Transportation

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Valcambi provides its Clients with competitive, secure and first class transportation solutions. We have a long association and work exclusively with the world’s leading high security transportation and logistics companies. 

Our forwarding agents comply with "OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict Affected and High Risk Areas" standards.
Our Clients benefit from Valcambi's global contracts with transportation companies ensuring the best terms and conditions.
We are able to arrange transportation from virtually any requested pick-up location with shipping to Valcambi and vice versa, all undertaken in our name or on behalf of our Client.
All transportation is fully insured. Any loss of insured metal will be paid out in cash.
We are able to arrange storage facilities for our Clients in multiple countries at their final delivery destination.

Process

We receive from our Client a request for shipping rates. We tender the request and submit our best offer to the Client.
Depending on the agreement with our Client, the Client or Valcambi on his behalf will decide which transportation offer will be accepted.

Transportation terms and conditions are confirmed to our Client, including all details such as: 

  • Ground transporter used
  • Any local agent we may appoint on our behalf depending on the country or the network of transportation agents we work with
  • Cost structure for predetermined weight ranges
  • Destination description and the Incoterms (i.e. door-to-door).
  • Insurance coverage
  • Fuel charges (included or excluded)
  • Possible customs, import-export charges (included or excluded)
  • Validity of the offer
  • Terms and conditions of the forwarding agent