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Customer Information - Road Freight

 

At Rhenus Freight Logistics we are observing the situation related to the Coronavirus very closely and have already introduced extensive precautionary measures and developed procedures in order to protect our business sites and particularly our employees, if the virus continues to spread. We have also set up a working group to monitor the situation very carefully, reassess it every day and adapt the measures accordingly.

Please help us to keep operations running by following the below guidelines:

  • Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities.Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.

  • Please kindly make sure that you have personal protection equipment (gloves, masks) ready if you require truck drivers to wear them upon entering your premises. This makes sure that we can pick-up or deliver your shipment directly without the need of a second pick-up or delivery attempt.
  • Fixed Date Deliveries: In case of time-sensitive shipments, please directly contact our order acceptance department.

Information regarding Document Handling

 

Document handling: Due to the current situation, the handling of documents (invoices, delivery notes and related documents) within our network will be suspended until further notice. This does Not apply to customs documentation. We kindly ask you to directly attach all documents in a delivery note pocket to the shipment.

Additional Information by Country:

Austria No current News - General Information available
  • Austria is still in lockdown but has loosend the measures a bit. The lockdown is mostly aimed at consumer-focused businesses and the impact on B2B business should be rather moderate. Due to police controls, traffic jams are expected and might therefore cause delays in collections and deliveries.
  • According to the Federal Foreign Office, there are stricter entry rules for persons entering Italy coming from Austria who have stayed in Austria for more than 12 hours in the previous 14 days. The rules are expected to apply until March 5. Persons coming from Austria must carry a negative antigen or PCR test, undergo a second test within 48 hours, go into quarantine for 14 days and be tested again at the end of the 14-day quarantine. Drivers of goods transport and accompanying personnel are exempt from the quarantine obligation if they do not show any symptoms, but they must be able to present a negative antigen or PCR test not older than 7 days and the self-declaration before entering Italy.
  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
  • Please find more information on the measures in Austria on a dedicated page provided by the Federal Ministry for Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection. (Information available in German and English). Additonally, the Austrian National Tourist Office provides up-to-date information on the latest measures in Austria. (Information available in several languages).
Belarus No current News - General Information available
  • Information for the border Belarus/Poland: Due to measures implemented by the local authorities to stop the Coronavirus from spreading further, delays at the border checkpoints may occur. These measures may include the  obligation to present a negative Corona Test and/or to present or carry further documents or declarations.
  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
Belgium No current News - General Information available
  • As of 08 of March, lorry drivers in international traffic in Belgium no longer have to complete the online Passenger Locator Form even if they will be in Belgium for more than 48 hours. This means that lorry drivers in Belgium are exempt from all Corona testing obligations, from all quarantine obligations in connection with the Corona virus and from completing the online Passenger Locator Form (PLF).
  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
  • Please find more information on the measures in Belgium on a dedicated page provided by the Federal Public Service for Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment (Information available in several languages).
Bosnia No current News - General Information available
  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.

 

Bulgaria No current News - General Information available
  • Bulgaria has again announced Corona restrictions due to sharply rising infection rates and an impending overload of hospitals. From Monday, 22 of March on, schools, restaurants and shopping centers must close for ten days.
     
  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
Croatia No current News - General Information available
  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
  • Please find more information on the measures in Croatia on a dedicated page provided by the Government of Croatia (Information available in several languages).
Czech Republic No current News - General Information available
  • The Czech government has announced an extension of the strict Corona lockdown until after Easter. The restrictions which are currently in place would expire on Sunday. They restrictions will now continue to apply until the 5 of April 2021.
  • The Czech Republic requires a negative test from all drivers of freight transports who want to cross the country on the way to Germany. According to the Czech legislative text, this measure is a reaction to the fact that Germany has added the Czech Republic to the list of virus-variant areas. Czech authorities require a negative test not older than 36 hours.
  • Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
  • Please find more information on the measures in the Czech Republic on a dedicated page provided by the Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic (Information available in English and Czech).
Denmark No current News - General Information available
  • The Government of Denmark has announced that some retail stores are allowed to open again.

  • The government has adjusted and loosened the measures for all people involved in freight transportation, so truck drivers are not subject to a Corona testing anymore.

  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.

