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.
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.
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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Meet The Team
Here are just a few leading team memebers out of 80+ Specialists.
Eddie L. Arevalo’s real world on-the-road experience has helped him catapult to the top of our sales force. Add to that his spotless customer service track record and you have the perfect combination to help transport your investment to its next destination.Eddie Arevalo Branch Manager
Jacob Mingledorff has been in the logistics industry for over 10 years and is well versed on DOT regulations, oversize and super sized loads throughout the country. This wealth of knowledge has helped customers avoid serious issues on the road along with saving the client hundreds and even thousands of dollars.Jacob Mingledorff Logistics Coordinator
Our Logistics Manager, Milos Visnijic, has excelled in every position and has always demonstrated the highest level of customer support to all of his clients. With over 10 years of experience in the logistics field, there’s nothing Milos has not seen and has not been able to overcome.Milos Visnjic Senior Logistics Specialist
Stephen Ladd has been with NTS and Heavy Haulers for over four (4) years with thousands of successfully completed deliveries and satisfied customers. Stephen has a business degree and certified in computer technology. Stephen has been praised by his customers for delivering on his promises along with offering top notch customer service, especially when working on time sensitive orders.Stephen Ladd Logistics Coordinator
Chris Kyle has been a logistics coordinator with Nationwide Transport Services since 2014 and is the branch manager of our Cape Coral, FL office. Chris specializes in moving all types of freight, both legal and over dimensional; as well as construction / agricultural equipment and personal automobiles.Chris Kyle Cape Coral, FL Branch Manager
Sam Duncan is proof that one can love coming in to work! Sam always comes in to the office with the positive energy required to get the job done and he’s never too busy to take or return a phone call to ensure customer satisfaction. Native Floridian that grew up in Miami so he's used to the fast pace hussle.Sam Duncan WPB, FL Branch Manager