Shopify launches shipping insurance

Ecommerce platform Shopify has introduced a bundled shipping insurance offering for merchants.

In partnership with Shipsurance, an Assurant company, Shopify is now offering included shipping insurance of up to $200 for eligible labels purchased through Shopify Shipping, the company’s shipping solution which offers a range of benefits. Shopify states that this included insurance is in early access and has limited availability.

The insurance, which covers against loss, theft, or damage, is available to businesses on the Shopify, Advanced, and Shopify Plus plans, and applies to US-origin domestic and international shipments. Merchants with the Basic plan can buy shipping insurance “at a competitive rate.”

Shopify is also giving merchants the option to buy up to $5,000 of insurance coverage from Shipsurance.

Merchants can file claims through their Shopify admin.