March 15, 2017 in Latest News
The logistics industry is a complex industry that is both volatile yet has high-profit potential. There are countless opportunities yet just as many threats to overcome to become successful and ultimately more efficient. Here is an industry update, including the challenges faced and current industry trends.
March 8, 2017 in Latest News
DP World have advised that from 3 April 2017 there will be an increase to the Infrastructure Surcharge in Melbourne from $3.50 to $32.50 per container, while in Sydney the per container fee will be introduced at $21.16 for all containers received or delivered into the terminal.
Both above fee’s will be implemented from the indicated date for all containers where S.A.L. Global Logistics manage the Transport for both Import & Export movement, and passed on at cost.
It should be noted that an infrastructure surcharge is already in place at Brisbane Terminal, whereas there is no such charge at Fremantle Terminal.
Should you have any questions or enquiries, please contact myself, or Brad O’Brien (0438 047 226).
What you need to know about this current NTC project and how it could positively impact supply chain management in Australia.
January 13, 2017 in Latest News
Importers need to be aware of the “full picture” when agreeing to terms (Inco Terms) on purchases that could leave you exposed to unexpected and unwarranted charges on your imported goods.
December 6, 2016 in Latest News
As a consumer, you would be the rare one if you haven’t experienced the delay of your Christmas orders arriving.
For at least the past five years, delivery services have fallen victim to intense consumer dissatisfaction with their packages arriving some days after Christmas or damaged.
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Japan’s big three container shipping companies have agreed to establish a new joint-venture company to integrate their container shipping businesses.
October 20, 2016 in Latest News
When it comes to Customs it is essential that your business’s declarations are in compliance with Australian Border Force rules and regulations. At times this can be a particularly complicated job. A reliable customs consultant may be necessary to not only ensure your business stays compliant, but also that it takes advantage of free trade agreements and concessions which will allow you to save money and increase profitability.
September 21, 2016 in Latest News
On 8 September 2016, the Australian Border Force released Notice 2016/30 which will have a wide-reaching impact on many importers.
September 14, 2016 in Latest News
September 5, 2016 in Latest News
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.