“DHL may have brought significant economic benefits to sanctioned countries that have potentially caused extremely damaging damage,” the Finance Ministry said in its analysis of the case, which was included in the settlement agreement. The document accused DHL of committing “a great pattern of misconduct over a long period of time,” but found that the company had cooperated with the investigation. Dhl`s deliveries to Iran included computer software, condoms, Tiffany jewelry and an automotive radar detector, according to the settlement agreement. Other companies involved in the eight-year pricing process – including Agility Logistics, UPS, SDV, Panalpina, Geodis, DSV, Jet Speed, Toll Group, Dachser and others – agreed in October to pay a total of $197.6 million in 11 separate comparisons. DHL Global Forwarding has agreed to cooperate with the complainants in prosecuting the remaining only defendant charged with cartel conduct and abuse of dominance, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics. The company said it will provide witnesses, evidence and additional data if the case is to be tried. However, the applicants also suggested that they had in principle concluded last month with Hellmann. Approval of the DHLGF transaction will save court and trial costs. If the group action is permitted, the group action is open to all class members who purchased shipping services in the United States between January 1, 2001 and January 4, 2011. All claims must be submitted in writing to DHL within 30 days of the date DHL agreed to send, otherwise DHL assumes no responsibility. The fees are limited to one fee per shipment, the count of which is made for all losses or damages related to it. These restrictions also apply to all other modes of transportation, unless shipments are transported by road only if the following restrictions apply.
For cross-border shipments transported by road, DHL`s liability is or applies by the International Road Freight Convention (WRC) to the current or declared value (i) 8.33 special drawing rights per kilogram (approximately $US 11.00 per kilogram). These limits also apply to national road transport where applicable national legislation does not apply to mandatory or lower liability limits. The Ministry of Finance claimed that the company, which is owned by Germany`s Deutsche Post DHL, had made 309 shipments from the United States to Iran and Sudan in violation of U.S. embargoes with those countries between 2002 and 2007. The department also stated that the company had not kept the necessary records of 9,000 deliveries to Iran between 2002 and 2006, although it acknowledged that 90% of these shipments were “possibly intended for information materials” that were not prohibited by sanctions. D. The customer must notify DHL, in writing or by telephone, of any delayed delivery request within 14 calendar days of the shipping date, and must provide DHL with the account number (if any), the number of the car letter, the date of delivery and the recipient`s complete information. Within 30 calendar days after the client informs DHL, DHL submitted: Precision Associates Inc., et al. panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd., et al., to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. The complaint was filed by 11 complainants, including the sender Precision Associates, Mail Boxes etc.