  • Please find more information on the measures in Denmark on a dedicated page provided by Danish Health Authority (Information available in several languages).
Estonia No current News - General Information available
  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
  • Please find more information on the measures in Estonia on a dedicated page provided by the government of Estonia (Information available in several languages).
Finland No current News - General Information available
  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
  • Please find more information on the measures in Finland on a dedicated page provided by the government of Finland (Information available in several languages).
France Last Update: 01 April 2021
  • France has announced an extension of certain lockdown measures to the entire country. This will come into effect on Saturday, 03 April 2021 and will be enforced for at least one month. Previously, the regulations applied only in the greater Paris area and some other regions. Among other things, schools across the country will be closed for three weeks. In addition, the measures include curfew restrictions and the closure of most stores.
  • The French Ministry of the Interior has launched a website with information on entry requirements for drivers engaged in international road transport. The information is available in French and English here.
  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
  • Please find more information on the measures in France on a dedicated page provided by the French Government (Information available in English and French).
Georgia No current News - General Information available
  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
  • Please find more information on the measures in Georgia on a dedicated page provided by the Government of Georgia (Information available in several languages).
Germany Last Update: 06 April 2021
  • As of 28 of March, the Federal Ministry of Health (BMG) has announced that the Netherlands are being treated as high incidence area. Croatia has become a "simple" risk area.
  • As of 28 of March, the Federal Ministry of Health (BMG) has announced that France, Slovakia and Czech Republic are being treated as high incidence area. Tirol (part of Austria) has become a "simple" risk area.
  • As of 21 of March, the Federal Ministry of Health (BMG) has announced that Great Britain, Ireland, and North-Ireland will no longer be a virus variant area. They will not revert to the status of a high incidence area but will become a "simple" risk area with the consequence that a stay there will no longer entail registration and testing obligations for truck drivers when they enter Germany. Additionally, Bulgaria, Poland, and Cyprus are listed as high incidence areas. You find the listing here and notes on registration and tests for transport companies here. Furthermore, the German government extends the current lockdown until 18 of April.
  • As of 07 of March, the Federal Ministry of Health has declared Sweden and Hungary as high incidence areas. The classification of a country as high incidence area means that drivers have to register and have to be tested if they have been in the area for more than 72 hours.
  • As of 02 of March, Moselle (region in France) was declared a virus variant area. Employees in the transport sector who enter Germany from or through Moselle are obliged to register their entry and show proof of a negative Corona test, which shoudnt be older than 48 hours.
  • As of 28 of February, the Federal Government has declared Malta a high incidence area. From this date the already known restrictions and exceptions here will apply to transport workers who have been in Malta.
  • As of 14 of February, the German government has also declared Slovakia, Czech Republic, and a part of Austria (Tirol) as a virus-variant area. Border controls to the Czech and Austrian border were introduced again, which may lead to delays. Please find in the map below "truck border crossing times" always the latest updates regarding the waiting times at the borders.
  • The German Government has introduced new guidelines and regulations for drivers in international freight transport who have stayed in risk areas, high-incidence areas and virus-variant areas in the 10 days before entry. Information on the classification of countries as risk, high incidence or virus variant areas can be found here.

  • The measures may differ per federal state, please find more information below.

  • These measures are mostly aimed at consumer-focused businesses and the impact on B2B business should be rather moderate. However, please take note of the General Remark affecting all shipments.

