The TT Club, the leading international transport and logistics insurance provider, today released a trading update for the period 1 January - 31 August 2014.
Leading freight transport insurer, TT Club, has announced its support for a unique learning initiative – Business on the Move. The educational tool takes the form of a board game which is designed to be played at varying levels of complexity. Consequently, it is suitable for primary and secondary school children as well as higher education students, management trainees and corporate continuous development schemes. TT Club sees the initiative as an imaginative means to educate and inspire young people in the UK, motivating an interest in and comprehension of modern supply chains and the transport resources that service them.
Speaking at TOC Europe’s Container Supply Chain Conference in London, freight insurance specialist TT Club’s Mike Yarwood has warned of the increasing dangers posed by ‘cyber-criminals’ targeting carriers, ports, terminals and other transport operators. Examples of computer hacking affecting organisations, companies and individuals are numerous. Data and information used to focus on high value cargo and susceptible loads.
In a speech given to the Trans Middle East Conference in Qatar in May, Andrew Kemp, Regional Director EMEA of the freight transport insurance specialist TT Club, called for operators to do more to minimise the causes of incidents resulting in bodily injury, cargo and property damage
In a speech given yesterday at the ASEAN Ports & Shipping Conference in Jakarta, Phillip Emmanuel, Regional Director Asia-Pacific of the freight transport insurance specialist TT Club, called for operators to do more to minimise preventable accidents that result in bodily injury, cargo and property damage
The TT Club, the leading international transport, freight and logistics insurance provider, has appointed Robert Kempkens as claims director. Based in London, he will be responsible for overseeing global claims handling for the TT Club.
The TT Club, the leading international transport and logistics insurance provider, today announces its financial results for the year ended 31 December 2013, maintaining its A- (Excellent) rating by agency AM Best for the 8th consecutive year.
TT Club has revealed that as many as two thirds of accidents that involve the loss of, or damage to, containerised cargo are thought to be caused by poor or improper packing and securing. Such a finding is echoed by the ocean carriers' Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS), where a third of incidents investigated were found to have this cause. The loss to the industry is substantial, resulting in direct expense, operational disruption and management distraction, not to mention litigation or insurance costs.
Insurance Day interview: Charles Fenton chief executive, and Andrew Kemp, EMEA regional director, TT Club
TT Club, the insurance specialist serving the global freight industry, continues to support innovation in the logistics sector.
TT Club, the insurance specialist serving the global freight industry, continues to support innovation in the logistics sector.<s></s>
In a speech to be given at the TOC Container Supply Chain: Middle East Conference on 9th December, Andrew Kemp, Regional Director EMEA of the freight transport insurance specialist TT Club will warn of the additional liability that freight forwarders and other logistics operators are open to as a consequence of dynamic changes in global trade.
With the arrival of ‘MOL Caledon’, DP World’s London Gateway received its first scheduled ship call last week. Specialist freight transport and cargo handling insurer, TT Club is delighted to provide the liability cover...
82% of insurance claims related to cargo handling at ports are the result of operational shortcomings or poor equipment maintenance. This revealing statistic was presented by TT Club’s Regional Director, Asia-Pacific, Phillip Emmanuel as he addressed representatives of South Asian ports at an industry conference in Mumbai last week.
The TT Club is delighted to congratulate the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS) on being presented with this year’s Containerisation International Award for Corporate Social Responsibility at a ceremony in London yesterday.
Speaking at the recent TOC Americas Conference in Miami TT Club’s Senior Underwriter, Dan Negron outlined his views on future Latin American trade growth and the pressures that this will create on the region’s transport infrastructure.
In early October the UAE’s National Association of Forwarding and Logistics (NAFL) hosted a workshop for its members as part of its AGM proceedings. The group invited freight transport insurance specialist TT Club to present an overview of the risk profile that freight forwarders and logistics operators in the region are experiencing and the insurance cover available to mitigate such risk.
The 2013 Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year Award has been presented to German forwarder Janna Van Burgeler at a ceremony during the FIATA Congress in Singapore. (17 October, 2013)
Speaking this week at the industry forum, ASEAN Ports and Shipping in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, TT Club’s Regional Director for Asia Pacific, Phillip Emmanuel, showed evidence that a very high percentage of the insurer’s claims were due to some kind of operational error. The vast majority could have been avoided through good management practice. Emmanuel highlighted the main areas of concentrated risk and presented effective recommendations to minimise these incidents.
International transport insurance provider, TT Club, has sponsored the FIATA Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year Award since its beginnings in 1999. It continues to support the programme and it aims to identify, recognise and encourage young talent throughout the industry.