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In a typical year, our specialist global team of 200+ experts help clients manage the risks associated with over $750 billion of cargo, across multiple industry sectors.

Why Willis Towers Watson Global Cargo?



Global cargo teams+industry insight+integrated risk and claims consultancy = An equation that delivers results

The team's unique selling point of "best in front" of clients - regardless of location, is evidenced by the creation of dedicated practice groups to support your individual risk profile.

Global Cargo's 200+ cargo experts work within an industry practice framework to provide sector specific solutions and advice via our integrated risk and claims consultancy in over 140 countries.

This industry focus helps provide a risk centred solution, rather than the traditional transactional approach to insurance placement. Additionally, this collaboration helps ensure our clients are getting the best talent and market access, irrespective of geography.

Global Cargo industry practice groups



  • Automotive
  • Commodities and petrochemicals
  • Hi-tech
  • Logistics and supply chain management
  • Luxury brands
  • Mining and metals
  • Not for profit organizations 
  • Pharma and life science 
  • Project cargo and construction 
  • Rejection
  • Retail
  • Satellite transport and pre-launch risks
  • Shippers' interest
  • Subsea

The Global Cargo proposition



  • Knowledge and experience

    Our ability to work in specialist industry focused practice groups globally, is based on deep experience within the team.

  • The power of innovation

    Cargo industry knowledge and client insight feeds innovation evidenced by our response to your challenges - recognising that sometimes a simple solution is the best one.

  • Global capabilities

    A global team of 200+ cargo experts supporting your commercial opportunities in North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East.

  • Market strength

    Competitive pricing and coverage enhancements obtained through maximising the potential of the global marine insurance marketplace.

  • Market analysis

    Insightful market selection based on settlement performance management, loss prevention and emergency response as well as financial security.

  • Beyond the marine transaction

    As your risk adviser we have a connected approach to risk, providing guidance on all aspects of your operation, retaining the integrity of your supply chain and providing cost efficient placement solutions such as stock throughout.

  • Supporting you at critical times

    Clear, effective advice and guidance in the event of a major loss, provided by our claims advisory with specific claims expertise based on industry sectors.

  • Creating partnerships

    Two-fold partnership approach with you, to harness your position as the best advocate of the risk, early selection and choice of the most appropriate strategic insurance partners, irrespective of global location.

  • Preventing loss

    In house Marine risk control expertise to assist in mitigating loss and/or damage for transit and static risks, with guidance to maximize any subrogation opportunities.

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