Our Goods in Transit specialists will work with you to ensure that the items being transported by road, rail, air, or sea are insured should they not arrive at their destination.
Why do you need Goods in transit insurance?
Whether you’re a small courier business or a large international haulage company, we can advise on a tailored insurance policy to meet your business needs.
Our team of corporate insurance specialists know that Goods in Transit insurance isn’t just about protecting the value of the items you’re transporting, it’s also about your business reputation and safeguarding your company against the consequences of delays.
As Chartered Insurance Brokers, we work with leading insurers to put the right protection in place to mitigate against the potential theft, loss, damage or delay of the goods in your care.
Who needs Goods in transit insurance?
Moving / Removal companies
Vehicle recovery businesses
Equipment lenders/ shipment
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It is not a legal requirement however, it would be wise for any business offering a courier, delivery, or removal services to be covered. It is often a requirement in the majority of commercial contracts as the cost of replacing lost or damaged goods can be fatal to many businesses.
Typically, goods in transit covers the loss of materials, goods or cargo that are lost, stolen or damaged in transit, and may make it possible to recover the cost of the items in question.
Goods in transit also covers businesses when they are subject to transport related delays, such as delays, delays caused by mislabelling, deliveries to the wrong address, or even items signed for by the wrong person.
Certain goods in transit insurance may also include cover for items left in the vehicle overnight, if the vehicle is locked and parked in a secure place.