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Goods in Transit Insurance

Goods in Transit Insurance

Save money when you compare goods in transit insurance

On the Cheaper Van Insurance website, you have access to a panel of insurers in the market. If you require goods in transit insurance, then you may obtain competitive quotations via the easy online quote request form. In addition to goods in transit insurance, we also provide services for van, truck, camper van and liability insurance, as well as tools in van and breakdown cover. We specialise in these specific areas, which allows us to better serve you in your search for a great deal on insurance.

When you are responsible for transporting goods, it is vital to protect yourself financially with a goods in transit insurance policy. If you do not have goods in transit insurance at the time of an accident, you could be liable for a substantial amount of money to cover the cost of the loss or damage incurred. Therefore, it is necessary to ensure you have the adequate cover under a goods in transit insurance policy. Whether you are a courier, haulage company or removals business, you could benefit from goods in transit insurance.

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Goods in transit insurance will usually cover stock, tools and materials against loss, damage and theft 24 hours a day; however, many goods in transit insurance policies stipulate that the vehicle carrying the goods should be secured in a locked compound for a set period, overnight. Therefore, it is important to read your goods in transit insurance documentation carefully, to ensure that you will be financially protected at all times. For example, if the vehicle carrying the goods is parked in a lay-by at 5pm, and a theft occurs, then the goods may be covered, depending on the policy, but if the same incident occurs at 10pm, the goods may not be covered if the policy states that they should be locked in a secure compound.

Some important information the insurer may need to know, in order to provide you with an accurate quotation and adequate cover, are as follows:

  • Your business description
  • The type of goods being carried
  • The estimated value of the goods
  • Goods packaging, transit packing and conditions of carriage and storage
  • How the goods will be transported
  • Terms of the contract between you and your customer
  • Your annual turnover
  • Geographical limits
  • Details of any previous goods in transit insurance claims

In order to obtain the correct cover, a goods in transit insurance policy should be tailored to suit your needs. A 'one size fits all' type of policy could leave you unprotected in the event of a claim. Therefore, providing full and accurate details during the quotation process is of the utmost importance. Similarly, it is vital that you provide all details of previous claims, as failure to do so could result in future claims not being covered by the insurer, or cancellation of your policy due to falsified information.

You can begin obtaining your goods in transit insurance quotations, right now, by completing the easy online quote request form.

Cheaper Van Insurance owned by K9 Media (Proprietor: Andrew Biggs) is an Introducer Appointed Representative of Autonet Insurance Services Ltd, which is authorised & regulated by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) under firm reference 308213. You may check this on the FSA's register by visiting the FSA's website, www.fsa.gov.uk/register/ or by calling 0845 606 1234.