Specialised Project and Logistics Services news section. Relating to you any current news or changes or opinions with regard to shipping and transportation of any heavy equipment or machinery to and from Australia. Or newsworthy items with regards to shipping rates, haulage rates, changes in required documentation or government regulations. Tariffs and tax changes. Shipping, freight and haulage rate changes. Shipping line policy changes. And government news particularly in relation to the mining, agricultural and industrial sectors.
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.
It is always recommended that you insure your shipment, 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 […]
Interestingly enough, Australians are apparently the greatest contributors to charities set up for natural disasters in the world.
This is all very generous, but often the sentiment can be in conflict with the rules and regulations of the countries that suffer […]
New Caledonia is known for its huge nickel deposits, which is its major export. Exports to New Caledonia revolve around foodstuffs, building, construction and mining.
New Caledonia is governed by France, and is therefore considered as part of Europe. As […]
Very simply, a freight forwarder can arrange the transport of freight from one point to another.
This can be from door to door, or any points in between ( commonly called the supply chain).
Freight forwarding can apply to both international and […]
Do you want a freight rate? For an accurate sea or air freight rate – think about the following questions…
For ‘what’ do you want a freight rate?
You would think that this is common sense, but the number of times I get someone asking something like “can you please give me a rate from China to Australia” or something similar… […]
How to relocate internationally from Australia affordably | Self Pack Containers For Your Household Goods
If you are relocating internationally from Australia, the cost of packing up your house and taking all of your personal and family possessions may not be as expensive as you think.
But you do need to think outside the box and […]
If you are wanting to export your craft beer outside of Australia, then below are some pointers to keep in mind when organising your cargo for shipment.
Craft beer usually travels in temperature controlled containers (called reefers).
Unfortunately the only export trade […]