Placing a Haz Order
Orders placed for the transportation of Dangerous Goods from an approved customer will be accepted and goods must be pre booked with sales.
Dangerous Goods shipments must be prepared in accordance with the relevant Dangerous Goods Regulations, Correctly packed, marked and labelled.
Under ADR, the Consignor has a responsibly and obligation to provide us ‘the Carrier’ with certain information regarding the load they wish us to transport (must be in a traceable format).
A Shipper’s Declaration for Dangerous Goods, if applicable, must be signed by the shipper only and accompany the shipment.
We ‘the Carrier’ must ensure we have been provided with this information before carriage.
Information to be provided by the Consignor (Customer):
- UN number
- Proper shipping name
- Hazard Classification
- Packing Group assigned
- Number and description of packages
- Total quantity/volume/mass of goods bearing different UN numbers
- Name and address of Consignor
- Name and address of Consignee
- Tunnel restriction code
- Declaration of any special terms or special arrangements
The above is the minimum information required on the transport documentation that accompanies the load
The Consignor is also responsible for ensuring:
- The goods are classified and authorised to be carried under ADR
- Substances are packed in approved packaging and containment vessels in accordance with ADR
- Packages bear the correct labelling and markings in accordance with ADR
Ref: ADR 2015, 1.4.1, 5.4.1