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Australia’s Crisis-hit Shipping Industry

Australia’s crisis-hit shipping industry is now providing a ‘third-world’ service. Australia’s shipping industry is in “disarray”,  according to angry forwarders and transport operators. They claim…

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Coronavirus Update 23rd April

New Zealand is winding back to “lock down stage 3” providing similar restrictions to those currently in Australia. This means that both governments are still requesting the public…

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Update with shipping – Coronavirus

The container shipping industry, a bellwether for international trade, has been blown off course by the coronavirus, which brought parts of China to a standstill…

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Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement

The Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement (PAFTA) will enter into force on 11 February 2020. About PAFTA PAFTA will launch a new chapter in economic relations…

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Record $148 million heroin bust made at UK port

Does container shipping have a drug problem? After a string of busts in the U.S. in recent months, attention has now switched to the U.K.,…

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ABF Examinations

We’ve highlighted the need for the Australian Border Force (ABF) to conduct holds on imported containers into Australia previously. This is necessary and integral, and…

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DP World workers walk off the job

Weeks worth of industrial dispute at DP World has caused chaos for vessels entering into Australian Ports.  Even if you do not have containers arriving…

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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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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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Deferring GST on imports

Did you know that you are able to defer paying your GST when importing goods into Australia? That’s right – the deferred GST (DGST) scheme…

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