Is cargo insurance required?
There is no requirement to buy cargo insurance. However, it is highly recommended so you can better protect your goods from exposure to risks—some that could be catastrophic. It’s important to weigh the insurance costs with the potential losses and collateral damage that could occur without insurance.
What is the difference between freight insurance and cargo insurance?
Freight insurance covers the transportation of goods, while cargo insurance covers the actual goods themselves. This is an important distinction to make, because it can have a big impact on your business. Freight insurance is designed to protect against any loss or damage that may occur during the shipping process.
What does cargo insurance mean?
What is Cargo Insurance? Insurance that generally protects shipments from loss, damage, or theft while in transit. This coverage is beyond basic claims insurance that may be provided, and it will reimburse for the designated value of the goods if a covered event occurs while the freight is in transit.