Cartage Invoicing

In our never ending crusade to try and reduce and simplify our invoices we have decided that effective from the 1st July 2018 we will now combine cartage, cartage fuel…

Products Emissions Standards

Do you import, manufacture or supply outdoor power equipment or marine engines? If you do, the Australian Government’s new noxious emission standards will affect you. The standards apply to 1)…

Empty Container Dehire to Wharf

The shipping lines have recently introduced a policy of delivering empty containers direct to the wharf terminals rather than the traditional empty container park. These policies will deliver significant cost…

Patricks Infrastructure Increase

It will come as no surprise to anyone that following on from DP World’s December increase to their Terminal Infrastructure Surcharge (TIS), Patrick has now announced that their TIS will…

Fuel Surcharge Increase

During the past 6 months the average price for diesel fuel has risen form $1.21 per litre to $1.35 per litre. As a result our fuel surcharge will increase by…

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug EX Italy

As advised previously the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has implemented the compulsory fumigation of containers ex Italy that arrive in Australia between the 17th January and the 30th April. This…

Trans Pacific Partnership

On   On the 23rd January 2018, 11 countries – Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam – reached agreement on the final Comprehensive…

DPW Infrastructure Surcharge Increase

In April this year DP World introduced a Terminal Infrastructure Surcharge (TIS) to be imposed on the transport company collecting the container. At the time we opposed the introduction of…