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How to tick – and weigh – all the boxes (VGM)

The new international box weighing rules for ocean freight are now in effect, stipulating that shippers of a packed container are responsible for determining and declaring the verified gross mass (VGM) per container prior to defined cut-off times. This infographic illustrates the process shippers have to follow, and explains how to determine VGM and submit the data to Panalpina.