Pilot Success and update – the figures

  Cargo Survey Control six month pilot has been successfully completed. Whilst confident of success no-one could really totally predict how successful the pilot would be. Our aim to bring benefit to insurers by offering cost effective cargo survey below certain non survey thresholds ( visible or invisible ) was completely achieved. Claim reduction, salvage sale and increased recovery potential, all as a result of survey, vastly outweighed survey costs. The returns on…

Progress

The concept of Cargo Survey Control has received widespread support from insurers and surveyors alike as a form of mutually beneficial co-operation. It is true to say that we have been very flattered by the support and praise for the idea, the system, the app and the survey. We have firm interest from 3 major insurers and are intending to run a pilot imminently. We have sent usernames and passwords…

High Cargo Survey Thresholds – is ignorance really bliss !! ?

There seems to have been a gradual but noticeable trend amongst cargo insurers to increase cargo survey waiver thresholds. Some insurers have waived their survey instructions below thresholds as high as £25,000. The rationale behind the trend is sound. Cargo surveys are expensive. Presuming that most claims below the threshold are valid and not hugely inflated then the saving in survey fees outweighs the financial benefit to insurers. Obviously, this…

Cargo Surveying and the new technology – how big is your app’etite !

Whilst the rest of the world seems to have gone technology mad, the majority of marine cargo surveyors seem to have remained almost reassuringly reserved about the new technology. Certainly, having spoken with a few surveyors, there is a reluctance to embrace the new technology. Without doubt there is no on line system that can incorporate the experience or opinion and judgement of the Master who was at sea overseeing…

Screen shots for insurers

This is the form that you use to post your survey for selection by our panel…. Click on the image to enlarge……but press the ‘BACK’ button to return !! Your survey request is then posted to be grouped geographically with others and selected for survey. Geographical grouping reduces transport costs.           Our panel of surveyors are able to view, reserve, claim or relinquish available surveys to conduct cost effectively….…