Know the risks around cargo storage.
In a world engaged in moving cargoes from one place to another, it is easy to spend time focused on what is being moved and the risks involved in transit. Inevitably, there will be multiple places where the goods will ‘rest’, either as an interface between different modes of transport or for other trade needs.
This page looks at the risks of storing cargo from dangerous goods to theft, to weather risks, to abandonment of cargo. We will be releasing a new series of TT brief documents that will look at warehouse safety, security, flooding risk and fire risk.
NEW TT Brief: warehousing series
Warehousing White Paper and Checklist
Safety Guidance for Dangerous Goods Storage and Handling Facilities produced by ICHCA International, IVODGA, National Cargo Bureau and World Shipping Council.
Despite being designated as essential services in many countries, in accordance with local government and World Health Organization (WHO) guidance, many businesses within the global logistics sector have had to change their work practices. In some cases, this includes leaving premises unoccupied for an extended, indefinite period.
StopLoss: due diligence
The importance of implementing robust due diligence procedures, incorporating all aspects of your business, cannot be underestimated as key risk mitigation.
Book it right and pack it tight
This guide provides key insights for all actors in the freight supply chain responsible for preparing unitised consignments for carriage by sea.
TT Talk - Assessing risk records
While operators do not plan to have incidents, the prudent will seek to apply sound pre-emptive advice to bolster the defence of any potential future claims.