Shipping Freight Matters

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As an island nation, Australia’s logistics and transport industry is an important one and has been since its founding. Shipping freight matters as it is an essential commodity to a healthy Australian economy. Whilst it is easy to put it aside, without due freight movements, the quality of life in Australia will take a hit,… Read more »

10 Things to Keep in Mind When Shipping Internationally

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When it comes to shipping, be it overseas or locally, you need to take into consideration several aspects of the different processes into mind. The clear distinction that is international shipping has more complex procedures than of national or local shipments. To make life somewhat easier, we have listed 10 things to keep in mind… Read more »

What is Detention and how is it not Demurrage?

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We discussed demurrage in the previous week, and went into detail about why you are charged, how much you may be charged and what the process is. But if that is demurrage, what is detention in logistics terms? That is easily explained, read on. What is Detention? The process of a container arriving at the… Read more »

What is Demurrage in Logistics?

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The terms demurrage is used greatly in the logistics world. Essentially they are considered fees that are levied for when cargo is held at a terminal or container warehouse for a lengthy period of time. Let us explain. What does demurrage mean? Once a shipment arrives at its port (be it rail, air or sea),… Read more »

The Required Documents for Overseas Shipping

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With globalization and reach of consumerism spreading to all parts of the world, as with people moving to different parts of the world be it for personal or career reasons, the need for overseas shipping has increased. There is a great need for means of transporting goods and/or merchandise via overseas shipping, and ensuring that… Read more »

Difference in Transit Time when Sending Cargo to Sri Lanka via FCL versus LCL

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The point of the matter is that, almost always, when sending cargo to Sri Lanka or any other destination, originating from the same port, the choice of shipping term makes all the difference in transit time when choosing FCL versus LCL. For instance, when sending cargo to Sri Lanka on FCL basis, you will almost… Read more »

Great Christmas Ideas for your Family when you Send Gifts Overseas

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If you are an early planner, looking for great deals for your Christmas gifting, and especially when you send gifts overseas, we have some great Christmas gift ideas in store for you! If you have your family’s wish list in hand, that would make your Christmas shopping an easier task. Here are some ideal stocking… Read more »

Global Air Cargo

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Instant delivery and gratification has become the cornerstone of e-commerce and with it, the global air cargo industry has been a great facilitator in ensuring that the supply meets demand. Whilst e-commerce is a more recent commodity, the like of global air cargo has helped with the demands and supply of perishable cargo logistics every… Read more »

What these Packing Symbols Mean

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The packing symbols that is applied on a cardboard box or shipping crates function as safety and handling guides so that during shipping the contents within are safeguarded. These packing symbols are used universally and are international shipping standards. Let’s look at a few of them! Let’s take the above six packing symbols first. Keep… Read more »

Tailor Made Freight Solutions from Australia to the World

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Freight is all about moving goods in bulk from one location to another whether it’s by truck, train, ship or aircraft, which constitutes to Land Freight, Sea Freight and Air Freight, being the forerunners in the industry. Whilst the generalised term for this is known as freight, the commercialised term is known as Cargo. Here… Read more »

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