Transport of goods is the blood in the circulation system of the economical system. Germany and especially Frankfurt am Main are the hub für the circulation of goods, be it import or export. The transport of goods bears plenty of liability risks for all participants. The liability issues are not easy to grasp due to the internationality of the business and the complexity of the regulatory framework. Multilple laws, both national and international, come into play. Often, international conventions apply and many traders prefer arbitration agreements.
We counsel carriers, forwarding companies, senders, consginees and any other participating party on all legal aspects of national and international transport law.