Dangerous goods policy

Freightways Limited (FRE) has devised the following policy to manage the handling and cartage of Dangerous Goods (DGs). The overriding objective is to ensure a commitment to legislative requirements with minimal disruption to customer's expectations.

FRE group companies will endeavour to assist their customers wherever possible to ensure that service levels are maintained at all times.

Conditions of acceptance

Customers should be aware that DGs may be returned to them if criteria of this policy are not met.

Accepted dangerous goods - other than DGLQ

Except for items that fall under the Dangerous Goods in Limited Quantities (DGLQ) as described in Table B, FRE has elected to restrict ourselves to the following classes or divisions of Dangerous Goods as described in Table A:

Table A: Accepted DG's - other than DGLQ
Class or Division Class or Division Name Packing Group Weight / Volume Restriction per Package Limitations
2.1 Flammable Gas
Aerosols Only
N/A 25 Kgs UN 1950 - Only, each individual Aerosol receptacle not exceeding 1 Litre
2.2 Non Flammable Gas N/A 25 Kgs  
3.0* Flammable II 25 Litres Maximum inner package 20 Litres
Liquid III 25 Litres Maximum inner package 20 Litres
6.2 Infectious Substances N/A Refer Special Notes Must be in UN Specification Packaging
9.0 Miscellaneous III 25kgs / 25 Litres Provided no segregation from Food Items

*Please note: Will only be transported by road

Accepted dangerous goods in limited quantities (DGLQ):

FRE has elected to restrict themselves to the following classes or divisions of Dangerous Goods that may be declared as DGLQ for transport by road or air as described in Table B:

Table B: Accepted dangerous goods as DGLQ
Class or Division Class or Division Name Packing Group Physical State Maximum Quantity per Inner Packaging Maximum Quantity per Package Limitations
2.1* Flammable Gas Aerosols N/A Gas 1 Litre water capacity 25 Kgs UN 1950 Only
Flammable N/A Gas As authorised 5 Kgs UN 1057 only. With prior approval only
Refer Note 1 Gases Road Only
2.2 Non Flammable Gases N/A Gas 500ml water capacity 25 Kgs Excludes gases that have an oxidising or corrosive risk
II Liquid 1 Litre water capacity 25 Kgs As per DGLQ Schedule 2 Land Transport Rule 2005.
3.0* Flammable Liquids III Liquid 5 Litres water capacity 25 Litres As per DGLQ Schedule 2 capacity Land Transport Rule 2005.
4.1* Flammable Solids II Solid 500g 1 Kg With prior approval only
5.1 Oxidising Substance III Solid 1 Kg 10 Kg**  
Liquid 1 Litre 1 Litre**  
Solid 100g 5 Kgs Of type B or C not requiring temperature control
5.2 Organic Peroxides N/A Liquid 25ml 5 Litres Of type D, E, or F not requiring temperature control
N/A Solid 500g 1 Kg Of type D, E, or F not requiring temperature control
N/A Liquid 125ml 1 Kg Of type D, E, or F not requiring temperature control
II Liquid 100ml 1 Litre Of type D, E, or F not requiring temperature control
6.1 Toxic Substances III Solid 3 Kgs 10 Kgs With prior approval only
Liquid 1 Litre 2 Litres With prior approval only
8.0* Corrosive Substances III Solid 5 Kgs 5 Kgs With prior approval only
Liquid 5 Litres 5 Litres With prior approval only

Note 1: Transported by road and within the island only
*Will only be transported by road
**For consignments destined within island the maximum quantity per package is 25 Kg.

Special Notes