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As a freight forwarder, your clients rely on you to deliver their goods within tight deadlines. But when the goods you’re responsible for get lost or damaged, freight forwarders can face significant legal liability. That’s why our freight forwarders insurance protects you, your vehicles, your employees, and the goods you’re responsible for. We offer all the policies freight forwarders need, with policies like shipping insurance, goods in transit insurance, commercial vehicle insurance, and much more.
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What insurance do freight forwarders need?
Property insurance: Coverage for fire, water leaks, machinery & tools, burglary, etc. Essentially protects your property and its contents.
Goods in transit insurance: Coverage for loss/damage to goods that you’re transporting.
Shipping insurance: Coverage for loss/damage to goods that you use third-party shippers for. Covers international and local shipments.
Commercial vehicle insurance: Coverage for your vehicles. Available as either single vehicle insurance, or courier fleet insurance if you have multiple vehicles.
Public liability insurance: Coverage for property damage or injuries to third-parties.
For instance, if you knock into someone’s expensive vase over while moving goods, you can be held liable to pay damages. This insurance will pay for your lawyer’s fees, along with any legal damages.
Work injury insurance: Coverage for injuries/sickness to employees. Includes coverage for Covid-19 infections.
For instance, you run a construction company and subcontract work to electricians. They do a poor job of wiring your client’s property, causing damage and injuries. Both your subcontractor and your company are sued.
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What major risks do freight forwarders face?
Legal liability: Being sued by clients, contractors, or other parties for damage or loss to goods that you’re responsible for
Employee accidents/infectious disease: Death, injury or illness of employees. You’ll need Work Injury Compensation Insurance to cover this.
Management-related claims such as Wrongful Employment Practice lawsuits from employees. You’ll need Directors & Officers Liability Insurance to cover this.
Causing property damage or injuries to third-parties during engineering projects
Pollution caused by your services. You’ll need Directors & Officers Liability Insurance to cover this.
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