WHERE GOODS TRANSPORT INSURANCE SHOULD BE TAKEN OUT? WHO MUST CONTRACT THE INSURANCE?
Depending on the goods delivery conditions that have been negotiated (Incoterm), either the exporter or the importer will take out the goods transport insurance.
In order to cover risks relating to the transport of goods, the party in question must contact insurance companies that have experience in operations of this kind: transport insurance companies.
WHAT HAPPENS IN THE CASE OF AN INCIDENT DURING TRANSPORTATION?
Should an incident occur, the insured party must notify the insurer of this fact within the time-period and in the manner established in the insurance agreement. Normally, transport insurance policies and certificates require the insured party to notify the claims adjuster designated (in the policy itself) by the insurer, so that the adjuster can assess the damage and issue the corresponding damage report (survey report)
WHAT SHOULD I DO IF THE CLIENT DOES NOT ACCEPT THE GOODS I AM SENDING?
The main causes for a claim lodged by an importer in international sales-purchase agreements include: reception of defective (or inadequate) goods, missing goods, reception of damaged goods and delays regarding the reception of goods. The manner of proceeding will depend on the incident in question. The freight forwarder will be able to help you with proceedings of this kind.