  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
  • Please find more information on the measures in Germany on a dedicated page provided by the German Government (Information available in German and English).
  • There are different measures in the 16 federal states of Germany. Please find more information here: Bremen, Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Berlin, Brandenburg, Hamburg, Hesse, Lower Saxony, Mecklenburg Western Pomerania, Northrine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Schleswig-Holstein, Thuringia. (Information available in German, some Information available in English as well).
Greece No current News - General Information available
  • As of 01 of March until 15 of March 2021, the Greek Ministry of Civil Protection has introduced new restrictions on entry into Greece Kakavia (Greece-Albania) and Evzoni (Greece-North Macedonia) to limit the spread of the Corona virus.
    The entry will be allowed only between 07:00am and 19:00 pm. The maximum number of people entering Greece via these borders is set at 400 including truck drivers per day. All citizens (including truck drivers) entering Greece from there will be required to take a Corona rapid test. Those who test positive will be refused entry and those who are entering must self-isolate for 14 days. It is reminded that all persons (including truck drivers) entering via these borders must have an already completed Passenger Locator Form prior to their journey.
  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
  • Please find more information on the measures in Greece on a dedicated page provided by the Greek Government (Information available in French, German and English).
Hungary No current News - General Information available
  • Hungary tightens the corona lockdown due to the sharp rise in the number of infections with the corona virus. As of today (08 of March), all commerce except grocery shops, pharmacies, drugstores and petrol stations must close for at least two weeks. Lower secondary schools and kindergardens are closed until the end of the Easter holidays on 07 of April.
  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
Ireland No current News - General Information available
  • The government of Ireland announced that the restrictions will be extended until the 5th of March. Therefore, schools, bars, etc. are still closed.
  • As of February 22, truck drivers no longer need a negative Corona test when returning to France after stays of less than 48 hours in Ireland.
    Various ferry companies as well as the Eurotunnel shuttle operators issue documents with a time stamp of the entry into Ireland so that drivers can prove that they have been in the respective country for less than 48 hours. These documents must be presented on re-exit in place of the negative Corona test. The exact procedure varies from operator to operator. For stays of more than 48h in Ireland, the tests must still be carried out before entering France.
  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
  • Please find more information on the measures in Ireland on a dedicated page provided by the Government of Ireland (Information available in English)
Italy No current News - General Information available
  • Based on a new Corona decree of the Italian government dated 2 of March 2021, a new self-declaration form has been issued. This form replaces the previous self-declaration form. You find the new Italian self-declaration form, which is currently only available in Italian.
  • According to the Federal Foreign Office, there are stricter entry rules for persons entering Italy coming from Austria who have stayed in Austria for more than 12 hours in the previous 14 days. The rules are initially expected to apply until March 5. These persons must carry a negative antigen or PCR test, undergo a second test within 48 hours, go into quarantine for 14 days and be tested again at the end of the 14-day quarantine. Drivers of goods transport and accompanying personnel are exempt from the quarantine obligation if they do not show any symptoms, but they must be able to present a negative antigen or PCR test not older than 7 days and the self-declaration for entry into Italy.
  • Since 06 November 2020, Italy has been divided into different risk areas where various restrictions apply. Currently, the areas with a major risk are the red ones and the Italian government is constantly updating the list on its website (find a link to the list below). Here, shops, malls, bars, and restaurants are closed, while industries will not be affected. In the other areas there are currently no bigger impacts on freight transport.
  • These lockdowns are mostly aimed at consumer-focused businesses and the impact on B2B business should be rather moderate. Due to police controls, traffic jams are expected and might therefore cause delays in collections and deliveries.
  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
  • Please find more information on the measures in Italy on a dedicated page provided by the Italian Government (Information available in English and Italian)
Kazakhstan No current News - General Information available
  • Information for the border Kazahkstan/Russia: Due to measures implemented by the local authorities to stop the Coronavirus from spreading further, delays at the border checkpoints may occur. These measures may include the  obligation to present a negative Corona Test and/or to present or carry further documents or declarations.
  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
  • Please find more information on the measures in Kazakhstan on a dedicated page provided by the Government of Kazakhstan (Information available in several languages, limited information available in English).
Latvia No current News - General Information available
  • As of 1 of March, it is no longer necessary for truck drivers to carry a negative PCR test before entry. But drivers must still carry the driving license of the class required for their vehicle, the driver card for the previous day, the electronic message and the completed "Certificate for International Transport Workers".
  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
  • Please find more information on the measures in Latvia on a dedicated page provided by the Government of Latvia (Information available in in Latvian only).
Lithuania No current News - General Information available
  • Before entering Lithuania, all persons without exception must complete the online form to receive a QR code. This rule does also apply to truck drivers.
    If a truck driver is not able to present a QR code upon entry into Lithuania, this may result in a fine of 500 - 1500 €. Drivers must be in quarantine except for transit, collection, or delivery of cargo in Lithuania.
  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
  • Please find more information on the measures in Lithuania on a dedicated page provided by the  Government of the Republic of Lithuania (Information available in English and Lithuanian).
Netherlands No current News - General Information available
  • The Dutch government announced, that as of 16 of March, truck drivers will no longer need a negative Corona test when they are entering the Netherlands after stays of less than 48 hours in the UK.
  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
  • Please find more information on the measures in the Netherlands on a dedicated page provided by the  Government of the Netherlands (Information available in several languages).
Norway No current News - General Information available
  • The government presented stricter measures on Saturday 23rd of January for the greater Oslo region. They came after detecting an outbreak of the more contagious British virus mutation of COVID-19 in Nordre Follo municipality. According to them, all indoor and outdoor events are prohibited, home office for all who can and the closure of shops (exception of grocery stores, pharmacies, and petrol stations).
  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
  • Please find more information on the measures in the Norway on a dedicated page provided by the  Government of Norway (Information available in English, Norwegian and German).
Poland No current News - General Information available
  • Information for the border Poland/Belarus: Due to measures implemented by the local authorities to stop the Coronavirus from spreading further, delays at the border checkpoints may occur. These measures may include the  obligation to present a negative Corona Test and/or to present or carry further documents or declarations.
  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
  • Please find more information on the measures in Poland on a dedicated page provided by the  Government of Poland (Information available in several languages).
Portugal No current News - General Information available
  • The government loosened the driving and resting period for drivers from every country who come from the UK until further notice .
  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
  • Please find more information on the measures in Portugal on a dedicated page provided by the  Government of Portugal (Information available in Portugese, some information available in English).
Romania No current News - General Information available
  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
Russia No current News - General Information available
  • Information for the border Kazahkstan/Russia: Due to measures implemented by the local authorities to stop the Coronavirus from spreading further, delays at the border checkpoints may occur. These measures may include the  obligation to present a negative Corona Test and/or to present or carry further documents or declarations.
  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
Serbia No current News - General Information available
  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
  • Please find more information on the measures in Serbia on a dedicated page provided by the Government of Serbia (Information available in English and Serbian).
Slovakia No current News - General Information available
  • The health ministry in Bratislava has imposed a night-time curfew. People are not allowed to leave the house between 8pm and 5am.  The night curfew will apply at least until 19 of March.
  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
  • Please find more information on the measures in Slovakia on a dedicated page provided by the Government of Slovakia (Information available in several languages).
Slovenia Last Update: 30 March 2021
  • Our partners have informed us that the government of Slovenia plans to introduce a hard lockdown between 01 April and 14 April 2021. All non-essential businesses and services are required to close. Therefore please take special notice of the general remark below.
  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
  • Please find more information on the measures in Slovenia on a dedicated page provided by the Government of Slovenia (Information available in several languages).
Spain No current News - General Information available
  • Several Spanish Regions are still locked down with travel restrictions in place - however these measures usually are not aimed at the B2B Business.
  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
  • Please find more information on the measures in Spain on a dedicated page provided by the Government of Spain (Information available in several languages).
Sweden No current News - General Information available
  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
  • Please find more information on the measures in Sweden on a dedicated page provided by the Government of Sweden (Information available in English and Swedish).
Switzerland No current News - General Information available
  • Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
  • Please find more information on the measures in Switzerland on a dedicated page provided by the Government of Switzerland (Information available in several languages).

