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Whether it’s Hamburg, Dresden, Frankfurt, or Leipzig, we will help you get a full rundown of your German freight costs up front to help you avoid any surprises later on.
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Estimate the cost of freight shipping in Germany.
Whether you’re stocking your business with imports from China or expanding your business by exporting worldwide to and from Hamburg or any other city in Germany, our German freight quotes offer competitive rates and unprecedented transparency with full breakdowns of all costs associated with your German shipment.
Get rates for the most popular shipping ports in Germany.
2017 was a busy year for German freight, with 299.5 million tons of goods handled in German seaports, good for a 1% increase from 2016. On that same token, 222 million tons of freight were transported via waterways in 2017, with the majority of it passing through Germany’s biggest port: The Port of Hamburg. Here at Freightos, we understand the importance of freight shipping in Germany, which is why our forwarders offer rates from large ports (Port of Hamburg, Port of Bremerhaven, Port of Duisburg ) and small ports (Port of Nuremberg, Port of Mainz, Port of Stralsund).
We know all of the taxes and duties for shipping.
German freight is subject to EU import trade and tax laws, with an average of a 4.2% tariff for most freight-related items. For more specific inquiries, you can consult the German customs website here. The good news for Freightos’ customers, however, is that you don’t need to be an expert - our service providers understand the German freight market on an expert level, so that when you need an exact freight quote for Hamburg or Berlin, you’ll be in good hands.
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