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Save time and money by entrusting Packimpex Moving with all your household goods shipments in and out of Switzerland.

The current global trend for smaller-sized shipments poses unique challenges to transporters in terms of costs, legal requirements and delivery times. The Packimpex Switzerland Hub, located in Germany close to Basel on the Swiss border, is our response.

Packimpex Moving offers an efficient, legally compliant and cost-effective solution for shipping small quantities (up to 30 cbm) of household goods in and out of Switzerland.

Simple booking processes, guaranteed scheduling and our professional logistics teams mean that you can be confident of a consistent and reliable service.

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We make life easier for you by providing a single point of contact from handing over to delivery. Our friendly logistics team takes care of the clearing, logistics and transport of your shipments. Your transporters don't waste valuable time queueing at borders as our team deals with the various customs procedures in different languages for you. We also make sure that your shipment is compliant with Swiss labour laws and transport industry regulations. We manage every stage, from booking to delivery, via our IT system so we can inform you of the progress of your shipment at any time.

The high volume of goods coming through our Packimpex Switzerland Hub means that we consolidate shipments in and out of Switzerland on a daily basis. Consolidating freight reduces your overall shipping costs and daily departures help you guarantee your clients a super-fast service. We take the headache out of haulage – why not secure your competitive advantage by asking for our tariffs today?

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Importing to Switzerland

Imports to Switzerland are generally subject to high tariffs and complex customs procedures. If you are importing goods from the EU, Packimpex Moving can save you a great deal of time and expense. You drop off your goods at our Packimpex Switzerland Hub, we then take charge of everything until delivery to your chosen destination in Switzerland. Daily movements in and out of Switzerland guarantee that your customers won’t be kept waiting.

Exporting from Switzerland

Exporting household goods from Switzerland to the EU has never been easier. Packimpex Moving takes care of the logistics and clearing of your load and transports it to the Hub in Germany. Your transporter or one of our partners then takes it onwards to the designated destination whether that’s within Europe or overseas.

Why choose the Packimpex Switzerland Hub?

  • Guaranteed pick-up and delivery times to and from the Hub
  • No waiting time, delays or headaches for your drivers at Swiss borders
  • Average turnaround time at the Hub under 60 minutes (except for large shipments)
  • Direct access to Switzerland for your shipments without leaving the European Union (EU)
  • Full regulatory compliance with Swiss transport laws
  • Competitive and professional handling and transportation system
  • Access to multilingual logistics experts (English, German, French and Italian)
  • Pick-ups and deliveries in Switzerland made by experienced Packimpex Moving crews
  • Average turnaround time at the Packimpex Switzerland Hub under 60 minutes (except large shipments)
  • Easy access from major highways
  • The Hub offers ample truck parking space
  • Close proximity to a motorway service station “Autohof”
  • Consolidating shipments is cost-effective and environmentally friendly as it saves on CO2 emissions
Pick-up and delivery zones in Switzerland

Pick-up and delivery zones in Switzerland

We offer an array of standard delivery tariffs per zone for goods arriving from and departing the Packimpex Switzerland Hub. This enables you to quote your clients guaranteed prices with no hidden extra costs.

Guaranteed pick-up and delivery times to and from the Packimpex Switzerland Hub

Zone 1 and 2 – max 5 working days

Zone 3 and 4 – within following week from receipt of shipment

Zone 5 – as per individual request

Required documentation at least one working day prior to arrival of your truck and shipment(s)

  • Shipments to Switzerland
  • Waybill
  • Official customs form 18.44 – 2 original hard copies completed and duly signed
  • Passport copy of all moving persons
  • Rental/lease contract
  • Work contract (except Swiss citizens)
  • Registration at local townhall
  • Residence permit (except Swiss citizens and citizens of EU25/ EFTA)
  • Inventory/packing-list
  • Listing of alcoholic beverages if appl. max 200 l < 25vol%, max 12 l >25vol%
  • Shipments from Switzerland
  • Waybill
  • T-1 instructions with NCTS code
  • Passport copy
  • Inventory/packing-list if not packed by Packimpex

Lack of complete documentation can result in additional costs and/or extension of transit time.

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Get in touch. We're happy to help!

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Special requests and bookings:
samuel.surber@packimpex.ch

Pick-up and delivery address for your truck drivers:

Packimpex GmbH
Hartheimer-Strasse
79427 Eschbach
Germany

GPS coordinates: 47.900884, 7.625770

Phone for drivers only: +49 7634 508 66 22

Terms & Conditions

  • General Conditions for the application of this tariff and transport system
  • No individual rate request – you calculate your own price based on our downloadable tariff list
  • Tariff and transport system to and from Switzerland, only valid for used household goods and personal effects
  • Packimpex Moving defines the pick-up and delivery date for each shipment within the guaranteed transit time to or from Switzerland. The scheduled dates will be communicated within two working days from receipt of pre-advice. The approximate time will be communicated and confirmed at least one working day prior to pick-up and delivery date. The day following the date of receipt of shipment or written booking counts as day one for the guaranteed transit time.
  • Packimpex Moving only communicates with you and not with the individual transferee
  • Packimpex Moving only communicates with you and not with the individual transferee
  • It is your responsibility to provide all required documentation for customs clearance
  • All trucks and shipments must be pre-advised by email at least one working day prior to arrival at the Packimpex Switzerland Hub
  • Waybill and customs documents (scanned version) to be mailed at least one working day prior to arrival of your truck or shipment

Non-compliance with above rules can lead to additional costs and/ or extension of transit time.