German Freight Forwarders'
Standard Terms and Conditions

All our business is transacted exclusively on the basis of the German Freight Forwarders' Standard Terms and Conditions (ADSp), and, as far as applicable, in accordance with the General Terms and Conditions for Logistics (Logistik-AGB) most recent edition. Under Clause 23 ADSp, liability for damage/loss to goods according to § 431 HGB (German Commercial Code) is limited - to 8,33 SDR/kg (Special Drawing Rights) whilst in the custody of the freight forwarder - to 2 SDR/kg for multimodal carriage incl. sea transport when location of damage is unknown - to 1,25 million EUR respectively 1,25 million EUR or 2 SDR/kg per claim respectively to 2,5 million EUR or 2 SDR/kg per event, irrespective of the number of claims per event, in each case whichever is higher. If we are liable according to the provisions of the Montreal Convention, clause 27 ADSp shall not apply. It is furthermore agreed that (1) Clause 27 ADSp shall also not be considered as an extension of our liability through imputation of default by agents, representatives, employees, subcontractors or other third parties in cases like section 507 HGB, Art. 36 CIM, Art. 20, 21 CMNI or Art. 25 MÜ, (2) the freight forwarder shall be liable according to section 512 para. 2 No. 1 HGB for nautical default and fire aboard only for own default and (3) the freight forwarder is not liable for nautical default, fire aboard or defects of the ship in case the requirements of Art. 25 para. 2 CMNI are met.