If you are importing or exporting you will often come across the term ISPM15
ISPM 15 is international standard for regulating the movement of timber packaging through international trade and aims to prevent the global spread of timber pests.
It means any pallets or crates, which are made with raw timber, must be heat treated according to the…[Read more]
Congratulations on your new venture.
Wow! there are a few issues here. In one post you go from selling a few items, to supplying Walmart by the container load. For information on Freight services, I can help you. Basic rule of thumb is, the more complex it is, the more it will cost you. For instance, buying from China, delivering to you in…[Read more]
Yes you can use a package forwarding service – that is useful when you are buying from different suppliers
But most people simply import direct from the supplier
For small, low value products (under 20 kg total weight) the postal service is your most economical.
Anything larger, or of high value ( so you want it quickly with less risk…[Read more]
Hi there. The short answer is no. Every commercial shipment valued over $1000 requires a formal entry with Australian Border Force. Brokers Fees can range from $115 to $180.
A good broker can sometimes save you money, by finding Trade Concessions and duty exemptions for your goods.
Don’t fight it.
Best to get a good broker, and work with them.…[Read more]
Dash Freight started the topic Seafreight just got worse, for the next few months in the forum Logistics 3 months, 2 weeks ago
If you thought shipping had been disrupted enough during the pandemic, here is the next shock.
The recent blockage in the Suez Canal has a knock on effect which will be felt in many major ports
Ports like Shanghai, Rotterdam and Singapore are already experiencing delays. Now they have an extra weeks work sailing towards them, or anchored o…[Read more]