How to transport goods to Antwerp?
In Belgium, Antwerp ranks 2nd among the country’s largest conurbations, just behind the capital Brussels. Its port is Europe’s 2nd largest commercial port, both in terms of activity and tonnage (just behind Rotterdam). Many companies, in France and elsewhere, logically have transport needs between France and Belgium, and more particularly the Antwerp conurbation. At Transports Goëvia, we’re perfectly qualified to deal with this type of request: we can help you with all your international freight needs.
Preparing your road transport to Antwerp
When you book road haulage to Antwerp, as with any other destination, you can be sure that you’ll find what you’re looking for. transport serviceIn order to do this, you need to make sure that you provide your transport company with all the information it needs to provide its services under the best possible conditions, in line with your deadlines and requirements.
For example, if you need to deliver to a busy area like Avenue de Keyser, with lots of stores and restaurants, let your transport company know about any elements that could disrupt the driver’s journey. In fact, the recipient’s address may be in a cul-de-sac, or a street that is difficult for trucks to access. In this case, it’s important to anticipate delivery so that it takes place under the best possible conditions.
And don’t forget to mount and film your pallets of goods, whether they’re destined for Antwerp’s Grote Markt, the Meir shopping street or Queen Astrid Square – or any other thoroughfare in Antwerp, Belgium and Europe! If there is damage to your goods when they are transported to Belgium, and this could have been avoided with better packaging, you cannot hold the carrier liable… Because you are obliged to pack and protect your goods properly before they are taken over by the transport company.
Choose an international carrier in Antwerp
You need to ship goods between two different countries, France and Belgium. As part of your business activity, you may also need to deliver your pallets to other countries. To make sure you always have a transport and logistics solution within your reach, work with an international transport company.
At Transport Goëvia, our teams speak several languages… And we work with international partners on a daily basis, thanks to our transport plan that serves all of continental Europe.
The secrets of a successful, trouble-free delivery
In our guide, available as a free download, we present the main criteria to anticipate for a dispute-free transport of goods:
- Packaging and palletizing
- Information delivered to your carrier
- Choosing the right service provider