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Hi Tassy2,

Good comments from Jason about the 3PL side.
As Jason says, the 3PL would have to be the importer of Record, and the responsibilities are not attractive to them.

From the transport view;

You can get FedEx rates from AUD43 for 1 kg ($40 for 500g).

Maybe try offering a postal delivery and an alternative express service?

Are you collecting AU GST when you make the sale?
If you ship in bulk and the total value of the product is over AUD1000, then GST is incurred, plus an entry fee of $88. If the goods are made in NZ, then they should be duty free.

There are complexities with your idea. Unless you are doing major volumes, I cannot see it being economical.

All the budget transport services, such as used by Postal services, are delayed because of the scarcity of air freight capacity. Demand is greater than supply, so only the express freight gets through on time.

So, without knowing everything about your products, volumes, etc, I suggest offering postal service and express service