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About: Do It Right

Mark Salmon has 40 plus years expertise in importing and exporting general commercial cargo fro small to medium sized businesses and manufacturers into and out of Australia. This family run business also provides self pack containers for international relocations, international car shipping and personal effects services from Australia. Mark's personal specialty is in moving difficult cargo such as heavy machinery and equipment. He has dealt with mining, agricultural and industrial sectors. He has been involved in industrial removals and installations, rolling stock, earth moving equipment as well as yachts and other marine craft. Mark enjoys a challenge and has expert knowledge in moving all kinds of oversize and difficult cargo both to and from Australia. We offer personalised freight plans for all regular businesses who use our services. Please do not hesitate to call us with your enquiry on 02 9706 5996.
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What size shipping container do I need?

Basically, your decision is whether you will want a 20′ or 40′ container.
This has to do with the length of the container. We can provide you with more technical information, but basically the outside dimension of the container are 8′ […]

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FOB – what does this shipping term mean?

FOB = Free On Board.
When FOB is not FOB…
This is a common shipping and sales term. Basically, the exporter (shipper/seller) delivers the goods to the shipping line or freight consolidator, and that is the end of the exporter’s responsibility. 
In […]

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Dangers of not having insurance when shipping cargo

My sincere apologies if I am banging on about what you already know, or what I have said previously.
But, this is just not as obvious as many may think.   
Most people think that if the cargo is damaged or […]

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Are you relocating internationally from Australia?

A Solution That Saves You Money and Gives You Peace of Mind

We all know what a huge task moving house can be. But when you’re moving overseas, that experience is not only daunting, it’s expensive.
There’s the freight cost.
Then you need […]

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Moving Overseas | Buying your own container

In some cases this may be a viable option. Hopefully you have accommodation waiting for you at the other end, but sometimes this is not the case.
Normally we would use containers provided by the shipping line; but you will only […]

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Moving to Egypt? Self Pack Container Service Available For Personal Effects.

We can now offer our self pack container service to arrive at Alexandria, Damietta, Port Said and Sokhna.
Unfortunately our infrastructure and services do NOT allow us to provide any services within Egypt, but these can be provided by your nominated […]

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Moving Overseas | Packing up your household goods

The days there are so many resources which enable you to hire people to pack up your goods, or you can do the packing yourself.
This is a personal choice – I would add that getting the correct supplies including shrink […]

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Moving Overseas | What insurance do I need?

It is always recommended that you insure your shipment(s), but the reality is that you need to consider the value of the goods, the cost of insurance, the risk involved, and any excess charges or restrictions that might apply.
For household […]

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Shipping options when moving house from Australia

Now that you have decided to move, a big question is “how do I do this, and what are my options and costs?”
Basically, you need to decide what it is you want to happen, and then give us a call […]

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Allow Enough Time When Moving Overseas From Australia

So, you have made the decision to move. This could be for a number of reasons:
– career move
– family move
– returning to your country of birth
– or even sending household items to friends or family.
No matter the reason you want […]

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