Import to France

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We provide our clients with the world's widest network to ensure your imports to France, at negotiated rates, whether by air or maritime shipping. Save time and gain efficiency: our partners handle exchanges with your supplier, customs formalities, and shipment tracking.
Our services:

Your solutions for imports to France

  • First, Business, Economy flights, sea & air, groupage, containers: we have the answers to every challenge you face. When what’s not urgent becomes urgent… we are ready to adapt by exploring every possible solution.
  • Receiving all types of freight from all over the world: Garment on Hangers, art, tours, exhibitions, DGR, cars, pharmaceuticals… we have specialized agents for many industries.
  • Place orders, and we and our partners will take care of contact with your supplier for importing your merchandise to France and we will advise you on your order’s progress (mail, Excel, EDI, web portal).
  • Negotiation of rates: our clients benefit from our freight prices and our large capacity, guaranteeing embarkation according to time frames that are optimized according to your needs.

  • By consolidating suppliers, storage, packaging, bracing, and quality control, we can provide you with advanced logistics solutions.
  • Option for managing door-to-door, airport-to-airport, door-to-airport or airport-to-door in compliance with your Incoterms.
  • Customs formalities: you’ll benefit from the high-quality service of an A.E.O.-Full customs broker. Even before the departure of the freight, documents are analyzed and completed to make sure that you enjoy perfectly smooth clearance through customs.
  • Insurance: transport is carried out under limited liability conditions and according to the terms of our GSC. MATHEZ FREIGHT can purchase insurance for the value of the goods, coverage in the event of war, etc…

  1. Express Freight Quote

    Your requirements

    Your contact details

Place your order and let us take care of everything! We coordinate the departure with your suppliers and make sure your merchandise arrives according to the best terms with respect to time and cost.

Wislande Bonhomme, MATHEZ FREIGHT,
Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle

Advantages we offer

The world's best network

As a member of the WCA, X-Pert log, X2 networks, we have access to several specialized agents in every city in the world to get you the best service at the best price.
Our network

Optimized freight rates

We reuse export tools for imports, so you will benefit from the most competitive rates, negotiated with sea-based shipping companies because of our sizable shipping volumes.

Effective freight solutions

We'll provide the solution (including routing, company, rates) that is best suited to your price, time, and quality restrictions. Our AEO-Full certification will facilitate your customs procedures.

Tracking your goods

We oversee your shipments and we ensure that everything goes according to plan. Plus, you can track your merchandise 24/7 online.

Optimizing your recurring flows

We will send you tracking tables with performance indicators so you can optimize your stock and therefore your stoppages.

Your questions regarding imports to France

  1. 1

    When do we need to carefully examine customs regulations for a particular product?

    As soon as you anticipate shipment of a product, it is essential to verify the applicable rights and taxes, as well as associated regulation in order to fully appreciate customs risks and optimize your operations in terms of fiscal and customs requirements.

    In the event of any doubt, request a product customs classification (RTC).
    "Everything you need to know about Binding Tariff Information with MATHEZ FORMATION.

  2. 2

    Are you transporting special or dangerous products?

    What we commonly call "dangerous goods" are products that contain substances which may prove dangerous when it comes to air transport. Compliance with a specific regulation is required to package, handle, and declare them correctly so they can be transported without risk to the cargo plane and its occupants.

    There are 9 classes of special products (DGRs): explosives, gas, inflammable liquids, inflammable solids, combustible materials, toxic and infectious materials, radioactive materials, corrosive materials and dangerous merchandise various. Many chemicals and pharmaceuticals fall into these categories. These materials or articles are regulated because they pose a potential risk to the health and safety of people, infrastructure and/or their means of transport.

    Transportation of dangerous merchandise is governed by various national and international regulations, in particular the Regulation of the IATA for the transportation of dangerous goods and the International Maritime Code for dangerous merchandise. Freight forwarding and cargo agents, packagers, handlers, and others involved in the preparation and shipment of dangerous merchandise must comply with this regulation and complete regular training to ensure that their shipments are in compliance so that they can be handled quickly and easily by air and sea shipping companies.

    The MATHEZ FREIGHT agencies are perfectly positioned to plan the shipment of dangerous merchandise by air or by cargo ship, because they have the required accreditations, trained personnel, a security agent, and the appropriate insurance provisions.

  3. 3

    Why choose a certified AEO-Full shipping agent?

    Accreditation as an "AEO" (Authorized Economic Operator) is granted by the Customs Administration to companies that meet strict customs criteria and demonstrate consistent quality, conformity and reliability in the international supply chain. Working with an "AEO-Full" forwarder gives you, as a consignor, the following benefits:

    • Simplifying your customs operations
    • Physical and records inspections are reduced and adapted to your goods,
    • Status recognized throughout the European Union and worldwide.
      The "AEO-Full" accreditation will be very appreciated by your foreign customers or buyers.

    Since 2013 MATHEZ FREIGHT has had AEO-Full status, which includes the "simplified customs" AEO certificate and the "safety-security" AEO certificate. When you work with MATHEZ FREIGHT, you can rest assured that all your customs operations throughout the EU and beyond will be handled with precision, reliability, and professionalism, according to the highest standards.

  4. 4

    Do you need to ship dense or bulky products?

    Depending on the density or volume of the products you import, we may be able to secure special tariffs. Share this information with us in advance!


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