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Geography of Transportation

Eastern Europe

Eastern Europe

Transportations to the countries of Eastern Europe

APS delivers cargos to the countries of Eastern Europe: Belarus, Russia, Bulgaria, Moldova and Romania. 

APS numerous fleet and vast experience in transportations to this area from Western and Southern Europe, Asia, the Far East allow the company deliver:

     – refrigerated cargos: cooled and frozen food products, pharmaceuticals;
     – dangerous cargos: products of chemical industry, flammable and corrosive liquids;
     – oversized cargos: machines with large linear dimensions, inseparable parts of manufacturing lines;
     – high-value cargos: articles of display, diagnostics equipment, high-value automobiles.

Being a licensed carrier with vast experience in cargo clearance: we solve our clients’ tasks, bearing responsibility for all stages of transportation and documents.

Cargo Transportation to Belarus

Transportations to Russia and Belarus form the basis of APS cargo flow to Eastern Europe. The main cargos transported to Russia and Belarus are:

     – mechanical production;
     – rolled metal products;
     – FMCG – Fast Moving Consumer Goods;
     – agricultural and products of food industry.

APS specialists will search for optimal route, prepare all necessary transportation documents and insure your cargo for all transportation stages. Being a licensed customs carrier APS can deliver cargos with high invoice cost within CIS territory unescorted (including Belarus and Russia), thus cutting customers’ costs in escorting and documentation. The license allows transportations of customs-bonded cargos according to inner transit standards.


Cargo deliveries to Moldova, Bulgaria and Romania

Due to increase in export/import deals between the countries, the number of transportations to Moldova, Bulgaria and Romania is constantly growing. The most frequently exported from Moldova, Bulgaria and Romania cargos are:

     – food products;
     – liquid and bottled cargos: wines, juices;
     – products of textile industry;
     – medicals and pharmaceuticals.

Russia, Germany, Turkey and Italy are the most frequent importers of these cargos. APS organizes deliveries of most cargos in these directions. Small cargos can be transported as parts of groupage cargos, thus cutting transportation costs to Moldova, Bulgaria or Romania with possibility of consolidation or warehousing in Germany, Lithuania or Poland.

Transportations from Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia

Eastern European countries except for Poland have no access to sea and that is why floating cargos are delivered by road from Benelux ports. Road transportations are still the main types of cargo deliveries from Poland or Eastern European countries to the CIS. Numerous APS fleet and vast experience in customs clearance in Europe allows deliver cargos from Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia to the EU or CIS countries. In this direction we transport:

     – products of chemical industry;
     – industrial and medical equipment;
     – household chemicals and products of home care;
     – food products, fruits and vegetables;
     – furniture and woodwork products.

We use trucks with different carrying capacity to transport cargos from Poland and other countries of Eastern Europe. Clear customs legislation and well-developed road network help us to predict delivery date, which is very important for transportations of perishable goods from Poland and Czech Republic: dairy products, cooled fish and meat, cheese and pastry.

Features of transportations and customs clearance

Rules and norms for cargo transportations in Eastern Europe and transit countries are always taken into account during arrival estimation and route preparation. In addition to severe requirements for trucks ecologic standards there are some limitations on trucks movement. In most Eastern European countries it is forbidden for trucks to move at night or on holidays.

There is a number of features in customs clearance of cargos from Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, which also have to be taken into account in order to avoid delays in deliveries. Customs legislation of Eastern Europe is based on 4 main principles: currency exchange regulation, principle of contractual right, export regulation norms, arbitrage. System of contractual right provides flexible approach to partners’ relations admitting oral agreements in some cases. Transportations within EU don’t require customs fees.

If we transport cargos from the CIS and Asian countries to Poland and other countries of Eastern Europe the differential customs tariff calculations, including special compensation and antidumping fees, must be very precise. APS specialists gained vast experience in customs clearance of cargos delivered from/to countries of Eastern Europe, and we provide door-to-door deliveries. Moreover, APS prepares all permits for transit and provides additional transportation costs calculations.

Learn more about APS possibilities in cargo transportations to Poland and countries of Eastern Europe: fill in the transportation order form or call any APS office!

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