A weight off hauliers’ minds: shippers must declare loads are road-legal

//A weight off hauliers’ minds: shippers must declare loads are road-legal

A weight off hauliers’ minds: shippers must declare loads are road-legal

By | 2017-04-07T16:44:12+00:00 April 7th, 2017|feed news|Comments Off on A weight off hauliers’ minds: shippers must declare loads are road-legal

Next month a new law within the EU will force shippers to declare the weight of their cargo to hauliers transporting goods within Europe.
In what amounts to a partial extension of the verified gross mass (VGM) amendment of the Safety of Life at Sea regulations, which entered global maritime regulation last July, 7 May will see EU 2015/719 directive formally enter law.
Shippers with goods loaded in containers and swapbodies will have to …

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