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AUSTRALIAN TRUSTED TRADER: NEW BENEFITS

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.

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Australian Trusted Trader – The Downside

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.

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BROWN MARMORATED STINK BUG (BMSB) – NEW SEASONAL MEASURES

The Department of Agriculture has finalised its seasonal Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) measures for the 2019-20 BMSB risk season.

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Peak Season 2019: Are you ready for it?

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.

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IMO 2020 – explained

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.

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Magellan Gives Back

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.

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Chinese New Year 2019

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).

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ChAFTA – All duty free from 2019

As of 1 January 2019, duty rates for all tariff categories covered under the ChAFTA agreement will be duty free.

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What gets in the way of supply chain visibility

In the global logistics environment, everyone is talking about supply chain visibility and control. Supply chain visibility simply means having the right information, when you need it, so you can act on it. Getting this information is a challenge, or near on impossible when you don’t have the right systems to support you.

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Specialist airfreight: One retailer’s experience

Speed to Market has become so important that the cost to deliver has become a secondary consideration in supply chain logistics and specialist airfreight is now a critical component to delivering Fast Fashion.  However, if you don’t have a partner with super-sized red tape scissors to help you cut through the complexities of Air, then you could be putting you behind your competition.

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