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Losses or destruction of goods during transportation, often covered by insurance.

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What are Damages?

Damages refer to any physical harm, loss or destruction of cargo during transportation. Damages can or various reasons, such as mishandling of cargo, accidents, theft, weather conditions, or other unforeseen events. 


When damage occurs during shipping, it can result in financial loss to the shipper, the carrier, or the consignee. Damages can also cause delays in delivery, and impact on customer satisfaction and loyalty. 


To prevent damages during shipping, companies may take various measures, such as packaging the cargo securely and appropriately, using proper handling and transportation methods, and insuring the cargo against potential losses. 

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