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Various unforeseeable factors can expose your cargo to risks during transit. With KN Sure, you can sit back and relax knowing that your goods are protected against unpredictable events.

Your goods are the heart of your business. Do you worry about unpredictable circumstances, like theft or bad weather conditions, causing loss or damage to your shipment?

At Kuehne+Nagel, we understand that protecting your cargo from potential risks is your biggest priority, which is why our experienced professionals offer you cargo insurance solutions with coverage for the value of goods. 

KN Sure is our one-stop shop solution that applies a suitable cargo insurance each time you book your shipment - effectively removing extra processing steps and bringing you peace of mind. With KN Sure, your claims will be settled quickly and efficiently, saving you plenty of time and effort. This way, you’ll be able to focus on growing your business while we ensure that your goods are protected against harm.

Being one of the first logistics companies in the world to offer cargo insurance to customers, we have a long history and experience in safeguarding goods. For over 40 years, we have worked closely with our subsidiary, Nacora International Insurance Brokers, to help you find the right coverage for your shipment. KN Sure supports you with Nacora’s international team of insurance experts, who take your cargo type, location and other service requirements into consideration before offering you a cover that’s tailored to fit your needs. You have the freedom to choose from one of the following solutions:

  • Spot – Covers one-time shipments.
  • Flex – Automatically covers shipments handled by Kuehne+Nagel, without requiring additional administrative work from you. This option comes with an opt-out feature for your convenience.
  • Fix – Covers all shipments on an annual basis, including those not handled by Kuehne+Nagel.

Insuring different types of cargo, under all modes of transport

KN Sure covers you for containerised and bulk commodities under all transportation modes. Furthermore, storage risks during the regular course of transit is also covered as per related insurance clauses, up to 60 days. The coverage time can be extended according to your shipment needs.

Examples of industries where we provide insurance 

We provide special cargo insurance services across multiple industries (included but not limited to): 

  • Perishable Logistics: Protect your perishables like fruits and vegetables, flowers, frozen foods, and more.

  • Hotel Logistics: Coverage for consolidation of your shipments at origin, room items and installations work performed by Kuehne+Nagel, pick-and-pack boxes as well as all furniture, fixtures and equipment for the use of your hotel or casino.
  • eCommerce Logistics:  Insurance for a wide variety of eCommerce goods during transport, consolidation and storage. Our flexible Flex option, along with our e-Insurance system, enables automatic coverage through peak seasons.
  • Drinks Logistics: End-to-end coverage for your wine, beer, spirits, and other beverages.
  • Contract Logistics – Storage Risk Insurance: Insurance for international shipments that go through a storage facility. Indemnity and liability are often discussion points when cargo is held in storage. Under certain Contract Logistics agreements, goods must be insured while in the operator’s possession. Our Nacora representative will help you facilitate coverage claims, as mentioned in the contract.
  • Oil and Gas Logistics: Solutions for standard A to B shipping with the added benefit of a built-in cushion for Delay in Start-up. You’re covered for unloading at the destination, exploration equipment, and project-related or out-of-scope cargo.

KN Sure offers you these unique benefits:

  • Get support from our partnership with top-rated insurance companies that provide powerful solutions.
  • Increase efficiency using a one-stop shop solution that fulfills both your freight and insurance needs.
  • Leverage our global network with local specialists to easily navigate through complex processes.
  • Get a seamless experience from the time you book the insurance, until your claims are settled. 

Contact us today to find out more about our services.