If work arrives in a cardboard container it is evident that the sale terms were not properly enforced.
Another best practice is to always pay for "insurance-while-in-transit" through the shipping company itself, which they will apply to the bill and which is
Most often, the value of artwork is considered to determine the amount of insurance. When the shipping company uses its own insurance policy to cover the work while it's that are in transit, they're usually more
They tend to view the work as their own.
It is recommended that you choose your preferred carrier wisely. Laura Doyle, a fine art specialist at Chubb Insurance, told Artnet that, "When we're advising
We recommend to our clients that their trucks be fitted with GPS, climate control and proper suspension. And
If possible, the truck should take a direct nonstop route." Ask the gallery for details or contact the shipping company.
It is possible to verify these directly. A paper trail is always an excellent idea.
If a shipping company arrives at your home with the crate which has clearly been damaged while it was in transit, the best immediate action you can take is to reject the shipment
delivery. Shipping companies and shipper will be able to decide (i.e. the gallery which organized the shipping should decide what the next step is.
It is important to take immediate action to fix it.
Accepting delivery of a damaged or defective crate will be detrimental to you in the long run, so do everything you can to ensure that you are present so that
You can inspect the crate/box/tube before you sign off. Before you sign off. If you are unable or unwilling to sign the form, a crate that has obvious damage has been left.