VI. Customer's duty to provide information / Types of goods
The customer undertakes to inform CargoBeamer, fully and truthfully, in good time prior to check-in / handover of the cargo unit, of all the factors known to the customer, which affect the execution of the order, in particular:
(a) the type and characteristics of the cargo unit, including its total weight;
(b) particular characteristics of the goods, if any, loaded by the customer in the semi-trailer, including the quantity, labelling, numbers, number and type of packages, deterioration of the goods, particular risk of breakage, value of goods, etc.;
(c) all public and statutory duties and safety regulations, such as duties relating to customs, foreign trade regulations (particularly those relating to goods and people as well as specific country embargos) and legal safety obligations.
(d) the eventual requirements of the States to be met by the customer, which are affected by the carriage of the cargo unit;
(e) any dangerous goods, in which case the Customer shall notify CargoBeamer in good time in writing of the specific nature of the dangerous goods, the specific nature of the risk involved and, if necessary, the precautionary measures to be taken by the Customer or CargoBeamer,
(f) other transported and stored goods that fall into scope of other pertinent dangerous goods or waste-disposal regulations, in particular the classification according to the relevant Dangerous Goods laws, and the handover of the requisite carriage-related documentation.
(g) valuable or theft-sensitive goods, the type, quantity and value of the goods (itemized list) and the current risks involved
In the case of transporting a cargo unit with dangerous goods, 'in good time' within the meaning of the above provision is at least 24 hours before check-in, exclusive of Sundays and holidays. The customer will not have such a cargo unit checked in until the day of shipment.
CargoBeamer is entitled to refuse the carriage of the cargo unit – after fulfilling the aforementioned duties by the customer – if the proper carriage cannot be ruled out, to the exclusion of all dangers for public safety and order, as well as the legitimate interests of all those involved in the transport, by implementing any further measures, if necessary, requiring remuneration, when the risk of damage is particularly high or the carriage of goods would be unacceptable both for CargoBeamer or its vicarious agents.
In addition to the information to be provided, the customer shall provide CargoBeamer with all necessary documentation, in particular accompanying transport documents, customs documents, etc. in good time prior to handover of the cargo unit.
The customer shall notify CargoBeamer in good time before check-in of the specific type of semi-trailer and provide additional information on request, in particular type, dimensions, weight, etc.