Frequently asked questions

Everything you really need to know about our services

As a shipper what am i required to do?
Provide a document, paper or electronic, signed by you the shipper tothe shipping line declaring that you can verify the weight and that it was weighed using one of the two methods allowed.
As a shipper, what are my two methods of acquiring VGM?

Method 1: Take a loaded container over a weighbridge then subtract all weight not associated with the container (i.e. the weight of the truck, chassis, driver and fuel) to get the weight of the packed container.

Method 2: Add the weight of the container and all other items/cargo that are loaded into the container - including its packaging, palleting, dunnage and all otherpacking and securing materials.

When does the new VGM regulations take place?
The new regulations is effective from July 1st , 2016.