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Most Cargo Theft Risk Countries

Mexico, Brazil and South Africa are most at risk for cargo theft, FreightWatch International (USA) Inc. said Monday in a report. Total cargo thefts in Mexico increased 13% in 2011, with more than 10,000 hijackings occurring on roads and highways reaching an estimated value of losses of $9 billion, according to the Austin, Texas-based logistics security agency. 21% of all theft incidents targeted the food and drink industry. The overall average loss value per theft incident increased 23%, to $189,510 from $154,000, during the 2010-2011 reporting period. Paperless Advise: your ocean marine and inland marine cargo insurance policy will provide… Read More »Most Cargo Theft Risk Countries

Paperless Insurance Now Offers Coverage in New York

SAN FRANCISCO-based independent insurance brokerage Paperless Insurance Services (PIS INC), Inc. has started offering business insurance products in the State of New York, PIS INC announced Thursday. PIS INC will be using their website as the marketing and underwriting base in the State if New York CFO Diana Motseniat said in her announcement. Paperless Insurance also announced that it is in the process of starting operations in the State of Texas. “Starting operations in New York is vital to the continued expansion of our U.S. platform to complement our strong position and build a truly unified small business insurance platform,”… Read More »Paperless Insurance Now Offers Coverage in New York

Cargo Elite by Travelers – Simply the Best

Travelers Cargo Elite® policy provides outstanding coverage for importers and exporters, including automatic “all risk”* coverage for international shipments of new merchandise – even for goods your client has never shipped before. Benefit from a policy that offers an extensive range of coverage features, streamlined reporting and the ability to issue online special policies anywhere, anytime. Cargo Elite Coverage Highlights: Policyholders have full rights to the possession and control of all damaged goods. If a loss is not immediately apparent at the time of delivery, Travelers coverage applies to the discovered loss up to 60 days after arrival to the… Read More »Cargo Elite by Travelers – Simply the Best

A Big Success with Ocean Express

Below is a small sample of some new Ocean Cargo accounts. Goods Shipped State Premium Auto Parts FL $5,000 Clothing UT $2,324 Computers & Hardware CA $2,686 Furniture NC $2,033 Machinery Parts IA $2,239 Office Equipment PA $1,968 Plumbing Supplies NC $3,383 Promotional Items IL $2,100

Make Sure to Insure Your Cargo in California

Very surprising news we got today from the Golden State:  California led the nation in cargo thefts last year, with 247 of 747 thefts in the U.S. that were estimated at $171 million, according to a report released last week by the National Insurance Crime Bureau. Texas was the next most-targeted state for cargo thefts, with 91 in 2010. There also were 66 in Florida, 56 in Illinois, 40 in Tennessee and 39 in Georgia, according to the Des Plaines, Ill.-based NICB’s ForeCAST Report.  Electronics were most often the target of cargo theft, with 139 incidents. There were 108 cases… Read More »Make Sure to Insure Your Cargo in California