RAMCO’s operations in international land freight are regulated by the Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR), Republic of Latvia legislation, and the general regulations of the Latvian Association of Freight Forwarders and Logistics (LAFF).
RAMCO’s responsibilities as freight forwarder are insured in accordance with LAFF 2010 and CMR regulations.
Sea freight is operated in accordance with Hague–Visby Rules, unless otherwise stated.
Air freight is operated in accordance with the Warsaw Convention, unless otherwise stated.
Freight to, from and in transit through Poland is subject to different regulations.
A law on the Monitoring System for the Road Carriage of Goods came into force in Poland on April 18th, XXXX. It requires compulsory registration in PUESC, the Polish freight monitoring system, for certain types of goods. This Monitoring System for the road carriage of goods (SENT) was created with the aim of preventing VAT avoidance, as well as to fight the sale of illegal petroleum products, plant oils, alcohol and tobacco products.
Monitoring System for the Road Carriage of Goods participant requirements are described on the website of Poland’s Ministry of Finance, with translations in English and Russian.
Information on freight taxable weight.
Freight comes in different shapes and sizes: large and light, small and heavy. To calculate the space in a vehicle taken up by the freight, the taxable weight of the freight is calculated. The transport cost is calculated based on this.
The taxable weight of freight is calculated using both the actual weight and the volume. The largest figure is used to determine the transportation cost.
1 m3 = 333 kg
1LDM (loading meter) = 1850 kg
1 Epll (1.2 m x 0.8 m) = 740 kg
1 fin pallet = 1.20 m x 1.00 m = 700 kg = 0.5 ldm, Weight 800 kg
1 industrial pallet = 1.20 m x 1.20 m = 0.6 ldm, Weight 1000 kg