Businesses all over the world rely on different forms of transportation to channel goods from one place to another. Trucks dot the highways, destined for stores and warehouses spread all over the country. Enormous ships traverse the waters from continent to continent making deliveries of various goods. It could be medicine, plants, food, clothes, furniture, and petroleum; people and businesses everywhere need to be supplied with products. One way or another, whether by land, sea, or air, these products have to get to their desired destinations. Entrepreneurs hope that the process of distribution goes without a hitch, but unforeseen events can happen. All too often, a mishap on the road causes immense damage and loss of property.
What are the typical dangers associated with the distribution of goods? Here are a few pointers to keep your business in the clear and your products en route. (more…)