TITLE

Safe passage

AUTHOR(S)
Morrissette, Paul
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
American Agent & Broker;Oct2010, Vol. 82 Issue 10, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how insurance clients can safely transport valuable possessions and avoid cargo theft. It suggests that insurance companies should recommend that their clients choose a reputable transportation company experienced in handling and transporting high-value goods, such as collector cars. It also notes that proper packing and shipping is the best way to ensure the safety of fine art, which is most vulnerable during transportation.
ACCESSION #
55781766

 

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