There are different guidelines when it comes to transporting
alcohol and meat products across borders. If you are thinking about shipping
these items, there are a few things you should know first.
Import regulations are different for each country and noncompliance
could result in issues and delays. A delivery that has been stopped at the
border could be a stressful ordeal, costing you money, time and energy.
In order to avoid error you will want to familiarise
yourself with the regulations regarding products that could be dangerous or
The specific restrictions depend on your destination
country. For certain countries all you will need to provide is a licence or
other official document and to follow quantity guidelines.
Here are some regulations for shipping alcohol and tobacco
products in Europe:
documents must contain the volume and size of the bottle as well as the alcohol
should be verified with the customs office of each country. If you plan to ship
a very large quantity it must be declared and follow all importation
Similar regulations apply to importation of tea, electronic
devices and aerosols. To be on the safe side, always verify the quantity
These products are absolutely forbidden for pallet delivery
(and freight distribution in general) and should not be palletised under any
Engines and other automotive parts that have not
been fully drained of all liquids
Flammable gases and radioactive materials
For more information head over to our delivery
services section and check the restricted items for all European countries.
If you have any doubts about certain products or materials, contact us for
clarification. We can help ensure your shipment can be cleared by customs to
reach its final destination.
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