Freight Insurance


Freight Insurance Definition

Freight insurance protects your freight from potential losses and destruction due to various circumstances. It also compensates a client when the ship-owner or freight company cannot complete his transportation contract for the carriage.

Looking for Freight Insurance? Here is What You Need to Consider

If you are looking to insure your cargo, here are a few preparation tips for your insurance policy and preparation:

Study the details of the insurance policy comprehensively. There are different insurance policies, each covering various materials, claims, damages, and deductibles. It is, therefore, essential to ensure that your company offers all the claims you need to protect your cargo. Please understand that there is no one-stop-shop insurance cover to cover your freight. This is because there are numerous features t and aspects involved in shipping insurance. It would be best to have an agent help you with due diligence, extensive research, and professional insights.

Provide efficient packaging on your cargo and especially fragile items to prevent accidents and damage. Sometimes, you might require extra packaging and layering for additional protection. It is unlikely that you will be compensated for freight damage and loss was not the carrier's fault. Remember to provide all the necessary information about your freight to save you time and money in case of damage.


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Who Needs Freight Insurance?

Such large shipping companies as Heavy Equipment Transportation have a maximum liability for a particular freight. If your freight value exceeds the specified amount, you might want to purchase freight insurance. It would help if you also had freight insurance:

When the shipping cost is too high.

If your freight also includes fragile or sensitive goods.

If you have no time to follow up on insurance claims in case of freight damage and loss.

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At Heavy Equipment Transportation, we care about you and the safe shipping and delivery of your cargo. That is why we go out of our way to ensure our shipping equipment and your cargo so that you do not have to purchase freight insurance. When you choose us as your shipping companion, you can anticipate that we will haul your cargo safely, timely, and conveniently.

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