Freight forwarding Essen - transit times, prices & particularities
Do you need an experienced forwarder to ship your goods to or from Essen? Cargoboard offers you the ideal solution. With our in-depth knowledge as a freight forwarder, we guarantee to safely transport your deliveries to the desired destination. Familiarize yourself with our shipping process and consider all the important factors to successfully complete your shipping task.
If necessary, you can request a quote for the cost of transportation directly through our online platform.
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Transit times for your transport from & to Essen
The expected transit times for shipments transported by a freight forwarder to or from Essen depend on various factors such as the chosen shipping method and the locations of pickup and delivery. Here is an overview of the expected transit times 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
If you need prompt and direct delivery, a Direct Load is the perfect alternative. This type of transport is extremely effective, especially if you use a freight forwarder from or to Essen. Factors such as availability of the vehicle and distance to be traveled should be included in the transit time.
The Direct Load is characterized by its high speed, as the vehicle makes its way directly to the destination without transshipment, which usually means delivery within one business day.
Prices for transport from & to Essen
To calculate the shipping cost from or to Essen, we offer you our user-friendly freight cost calculator. Simply enter your specific needs and you will immediately receive a quote tailored to you. Our price structure is mainly based on the chosen shipping method and may therefore fluctuate accordingly.
Essen as an economic area
Essen, located in the heart of the Ruhr region, is an economic hub with remarkable diversity. The city was once dominated by coal and steel, but today it is a symbol of successful structural change in the Ruhr region. Major companies such as Thyssenkrupp and RWE are headquartered here, and the University of Duisburg-Essen, with a focus on engineering and economics, promotes technological progress and innovation. The Essen economic region is thus a dynamic, diverse and innovative location that is attractive to both companies and investors.
The traffic infrastructure in Essen
Essen's traffic infrastructure is a prime example of efficient mobility and plays a crucial role in the city's economic growth. As an important hub in the Ruhr region, Essen has a sophisticated road, rail and water network. The city is optimally connected to the German highway network by the A40, A42 and A52 highways, providing quick access to surrounding cities and regions. Essen also has access to waterways via the Rhine-Herne Canal, which expands logistics opportunities. This versatile infrastructure promotes the mobility and efficiency of goods and passenger transport, making Essen an attractive location for logistics companies.