Specialised Freight Services offers the following Insurance options:

At a cost of R5.00 we can offer you R5000 insurance cover per waybill.


Declared insurance on the SFS waybill at a premium of 2% of declared amount including our admin fee – excluding vat.

Insurance Cover to a maximum limit of R1,000,000 (One Million Rand) inclusive of vat for goods other than Jewellery and Costume Jewellery.

Insurance Cover to a maximum limit of R100,000 (One Hundred Thousand Rand) inclusive of vat for Jewellery and Costume Jewellery up to 18ct Gold.

A R5000.00 excess applies to the declaration policy.


Exclusions applicable to all insurance types:

Antiquities of any description, arms, ammunition, live animals of any description, cash, cobalt, copper, explosives, fresh produce, fruit, flowers,

frozen or chilled meat / fish / cargo, models, moulds, motor vehicles of any description, specie, cranes, tractors, earthmoving equipment and the

like, brass and scrap metal, exotic sea foods including caviar, prawns calamari, aircraft and their parts and accessories.

  1. Losses occurring outside the borders of South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Namibia, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi
  2. Acts of God / Terrorism / Political Unrest


SFS Coastal (Pty) Ltd cannot be held liable in the event of any claim repudiation by the insurance underwriter taking the risk.

See point 4 of our Standard Terms & Conditions of Carriage. All tariffs quoted make no provision for any insurance of any nature whatsoever.

Our liability for loss or damage for whatever reason, is limited to R50.00 per consignment.