Freight-Forwarder Liability Insurance
As we always regard as our very first priority the security of all operations with your goods, jointly with our partners from DZI we have prepared a number of products to guarantee it. The FREIGHT-FORWARDER LIABILITY insurance policy that we hold at all times is an additional warranty for your cargo.
International Waybill for Carriage of Goods by Road
Among numerous conventions that regulate the business of international haulers, first comes the Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR Convention) dated 19 May 1956, concluded under the Economic Commission for Europe with the United Nations. Republic of Bulgaria joined the convention on 29 July 1977 by virtue of the then issued Ordinance №1143. By its very nature it is not a customs convention, but in practice it plays major role for the customs control system and is essential element when proceeding with customs clearance.
We are pleased to offer our clients our online tool to fill out a CMR form. For this purpose it is necessary to fill in an access request. If you already are our client and you are provided access, you can create your CMR form here.
TIR CARNET is an international transport warranty document. It covers payable customs duties up to 50 000 US dollars. The document is issued by virtue of the international TIR convention under the guarantee provided by the duly authorized organizations. The international organisation is IRU – the International Road Union and for Bulgaraia it is AEBTRI – Association of the Bulgarian Enterprises for International Road Transport and the Roads.
In practice, the TIR carnet is an internationally accepted document for transit of goods. It is under the coverage of the guarantee extended by the issuing organization. According to this convention, goods are carried in vehicles and containers on which customs stamps and seals have been put. It is necessary that said vehicles should be approved according to the methods set out in the Convention first and to hold a valid Certificate of Customs Compliance.
Maximum allowed load
In order to avoid overloading the vehicles, we provide information on the maximum allowed loads of trucks in the different countries.
The purpose of INCOTERMS is to provide the framework of international rules for interpretation of most commonly used commercial terms in international trade. As a result different interpretations of such terms in different countries can be avoided or at least greatly reduced.
In order to avoid misunderstandings between the contracting parties and to facilitate their negotiations, the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris adopted in 1936 unified International Rules for the Interpretation of Trade Terms, known as Incoterms (Abbreviated for International Commercial Terms). For each franking, the delivery obligations of the seller and the buyer are described in details on several pages.
Dangerous substances are materials (chemical agents) which due to their chemical, physical or biological properties, if handled improperly, can lead to death, damage to human health, body injury or financial losses. Dangerous materials are grouped in following classes based on their properties:
Semov Sped Ltd. offers to its esteemed customers road transport of full and partial loads with flatbed trucks, trucks specialized for transport of apparel, trailers, refrigerated trucks and vans.
The advantages of road transport compared to other modes of carriage include speedy delivery, flexibility in suiting customer needs, door-to-door delivery options as well as the chance to always keep live contact with the driver of the vehicle.
Our services include:
- Full trucks and consolidation of small shipments throughout Bulgaria, from and to all European countries, Middle East and Central Asia.
- Carriage of dangerous goods (ADR)
- Carriage of oversized goods
- Carriage of merchandise that needs constant temperature control
We are fully aware that the information for the progress of your shipments can be of crucial importance for the smooth proceeding of the manufacturing and commercial operations in your company, that is why our team is ready to provide information on the goods that we make transport of any time of day and night, any day of the week (24/7).
Oversized cargo transport
Our team specializes in the transport of non-standard / oversized cargo. This type of transport is suitable for land transport of machinery, construction and agricultural machinery, inseparable parts and products.
At each step of the realization of the transport, we can assist you with information about the movement of goods. Our staff will take care of issuing all necessary permits and transport documents.
Through our partners we are in position to offer you railroad transportation of goods to and from West and Central Europe, Eastern Europe, the Balkan Peninsula, ex-Soviet countries, the Middle East and Asia.
We will work out the optimal route for the delivery of your goods and we can also:
- follow up the wagons carrying your loads and notify you of their exact current location;
- supervise loading and unloading operations;
- arrange road transport of the goods to the final destination;
- make you an offer for all kind of shipments with regular, private and special-purposes wagons via railroad;
- to participate in organization of transit transportation with dedicated wagons and block-trains.
As far as air freight operations are concerned, we are always ready to offer you optimal solutions for carriage of goods that are located at a long distance places and at the same time need express delivery.
Through the network of our partners, we shall offer you logistics solutions entirely in line with the delivery terms and budget corresponding to the particular situation of yours and to also assist in:
- keeping the goods in a warehouse;
- packaging and/or palletizing
- delivery door-to-door
- customs agency;
- organization of domestic transportation.