Current information from Lamprecht Transport Ltd.

Effects of the corona virus on global road freight transport


To the overview of the effects of the corona virus on road freight transport in affected regions worldwide

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Bottleneck air freight India


From Sunday, March 22nd to March 29th, 2020, all airports in India will be closed to passenger aircraft. According to current information, only full freighters will be allowed to continue flying. However, this measure massively limits the capacity for freight.

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US border closed for entry from 26 Schengen countries until April 12, 2020


As U.S. President Donald Trump announced on 11 March 2020, the U.S. authorities closed the country's borders for 30 days from midnight as of Friday, March 13, 2020.

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Our platform in Pratteln is BIO certified!


Lamprecht Transport Ltd. Basel with its logistics center in Pratteln is certified for the storage of BIO products according to the stringent conditions in accordance with the Swiss BIO Ordinance.

We do not store pharmaceutical products that fall under GDP!

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Update on Coronavirus


Read more about the measures Lamprecht Transport implemented

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Current situation regarding transports to, from and in China


Current implications of the Coronavirus epidemic to the transport industry.

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Incoterms® 2020 - Changes


In fall 2019, ICC published the new version of the Incoterms. Here a summary of the significant changes.

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Implementation of the global sulfur surcharge


From January 1st, 2020, the new IMO (International Maritime Organization) 2020 Low Sulphur Regulation will be in effect. All sea-going vessels worldwide will have to comply and reduce their sulphur emissions by 85%. Ocean freight costs will be affected.

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New plant health legislation


A new plant health legislation will enter into force on 1st January, 2020. New and targeted measures accompanied by additional instruments aim at preventing introduction and spread of particularly dangerous pests.

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Shipping companies impose fines


In the future, senders who misclassify dangerous goods will face fines.

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Measures during stink bug season in Australia


Switzerland as a target risk country is affected from the seasonal measures which will be mandatory for ocean freight from September 1, 2019, to May 31, 2020.

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"IMO2020". Reduction of Sulfur Oxides Emissions in Ocean Shipping: Background and Effects


The IMO (International Maritime Organization) initiated with the Guidelines "Sulfur 2020" a reduction program for sulfur oxides emissions in ocean shipping. Effective date for the new regulations is January 1, 2020. They will produce far-reaching changes, both technical and financial.

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New regulations ADR/RID and IMDG 2019


Since 1st January 2019, the new rules ADR/RID and IMDG 2019 have been in force with a transition period of 6 months.

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30 years of consolidated air freight from and to India


Lamprecht Transport Ltd. is in constant exchange with India, the exotic subcontinent located in the south of Asia. For 30 years now we have had a close cooperation with our partner in India, Flyjac Logistics Pvt. Ltd. Having cultivated this 30-years of cooperation, we are now well represented in all Indian business metropolises.

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25 years of groupage containers to the USA


Lamprecht Transport Ltd. has been offering weekly groupage containers to New York and Charleston for 25 years.

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Seaworthy packing


During a journey on sea, the forces encountered can be extreme: In heavy storms a vessel can roll 40 degrees. This can set free power of an unimagined extent.

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Starting 1.1.2020, vessels will only be allowed to use fuel with a maximum sulphur content of  0,5 % (current sulphur cap 3.5 %). This regulation of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) measures a reduction of marine pollution and will thus significantly improve the ecological footprint of the shipping industry.

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Best Practice Guide Demurrage and Detention in Container Shipping


The FIATA Working Group Sea Transport launched a best practice guide which might be of interest to you as well.

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Hyperloop, a project of Elon Musk, which might revolutionize the transport of people and goods


...with Swiss participation and Lamprecht Transport Ltd. as a sponsor.

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Summer truck ban


As in the past years, the summer truck ban starts on 1st July, 2018, on many European roads.

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Certification ISO 9001:2015


The Quality Management of the entire Lamprecht Group Switzerland was successfully audited in April, 2018 by Bureau Veritas Switzerland. At the same time, the transition in accordance with the latest quality standards ISO 9001:2015 was effected. 

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New China customs requirement effective 1st June, 2018


In order to make the transport of your freight as smooth as possible, we would like to inform you about a new provision for all import and export shipments from and to China.

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American Lamprecht Transport Inc. still on course of growth


American Lamprecht Transport Inc. opens its 9th subsidiary in San Francisco.

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Correct and meaningful description of goods in customs declarations


A customs declaration has always had to include a correct and meaningful description of goods. For some time now, the FCA has noticed that the quality of this information is continually declining. In future, if customs offices encounter insufficient descriptions of goods, they will return the customs declaration for rectification.

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Port of Rotterdam - delays in the container handling processes


During the last couple of weeks Rotterdam had enourmous delays in their container handling processes.

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new joint venture WOG Lamprecht GmbH


Lamprecht Transport Ltd. and WOG Logistics AG founded a joint venture, WOG Lamprecht GmbH, domiciled in CH-9430 St. Margrethen, Grenzstrasse 24.

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Branch office No. 8 of American Lamprecht Transport Inc. in Denver, Colorado


American Lamprecht opens another branch in Denver, CO

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Important changes in India's Customs Act of 1962


New regulations on timely submission of Import Bill of Entry and Customs Duty 

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Capacity bottlenecks for export container shipments to Asia and the Middle East


Capacity bottlenecks in export ocean freight shipments, together with drastically increased sea freight rates

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Lamprecht Transport Ltd. is a system partner of the cargo network ONLINE Systemlogistik


Our ocean freight warehouse is moving


New partnership in Finland


Our „Morocco Connection“ connects Switzerland with Northern Africa


SOLAS mandatory weight verification - VGM Verified Gross Mass of Ocean Export Containers


SOLAS mandatory weight verification - VGM Verified Gross Mass of Ocean Export Containers

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