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Shipping Insurance in South Gate, Bellflower, and Van Nuys, CA

When a product leaves your business and is loaded onto a mail truck, what happens next is out of your hands—but in many cases, customers still hold you liable for ensuring that their package arrives safely.

Fortunately, shipping insurance is available to fill this coverage gap and protect you when something goes wrong.

What's Covered

This form of insurance will reimburse you if a package is stolen, lost, or damaged on the way to its destination. For anyone looking to send a package, the two major considerations are as follows:

  • Is it already protected? Many packages are already insured by shipping companies—often automatically. However, coverage is not universal and depends both on who carries the package and what type of mail it is. In particular, shippers should familiarize themselves with the regulations of the USPS, whether or not they plan to use it—both FedEx and UPS frequently utilize the Last Mile service, and knowing who is responsible for the package helps ensure that it's fully covered at all times.
  • How much is it worth? Most forms of shipping insurance have a relatively low cap on what they'll pay out (typically several thousand dollars, sometimes as low as one hundred). If you're sending items worth more than the cap, you may still suffer a loss if something happens to the package, and will want to purchase additional coverage. If you do not properly declare the value of the package when it's being sent, you'll be liable for any losses beyond the standard limit.

Domestic Shipping Insurance

Domestic coverage for shipping is often available for as low as a few dollars per-parcel. If you're planning to ship anything that goes above and beyond the protection that carriers normally provide, talk to a ANA Insurance Brokerage, Inc. agents about how many packages you'll be shipping, and they'll work with you to find a rate that matches what you're doing.

International Shipping Insurance

Shipments being mailed internationally are often more expensive to insure, especially if they'll be passing through the hands of a local carrier with a poor reputation. Since fees can vary so widely, based on a combination of factors, it's usually best to get a quote well before you send the package. Tools like the USPS International Price Calculator can be used to get a quick estimate of postage and basic insurance coverage for any given package.

 

1. "Last Mile Service." Accessed April 14, 2016. http://www.usps.com/lastmile/.

2. "International Price Calculator." Accessed April 14, 2016. https://ircalc.usps.com/.

Our Locations

Main Office

4082 Tweedy Blvd
South Gate, CA 90280
Main office: 323-859-1396
Fax: 323-563-8809

Bellflower

10130 Rosecrans Ave
Bellflower, CA 90706
Main office: 562-472-2264
Fax: 562-863-6344

Van Nuys

14506 ½ Victory Bvld
Van Nuys, CA 91401
Main office: 818-237-4003
Fax: 818-787-6471

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Testimonials

My mother was the first to use Ana Insurance and she always had a great experience and saved a LOT of money. So when I bought my car she suggested that I go to Ana's, too, and I have saved a lot of money, myself, as well as enjoying the personal touches that Freddy and Corin have always provided. I will never go anywhere else for insurance.

J. MacGregor
I like the professionalism and the great service.

R. Kyser Jr.
Dulcemaria and Javier helped me with my insurance and gave me the best deal. They were very helpful and polite and patient. If you need insurance go to ANA Insurance.

M. Mendez
Switched from other broker of Mercury Insurance to come to ANA. They have a very friendly yet extremely professional environment and I see them like family. Truly the best decision I ever made!

B. Abrams
Marlyn is awesome at what she does. Her customer service and personality makes you feel welcomed. I highly recommend Marlyn for all your insurance needs.

R. Reyes
Great insurance, love this place. I had insurance with this company before but had to change it because it got too expensive. I ended up with Freeway Insurance and regretted it later because of several problems. The biggest one was that they lied to me by saying that my payment came back with insufficient funds and had to get a bank statement to prove otherwise. Never had this problem before with ANA and I doubt I ever will. Alex was my agent and he did a great job in finding a good deal.

C. Valencia