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 21, 2021

Cargo Claims – who is responsible for what?

In cargo claims, if exporters and importers are  not making the effort to learn how to do things the right way, you’ll be making mistakes that will cost you tons of time and money. 

Now, before we get into who is responsible for what,  our team at Recoupex wanna make a point about this industry: cargo claims are NOT easy. You’re playing a competitive game with other people who are all trying to make money too by putting the blame on someone else.  

In the supply chain there are usually 3 areas of responsibility: pre shipment, transit and post shipment.

June 6, 2021

Top 5 small business freight claims mistakes!

With Recoupex we create a possibility for all shippers globally to obtain compensation from the liable carriers when their cargo is damaged or lost in transit. On demand. One click […]
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 […]