Category: Cargo trade & logistics insurance

It could happen to you – abandoned cargo costs freight forwarders dearly

With COVID related port closures, business shut downs and delays in shipments, we are seeing more cargos being abandoned at destination by shippers and consignees, who seem to disappear into the ether when called upon to settle large container demurrage and storage accounts. The freight forwarder is often then left in the firing line to…
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New Incoterms 2020 explained for importers and exporters

The standard terminology used to describe international contracts of sale, Incoterms, has been updated. The new Incoterms 2020 came into effect on 1 January 2020 and impacts everyone involved in buying and selling goods internationally. They clearly set out the respective obligations of the buyer and seller and delineate responsibilities during the transport process. Importantly,…
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Freight forwarders generate income from cargo insurance

It pays to offer cargo insurance to your clients The team at specialist marine insurance brokers, AlphaXO Risk Partners has decades of experience in all forms of marine insurance, including cargo insurance. Many freight forwarders choose not to assist their clients with insurance for their goods, often due to the perceived additional complexity. However, when…
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AlphaXO’s 90 Second Cargo Quote Challenge

Think providing Cargo insurance for your clients is too hard and time consuming? Take the AlphaXO’s 90 Second Cargo Quote Challenge and think again! We challenge you to get a cargo insurance quote in less than 90 seconds. AND if you can top our resident speedstress, Catherine’s 38 seconds you will win a special prize…
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Reflecting on MIAL’s Modern Maritime conference

AlphaXO attended the recent Modern Maritime conference, hosted by Maritime Industry Australia Limited. We’ve been reflecting on 5 of the key things impacting the local marine industry that we heard: 1. Increased use of technology and automation is increasing productivity and also introducing new threats, including malicious cyber activity. 2. Australia has a significant reliance…
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Offer cargo insurance to your clients and take a load off

Reasons to offer your clients insurance with AlphaXO Risk Partners: Build stronger client relationships by adding more value to your service Protect yourself – less chance of a claim against your company Worldwide coverage for all types of cargo, including project cargo and bulk cargo Flexible limits and in most cases no excess Our online…
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Answering cargo insurance questions at AFIF

The team at AlphaXO are answering cargo insurance and freight forwarders’ insurance questions at the AFIF: Australian Federation of International Forwarders conference this week. It’s also a chance to win a Google Home Mini too! 

Protecting Freight Forwarders from the hassle and cost of liability claims

Make sure you are covered where it counts Freight Services Liability insurance protects against claims brought against you by any parties who, for whatever reason, are seeking compensation for loss, damage or expense they believe they have suffered as a result of your negligence. It combines Legal and Contractual Liability, Errors and Omissions, and Defence Against Claims. Covering:…
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Visit AlphaXO Risk Partners at CBFCA conference in Sydney

The team at AlphaXO Risk Partners are going to be at the Customs Brokers and Forwarders Council conference in Sydney, ready and waiting to answer any questions delegates have about insurance – for their customers’ goods or their own business. We are running a 2 minute survey to find out what freight forwarders think of…
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Get your personalised cargo insurance quote now

Our insurance solutions cover pretty much anything being shipped anywhere, anyhow, ranging from a few thousand dollars in value up to millions of dollars. This includes all nature of logistics operations and cargo movements from project cargoes to stock throughput insurances, from freight forwarders to importers, exporters and commodity traders, perishable commodities, inherent vice and…
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