• Corporate insurance salvage

  • Domestic insurance salvage 

  • De-branding

    From small-scale domestic salvage services for insurance companies to emergency disaster salvage and recovery operations, National Salvage Brokers has the expertise, network, and experience to handle any salvage challenge.   

    Who we can help 

    Some of the organisations National Salvage Brokers regularly work with include:

    1. Insurance companies. 
    2. Assessors. 
    3. Underwriters. 
    4. Loss adjustors. 
    5. Insurance Brokers.

    We also work directly with businesses and individuals across a broad range of industries, offering all our clients complete peace of mind.   

    Salvage for insurance companies

    We provide all of the following salvage services for insurers:

    Category A Insurance
    We carry out all insurance jobs as per the requirement of the insurer and by the client’s mandate. After a disaster takes place, we immediately start working on the site.

    The process usually involves:

    Securing the site >
    uplifting salvage >
    transporting cargo >
    warehousing >
    complete clean up to site >
    handing over.

    1. We cover goods in transit
      1.1 Uplift cargo from site e.g. accident scene.
      1.2 Clean-up site.
      1.3 Cargo damaged due to rain is water seeped through tarp etc.
      1.4 Cargo which moved while in transit is moved from pallets and placed over into the vehicle.

    2. We cover Agri claims
    2.1 Animal feed claims.
    2.2 Irrigation and watering system claims.
    2.3 Agricultural related equipment and machinery claims.
    2.4 Fruit and vegetable claims.
    2.5 Fertilizer claims.
    2.6 Grain wheat sugar maize and associated commodity claims.

      3. We cover Industrial claims
      3.1 Production claims.
      3.2 Machinery and equipment claims.
      3.3 Raw material claims.

      4. We cover Commercial and Corporate claims
      4.1 Retail outlets.
      4.2 Chain store salvage management and upliftment.
      4.3 Warehousing and distribution companies.
      4.4 Factories.
      4.5 Engineering workshops and similar service providers.
      4.6 All retail wholesale distribution manufacturing-related claims.

      1. We cover Marine claims
        5.1 Soiled cargo in the port or on vessel.
        5.2 Cargo damaged while being shipped.
        5.3 Cargo mishandled.

      Category B Insurance

      Retail/Wholesale/Manufacturing supply chain salvage insurance claims.

      We offer a complete disposition of consumer-packaged goods which become available after disasters. We have a reseller network that takes distressed parcels and sells them at discounted prices to astute buyers. 

      The reseller network is supported by selected shop outlets that target consumers.
      We also offer a complete brand protection programme whereby we de-brand prior to moving stock forward.

      Through these reseller outlets, we are regularly buying and selling canned food, commodities, cosmetics, FMCG, household products, personal care products, tissue products, salvage repo furniture, salvage, and repo electronics.

      Here, our specialized salvage solutions will handle:
      1. Product overrun.
      2. Cancelled orders.
      3. End-of-line products.
      4. Insurance claims.
      5. Redundant stocks.
      6. Confiscated consumer goods.
      7. Bulk warehouse clearances.
      8. Liquidated merchandise.
      9. Raw materials.
      10. Closeouts.
      11. Purchased shelf pulls.
      12. Returns.
      13. Overstock.

      Category C warehousing
      We offer complete warehousing with a loading and distribution facility.
      Through our free social programme, we collect and distribute cargo that is donated and for the sake of evidence, we provide photos, videos, and paperwork for all jobs that have been carried out.

      Domestic Insurance Salvage 

      NSB is also involved in salvaging domestic products that have been insured. These items include any and every household item or personal use asset. This includes: 

      All appliances – Refrigerators, Freezers, etc. 

      Electronics – Cell phones, Televisions, etc. 

      Personal Use Assets – Motor Vehicles 

      We are partnered with insurance companies that allocate these items to us. 

      NSB is based in Durban, but we have teams and warehousing facilities placed tactically across the country. We are able to leverage these resources into ensuring optimal customer service. 

      As a result, NSB is able to facilitate and carry out the following: 

      Collection from a current location anywhere in the country. 


      Marketing as per insurer request (physical auctions, live online auctions, online trading platform, etc.) 

      Resale as per insurer request. 


      National Salvage Brokers acknowledges that certain clients require the de-branding of goods before resale. We are pleased to announce that we offer a full de-branding service that is tailored to our client’s requests. This service includes, but is not limited to: 



      Repackaging as per client request. 

      Reselling as per client request. 

      NSB is committed to ensuring client satisfaction, be it a supplier or customer. We understand that our clients need to protect their brand. With this in mind, we make every effort to prevent the depreciation of a brand. 

      NSB exercises the required degree of care, skill and diligence when marketing such products. We endeavour to resell these products in an informal market, thereby protecting the brand.

      Our Networks

      We have long-standing ties with:
      1. The animal feed industry – to reprocess specific items for related usage.
      2. Paper and waste recyclers.
      3. Packaging and plastic recyclers.
      4. Steel and scrap merchants and exporters.

      Summary of our competencies and salvage services for insurance claims: 

      National Salvage Brokers specializes in providing Holistic Salvage Solutions to our Clientele.

      • Domestic, Corporate, and Commercial Salvage.
      • Liquidations.
      • Stock Lot Clearances – Local or International.
      • De-Branding of Stock.
      • Short-Dated/ End of Range/ Redundant Stock Disposal. 
      • Professional, Safe, and Compliant Clean-ups after Disasters.
      • Demolition.
      • Waste Collection.
      • Motor and Non-Motor Salvage.
      • Goods in transit (GIT).
      • Vehicle Salvage Management.
      • Agricultural Claims.
      • Marine Claims.
      • Industrial Claims.
      • Property Claims.
      • Specialised Claims.
      • Construction, Engineering, and Building.
      • Assessments and Reports.
      • Mining, Oil, and Gas.
      • Hazardous, Specialised, and General Waste Disposal.

      Questions or comments? Please feel free to get in touch with one of our knowledgeable salvage experts. 

      Are you an insurer?

      We invite you to add National Salvage Brokers as a preferred supplier on your matrix system. We are confident our teams have the knowledge and experience to provide you with the best salvage solution!


      Why go anywhere else.





      We believe in safety, applied ingenuity and absolute devotion in service to our customers. So, whatever the cause of your loss might be, whether hail, wind, water or fire we have got you covered.


      Mr385 Rd, Cato Ridge, 3720