Groupage

We offer domestic distribution and international groupage services, from one pallet to full load. We offer a comprehensive service and the support of a dedicated account manager throughout the entire order process. We cooperate with solid partners in Poland and abroad, guaranteeing the highest quality of service.

Domestic groupage

  • daily pickups and deliveries within 24 hours,

  • express deliveries, FIX and on weekends,

  • deliveries to supermarkets,

  • ADR Transport,

  • Track & Trace and webbooking,

  • POD within 48 hours.

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International groupage

  • groupage and part loads (LTL),
  • palletized loads and non-palletized loads,
  • regular departures,
  • express deliveries,
  • storage,
  • value added services (cargo insurance, customs).
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Our services include:

  • individual approach to customer needs,
  • comprehensive service,
  • high KPI and security,
  • cost-effective solutions,
  • full cargo insurance.

Groupage dictionary

Dictionary including the most important phrases useful in everyday work of freight forwarder.

  • Security seal – this is an additional form of cargo security during carriage. It aims to increase the safety level of the transported cargo by preventing the carrier and third parties from accessing the shipment. In order to get to the item, it is necessary to break the seal.
  • Cargo insurance – this is a type of one-time insurance of cargo (goods) in transport. This insurance protects your cargo from the moment of collection until delivery to the final destination, including such actions as: loading, unloading and storage. Within the CARGO insurance, the goods are insured during transport to their full value specified in the documents.
  • Transport documents a collection of documents containing information on the accompanying shipment throughout the supply chain. The most commonly used document is a bill of lading.
  • Proof of delivery (POD) – receipt of cargo signed by the consignee at delivery. There are various types of documents confirming receipt of goods (WZ, bill of lading, CMR documents)
  • Electronic invoice (e-invoice) – an invoice issued and sent electronically which is an ecological equivalent of a paper form containing the same data. The E-invoice is sent as a PDF file with a secure electronic signature and it is used to speed up the circulation of documents and allow for earlier financial regulation.
  • National Carriage Letter (LP) – a transport document constituting the receipt of the consignment. It is issued by the customer on the form used by the carrier.
  • CMR document – is the basic document of which the carriage of goods takes place (it is a document confirming the conclusion of the contract of international transport carriage). The CMR document is issued in 3 copies. Each of them has the same legal force. The CMR sender is a representative of a party which has a transport gesture. He also gets the first copy. The second one is sent with the shipment, the third is for the carrier. The basic information contained in the CMR concerns:
    • sender,
    • carrier,
    • consignee,
    • cargo,
    • date and loading place,
    • provided delivery place,
    • costs related to carriage,
    • the instructions necessary to complete the customs formalities and the list of documents handed to the driver.

All parties have option of making changes in CMR document, but the consignee is responsible for damages and costs resulting from misrepresentation or misleading details. The CMR is completed in the language of the country of origin, is registered and literal document.

  • CBM cubic meter of the cargo measured from three dimensions (length*width*height).
  • LDM – loading meter of cargo measured at the length of a semi-trailer or other vehicle used for the carriage of goods.
  • Gross weight – total weight of goods, including packaging in kilograms.
  • Net weight – total weight cargo itself, in kilograms but without packaging and security.
  • Half pallet – wooden pallet with base dimensions 600x800mm.
  • Euro pallet – wooden pallet, complied with UIC 435-2 and labeled with “EUR”, with base dimensions 1200x800mm.
  • Industrial pallet – wooden pallet with base dimensions 1200x1000mm.
  • Custom pallet – different types of pallets with dimensions different from standard pallets: euro and industrial.
  • Less than Trailer Load (LTL) – service the carriage of usual several pallets, generally not exceeding a total of 3500kg gross weight. It is characterized by the consolidation of consignments from different customers,
  • Part Load – service consist in the combination of at least two loads and their displacement by one transport based on two transport documents (CMR). This solution reduces the unit cost of transport while increasing the delivery time.
  • Full Trailer Load (FTL) – service involving the transport of loads in quantities permitting the use of the entire transport unit.
  • Direct Load – service is addressed to customers carrying valuable, urgent or vulnerable goods. Transport consists of carrying the goods with dedicated truck exclusively to a given load. Transport is carried on a single consignment note. Dedicated transport is more expensive than part load transport.
  • Neutral goods – goods that are not sensitive goods, do not to be transported under special conditions or with additional permissions.
  • Goods under monitoring system – goods included in the road monitoring system - these are high-risk goods carried within the territory of the country, including excise goods, contained in the Act of 9 March 2017 on the system of monitoring the carriage of goods by road. The permissible gross mass and volume cannot exceed 500 kg / liter.
  • Dangerous goods (ADR) – material or object whose transportation is prohibited or permitted only under certain conditions. Road transport of dangerous goods is regulated:
    • Of the Act of 28 October 2002 on the Road Transport of Dangerous Goods (Journal of Laws of 2002, No. 199, item 1671 as amended);
    • For the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) (OJ of 2002, No. 194, item 1629 as amended).
  • Sensitive goods – goods which, because of their natural properties, are particularly exposed to the risk of injury (loss, theft, destruction, deterioration of quality). Determination of sensitive goods is subjective and depends on the policy of the insurance company. The most common goods in this group are:
    • alcohol,
    • sprzęt AGD i RTV,
    • cigarettes and tobacco,
    • excise goods, fuels and components to its manufacture,
    • goods subject to transport at controlled temperature,
    • drugs,
    • foods that require special transport.
  • Temperature controlled goods – service requires special attention at every stage of transportation, made with special refrigerated semi-trailers equipped with an aggregate.
  • Incoterms (International Commercial Terms) – a set of international sales rules that regulate the relationship between the seller and the buyer. The rules share the costs and liability between the buyer and the seller and reflect the type of agreed transportation. 
  • CMR convention – it relates to various legal issues concerning transportation of cargo by road. It has been ratified by the majority of European states. (Journal of Laws of 1962, No. 49, item 238). The CMR Convention introduces and harmonizes:
    • terms and conditions of carriage of goods by road,
    • transport documentation,
    • liability of the carrier,
    • complaint and complaint mode,
    • claims,
    • transport carried out by several carriers,
    • information necessary for customs, additional shipping instructions and the sender's signature.

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