As a freight forwarder, you are exposed to certain liabilities in line with the type of services you provide your clients. You need goods in transit and public liability insurance for couriers to protect your business from these risks.
This type of goods in transit and public liability insurance is designed for freight forwarders where the risk for liability is considerable, and a claim can be financially devastating. This type of insurance protects all types of freight carriers against loss or damage of goods in transit in Australia, from truck operator/owner through to small-large size fleet operators.
A Carriers insurance policy can cover loss or damage due to specific events or liability insurance policy for goods and legal fees. This can be combined with load insurance as a single policy.
Other inclusions would be legal defense expenses, removal of debris, on forwarding expenses, livestock agistment and mustering, loading and unloading, theft and non-delivery, and driver’s personal effects.
You need to cover your legal liability for compensation on loss or damage of goods and livestock during transport. Talk to us at Truck Insurance HQ about all your Carriers transit liability insurance needs, we are truck and transport specialists and will provide you with competitive quotes. Call us on 1300 815 344 or you can request a quote here.