Freight Forwarding News & Insights
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As the Australian Trusted Trader program introduces more and more features, the new benefits of accreditation become clearer. That’s why we sought and attained Australian Trusted Trader accreditation.
The ATT has been designed to free businesses from the regulatory burdens of international trade they currently face. As volumes increase, those not in the program will be left in the go-slow queue. Can you afford not to be in the program? It should not be expected that remaining outside the ATT will simply mean the status quo remains.
It is with great pleasure that we announce the new appointments of two team members at Magellan Logistics New Zealand Limited.
Getting goods into stores and online fulfilment centre in-full and on-time is critical to business success in these days of Omni shopping. Our client depends on its continued physical presence and ability to provide beautiful products to inspire the imaginations of would-be interior stylists.
The Department of Agriculture has finalised its seasonal Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) measures for the 2019-20 BMSB risk season.
Peak Season: A frantic race for the finish line with a barrage of complications. Are you ready to do it all again or is there a better way? Representing as much as 30% of annual sales for some retailers a successful Christmas trading period is essential to the survival of many Australian businesses. Planning ahead for Peak Season 2019 to get the most bang for your logistics buck will see you well placed to maximising your Christmas trading potential.
As the year rolls on the challenges and implications of the International Maritime Organization’s global sulphur reduction program - IMO 2020 are becoming more complex. It is apparent that a timely explanation is needed.
We have been in a reflective mood lately at Magellan. Sometimes it's important to pause and reevaluate what's important to us and what we are grateful for. We only had to look around our offices to realise what is all too easy to forget – our very real privilege. Sure things aren't perfect – nothing is. But our daily gripes and grumbles are petty compared with the disadvantage many people in Australia experience daily, especially our First Nations people.
Happy New Year and of course, Happy Chinese New Year 2019! The Chinese New Year 2019 is fast approaching. The public holiday in China for Chinese New Year (CNY) is from 4 February to 10 February 2019 (week 6).
The TPP11 comes into force for the initial six ratifying countries on 30 December 2018 immediately lowering the 5% tariff on most goods from Mexico and Canada and providing tariff relief by eliminating 98% of tariffs in the TPP11 region with the goal that by the end of 2021 the majority of products will be duty-free under the agreement.
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