The Federal Republic of Germany, with over 80 million inhabitants, has the largest number of inhabitants of the Europe Union, and the currency in Germany is the Euro. Collicare also takes care of your freight transport of complete loads (FTL/FCL), partial loads (LTL/LCL) and groupage in Germany, and helps with the handling of customs clearance in Germany.

ColliCare Logistics offers

  • daily freight transport to Germany from all over Europe

  • road transport, rail transport, and air freight

  • tracking of all your shipments, freight and packages

  • booking via EDI, e-mail, web or by telephone

  • customs clearance in Germany

 

Groupage Germany

Groupage transport to Germany is collected and delivered by local employees.

 

Part loads (LTL)  to Germany

Direct delivery of LTL loads in Germany with short transit times. Special pick-up and delivery too.

 

Logistics services from Collicare in Germany

  • delivery with taillift equipment

  • urgent shipments and express transport to Germany

  • handling German customs formalities

  • local distribution and logistics in Germany

  • ADR transport of dangerous goods to Germany

  • Project Cargo / Bulk / Break-bulk

 

Transit times to Germany

  • Full loads (FTL): 1 dagy

  • Part loads (LTL): 1-2 days

  • Groupage: 2 - 3 days

  • departure of piece goods: daily

  • departure LTL / FTL: daily

 

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Road freight

Traffic in Germany

For freight transport, Germany has the "LKW-Maut": a kilometer charge for the highways. The toll costs are usually between € 0.15 and € 0.25 per kilometer.

There is an environmental zone in a large number of German inner cities.

Access to these zones is granted based on the emission standard of the vehicle, and is indicated by a sticker on the windshield.

The Germany authorities are very strict about enforcing traffic rules, and they work with a points system for the driving license.

 

Driving bans in Germany

On Sundays and public holidays, a driving ban applies to the entire German road network from 0:00 - 22:00 for trucks and trailer combinations (B / E and C / E) with a maximum laden mass of more than 7.5 tonnes and for trucks (truck from 2800 kg total weight) with trailer, regardless of the total weight.  Exceptions to this are airfreight, quickly perishable food and associated empty journeys.

 

Holidays in Germany

Your transport to Germany can be influenced by the local holidays. This is an overview of the holidays in Germany:

 

  • January 1        New Year's Day

  • January 6        Three-Kings (only in Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria and Saxony-Anhalt, no driving ban)

  • April 19          Good Friday

  • April 21 and 22          Easter

  • May 1  Labor day

  • May 30           Ascension Day

  • June 9, 10       Pentecost

  • June 20           Sacrament Day (public holiday and driving ban only in Baden-Württemberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland, Hesse and Bavaria)

  • August 15       Maria Ascension (only in Bavaria and Saarland, no driving ban)

  • October 3        National holiday (Day of the German unity)

  • October 31      Reformation Day (Feast Day and driving ban only in Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia)

  • November 1    All Saints Day (public holiday and driving ban only in Baden-Württemberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland and Bavaria)

  • November 20 Buß- and Bettag (public holiday only in Sachsen, no driving ban)

  • December 25 and 26  Christmas

Rates for transport to Germany

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