Carrier Limit of Liability: What is Defined as a Package?

Carrier Limit of Liability: What is Defined as a Package?

Since the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act (COGSA) was implemented, federal courts have struggled to provide a clear and specific definition of a package for the purpose of carrier liability. The term package is not defined in COGSA, and there is no legislative history to help determine its meaning. Some courts have held that…

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Importing for Amazon: FBA Merchandise Import Process

Importing for Amazon: FBA Merchandise Import Process

Before selling merchandise on Amazon, FBA importers need to understand their obligations in the import process. Those selling products sourced from other countries are commercial importers and should abide by import laws set up by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). It is the FBA seller’s responsibility to ensure the imported goods comply with…

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What does it mean to insure shipment-by-shipment?

What Does it Mean to Insure Shipment-By-Shipment?

When choosing a cargo insurance policy, it’s essential to look closely at cost and coverage in order to choose the one that is the best fit. Those who rarely ship may financially benefit from shipment-by-shipment cargo insurance, but it is wise to consider the benefits of an annual policy. Shipment-By-Shipment Cargo Insurance Policies Shipment-by-shipment cargo…

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Trade Risk Guaranty Participates in the Godfrey Saunders Run for Social Justice

Trade Risk Guaranty Participates in the Godfrey Saunders Run for Social Justice

On July 25th, seven Trade Risk Guaranty employees participated in the Godfrey Saunders Run for Social Justice. We agreed that this was a worthy cause for the company to promote wellness as well as our diversity & inclusion efforts. Participants in the Godfrey Saunders Run for Social Justice walked or ran 5k or 10k, or…

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Congratulations to the 2020 TRG Scholarship Awardee

Congratulations to the 2020 TRG Scholarship Awardee

At Trade Risk Guaranty (TRG), we are committed to helping deserving students in our community reach their academic goals. That’s why we award a $2,500 scholarship to a first-generation college student each year. High school seniors at Lone Peak High School who were the first in their family to enroll in an undergraduate college degree…

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Importing FBA for Amazon: 10 Things to Know

Importing for Amazon: 10 Things to Know About FBA

As an importer of Fulfilled By Amazon (FBA) products, you are responsible for making arrangements to have your goods shipped to the United States, cleared through customs, sent on to their final destination, and meeting all of Amazon’s regulations. 1. Have your products inspected before they are shipped. Have an inspection conducted in the country…

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