Collicare Logistics takes care of your transport to France, and for the transport of complete loads (FTL), part loads (LTL) and groupage to France you can count on the experience of our extensive distribution network.

ColliCare Logistics offers

  • daily transport from Europe, by road, by rail or by sea

  • online tracking of all shipments, also for packages

  • booking via EDI, web, e-mail orby telephone

  • support with customs clearance

  • professional customer service and quality reports

 

Additional logistics services

  • special deliveries, time / place / tailgate truck

  • thermo-shipments

  • trailer, guided and unaccompanied / shortsea container

  • express shipments and express transport to France

  • ColliCare customs support in France

  • local distribution and delivery

  • Project Cargo / Bulk / Break-bulk

 

Transit times to France

  • full loads (FTL): 1 - 3 days, depending on destination

  • partial loads (LTL): 2 - 4 days, depending on destination

  • groupage: 3 - 4 days, depending on destination

  • departure of FTL / LTL: every day

  • departure groupage transport: every day

 

Traffic in France

A maximum speed of 80 km/h applies to trucks in France. Toll must be paid to use the 'Autoroutes'. Fares vary between 68 and 175 euros per journey.

Since 2017 it has been mandatory in a number of cities in France to make the EURO class of the vehicle visible by means of an environmental sticker (Ecovignette).

Environmental zones have been established in the cities of Paris, Lyon, Grenoble, Lille, Strasbourg, Montpellier and Bordeaux.

The area within the Périphérique, the Ile de France department, Grenoble and Lyon (at smog), Lille, Strasbourg, Montpellier and Bordeaux.

To find out to which category vehicle a truck belongs there is a simulator: https://www.certificat-air.gouv.fr/simulation

ADR transport in France

Collicare Logistics provides transport of dangerous goods to France in all ADR transport classes except class 1.6.2 and 7.

  • transport of hazardous substances on the Boulevard Périphérique, the A14 and the Boulevard des Maréchaux in Paris is prohibited

  • on some passes in the French Alps (Col de Montgenèvre, Col de Lautaret, Col de Larche), a driving ban applies for the transport of hazardous substances

  • the Mont Blanc tunnel is prohibited for all forms of ADR transport

  • the Fréjustunnel is only limited under certain conditions ADR transport allowed

  • transport of ADR hazardous substances through the Eurotunnel is also very limited

 

Holidays in France

In France, on Sundays and public holidays from 10 p.m. on the previous day until 10 p.m. on Sundays and public holidays, a general driving ban for freight traffic heavier than 7.5 tons applies on all roads.

 

Your transport to France can also be influenced by the local holidays.

This is an overview of the holidays in France:

  • January 1        New Year's Day

  • April 21 and 22          Easter

  • May 1  Labor day

  • May 8  Liberation Day

  • May 30           Ascension Day

  • June 9 and 10  Pentecost

  • July 14            National holiday

  • August 15       Maria Ascension

  • November 1    All Saints Day

  • November 11  Armistice Day

  • December 25  Christmas

Rates for transport to France

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