Forwarding Instructions

Here you will find general forwarding instructions for deliveries to the ZF Group and it's subsidiaries.

Please note

The following "General forwarding instructions" are valid for all ZF locations listed in Appendix 1. The "Location specific forwarding instructions" describe local forwarding specifics of the German locations of ZF Friedrichshafen AG and it's subsidiaries.

General Forwarding Instructions

For the Region North America, please refer to the regional shipping instructions. You can reach this document (ZF North America Supply Chain Manual) via the following link:
ZF North America Supply Chain Manual

For the Region South America, please refer to the regional shipping instructions. You can reach this document (Condições Gerais de Compras - Protocolo Logístico) via the following link:
Condições Gerais de Compras - Protocolo Logístico

Standard Notification Templates

If notification of ZF forwarders is not yet done via EDI, using the following notification templates is mandatory.

Location-specific forwarding instructions/requirements

Location Appendix 4 Appendix 5
Auerbach Lead times (PDF, 177.0 KB) Additional information (PDF, 376.4 KB)
Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler Lead times (PDF, 64.9 KB) Additional information (PDF, 54.9 KB)
Bayreuth Lead times (PDF, 177.0 KB) Additional information (PDF, 376.4 KB)
Bielefeld Lead times (PDF, 90.0 KB) Additional information (PDF, 211.8 KB)
Brandenburg Lead times (PDF, 81.6 KB) Additional information (PDF, 117.4 KB)
Bremen (ECC) Additional information (PDF, 568.6 KB)
Bremen (ZF AG Div. C) Lead times (PDF, 227.7 KB) Additional information (PDF, 258.7 KB)
Bremen (ZF Services) Lead times (PDF, 75.3 KB) Additional information (PDF, 366.9 KB)
Damme Lead times (PDF, 69.8 KB) Additional information (PDF, 233.3 KB)
Dielingen Lead times (PDF, 64.4 KB) Additional information (PDF, 719.5 KB)
Diepholz Lead times (PDF, 228.1 KB) Additional information (PDF, 451.9 KB)
Eitorf Lead times (PDF, 64.9 KB) Additional information (PDF, 54.9 KB)
Friedrichshafen Lead times (PDF, 85.6 KB) Additional information (PDF, 84.1 KB)
Friedrichshafen (ZF Services) Lead Times (PDF, 85.4 KB)
Gotha Lead times (PDF, 86.0 KB) Additional information (PDF, 253.8 KB)
Klásterec (CZ) Lead times (PDF, 177.0 KB) Additional information (PDF, 376.4 KB)
Kreuztal Lead times (PDF, 227.7 KB) Additional information (PDF, 295.4 KB)
Lebring (Austria) Lead times (PDF, 225.7 KB) Additional information (PDF, 393.4 KB)
Lommel (Belgien) – (ZF Windpower) Lead times (PDF, 328.9 KB) Additional information (PDF, 1.3 MB)
Passau Lead times (PDF, 96.6 KB) Additional information (PDF, 1.8 MB)
Passau (ZF Services) Lead times (PDF, 84.9 KB)
Saarbrücken Lead times (PDF, 84.6 KB) Additional information (PDF, 491.0 KB)
Saarbrücken (ZF Services) Lead times (PDF, 83.4 KB)
Schweinfurt (ZF AG, ZF Sachs Race Engineering GmbH) Lead times (PDF, 93.7 KB) Additional information (PDF, 476.5 KB)
Schweinfurt (ZF Services) Lead times (PDF, 76.2 KB) Additional information (PDF, 371.4 KB)
Stankov, CZ Safety Loading Instruction (PDF, 3.6 MB)
Thyrnau Lead times (PDF, 87.2 KB) Additional information (PDF, 321.9 KB)
Troisdorf Lead times (PDF, 64.9 KB) Additional information (PDF, 54.9 KB)
Wagenfeld Lead times (PDF, 227.9 KB) Additional information (PDF, 389.1 KB)
Witten + Schwerte Lead times (PDF, 227.0 KB) Additional information (PDF, 1.6 MB)
Vernon Hills, IL USA Shipping Requirements (PDF, 88.6 KB)
Invoice Requirements (PDF, 91.8 KB)
Zatec (CZ) Lead times (PDF, 69.2 KB) Additional information (PDF, 205.9 KB)