Forklift Safety and Frequently Asked Questions

 
Forklift Safety
Forklifts can be seen as a serious hazard: You are less likely to suffer a fatality working in a mine than you are operating a forklift truck in a warehouse (https://www.aftt.co.uk/forklift-accidents/). Most fork lift accidents that occur are preventable by following the British safety standard guidelines.
Forklifts must be in good working order and properly […]

By |August 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Growing Threat of Cargo Crime

The ever increasing threat of cargo crime has led to more people taking extra measures to protect their goods when shipping around the world. We hear all the time of containers going missing or containers turning up without the correct number of goods inside.

One organisation out to stop these thieves is the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) […]

By |May 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Keyless Entry Set to Drive Up Motor Premiums

With all the new technology being developed you now have the ability to walk up to your car and open it without having to take your keys from your pockets, isn’t it great!

Well no it isn’t as good as it seems, by 2019 there will be new criteria included in a vehicle’s New Vehicle Security […]

By |April 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Worlds Biggest Automated Port Terminal Opens Up!

The Worlds biggest automated port terminal has opened up, China’s Shanghai port has been subject to a £1.37 Billion development to turn one of its terminals fully automated. Due to this development the whole £8.5 Billion port will be able to process more than 40 million containers a year – the most in the world.

With […]

By |April 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What are Incoterms?

Incoterms or International Commercial Terms are a series of pre-defined commercial terms published by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) relating to International Commercial Law. They are used in International commercial transactions to clearly indicate the responsibilities of the buyer and seller of goods when shipping and insuring goods. It is easy to confuse this […]

By |February 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Importance of Sanctions Checking

One of the big questions we get asked by our clients is, “do we have to carry out our own sanctions checking?” the answer is yes. Unfortunately there are people in the world that are up to no good and getting in to business with these people could land you in some serious trouble.

There are […]

By |February 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Moving house? Buy Insurance!

So you have decided to pick up and move somewhere new, maybe your going abroad in search of some better weather or your just moving around the UK for work. The whole moving process can be stressful and there are lots of things to think about, who will pack the items? who will move the items? […]

By |January 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Customer Storage Insurance

What is Customer Storage Insurance?

It is an insurance product that allows the Logistics Company, as Policyholder, to offer goods-in-storage insurance to its customers and to provide them with a Certificate of Insurance stating all the insuring conditions that are applicable.
Insurance provided is for accidental physical loss or damage to customer goods stored in the Policyholder’s […]

By |January 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Freight Liability Insurance Weight Limitation Explained

As Marine Insurance specialists we regularly deal with Freight Forwarding companies, as a Freight Forwarding company it is very important that a Freight Transport Liability Insurance policy is in place. This policy protects the company against any claims that may occur and fall under the accepted perils that are covered.

Every Freight Forwarding company will have […]

By |January 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Our new Cyber Insurance product!

Here is a quick guide to our new Cyber Insurance product, the basic cover and an indication of the kind of premium you can expect.

Basic cover provided;

Section A – Investigation

The reasonable and necessary costs incurred by us or by you with our written consent, for external IT security experts to confirm the existence or absence […]

By |January 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments