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Dangerous Goods

Due to the risk posed to people and the environment, dangerous cargo cannot be treated like general cargo. It requires special handling and the workforce involved needs additional qualifications. In any case, whichever of the European land transport product portfolio (cross border) they choose, customers may always ask their responsible DB Schenker branch office for special agreements.

Dangerous Goods are accepted for:

  • DB SCHENKERpart load and DB SCHENKERfull load
  • DB SCHENKERsystem

    The following exceptions apply for system freight transportation:
    Class 1: Explosive substances and articles containing explosive substances (classification code 1.4S is accepted in specific countries)
    Class 6.2: Infectious substances
    Class 7: Radioactive substances (UN 2908, 2909, 2910 and 2911 are accepted in specific countries)
    Dangerous goods in large tank containers (> 3 m³)

    For all dangerous goods classes, the restrictions may vary depending on the DB Schenker country organization – detailed information can be found in the restrictions table. With this policy, DB Schenker covers 98 percent of the demand for ground forwarding services for dangerous cargo.

Dangerous Goods are not accepted for DB SCHENKERparcel

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