Shipment management

Why is VGM important?

The weight – or VGM – of your cargo is important to ensure that it is properly handled throughout its entire journey.

By not providing the correct weight of your cargo, your cargo can become hazardous to a carrier’s personnel, assets and cargo. So in the end, it is beneficial for you to provide the correct VGM for your cargo.

In our knowledge hub, we explain further why it’s an essential part of the shipping process to be aware of. Read more here.

VGM

What is the Verified Gross Mass (VGM) deadline?
This deadline indicates when you should submit your VGM details at the latest....
How many methods exist to weigh my cargo?
The shipper needs to verify the gross mass of the containers by one of two permi...
How do I submit the Verified Gross Mass (VGM) for my container?
Once the booking is confirmed you will be required to submit your VGM details vi...
Can I as a buyer fill in the Verified Gross Mass (VGM)?
The VGM details can only be submitted by the supplier....
Why is VGM important?
The weight - or VGM - of your cargo is important to ensure that it is properly h...
What is Verified Gross Mass (VGM)?
VGM stands for 'Verified Gross Mass'. A shipper is obliged to verify the gross m...
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