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Goods in Transit and Marine Claim

Please complete this claim form for when goods you are transporting are damaged either:

  • out on the road using your own vehicles, or 
  • during transportation using a subsidiary but you are arranging the insurance, or
  • when temporarily stored in your warehouse for onward transportation

Insurers will also need:

  • Copy of invoice for the transportation between you and your customer
  • Claused delivery note signed at delivery point stating damage or missing items
  • All correspondence between yourselves and your customer
  • Engineers report confirming beyond repair or repair estimate
  • If beyond repair copies of invoices between your customer and their customer to support the price of the item damaged
  • Packing lists
  • Bill of lading / airways bill / consignment note/ freight invoice (marine claims)
  • Copy of certificate of insurance issued showing cover & sum insured (marine claims)
  • Copy letter to subcontractor / consignee / freight forwarder holding them liable for damage. This must be written within 7 days of the loss to comply with marine cargo clauses.
    • Failure to do this will prejudice and potential recoveries

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