25 May 2018

Road Toll Tax for trucks on federal highways in Germany

As you will already have gathered from the press, Road Toll Tax for trucks will be chargeable from 1 July 2018 on all federal highways in Germany.

For this reason we should like to inform you today that Contargo will be passing on the costs arising from this measure to its customers. From 1 July 2018 you will be able to ascertain the exact costs per container from our tariff calculator IMTIS. If you have questions concerning Road Toll Tax on federal highways, your contact at Contargo will be pleased to help you.

We also take this opportunity of informing you that from 1 January 2019 road toll rates will be raised considerably. By making increases of up to 60 percent, the federal government expects additional revenues of 1 billion euro, which is intended to flow directly into development of the road network. We will give you more detailed information in the third quarter of 2018.

We thank you for your understanding and ask you to pass on this information to all responsible employees in your company. Our staff will be glad to answer your questions and provide further information.


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