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Falvey Shippers In-House Capabilities - Part 1: Technology

Posted: Apr 15, 2020 10:01:00 AM

At Falvey Shippers, we believe in the power of simplicity, which begins with our capabilities. All of our operations - Technology, Underwriting and Claims - reside in-house. In this three-part series, we will dive further into each of our specializations.  […]

20 Shipping Insurance Terms You Should Know

Posted: Mar 25, 2020 9:01:00 AM

Shipping insurance has a long list of terms specific to the industry, many of which aren’t self-explanatory. Whether you’re looking to brush up on the terminology or you’re searching for the definition of a specific term associated with your insurance, we can give you a hand. From the Carmack Amendment to Inherent Vice and everything in between, we have... […]

3 Ways the Coronavirus is Affecting the Shipping Industry

Posted: Mar 18, 2020 9:01:00 AM

As the COVID-19 virus, also known as the Coronavirus, continues to spread across the world, it’s disrupting global supply chains. At the onset of the outbreak, China isolated itself, closing many of its ports, airports, and factories, which greatly impacted the shipping industry.  […]

Porch Pirate Prevention Plan

Posted: Mar 11, 2020 9:01:00 AM

We often hear about porch pirates during the holiday season, but someone can swipe a package from your doorstep any day of the year. In fact, the New York Times recently revealed that a reported 90,0000 packages go missing from porches each day in NYC alone.  […]

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Holiday Season Shipping Trends and Statistics

Posted: Nov 19, 2019 9:04:00 AM

Virtually all experts have predicted that holiday spending will grow significantly for 2019. While trade war tensions and stock market volatility may somewhat impact that growth, it’s doubtful that it will be by much. Low employment, increasing wages, and high consumer confidence have put the U.S. economy on an upswing that’s expected to translate into... […]

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When Are Freight Brokers Liable in Cargo Claims?

Posted: Oct 22, 2019 9:03:00 AM

Freight brokers and carriers often find themselves in a game of hot potato when determining who will shoulder the cost of lost or damaged cargo. Here’s what’s important to know when navigating the complexities of freight broker liability in cargo claims.  […]

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Best Practices For Shipping Fragile Goods

Posted: Sep 10, 2019 9:06:00 AM

Packaging and shipping fragile goods can be a meticulous, laborious affair. But adopting best practices to do this process right (repeatedly) will save you time and money in the long run. By following these guidelines, you can drastically mitigate the chances of having to deal with damage claims: […]

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What You Need to Know About Concealed Damage

Posted: Sep 4, 2019 9:05:00 AM

Freight damage is a hassle, from the added documentation and back-and-forth blame games to delays in payment. An even more unfortunate reality of shipping is concealed damage: When freight gets damaged in transit and for whatever reason, the damage isn’t notated in the proof of delivery (POD). Now a damaged freight claim must be filed, making getting... […]

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3 Rules To Live By With Temperature Controlled Logistics

Posted: Jul 16, 2019 9:07:00 AM

Temperature controlled, or cold chain, logistics is the storage, preservation, and transport of cargo that is temperature sensitive. These products can be anything from fresh produce and frozen foods to flowers and pharmaceuticals. If proper temperatures aren’t maintained, it could pose a threat to the health and safety of the public, as well as rack up... […]

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Highlights From Falvey Shipper's Customer Focus Week

Posted: Jun 18, 2019 9:08:00 AM

In April of this year, seven members of Falvey’s executive team attended the “Transforming Customer Experiences” (TCE) program at Harvard Business School. The four-day course included case discussions, interactive lectures, workshops, small-group talks, and individual coaching sessions, with the goal of learning how “to create the conditions where... […]

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