How Long Does it Take to Settle a Marine Cargo Insurance Claim?

How Long Does it Take to Settle a Marine Cargo Insurance Claim?

There are few absolutes when it comes to marine cargo insurance claims. When shipping internationally, each circumstance is different. Therefore, processing and finalizing a claim varies in the amount of time it takes on an individual basis. How Long Does it Take to Settle a Marine Cargo Insurance Claim? Every marine cargo insurance claim is…

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Importing for Amazon | Transit Timeline

Importing for Amazon | Transit Timeline

If you import goods into the United States to be sent straight to an Amazon fulfillment center, the transit timeline can differ based on various factors. Amazon Marketplace is an excellent place for importers seeking a hands-off final delivery process for their merchandise. FBA sellers can import their products, send them directly to an Amazon…

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MCI Quote Flags Explained

Marine Cargo Insurance Quote Flags Explained

When you apply for a marine cargo insurance policy, the insurer will bring any aspects of your business that could require unique coverages or conditions to your explicit attention before finalizing the policy. What is a Quote Flag? When you apply for a Marine Cargo Insurance (MCI) policy, insurers will often research and note any…

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Importing for Amazon | Securing a Cargo Insurance Policy

Importing for Amazon | Securing a Cargo Insurance Policy

Securing a marine cargo insurance policy can mean the difference between completely losing the value of a shipment and being fully protected in the event of loss or damage of FBA merchandise. What is Marine Cargo Insurance? Marine cargo insurance protects from the loss, damage, or theft of commodities between the point of origin and…

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8 Things to Consider When Choosing a Warehouse

8 Things to Consider When Choosing a Warehouse

Like finding the right home, choosing the right warehouse location is an essential responsibility of being a shipper. Location, Location, Location The most important thing to consider when choosing a warehouse facility is the location. Aside from costs, factors such as proximity to airports and good working conditions are critical when choosing a warehouse. A…

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U.S. Trade Stats and Trends | Q1 2021

U.S. Trade Stats and Trends | Q1 2021

Through the first quarter of 2021, U.S. trade has been making a recovery after collapsing in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The WTO estimates that the volume of world merchandise trade is expected to increase by 8.0% in 2021 after falling 5.3% in 2020, continuing its rebound from the collapse that was lowest in…

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