The Top 3 Risks of Cargo Shipping (and How to Avoid Them)

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Jan 6, 2022 2:20:00 PM

Let’s forget about COVID for a moment - we could all use a break from COVID talk in the shipping industry. Let’s talk about cargo shipping for a moment. When we talk about freight shipping, almost anything can happen! Human error accounts for 75% of marine liability losses. It’s not surprising that most of these accidents could have been avoided by contingency planning and proper training.

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Fare-well, Stress: Check out these Customizable Solutions You Get with Shipping Insurance

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Dec 23, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Does the holiday shipping season stress you out every year? Or perhaps you’ve had to deal with the headaches of supply chain issues that have been plaguing the industry? 

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[Infographic] The Ultimate 2021 Holiday Shipping Guide

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Nov 4, 2021 9:00:00 AM

 

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How to Plan for Peak Season Freight Shipping Disruptions

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Aug 19, 2021 9:00:00 AM

There is no way anyone could have predicted the year 2020 or the resulting detrimental impacts on supply chain logistics. There is still a high degree of unpredictability about how the upcoming years will go, but we can do our best to foresee supply chain disruptions before they arise and prepare to mitigate them ahead of time.

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Do you Need Insurance for Shipping Precious Coins?

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Jun 24, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Precious coins, such as the Walking Liberty Half Dollar, can significantly range in value. If you collect these coins or sell them regularly, you want to ensure that they arrive on time in the exact condition you packed them. Since many historical coins are irreplaceable, you should always get insurance when shipping precious coins.

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Why it's Important to Have Insurance When Shipping Sports Memorabilia

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Apr 22, 2021 9:00:00 AM

As a collector or hobbyist interested in sports memorabilia, you have probably already worried about what may be many owner’s worst nightmare – theft, loss, or damage to your valuable collection. Accidents can happen while at home, when shipping your collection, or during transit to sports memorabilia auctions, and you may be wondering if you need shipping insurance.

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[QUIZ] Are Your Shipments Covered by Insurance?

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Apr 1, 2021 9:00:00 AM

 

Do you know how and when your shipments are covered? Whether dealing with art, electronics, clothing, pharmaceuticals, and more, it’s important to know how coverage applies to mitigate risk and make more informed decisions. Take this short quiz to find out how well you know shipping insurance.

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What is Freight Insurance, and why do you Need it?

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Mar 25, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Shipping cargo worldwide is a complex and dynamic business, challenged by physical, climate, geographic, human, and political risks. When goods are in transit, they are subject to many hazards. Carrying freight insurance to protect against these perils is a crucial business practice. 

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Everything To Know About Shipping Insurance For High-Value Items

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Dec 22, 2020 9:00:00 AM

You may be wondering if you have the proper insurance coverage secured when shipping high-value items, like gold, silver, and gemstones. Jewelry shipping insurance should not be an afterthought, but with so many shipping options and policies to consider, where does one start? What is important to know about shipping high-value items, and how can you find help? 

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Holiday Season Shipping Guide for Small E-commerce Businesses

Posted by Benjamin Meskin on Nov 20, 2020 9:00:00 AM

One of the top questions shoppers ask during the holiday shipping season is, “When will my order arrive?” It can be challenging to provide your customers with a precise answer, especially when you don’t have the necessary tools to help with tracking and logistics. By creating a shipping strategy for your company now, you can help eliminate a lot of the stress and anxiety associated with shipping products to your customers. One way to start is by looking at the statistics for holiday sales and shipping in recent years. 

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