Financial Loss

What is a Financial Loss?

A financial loss is a financial damage suffered by one or more people because of faulty service performed by an organisation. The loss is not directly attributable to personal injury or damage to property.

In logistics, the most typical financial losses during the transport process are:

  • the non-collection of cash on delivery (special regulation § 422 HGB)
  • the notification of the supplier address against explicit instructions of the sender (financial loss with liability according to § 433 HGB), and
  • the exceeding of the delivery period (judged according to § 423 HGB).