4.1. The subcontractor will report non-conformances (quality, safety and environment) immediately to RTCL. Amongst others this will include: delays, breakdown en route, cargo damage, safety and environmental accidents, product contamination and cargo losses, missing or incorrect transport documents, wrong labelling, near misses and dangerous situations or unsafe conditions at loading or unloading locations.
4.2. The subcontractor will report all emergency situations concerning to safety and product quality to RTCL. In emergency situations the 24/7 emergency phone number is: +31 10 818 44 75
4.3. The subcontractor is not allowed to subcontract accepted transport orders of RTCL to any other third party.
4.4. The subcontractor will instruct it’s drivers such that in case of the transportation of dangerous goods, the driver will use as much as is possible the motor(high)ways, unless legally dictated otherwise. When transporting hazardous cargo the built-up areas must be avoided at all times, except when this is necessary for loading/ discharging, when there is no other possibility or when routing this is legally required.
4.5. The subcontractor ensures that parking of loaded vehicles will be done in a responsible manner, and where possible on designated, approved and guarded parking places.
4.6. The subcontractor undertakes to have all relevant insurances to cover its liabilities under the agreement. Damage to the environment should also be covered in this insurance policy.
4.7. The subcontractor has coverage for damage and/or loss to transported goods, for which he is responsible according to the transport conditions or standards in the law. This means for international transport there is coverage according to CMR-conditions.
4.8. The subcontractor has a fully comprehensive coverage for material damage to or loss/theft of the material that RTCL (Tank(container)s) has made available and with which the subcontractor carries out the assignments RTCL.
4.9. The subcontractor will ensure that the last load that is carried in a tank(container) is mentioned on the cleaning certificate as well as the method of cleaning and that the auxiliary equipment that is cleaned. All tanks must be completely clean without residue of last product or cleaning detergents and must be odourless.
4.10. The subcontractor will ensure that the tank(container) will be sealed after cleaning and after loading and that the seal numbers are recorded on respectively the cleaning document and the waybill (CMR)
4.11. The subcontractor will instruct its drivers strictly to adhere all safety and other instructions that apply on the loading and unloading locations.
4.12. The subcontractor will instruct its drivers that In case of animal feed transport all basic hygiene rules must be adhered to.