Terms & Conditions

Seafreight Export and Import FCL

Sea transport conditions

a. hartrodt (Polska) sp. z o.o. do not guarantee exact dates of departures and arrivals provided by shipping lines and other subcontractors;

Freight additionals (changable), vatos - valid at the day of loading on the vessel;

Subject to equipment availability and space on the vessel;

Carrier can charge with booking cancelation fee in case of canceling the booking;

a. hartrodt (Polska) sp. z o.o. has the right to make corrections to this offer, in case of significant changes of foreign exchange rates, unexpected changes subcontractors’ rates, appearance of factors beyond the control of a. hartrodt (Polska) sp. z o.o. which have an influence on this offer.

Port charges

THC include: movement of empty container: handling depot – truck, full container movement: truck/rail – terminal –vessel board and control of equipment; 

Costs of demurrage/ detention: depends on the shipping line policy, available upon request ;

Port storage costs in Gdynia/ Gdańsk:: free time (included in thc): 7 days; afterwards - costs available upon request;

Port storage costs in Hamburg: free time (included in thc): 3 days; afterwards - costs available upon request;

ositioning of container for control purposes - requested by controlling authorities: cost available upon request. 

Inland transport

Road: free time for loading/unloading/clearing the container: via Polish ports:8 hours, afterwards fine PLN 30/hour will apply, via other foreign ports: 8 hours, afterwards fine eur 125/ hour will apply;

Rail – road: free time for loading/unloading/clearing the container: 5 hours, afterwards fine pln 50/ hour will apply.

Other

Offer excludes:

courier service, costs of issuing certificate of origin, costs of issuing T2L, costs of sanitary, veterinary, quality or any requested control as well as costs of issuing certificates and forms needed, fumigation costs, duty and tax at destination;

cost of stuffing cargo to the container (if any), stowing, lashing, sea worthy package of cargo;

It is considered that an order for transport, based on this offer and passed to a. hartrodt (Polska) sp. z o.o., is being signed by authorized person,

a. hartrodt (Polska) sp. z o.o. is not responsible for additional cost occurred due to incorrect or incomplete documents required for forwarding process;

Please check phytosanitary and fumigation requirements at destination country before loading the container;

a. hartrodt (Polska) sp. z o.o. is not responsible for any additional costs occurred due to incorrect or incomplete documents required for forwarding process;

Net rates, exclude VAT tax;

Offer does not applicable for handling special purpose and military cargo;

Shipment releasing in destination country will be proceeded upon original house bills of lading presentation (if any), unless the shipper will amend original b/ls into telex release or order electronical version of b/l ( ‘Express Bill of Lading’) or Sea Waybill;

With this offer acceptance, the shipper states that he is not the subject neither of bankrupcy proceedings nor arrangement procedure;

a. hartrodt (Polska) sp. z o.o. may hold cargo unless all due payments will be covered if needed

terms of payment: to be agreed;

currency of payment: according to earlier agreement; in case of PLN- selling rate of Millenium Bank will be used according to the date of vessel’s leaving the port of origin

a. hartrodt is working according to Polish Forwarding General Rules, actual version, 

Clause regarding shipments to USA (for Seafreight Export FCL only):

Carrier has opted to be exempted from tariff publication requirements per 46 C.F.R. paragraphs 520 and 532 by utilizing Negotiated Rate Arrangements (“NRAs”). Carrier’s quotation/proposal sheets and e-mail exchanges contain NRA offer (s) by carrier. Acceptance of the quotation shall become binding after receipt of the cargo by the carrier or its agent (or the originating carrier in the case of through transportation). Carrier Rules Tariff is provided free of charge at:  www.hartrodt.com/en/network/north-america/us

Carrier reserves the right to modify its NRA rate/charges offer prior to Carrier or its agent (including originating carriers in the case of through transportation) receiving the cargo for transport. All origin and destinations local charges apply whether or not included in CCC’s Rules Tariff or in quotations.

Seafreight LCL

Sea transport conditions

a. hartrodt (Polska) sp. z o.o. do not guarantee exact dates of departures and arrivals provided by shipping lines and other subcontractors;

Freight additionals (changable), vatos - valid at the day of loading on the vessel;

Subject to equipment availability and space on the vessel;

Carrier can charge with booking cancelation fee in case of canceling the booking;

a. hartrodt (Polska) sp. z o.o. has the right to make corrections to this offer, in case of significant changes of foreign exchange rates, unexpected changes subcontractors’ rates, appearance of factors beyond the control of a. hartrodt (Polska) sp. z o.o. which have an influence on this offer.

Port charges

Port storage costs in Gdynia/ Gdańsk/ Hamburg:: costs available upon request;

Positioning of container for control purposes - requested by controlling authorities: cost available upon request. 

Inland transport

Road: free time for loading/unloading/clearing the cargo: via Polish ports:3 hours, afterwards fine PLN 30/hour will apply, via other foreign ports: 5 hours, afterwards fine eur 125/ hour will apply;

Rail – road: free time for loading/unloading/clearing : 5 hours, afterwards fine pln 50/ hour will apply.

