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Supply Chain Disruptions

As you have no doubt already heard and probably experienced, there’s currently a major labour issue that is severely affecting the supply and distribution of goods all over the country.…

CFL Christmas Newsletter

Christmas Closures As most companies are looking to close down over the Christmas and New Year period please remember the following important points regarding your shipments during this time,  Documentation…

November Newsletter

CURRENT IMPORT SITUATION  Shipping is still quite difficult with many ports continuing to be heavily congested with most vessels being severely delayed. Published sailing schedules from the carriers mean nothing,…

Industrial Action at Patricks Terminals

Industrial Action at Patricks Terminals As most of you have probably heard already, the MUA have decided to ramp up their protected industrial action at Patrick Container Terminals around Australia…

September Shipping Update

SEPTEMBER SHIPPING UPDATE We just wanted to update everyone on the current situation with shipping again, as the ongoing port congestions and global supply chain disruptions just keep continuing on with…

China Update

NINGBO PORT DISRUPTION  The port of Ningbo in China, the 3rd largest port in the world, has been partially shut-down due to an outbreak of COVID-19 with a worker at one…

2021-22 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) season

2021-22 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) season   CFL would like to remind all importers that the 2021-22 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) season is not far away and the new measures for…

July Update

PORT UPDATE / MUA ACTION The good news on the ports is that both DP World and Hutchinson have managed to get their Enterprise Agreements in place with the MUA…