The transporter of freight and commodities assumes the responsibility for the cargo he has taken control of.
The value of the goods should be established and understood by the shipper and the transporter before the shipment takes place. Typically, this is set by the contract by bil of lading disclosure or public tariffs.
Motor Truck Cargo protects the transporter in case of loss or damage to the goods. The policy can be tailored to meet your operations and exposure. Additionally, the policy can insure the cargo in a terminal or warehouse. Sometimes these deliveries cannot be completed the same day or needs multiple shipments.
It is important to make sure your covered properly. The loss of goods that is not fully protected can be very costly to the transporter.