Our team of legal experts give you inside info on the legal world of cargo claims – from how to avoid losses and prevent cargo claims to taking pictures that can win a court case.

June 1, 2021

Is covid positive a reason to claim demurrage waiver from the carrier?

Covid-19 has severely impacted the supply chains globally,  shippers, willing to reduce demurrage costs  imposed by shipping lines or to win these claims 100% will have to prove they were diligent, mitigated losses and are duly entitled to waive. 

May 30, 2021

Air cargo claims procedure. Simplified.

With ocean freight rates skyrocketing, blank sailings and port congestion soaring  for some shippers, air freight is a serious alternative to consider, in particular if cargo is sensitive, short shelf life, and expensive. 

It is a common mistake to think that cargo shipped by air rarely gets damaged or is always insured. Nothing can be further from the truth. 

At some point, almost every organisation that ships cargo will experience loss or damage to their cargo. It is vital to master cargo claim process.

May 16, 2021

Why do I have to mitigate cargo loss?

Loss mitigation, in law, is the principle that a party who has suffered loss must take reasonable action to minimise the amount of the loss suffered. If, for example, a […]
May 15, 2021

Save your cargo transportation business from stress

Cargo claims stress can take a toll on the strongest of bonds. We have seen volume shippers switching shipping lines in a heartbeat. We have also seen shippers being tricked into “commercial resolutions” aka 5 cents discount on future freight.

May 2, 2021

Are you still losing on freight claims?

There are exact and precise actions that cargo receiver can take to prove cargo was damaged and winning cargo claim is excellent opportunity to boost bottom lines and unleash trapped cash for shippers, freight forwarders and marine insurance companies globally.