Secure delivery

What is secure delivery?

Secure delivery consists in reinforcing delivery procedures within each and every link of the . A whole range of services exist to ensure : standard IT tools for dispatch monitoring; equipment that makes the delivered goods’ integrity more reliable; and lastly technological and human resources to monitor the delivered products. namely allows for high-value and/or fragile items to be delivered. Perhaps jewellery or works of arts, whose insurance covers damage or theft, and require constant surveillance.

Secure delivery refers to a specific procedure, and requires staff trained in special control operations. These certified employees ensure the items are properly collected on the docks, and monitor each stage of the delivery process right up until the end customer’s front door. Of course, technological solutions also exist, including electronic systems added to the package. Substantial inspections and checks are carried out throughout the entire . Bulk breakage, lead times and quality control are constantly reported on.

Secure delivery reliability is guaranteed thanks to ultra-high-quality human resources, certified ISO 9001.


Specificities of secure delivery

  • This kind of delivery concerns all types of products, but more specifically items such as computers, mobile phones, works of art and cash or cheque payments.
  • Packages are permanently monitored by humans and/or equipment.
  • As such, they are better guarded against theft.
  • Insurance is high for these items.
  • Security is guaranteed every step of the way, from pick-up to end customer delivery.


Examples and practical applications

is characterised as follows: 

  • Flawless preparation of the delivery route based on the customer’s needs;
  • Reinforced traceability for the goods;
  • More in-depth checks during bulk breakage;
  • Physical recognition of the secure freight and that of the staff in charge of monitoring it;
  • Embedded electronic resources, such as geo-tracking for all associated vehicles and staff;
  • Immediate reaction to unexpected information;
  • in a secure place if the freight needs to remain stable for a certain period of time.

consists in:

  • Instigating checks during freight registration;
  • Acknowledging loading areas such as docks and areas;
  • Formalising a handling procedure for sensitive freight, using certified staff who will check the goods line up with their administrative documents;
  • Check information consistency for exported freight;
  • Access to handling areas limited to certified staff;
  • Place seals on the freight ready to be loaded;
  • Make sure you choose your partners carefully, having analysed their expected performance criteria;
  • Monitor conveyance thanks to carefully chosen Incoterms or encouraging buyers to choose their providers carefully;
  • Implement a procedure concerning provider selection, and get them to sign an agreement and security form;
  • Include a contractual security clause with your usual partners, who must be regularly audited.

As part of a , dual-use items must undergo specific administrative checks. These products are listed by the European Commission and are likely to be used both by civil and military staff. Checks are conducted to understand in what capacity they are being used, by whom and why.

Within the framework of secure deliveries going through , you may want to call upon partners with an Authorised Economic Operator status. These companies have proven their risk management skills to authorities. Any European companies working in the field of logistics can obtain AEO authorisation.


Regulatory cornerstones

  • Security declaration.
  • Article 4 of the modified (EC) regulation no. 428/2009.
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