Freight forwarding Cologne - transit times, prices and particularities
If you are looking for a transport partner to or from Cologne, Cargoboard is the perfect choice. Find out now about the process of transport and pay attention to all significant aspects of your shipment.
Alternatively, you can request an offer for the transport costs directly through our platform.
Very reliable and really affordable! Ordered a pallet from Berlin to Cologne and must really say that the transport worked smoothly without much effort. Communication was great, arrival was faster than stated. I'm really satisfied. I can only recommend!Alex K. 07. Feb. 2021
Transit times for your shipment from & to Cologne
The transit times for your shipments vary depending on your selected shipping method and the specified collection and delivery locations. Here you can find an overview of the possible time periods for transports to and from Cologne within Germany.
|Standard delivery||Premium delivery|
|Groupage Freight||1-2 business days||1 business day|
|Less Than Truck Loads||1 business day (collection within 3 business days)||1 business day (collection on the selected business day)|
|Full Truck Loads||1 business day (collection within 3 business days)||1 business day (collection on the selected business day)|
With the Premium delivery, the fastest possible delivery date is selected by default. Alternatively, a later delivery date can be selected during offer configuration.
Premium delivery for Europe-wide shipments
If you want a fixed delivery date for a Europe-wide shipment, it is the last day of the specified regular transit time for the premium delivery option.
Premium delivery for groupage freight
If you request a fixed delivery date, we will store your shipments for up to 3 business days free of charge. These are counted from the last business day of the earliest possible term. For each additional business day, we will charge 5€ per pallet space and business day.
Shipping method Direct Loads
In case of a Direct Load from or to Cologne, the transport time depends on the availability of the vehicles and the route. This shipping method offers the fastest alternative, as the vehicle goes directly to the destination without interruptions. Shipments are usually delivered in one business day.
Prices for freight forwarding from or to Cologne
The prices for a transport with a freight forwarder from or to Cologne vary and depend strongly on the chosen shipping method. You can use our freight cost calculator to find out our current prices. You can quickly and easily get a quote for your individual transport solution.
Cologne as an economic area
Cologne is an important city in North Rhine-Westphalia and has a flourishing economic life. The region around Cologne is an important business location that is home to numerous large and medium-sized companies from a variety of industries, such as trade, services, media and creative industries. The city has excellent transport links, a well-developed infrastructure and a high quality of life, which makes it an attractive location for investment and business start-ups.
In addition, Cologne is one of the largest trade fair cities in Europe and hosts many international trade fairs and conferences, further boosting the region's economy.
The traffic infrastructure of Cologne
Cologne has an excellent traffic infrastructure, which makes it possible to travel quickly and conveniently within the city and to the surrounding regions. The city has a well-developed road network, including several highways that provide quick access to other parts of the country. Cologne also has a modern train station that provides a direct connection to the national and international rail network.