Trade Risk Guaranty hosts a webinar about Incoterms and how they affect your Marine Cargo Insurance policy.

[Webinar] The U.S. Importer’s Introduction to Incoterms

Trade Risk Guaranty hosts a webinar with a marine cargo insurance expert presenting an introduction to incoterms for United States importers.   When it comes to shipping internationally, there is an endless list of potentially confusing elements involved in the transaction. However, at the top of that list are Incoterms. It can be difficult for…

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The Labor Day weekend brings a higher rate of cargo theft. Protect yourself with marine insurance.

Labor Day Weekend Brings an Increased in Cargo Theft Activity

Although the risk of cargo theft is present throughout any supply chain during any time of the year, there is a marked increase around the Labor Day holiday weekend.   Everybody loves a holiday weekend, unfortunately for us, so do thieves. In fact, historically, holiday weekends come with an increase in the amount of cargo…

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TRG talks about an interesting thing TPW does with decommissioned container ships.

What Happens to Decommissioned Container Ships?

After years of use in the international trade routes around the world, decommissioned container ships find a final resting place with a purpose off the coast of Texas.   Due to the recent popularity of repurposed shipping containers, we are all familiar with what happens when a container has been retired from the international trade…

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Buying your goods on CIF Terms could be hurting your business and costing you more.

[Webinar] What You Need to Know About Cost, Insurance, Freight (CIF)

In the first webinar of 2017, Tyler Zaichkin explains everything importers need to know about buying their insurance on CIF Terms.   One of the most common methods for businesses to purchase their ocean marine cargo insurance is to purchase it with through their foreign supplier on CIF (Cost, Insurance, and Freight) terms. Although this…

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Protect your cargo from the dangers of international trade.

Protect Your Cargo – The Story of M/V Bai Chay Bridge

There are many dangers that can be encountered during any international trade supply chain. The following is a real life example of an unpredictable situation at sea and how you can protect your cargo.   As a container ship journeys to its port of destination, there are a countless amount of unpredictable threats it can…

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What is CIF Term insurance and can it protect your business?

Will CIF Term Insurance Protect Your Business?

Purchasing cargo insurance on CIF terms can be a cheap option for a new importer. However, it is important to know what exactly this coverage is before making a final decision.   Entering the world of international trade can be extremely confusing with constant risks throughout the process. The best way to protect your business…

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