Additional load

The term "additional load" is used when shipments that are on a similar route are grouped together. This can extend the delivery time, but the cost of the truck is also divided among several customers.

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ADSp is the German abbreviation for German Freight Forwarders' Standard Terms and Conditions (Allgemeine Deutsche Spediteursbedingungen). This is a recommendation drawn up jointly by the Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce, the Federation of German Industries and the Federal Association of German Wholesale and Foreign Trade.

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CargoLine is one of the three largest groupage freight networks in Germany. The network offers standardized and systematized groupage freight traffics as well as distribution, procurement and contract logistics solutions throughout Germany and Europe.

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Cheap freight forwarding

Cargoboard is your reliable & affordable freight forwarder for Europe-wide shipping. We offer online price information, fast processing and a central contract and contact person.

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Climate Contribution

At Cargoboard you can ship your freight forwarding goods with climate protection contribution. After entering your shipment data, the expected greenhouse gas emissions are calculated in the background to match your transport. Based on this, we determine the required investment in our current climate protection project in order to optimally counteract the resulting emissions. The calculated investment amount is then passed on by us at 100% to myclimate, which invests this amount in various climate projects.

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Customs clearance

If you want to ship goods to a third country, customs clearance is necessary in most cases. This means that above a certain value of goods, German and foreign customs require several customs documents. On the following page you will learn how to proceed.

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In order to ship goods to a third country, customs clearance is often required. We will be happy to assist you with transport booking on this issue. This involves the components of required documents, procedures and potential savings.

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Contract logistics

Contract logistics is the long-term assumption of complex logistical service packages by forwarders.

Contract logistics combines several basic services, such as warehousing, handling, transport and order picking. This turns the service provider into a system provider for logistics services.

Damage to goods

Even with the most careful handling and securing of your goods, damage can occasionally occur during transport.

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Dangerous Goods

Dangerous goods are goods that can become a hazard to humans, animals or the environment during transport. Basically, dangerous goods include substances that are explosive, gaseous, flammable, ignitable, toxic, radioactive or corrosive.

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Despatch/Pick-up advice

A despatch/pick-up advice is the prior announcement of the collection or delivery of a shipment with a freight forwarder. This means that the freight forwarder makes an appointment with the shipper or consignee. The appointment can be made electronically, by SMS, by e-mail or manually by phone.

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Digital freight forwarder

With a digital freight forwarder, you can book freight forwarding orders online and ship them quickly and easily. Our digital process handling enables seamless tracking of your freight and a transparent shipping process.

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A dispatcher works primarily in the areas of disposition and transportation. Duties include scheduling and coordinating personnel and vehicles needed for a transport.

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Düsseldorf pallet

The Düsseldorf pallet is a pallet that meets all the requirements of industry, transport and trade. It has a dimension of 80 x 60 centimeters, which is the size of half a Euro pallet. Because of this, the pallet is also called a half pallet.

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Encounter traffic

In encounter traffic, two trucks meet at a meeting point and exchange loading units (trailers or swap bodies). They will then continue in different directions. Most often, this exchange happens at highway rest areas or on a customer's property.

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Euro pallet

A Euro pallet is a standardized wooden pallet from the Europool exchange system. It consists of 11 boards, nine blocks and weighs between 20 and 25 kilograms.

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Export declaration

When exporting goods outside the European Union, a formal export declaration must be submitted. For this purpose, the customs office of export must be informed of the export at least 24 hours before the start of loading. In addition to the declaration, all required documents must be received for export.

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Free curbside

"Free curbside" is the standard delivery method when it comes to freight forwarding. The word curbside refers to the form of delivery. It only covers loading or unloading to the curb or sidewalk of the specified address.

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Freight cost calculator

The freight cost calculator allows you to calculate the freight forwarding costs in the fastest way online. Afterwards you can compare the types of transport and start booking immediately.

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Freight forwarder neraby

Are you looking for a freight forwarder nearby? As a digital freight forwarder, we can help you to find one.

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Freight forwarding

In case of freight forwarding, we as a freight forwarder transport your goods from the place of collection to the place of delivery.

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FTL (Full Truck Load)

Full Truck Load (FTL) is a shipping method offered by Cargoboard. In this case, the fully loaded truck travels to the receiving address without transshipment.

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Groupage freight

In the transport and logistics sector, we speak of groupage freight when several shipments are bundled and transported as a groupage load. You can ship your goods as groupage freight if you want to ship a maximum of 6 pallets or a maximum total weight of 3 tons.

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Incoterms stands for International Commercial Terms. The terms comprise a set of predefined international rules published by the International Chamber of Commerce that specify contract clauses for commercial contracts.

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Just in time

A delivery is said to be just in time if it is delivered at the right time to be consumed at the processing site. This means that all materials are constantly in flow and no storage is needed. Companies that work with just in time coordinate the entire material flow with the production process.

Local transport

Transport that takes place within a radius of 50 km around the transshipment warehouse is referred to as local transports. As a rule, vans and trucks with a total weight of 5 to 12 tons are used for these transports.

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Logistics 4.0

Logistics 4.0 is the digitalization and automation of logistics with the help of artificial intelligence and algorithms. The goal is to network all participating actors through information and communication technologies.

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One-way pallet

As the name suggests, one-way pallets are used once for the delivery of goods. Accordingly, these pallets are not exchanged like Euro pallets. One-way pallets are usually made of wood and do not have uniform dimensions.

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In logistics, we speak of outsourcing when physical or administrative tasks are assigned to an external service provider. Outsourcing allows you to focus on your core business.

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Pallet exchange

Pallet exchange takes place when using Euro pallets. During collection and delivery, loaded pallets are exchanged for empty ones.

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Pallet jack

A pallet jack can be used to transport pallets and pallet cages without any problems. That is why they are used as standard in the logistics industry. Some of our trucks are equipped with pallet jacks and can thus transport your goods from the curb.

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Pallet shipping

Pallet shipping is understood as the shipping of individual pallets. Whether within Germany, in the territory of the European Union or in third countries, such as Switzerland. At Cargoboard we offer easy and fast pallet shipping.

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Proof of delivery

The proof of delivery is a fundamental document in transportation. This is used to prove the proper delivery of a shipment. If any damage is visible on the goods or packaging, it should be documented on the proof of delivery. This way, any claims for damages can be asserted.

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Shipment number

The shipment number is used to track and trace deliveries. Based on the shipment number, the current location and status of the delivery can be tracked. Thus, all customers can track their shipment and are informed about the respective status of the shipment.

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Tension belts

Tension belts are textile lashing materials that are always used to secure loads when it is not possible to achieve at least a tight fit.

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A toll is a charge for the use of roads, such as highways or federal highways. In Germany, tolls are mandatory for trucks with a total weight of 7.5 tons or more on all federal highways and federal roads.

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Tracking describes a query that can be used to check the status of a delivery. Track & trace is often used to track shipments. At Cargoboard you can use it to check where your goods are currently located, when they were picked up and when they are expected to be delivered.

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Track & Trace

The term Track and Trace describes a system that can be used to check the status of a shipment. In addition, the transport route can be traced. Track & trace is often used to track shipments. At Cargoboard, for example, you can use it to check where your goods are currently located, when they were picked up and when they are expected to be delivered.

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