TCE COURIER PACKAGING CONDITIONS

Artic STEEL (envelope, parcel, pallet) accepted for carriage defined below, depending on weight and size.

Acceptance conditions:
ENVELOPE
The maximum size allowed for an envelope is:
L x H x H: 34x45x3 cm
Weight: 300gr.

PARCEL
The maximum accepted dimensions for a COLET are:
L x H x 90x90x90 cm
Weight: 70.0 kg.

pallets
The maximum size allowed for an envelope is:
L x H x H 80x120x170 cm (including support)
Weight: 1000.0 kg.

Important pricing / billing information:

TCE has established tariffs for each type of shipment (envelope, package, pallet) depending on the weight, communicated on the monthly site through an updated internal tariff to each platform and to each courier.

TCE will invoice to the customer the maximum between the physical weight, the volumetric weight and the linear weight.

Physical weight is determined by weighing.
The volumetric weight is determined with the formula (L xlx H) / 6000, with L, l, H expressed in cm.
The linear weight is determined according to the following:
Envelope:
Invoicing for shipped envelope items is based on weight.
Parcel:
For packages with a side greater than 1.1m or dimensions larger than those mentioned in the acceptance conditions, the linear weight determined as follows:
a) For packages with a side in the range 1.50-3.50m it is equivalent to the real weight +50 kg
b) For packages with a side in the range 3.51-4.50m it is equivalent to the real weight +100 kg
c) For packages with a side in the range 4.51-5.50m it is equivalent to the real weight +200 kg
d) For packages with a side in the range 5.51-6.00m it is equivalent to the real weight +300 kg

For packages with dimensions> 3.0 m, TCE agreement is required.

Pallet:
For pallets with dimensions larger than 80x120x170cm (including the support) and / or 600kg it is equivalent to a multiple of europallet.
The europallet equivalent number is determined with the conversion formula:
1 EP = 600kg = 0.93mp = 1.63mc.

For pallets with a height greater than 170 cm and / or dimensions larger than 120x240x170 cm (including the support) and 1000 kg, TCE agreement is required.

The above items are prohibited from transport by TCE. For detailed information, go through the full list below!

 

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PACKAGING OF PALLETIZED GOODS

Packing the goods in bags

1.R Use of pallet according to EURO standard, without signs of damage.
2.O A cardboard spacer between the pallet and the row of bags at the bottom to prevent deformation by plates and drilling of the bags with forks.
3. The bags will be placed on the pallet, without them exceeding the edges of the pallet.
4.A thick cardboard, minimum 15 ”(60cm) wrapped around the pallet at the top of the base, to ensure extra protection against shocks
5. A pallet must be completely and tightly packed in a vacuum
6.O The bags must be "Stacked in the form of a Brick" in layers to ensure the establishment
7.Adequate wrapping (with a minimum of 5 layers of stretch foil or thermal foil) anchored to the base of the pallet, to support the successive manipulations in the operational flow of takeover / delivery.
8.R On "higher pallets", cardboard spacers between layers every half meter ensure extra stability
9.R A layer of cardboard on top of the pallet provides extra protection in case of overlap
10.O Application of personalized scotch tape, crosswise, from the base of the pallet and on its entire surface
11. A labeling with the complete data of the sender and the recipient at pallet level.

Packing the general edges

1.O Use of pallet according to EURO standard, without signs of damage.
2.O A cardboard spacer between the pallet and the row of sloping goods to prevent deformation by plates and drilling of products
3. A commodity will be placed on the pallet, without it exceeding the edges of the pallet
4. A pallet must be completely and tightly packed in a vacuum
5.O The goods shall be arranged accordingly in the form of product mixing or overlapping, in order to guarantee the integrity of the contents of a pallet, especially of the lower rows and to avoid their deformation.
6.R Adequate wrapping (with at least 5 layers of stretch foil or thermal foil) anchored to the base of the pallet, to support the successive manipulations in the operational flow of takeover / delivery
7.R A layer of cardboard on top of the pallet provides extra protection in case of overlap
8. A custom scotch tape application, crosswise, from the base of the pallet and on its entire surface
9. A labeling with complete data of the sender and the recipient at pallet level.

CODES
OR MANDATORY
R ADDITIONAL PACKAGING RECOMMENDED

Useful tips for packing shipments

The protection of your packages is important, which is why we recommend that you follow the information below regarding the packaging system:
Choose the size of the package depending on its contents
Use quality materials to package your shipments tailored to the content and size of the shipment.
Use protective material for valuables
Secure the boxes with straps and use insulating materials to prevent the contents from moving.
Store liquids in airtight, sturdy containers.
Use the "Up Arrow" label for items that are not solid.
When reusing a package, remove all labels and stickers and make sure that the package is in good condition.
Pack the goods according to the content.
Use triangular packaging for plans, maps, sketches.
Pack small items in specific envelopes.
Use the inner packaging to protect shipments: cushioning materials and foils, pads, cushioning rollers.
Choose for the outer packaging: envelopes, bags, boxes, adhesive tapes, tubes, belts, wrapping foil.
The packaging of the shipments is the responsibility of the sender and in this sense we recommend you to use specific packaging for each type of product:

Product type

Packaging required

Beverages / liquids bottled in bottles

Wooden packaging, filled with polystyrene or protective material

Glass

Packaging made of wood or pressed cardboard, filled with polystyrene or protective material

Artwork (paintings, engravings)

Wooden packaging

Musical instruments

Wooden packaging

movie

Cardboard packaging

Electronic equipment

Wooden packaging, filled with polystyrene or protective material

Broken goods

Wooden packaging, filled with polystyrene or protective material or any packaging that ensures stiffening

Floppy disks, tapes, CDs

Cardboard or plastic packaging

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