Industry Insights

The Cost of Getting Paid

  Transportation intermediaries should carefully consider all costs involved in the pursuit of unpaid freight charges. These difficult situations are often further complicated when the transportation intermediary is presented with a counterclaim alleging delays in delivery and/or loss or damage to cargo to offset the freight amount due. Although those counterclaims can trigger insurance coverage, […]

Industry Insights, Insights

Cargo Insurance in Action: Oversized Coverage for Wind Turbine Blade Damaged During Transportation

In the latest edition of Roanoke Trade’s “Cargo Insurance in Action” series where our goal is to provide you with insight as to the type of exposures and incidents that can result in substantial losses and to underscore the importance of carrying Cargo insurance, we’re sharing the details of a recent claim involving the shipment […]

Cargo Insurance, Industry Insights

What Global Supply Chain Risks to Expect in 2017

A recent podcast featuring Aaron Michel, senior engineer at AIR Worldwide, a provider of catastrophe risk modeling software and consulting services, discussed what we should be expecting when it comes to global supply chain disruptions in 2017. In order to portend what lies ahead, Michel says it’s wise to look back at the type of […]

Industry Insights

The Benefits of a Robust Cargo Insurance Management App for Logistics Service Providers

Offering your clients Cargo insurance to protect their goods against physical damage or loss while in transit is a valuable add-on service that helps you solidify your relationships. Having an on-line insurance application to automate the process of administrating your Cargo policy provides you with a number of key benefits, particularly with a system specifically […]

Errors and Omissions, Industry Insights

Emergency Management Plans Critical in Keeping the Supply Chain Moving

In 2016 we saw several events hit the logistics services industry causing delays and upheaval in the supply chain. What these events have taught us once again is the necessity to have a robust emergency management plan in place to help assist companies in delivering client goods on schedule. While some events are sudden others […]

Industry Insights, Transportation

U.S. Continues Canadian Softwood Lumber Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations

In an expected move recently, at the request of U.S. lumber interests, the U.S. government began antidumping and countervailing duty (ADD/CVD) investigations. The investigations follow strict deadlines and schedules, but do allow for limited extensions of those deadlines. Based on HTSUS numbers provided, these investigations can affect what is historically over $4 billion of annual […]

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