Cargo damage

We have been working as cargo experts since 1913. While historically we were specialised in raw materials of all kinds, today we have comprehensive in-depth expertise and extensive product knowledge regarding almost any cargo.

Our specialised fields include machinery and technical equipment, temperature-controlled goods, foodstuffs, fruit and vegetables, commodities, steel products, pharmaceutical products, grains and cereals, household goods and personal effects, automotive, consumer goods of all kinds and much more.


  • Surveys of cargo damage of all kinds (road, sea, air and rail)
  • Surveys of freight liability losses
  • Worldwide coordination of damage surveys
  • Assessment of damage to stored goods
  • Loss management and consultation for industrial and major claims
  • Organisation of recovery and loss minimising measures
  • Worldwide salvage sales of goods

Areas of expertise

  • Machines and technical equipment
  • Renewable energy (Windpower)
  • Temperature-controlled cargo
  • Foodstuffs
  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Spirits / Wine
  • Commodities
  • Steel products
  • Consumer goods
  • Paper and cellulose
  • Textiles
  • Medical and pharmaceutical products
  • Dangerous goods and chemicals
  • Feed and grains
  • Livestock
  • Household goods and personal effects / Antiques
  • Automotive, including passenger and commercial vehicles
  • Vehicular accidents
  • Wet damage

Cargo Experts

Ralph Reuter

Robert Drasdo

Holger Osterloh

Jens Fuhr

Christian Strauch

Georg Scheiber

Uwe Raths

Nico Nöldner

Arend Egbers

1,422 locations worldwide - 19 in Germany - with currently 2,018 surveyors