• September 5, 2016 in Latest News

    CHINA GOLDEN WEEK – 01st to 07th OCTOBER 2016

    China “Golden Week” will begin on the 01st October through to 07th October 2016.

    There will be intense space requirements leading up to this National Holiday, with vessels expected to be full due to high bookings as well as impact from the current Hanjin Shipping Line Crisis, leading up to the date of celebrations.

    We urge all customers to ensure any required space is pre-booked in order to protect space for shipments needed over this period.

    Our staff will be looking to contact all customers to discuss any space requirements, and also ask that you please contact us as well to indicate any space allocations needed leading up to the Golden Week Holiday.

  • September 4, 2016 in Latest News

    Explained: What is the Hanjin Crisis and how to avoid it hurting you.

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    Moon – Kyoon Oh, the Chief Executive of Container Liner Sales and Marketing for Hanjin Shipping, posted a press release today in relation to the current Hanjin Shipping Line Crisis.

    In brief, the Hanjin board has decided unanimously at a meeting in Seoul on Wednesday to file for receivership, a spokesman said.

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  • July 29, 2016 in Latest News

    Why you should outsource your warehousing – and not do it yourself.

     

    Maybe you’re a small to medium business? Possibly the rise of e-commerce has seen a dramatic demand for your goods? Whatever the reason, you wouldn’t be alone in Australian businesses seeking third-party logistic providers (3PLs) to serve your customers.

    When faced with the problem of finding a reliable 3PL, many businesses consider the cost.

    Is it worth the price of outsourcing our warehousing?

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  • June 28, 2016 in Latest News

    How can you reduce the cost of duty on imports and exports?

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    If you’re importing or exporting goods, then it would be completely understandable if you were slightly daunted by the complex web of duties and taxes.

    Any import or export must act in accordance with complex regulations that exist in both the country of origin and also the receiving country. These challenges often mean businesses miss opportunities where they can lower the costs associated with customs.

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  • June 11, 2016 in Latest News

    The SOLAS Container Weight Verification Requirements – 01st July 2016

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    S.A.L Global Logistics wish to further notifying our customers of the “International Maritime Organization” (IMO) amended “Safety of Life at Sea Convention” (SOLAS), requiring all shippers to verify and provide a Container gross mass weight to the Shipping Lines and Port Terminal representatives prior to being loaded onto any vessel.

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  • May 31, 2016 in Latest News

    How warehousing has evolved in the past ten years

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    Logistics has come a long way over the last decade—and it’s moving away from humble labour provision to spearheading innovations in complex supply chain management.

    We’ve seen a radical transformation in the last few years, and while a lot of it lies within improved transport systems and communication technology, the most influential factors are arguably due to changes in warehousing.

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  • May 24, 2016 in Latest News

    Air freight: the future of Australia’s logistics systems

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    Air freight has always been an important part of Australia’s logistics system—despite only comprising a small modal share—and its growth is expected to continue in the face of new challenges to the industry.

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  • February 22, 2016 in Latest News

    Scalable warehousing: strengthening Australia’s place in global trade

    There’s never been a more important time for innovations in warehousing. Australia is holding strong as a player in global trade, and our economy is increasingly reliant on our small to medium businesses—which means that our warehousing solutions need to get more flexible if they’re going to efficiently service our markets.

    The rise of e-commerce, and the increasing pressure of both domestic and international demand for our goods is leading more and more Australian businesses to seek the help of third-party logistics providers to help them serve their customers. It’s a time for great opportunity for 3PLs, but with such fierce competition, warehousing has got to be a priority for those serious about being leaders in logistics and supply chain management.

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  • January 12, 2016 in Latest News

    Reducing the burden on Australia’s freight logistics systems: sea freight is the solution

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    While Australia’s economy is booming in the world market, our country is in dire need of infrastructure improvements to support our freight logistics industry—and to keep us competitive in servicing our overseas customers.

    With our freight movements set to double by 2030, coastal shipping modes could present a sustainable option to connecting ports and regional areas across the country—and overhaul our heavily burdened system into a more efficient and reliable network.

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  • December 15, 2015 in Latest News

    CHAFTA COMMENCEMENT DATE ANNOUNCED

    The following announcement was received Wednesday, and confirms ChAFTA (China-Australia Free Trade Agreement) will enter into force on 20 December 2015. The key requirement for importers into Australia will be the certificate of origin (COO) which can only be issued by the below authorised bodies.

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