Other

Offer excludes:

courier service, costs of issuing certificate of origin, costs of issuing T2L, costs of sanitary, veterinary, quality or any requested control as well as costs of issuing certificates and forms needed, fumigation costs, duty and tax at destination;

seaworthy package of cargo;

It is considered that an order for transport, based on this offer and passed to a. hartrodt (Polska) sp. z o.o., is being signed by authorized person,

a. hartrodt (Polska) sp. z o.o. is not responsible for additional cost occurred due to incorrect or incomplete documents required for forwarding process;

If an offer is presented according to weight/ measurement factor, higher amount is taking into consideration;

please check phytosanitary and fumigation requirements at destination country before shipping the cargo;

a. hartrodt (Polska) sp. z o.o. is not responsible for any additional costs occurred due to incorrect or incomplete documents required for forwarding process;

Net rates, exclude VAT tax;

Offer does not applicable for handling special purpose and military cargo;

Shipment releasing in destination country will be proceeded upon original house bills of lading presentation (if any), unless the shipper will amend original b/ls into telex release or order electronical version of b/l ( ‘Express Bill of Lading’) or Sea Waybill;

With this offer acceptance, the shipper states that he is not the subject neither of bankrupcy proceedings nor arrangement procedure;

In case of cargo entry of procedure with postponed Vat payment (Act 33a of Vat payment), ordering party states that he is aware of all the rules of Vat settlement and he is fully responsible for its payment to Tax Office and presenting to the Customs Office all the documents confirming Vat payment within proper time frame;

a. hartrodt (Polska) sp. z o.o. may hold cargo unless all due payments will be covered if needed

Terms of payment: to be agreed;

Currency of payment: according to earlier agreement; in case of PLN- selling rate of Millenium Bank will be used according to the date of vessel’s leaving the port of origin

a. hartrodt is working according to Polish Forwarding General Rules, actual version, 

Clause regarding shipments to USA:

Carrier has opted to be exempted from tariff publication requirements per 46 C.F.R. paragraphs 520 and 532 by utilizing Negotiated Rate Arrangements (“NRAs”). Carrier’s quotation/proposal sheets and e-mail exchanges contain NRA offer (s) by carrier. Acceptance of the quotation shall become binding after receipt of the cargo by the carrier or its agent (or the originating carrier in the case of through transportation). Carrier Rules Tariff is provided free of charge at:  www.hartrodt.com/en/network/north-america/us

Carrier reserves the right to modify its NRA rate/charges offer prior to Carrier or its agent (including originating carriers in the case of through transportation) receiving the cargo for transport. All origin and destinations local charges apply whether or not included in CCC’s Rules Tariff or in quotations.

Rail

a. hartrodt (Polska) sp. z o.o. do not guarantee exact dates of departures and arrivals provided by rail operator and other subcontractors. All dates are estimated and can change without earlier notice;

Subject to equipment availability and space on the train;

Rail operator will charge with ‘dead freight fee’  in case of canceling the booking later than 8 days prior planned departure. Cost: 100% of agreed freight rate;

a. hartrodt (Polska) sp. z o.o. has the right to make corrections to this offer, in case of significant changes of foreign exchange rates, unexpected changes subcontractors’ rates, appearance of factors beyond the control of a. hartrodt (Polska) sp. z o.o. which have an influence on this offer;

Along with giving transport order, ordering party accepts all decisions of the shipper regarding House Bill of Lading and states that he will not raise any claim against a. hartrodt (Polska) sp. z o.o. 

In case of lcl cargo a/m rates concerns palletized (euro pallet, max weight 800 kg, max height: 180 cm) and stackable cargo;

If cargo  weight or dimensions change, correction of rates will be provided;

Cargo must be properly packed and secured for transport and loading/ unloading; 

Inland transport: free time for loading/unloading/clearing:  

lcl: 3 hours, afterwards fine PLN 50/hour will apply,

fcl: 8 hours, afterwards fine PLN 30/hour will apply

Demmurage/ detention/ storage – according to rail operator tariff: available upon request;  

Positioning of container for control purposes - requested by controlling authorities: cost available upon request. 

Offer excludes:

courier service, costs of issuing certificate of origin, costs of sanitary, veterinary, quality or any requested control as well as costs of issuing certificates and forms needed, fumigation costs, duty and tax at destination;

cost of stuffing cargo to the container (in case of fcl shipment), stowing, lashing, package of cargo;

It is considered that an order for transport, based on this offer and passed to a. hartrodt (Polska) sp. z o.o., is being signed by authorized person,

a. hartrodt (Polska) sp. z o.o. is not responsible for additional cost occurred due to incorrect or incomplete documents required for forwarding process;

Please check phytosanitary and fumigation requirements at destination country before loading the container;

Net rates, exclude VAT tax;

Offer is not applicable for handling special purpose and military cargo;

Shipment releasing in destination country will be proceeded upon original house bills of lading presentation (if any), unless the shipper will amend original b/ls into telex release or order electronical version of b/l ( ‘Express Bill of Lading’) or Sea Waybill;

With this offer acceptance, the shipper states that he is not the subject neither of bankrupcy proceedings nor arrangement procedure;

a. hartrodt (Polska) sp. z o.o. may hold cargo unless all due payments will be covered if needed;

In case of cargo entry of procedure with postponed Vat payment (Act 33a of Vat payment), ordering party states that he is aware of all the rules of Vat settlement and he is fully responsible for its payment to Tax Office and presenting to the Customs Office all the documents confirming Vat payment within proper time frame;

Terms of payment: to be agreed;

Currency of payment: according to earlier agreement; in case of PLN- selling rate of Millenium Bank will be used according to the date of vessel’s leaving the port of origin

a. hartrodt is working according to Polish Forwarding General Rules, actual version,