Business in focus – Parcel delivery

Key points


Clear positioning is essential. There are several questions to ask: Long or short distances? Large or small parcels? Transport of specific goods (refrigerated, fragile, etc.)? As a subcontractor?

Meet legal requirements

Anyone wishing to set up a transport company must satisfy 4 conditions (professional good repute, financial standing, professional capacity, fixed place of business in Luxembourg). Further information on these conditions can be obtained from the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce.


As well as being a good technician, the head of a transport company also needs to be a good manager. Organization is essential in a transport company, as it guarantees profitability.

Getting started

  • Choosing and buying a vehicle.
  • The network and contracts.
  • Take out merchandise insurance

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