At MSC Basel we provide reliable and efficient shipping services in and out of Switzerland and around the globe.
Our customers can rely on our in-depth understanding of key trades and transport markets and trust our extensive experience on moving cargo via water, rail and land. We have a specialized commodity desk for worldwide shipping at your disposal, taking care of all commercial and operational aspects of transporting your goods.
Verified Gross Mass or VGM refers to the exact, verified weight of a packed container. For safety reasons, vessel operators can only load a container if its weight has been verified.
What do I need to include in my VGM instructions?
You must include the following on all VGM instructions:
Guidelines for submitting your VGM instructions
It is prohibited to import, export, and transit certain goods and products to/from Switzerland. These include, for example, protected animals and plants as well as counterfeits, weapons, and narcotics, etc.
Additional information is available under following link: Federal Office for Customs and Border Security (FOCBS)
Last update: 2022-09-25T12:36:00