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Peak Season Prep 2018

Who can believe we’re already half way through 2018! The second half of the year tends to be even faster, so now is the time…

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Biosecurity Imports Levy

Biosecurity risks are changing as import volumes increase and pathways become faster and more complex. The government is proposing to implement a levy on imports…

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Product emissions standards: important information for importers and manufacturers

Do you import, manufacture or supply outdoor power equipment or marine engines? If you do, the Australian Government’s new noxious emission standards will affect you. There are steps…

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New Packing Declaration

Please take note of this updated packing declaration template (Packing Declaration FCL-LCL) which will come into effect as of shipments that have departed on or…

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Actual, volumetric and chargeable weights

Today we’re discussing air freight and the difference between the actual weight of the cargo versus the volumetric weight, along with chargeable weights. Air freight…

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Removal of DG Stickers

Who can believe that it’s almost been three years since we reminded you of the steps that you need to take once your import container…

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Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Vessels at Risk

Due to the detection in Australia and New Zealand of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) on a number of vessels arriving from Asian ports, the…

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Making the most of the the KAFTA

The Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement (KAFTA) entered into force on the 14 December 2014. Using KAFTA is making a big difference for Australian exporters in…

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Importing and unexpected costs

As an importer your goal would be to provide goods to customers that may not be available locally and make money while doing it. To ensure…

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Be prepared for Easter

It’s not long to go until we celebrate Easter! We have all been holiday overloaded here with Christmas and then Chinese New Year but we’re…

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