Insurance/Freight Claims

Insurance/Freight Claims

  • INSURANCE CERTIFICATES

      Question:   Our affiliates in Japan places a PO with us to drop ship from the US to   Taiwan.  The shipment is to be insured and the Insurance certificate is to be   made out to the consignee.   What value is to be used for the insurance coverage?  Our selling value to […]

  • FREIGHT CLAIMS UNDER CIP/CIF

      Question:   For fellow members that are receiving freight under CIF / CIP terms and do   not control or pay for the freight, how are you handling claims for damages.   Is it the responsibility of the US recipient or the origin shipper to file   it with the freight forwarder?   ************

  • INSURANCE CERTIFICATES

      Question:   Our affiliates in Japan places a PO with us to drop ship from the US to   Taiwan.  The shipment is to be insured and the Insurance certificate is to be   made out to the consignee.   What value is to be used for the insurance coverage?  Our selling value to […]

  • CARGO INSURANCE

    We just recently had a container that went overboard en route to Rotterdam. We have a notice from the carrier stating this and advising contacts for the insurance claim. My question: this shipment was also insured under our policy and CIP terms. Do I file claims with both our insurance carrier and the ocean carrier’s […]

  • Insurance/Freight Claims Q&A 1

    I’ve been told that for small package courier shipments that typically the shipper would file a claim. However, if necessary, the consignee or a 3rd party can be the one to file the claim. In a drop shipment situation where your vendor shipped directly to your customer, who should file the claim? Shipper, consignee, or […]