Topic

DRIVING ABROAD

CARRIAGE OF GOODS

Companies carrying goods on their own-account do not require CMR notes. A consignment note will suffice for those that can prove the journey is not for hire or reward

OWN ACCOUNT – Goods operators who carry the goods their own company has manufactured

CMR CONVENTION

Under the CMR convention the carrier is responsible for any damages or loss to the goods they are carrying. This does not apply companies carrying furniture

TIR STANDS FOR – Transports Internationaux Routiers and is an international harmonised customs transit system facilitating trade and transport, whilst effectively protecting the revenue of each country through which goods are carried.