German Freight Forwarders' Standard Terms and Conditions 2016 (ADSp 2016)

ECL works exclusively on the basis of the Allgemeinen Deutschen Spediteurbedingungen 2016 (ADSp 2016) - (German Forwarders' General Terms and Conditions of Trading 2016).

Our services are governed exclusively by the Allgemeine Deutsche Spediteurbedingungen 2016 („ADSp 2016“) (German Freight Forwarders' General Terms and Conditions 2016). The ADSp 2016 are further limiting the statutory limit of liability contained in Section 431 of the German Commercial Code (HGB) of 8,33 Special Drawing Right per kilogram (SDR/kg) to € 1 Million per claim or to € 2 Million per event respectively to 2 SDR/kg whatever may be higher. In case of multimodal transit with a leg by sea the liability is limited to 2 SDR/kg in general.

We cover transport and storage insurance only on the basis of a special order. Since the liability of the forwarding agent is legally limited, the transport insurance can be useful for a complete rate of transport damage, especially for valuable goods. In the case of maritime transport, the transport insurance covers the general average collateral required by the shipowners in the case of maritime accidents. We recommend that we cover transport and storage insurance through our company at competitive rates with German insurers.

Place of jurisdiction is Lübeck.

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Zum Hafenplatz 1
D-23570 Lübeck
Phone: +49 4502 3075 – 0


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