Kuehne + Nagel's customers can easily declare VGM for loaded containers in KN VGM Portal.

Here is the information that you will need:

  • the container & seal number
  • VGM (Verified Gross Mass)
  • the certified Method.

By clicking  "Confirm & Submit" you transmit your entries to Kuehne + Nagel's systems hence completing the VGM requirements instantly.

How to use the tool

The“Shipment” section shows defaulted information of your booked shipment.
For further details click "Tracking".

Shipment section

On the “Verified Gross Mass (VGM) Declaration” section check the box if you have booked more than one container, in order to copy down the Verification Company and the Authorized Person to all of them.

Verified Gross Mass (VGM) Declaration” section

In the “Booked Containers” section, check the “Show all containers” in order to display the list of all the containers you have booked for your shipment.

“Booked Containers” section

Please enter the container details on the corresponding container types

Container details

Then, enter the Container and Seal number of each booked container type.

Container and Seal number

Now, enter the VGM (Verified Gross Mass) = weight of your packed container(s) including cargo weight, loading material/pallets/skids, dunnage, securing material, and tare weight of the container.

Declaration of the VGM

And select the method you have used to weight the container (see below for more information on the methods)

Method used to weight

Method 1

Upon the conclusion of packing and sealing a container, the shipper may weigh, or have arranged that a third party weigh, the packed container.






Method 2 

The shipper or, by arrangement of the shipper, a third party may weigh all packages and cargo items, including the mass of pallets, dunnage and other packing and securing material to be packed in the container, and add the tare mass of the container to the sum of the single masses of the container’s contents.


  • Weighting method 1
  • Weighting method 2


Then, just enter the Company name and the name of the Authorized person.

Company and authorised person

You can also upload documents if required. For example: weighing notes, packing list, etc.

Just click “Add documents” to upload your documents. Preferred format is "PDF" but also other common formats are supported.

Documents upload

And finally, simply click “Confirm & Submit”.

Confirm and submit

Note: Special characters, like @ and ! are not permitted. Please use alternative characters.

This page supports also mobile devices to make sure data can be submitted right after container is loaded.

In case of any problem you can contact your local Kuehne + Nagel office. Contact details are shown on our booking confirmation document. You can find also find contact details here.