  

Turkey No current News - General Information available
  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
  • Please find more information on the measures in Turkey on a dedicated page provided by the Government of Turkey (Information available in Turkish, some information available in English)
Ukraine No current News - General Information available
  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
  • Please find more information on the measures in Ukraine on a dedicated page provided by the Government of Ukraine (Information available in Ukrainian and English)
United Kingdom Last Update: 08 April 2021
  • In March, the government announced a four-step roadmap back to a normal life with the beginning of the first step on 08 of March. As of Monday, 12 of April, Step 2 of England's return out of lockdown comes into effect. All non-essential retail, personal care salons, outdoor hospitality, outdoor attractions, and indoor leisure facilities will be allowed to open.
    Further information about this process here.
  • As of 06 April 2021, truck drivers staying in the UK for more than 48 hours will be required to undergo a COVID 19 test at one of the UK test centers, before the end of the 2nd day after entering the UK. For longer stays in the UK, a further test is required every further 72 hours, typically on the 5th and 8th day from entry. For stays of less than 48 hours, testing for truck drivers is not mandatory. All non-UK drivers will also apply that they must self-isolate in their cab for the duration of their stay in the UK. They are only allowed to leave for essential reasons such as purchasing food.
  • Due to the mutation of the virus in UK, traffics from the UK to France may suffer significant delays. Drivers must provide a negativ COVID-19 test when traveling to France, Denmark, the Netherlands and Germany. The UK has already set up different testing stations for drivers. Please find more information here. In order to prevent the spread of new Corona variants, a negative Corona test is mandatory for entry into UK. Nevertheless there are exceptions for truck drivers and entries from Ireland.
  • As of February 22,truck drivers no longer need a negative Corona test when returning to France after stays of less than 48 hours in the UK.
    Various ferry companies as well as the Eurotunnel shuttle operators issue documents with a time stamp of the entry into Ireland so that drivers can prove that they have been in the respective country for less than 48 hours. These documents must be presented on re-exit in place of the negative Corona test. The exact procedure varies from operator to operator. For stays of more than 48h in the UK, the tests must still be carried out before entering France.
  • General Remark: Before dispatching your shipment, please make sure that the consignee is in business and able to receive your shipment. In order to ensure that our supply chains remain operational, we are carefully planning our transportation and warehousing capacities. Shipments that can’t be delivered will be returned or stored temporarily - all costs incurred will be charged to the consignor. Thank you for your kind understanding.
  • Please find more information on the measures in the United Kingdom on the oficial webpage provided by the Government of the United Kingdom.

Truck border crossing times

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Together with Passion!

Border closures and related traffic issues, complete standstill in diverse industries of our customers. Despite the difficult circumstances, throughout the Corona Pandemic, Rhenus Road Freight continues to travel daily throughout Europe. With our video we want to express to you, our customers, that our network continues to work in times of crisis. We work closely with our customers, prior to, during, and after the crisis: "Together with Passion - we are here for you!"

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