losses through them can be trying. It never hurts to ask for details about your carrier’s insurance up front – and if you’re not satisfied with the answers, it might be a good idea to pursue other options.
Livingston can help. Our guide, “Cargo insurance: What you need to know about protecting your shipments” offers tips on what to consider when you’re investigating cargo insurance. Download it today and learn more about who is responsible for insuring your shipment, as well as the correct type and amount of insurance your shipment requires.