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All you need to know about Cargo Insurance

Although it may seem obvious, it is shocking to mention the least how many customers still do not take the right Cargo Insurance cover to insure their cargo comprehensively..

I don’t think anyone will intentionally not cover their cargo properly and can only assume that it is due to ignorance or lack of knowledge..

This post aims to educate everyone on what is Cargo Insurance and what steps are involved..
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Incorrect cargo in container – who is responsible..??

Incorrect cargo in container – who is responsible..?? This is the gist of the question below from Bukky.. Container arrived,sealed Cleared customs in Houston, TX. Pick up the same for delivery by a trucking company to the buyer warehouse. Container unsealed, inside the container was bags full of cement/unknown stuffs instead of cooking oil. Who…

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Do I need all original bills of lading for an insurance claim..??

Can I lodge an insurance claim with an original bill of lading or do I need all original bills of lading..??

The trigger for this topic is a question that a reader Sandreen asked as below..

One of our shipments caught fire on transit. To get the Insurance claim I have to submit the full set of original B/Ls, but I have lost 2 original B/Ls.

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If the carrier lost my cargo can I hold them liable..??

If the carrier lost my cargo can I hold them liable..??┬áThis is the question from a reader Erik.. His problem is as below.. HUGE issue with a carrier. The carrier lost track of their container with our cargo load, soon after departure. The container was not found within 9 months and declared the cargo ‘lost’…

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