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.

September 27, 2022

How to protect coffee cargo during sea transit?

85% of coffee damage in transit is due to water ingress and not condensation.

Unfortunately, very few coffee traders know how to recover losses from liable parties when coffee cargo is damaged.

If your coffee cargo was damaged because of water ingress, you should prove this by the following facts, namely:

1) Pre-inspection of the container was carried out and documented

June 10, 2022

Why did the carrier reject my cargo claim?

In the document below we show you why when shipping onions, your cargo could be rejected and what you do to make sure you get compensation from the liable carrier: No Pre-shipment Survey Report results in the inability to prove pre-shipment and stuffing conditions and quality of the cargo.

June 6, 2022

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Recoupex would like to offer free of charge legal template ‘Cargo Damage Survey’ This retails on our website for up to 197 Euros. It has all the necessary legal jargon and all you need to do is fill in the gaps!

June 3, 2022

Global food crisis looms!

With 1 in 10 containers and their cargo getting damaged in transit, it isn’t always possible to rely on all food sources arriving in perfect condition to their port of delivery, so although cargo claims help the exporter recoup the losses, the food crisis will still continue.

May 30, 2022

Why you need to seriously recoup losses from cargo claims

With such an increase, exporters will be looking to recoup whatever losses they can by looking into the cargo claim market, and this market could see a large increase in claims as more shippers will not want to soak up costs of their losses by being fobbed off by the Goliath carriers