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Product Damage

Editor’s Note: Today’s blog is from Cindy Banker with ProCorr Display and Packaging who is bringing us some great insight on how to reduce product damage.
If you are a product manufacturer, you know all too well the perils of shipping products from your factory or warehouse to a DC or retailer.  Packaging and product damage during shipping is extremely common.

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freight on board

Today supply chains stretch around the globe, and few supply chain can exist within a single country without selling or purchasing products or raw materials from other countries. In the course of international trade, compliance with international trade laws and cultural differences can lead to confusion when interpreting contractual terms and obligations.
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The Essential Guide to Freight Claims Management

Thomasholmes Inc., held a live webinar entitled “The Essential Guide to Freight Claims Management” on June 6th, 2017. Those who were not able to attend can now download a live replay of this highly educational webinar on a very important subject. This webinar is perfect for shippers of all sizes. to get educational material covering all things freight claims.

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freight claim management

Thomasholmes Inc., announces that their “Essential Guide to Freight Claims Management” Webinar is now open for registrations by shippers of all sizes. Thomasholmes will present educational material covering all things freight claims on June 6th, 2017 at 10 AM CST.
Register for this webinar by visiting this link here: https://goo.

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carmack amendment

In 1935, Congress passed legislation to help prevent carriers from being subject to unqualified cases of fraud and freight loss claims. Previously, carriers were held liable for any damage that occurred to a shipment while in their possession. However, this meant that carriers were on the financial hook even when damage was not their fault.

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freight claim laws

Freight claim loss is almost a taboo subject in modern shipping. No one wants to touch it, but it’s important to know which freight claim laws govern certain modes of transportations, allowing everyone to understand when and if a claim is appropriate. Let’s look at some of these freight claim laws and what they mean for freight transportation liability.