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Tips to File a Claim from Lockton Affinity

Despite your commitment to risk management and proper procedures to protect your inventory, claims can happen. When an incident occurs, avoid the panic. Save this article on claims support from Lockton Affinity to ensure you remember how to respond to a claim correctly and efficiently if the time comes. Decide to file a claim It [...]

By | May 31st, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Flood Risks for Inventory Businesses

Floods happen quickly and the conditions for flash flooding aren’t always obvious. In 2022, flood repair costs for businesses are expected to top $13.5 billion and cause more than 3 million days of lost business operation combined. Exposure to water quickly causes damage, which is why it’s important for inventory businesses to know the risks [...]

By | February 7th, 2022|Risk management|0 Comments

Winter Weather Inventory Risks

Winter weather inventory risks can pose a serious threat for businesses. In early 2021, a single winter storm caused an estimated $15 billion in insured losses. Your business may be at greater risk if your product is out in the open and exposed to the elements. Winter weather inventory risks are hard to predict and [...]

By | October 6th, 2021|Risk management|0 Comments

Reducing Inventory Fire Damage

Fire risk exists on a continual basis for the inventory industry. According to NFPA, the National Fire Protection Association, there's little variation by month, day of the week and time of day when it comes to the average number of inventory fires. Fire sources run the gamut, from arson to lightning to equipment failure, although [...]

By | August 30th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Managing Supply Chain Disruptions and Customer Expectations

Over the last decade, we got used to having a fast, reliable global supply chain at our fingertips. But the global pandemic changed all that. Now, delays are common, which can put a strain on your customer relationships when supply can't keep up with demand. If not managed well, such supply problems could turn into [...]

By | June 18th, 2021|Risk management|0 Comments

Summer Storm Risks for Inventory

Summer storms can pose a serious risk for businesses with inventory. In 2019, the Congressional Budget Office estimated commercial business damage from summer storms at $9 billion. Your business may be at greater risk if your product is located in vulnerable warehouses or out in the open exposed to the elements. These weather risks are [...]

By | May 24th, 2021|Risk management|0 Comments

Developing a Risk Management Program

As a dealer, you know that things don't always go according to plan. Knowing what risk you face can help you be better prepared. While success in business always involves some level of risk, taking the right steps now can minimize the likelihood of an inventory loss, liability lawsuit or serious incident affecting the wellbeing [...]

By | April 22nd, 2021|Risk management|0 Comments

5 Actionable Ways to Reduce Inventory Damage

Managing inventory comes with many challenges, including how to reduce inventory damage. Damage to inventory can occur at any point in your processes. Some products are damaged at the time of receiving, others are damaged during handling and storage and some are damaged during shipping. All damages can impact your bottom line, so it's important [...]

By | December 22nd, 2020|Risk management|0 Comments

Common Inventory Risks and How to Combat Them

Carrying inventory is at the heart of your business but comes with significant risk. Inventory dealers make large financial investments to make sure customers get the goods and services they need, how and when they expect them. To ensure customer satisfaction and the profitability of your operation, it's important to manage your exposures properly. Here's [...]

By | December 22nd, 2020|Risk management|0 Comments