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Sending goods overseas for aid, charity or donation purposes?

Australians are amongst the greatest donators for humanitarian reasons in the world.
This is all well and good and gives us a great sense of feeling like we are doing good things, but often the sentiment can be in conflict with […]

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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 | 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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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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Council regulations and packing your container

There is always a misconception about what you can do and when you can do this.
If we are to bring a container to you for you to load, then there are certain rules we have to adhere to.
Firstly, if we […]

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Should I take my car with me when I move overseas?

In general, vehicles can be shipped as part of your personal items.
You should get any cars, motor bikes, push bikes, boats, trailers and the like steam cleaned before shipping.
You will also need to drain these items of all fuel, and […]

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