GERMANY

Import Carriers haulage procedure

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In order to transport your container to the Final Place Of Destination/ Delivery (either Through BL or POD CY BL) we need a written transport order and documents as mandatory or due to kind of cargo:


  1. Full style address of delivery place/ pic contact
  2. Customs status

    a) Cargo customs cleared at POD (ATC No./ IMA)

    b) Transport on T1 doc

  3. Documents

    a) Original BL if issued (correctly endorsed)

    b) T2L if intra Europe service

    c) Commercial invoice

    d) Packing List (HS code/ german cargo description)

    e) DGD- Dangerous Goods Declaration

    f) Health Certificates (veterinary goods)

    g) Import license (food)

  4. Information (specialties for transport/ delivery)

    a) Tipper chassis

    b) Extra Unstuffing personel

    c) Rear end loading of chassis (20‘)

    d) Special alerts

    e) etc.

Timeline of presenting transport orders: 7 working days prior ETA

Due to official bank holidays in Germany or parts thereof (Easter, Ascension Day, Pentecost, Corpus Christi, Christmas and New Year) we need your transport orders for carriers haulages at least 10-12 working days (mo-fr) prior ETA vessel in order to secure capacities on any transport mode.


Please be guided there are no special free times for storage and dem/det although terminals might not work continuously during the bank holildays.

General local costs import POD HAM / BHV / RTM / ANT (ZEE)

Additional costs

Pls be informed there can be additional costs as waiting time beyond free time during destuffing Cntr.., Storage (also at inland terminals when combined transport) or Demurrage/Detention that will be burden on cargo and charged.


Official local charges tariff you will find here


!!! Shunting of longstanding containers to an Off-Dock Depot

Please take note, that container which are not picked up after 19 days, will be automatically transferred to our longstanding depot on day 20.

To pick up the Containers thereafter please contact our Longstanding dept 48 hours in advance.

Payment for freight, surcharges and local charges must be arranged before (for example: Freight charges, all additional charges, storage and Demurrage & Detention) Only by Bank transfer (release after money is on CMA CGM account) No cheques accepted!

Customers will be notified separately 3 days in advance.

MailMail to Longstanding dept