Often people believe (incorrectly) that liability coverage and freight insurance are so similar that they could be twins. In reality, they’re more like family members, related but very different.
Unfortunately, on occasion, freight gets damaged during shipping. Knowing your coverage options is important and can help you decide what coverage your shipment needs. Whether you’re shipping less-than-truckload (LTL), full truckload or partial truckload, purchasing additional freight insurance can give you added peace of mind. But, do you need insurance for full or partial truckload freight shipping?
It’s a topic that we don’t always want to talk about – freight damage. But unfortunately, freight damage sometimes happens. In addition, there is a common misconception in the freight industry, and that misconception is that your shipments are covered by the carrier through the carrier’s liability coverage. While carriers do have liability coverage, it doesn’t always cover the value of the item you are shipping. So, what do you do if your shipment is [...]
So you’ve finally found a solid freight carrier to ship your trade show booth from New York City to arrive in time for the show in Las Vegas. But what happens if your pricey set up is damaged during shipment? Have you covered all of your bases? Here’s everything you need to know before buying freight shipping insurance.