Glossary

Here you will find definitions to help with getting your precious cargo into Australia.

LCL – Less than Container Load
LCL is a shipment that is not large enough to fill a standard cargo container.

FCL – Full Container Load
FCL is a shipment that fills a standard 20', 40' or 40'HC shipping container.

Flat Rack
Flat Rack Containers are designed to transport cargo larger than the dimensions available in General Purpose and Open Top Containers. They consist of a flat bed with fixed or collapsible ends.

LO/LO – Lift On / Lift Off
LO/LO cargo is cargo that must be lifted on and off vessels using cranes. LO/LO operation is when cargo is loaded and unloaded directly to/from the ships vessels deck. This is ideal for boats/yachts that do not fit inside a container and are loaded directly from the water at origin and unloaded directly into the water at destination.

RO/RO – Roll On / Roll Off
RO/RO cargo are driven or wheeled on and off vessels. Wheeled cargo includes vehicles such as automobiles, bikes, trailers or caravans. General cargo can also be roll on/roll off with specialised trailers. Contact us for more information on this.

AIR FREIGHT

Airport to Airport
Genfreight Logistics can arrange for your cargo to be uplifted from any International Airport to the Australian Airport of your choice.

Airport to Door
For a more convenience service, Genfreight Logistics can arrange for your cargo to be uplifted from any International Airport to any address in Australia. Get your cargo shipped to your warehouse or even to your front door.

Door to Door
For the ultimate in end to end Freight Forwarding service, Genfreight Logistics can arrange to collect your freight from your suppliers warehouse anywhere in the world and delivered to the address of your choice.

Direct Service
Our Direct Service is the fastest and most direct method of transit. This service is ideal if you have tight deadline or timeframes to meet.

Deferred Service
Our Deferred Service generally has a transit time of 3 to 6 days from the International Airport of origin to the Australian destination Airport. Deferred Service is ideal if you are not working to tight deadlines.

Consolidation
Do you have multiple orders to ship? No problem. Genfreight Logistics can consolidate your orders from various suppliers.

Origin Handling

Genfreight Logistics together with our overseas partners will book cargo space, collect your shipment from your supplier’s warehouse, and organise the House Airway Bill and Export Customs Clearance.

Destination Handling
Genfreight Logistics can arrange Customs Clearance and transport of your shipment to your warehouse once your shipment has arrived and the Customs and Quarantine formalities have been completed.

Export Handling
Genfreight Logistics will book cargo space, collect your shipment from your warehouse, organise the House Airway Bill and Export Customs Clearance.

Marine Insurance
Genfreight Logistics strongly recommends you obtain Marine Insurance for your precious cargo. Please contact us to discuss your insurance options.

Sea Freight

Port to Port
Genfreight Logistics can arrange to ship your cargo from any International Shipping Port to the Australian Port of your choice.

Port to Door
For a more convenience service, Genfreight Logistics can arrange to ship your cargo from any International Shipping Port to any address in Australia. Get your cargo shipped to your warehouse or even to your front door.

Door to Door
For the ultimate in end to end Freight Forwarding service, Genfreight Logistics can arrange to collect your freight from your dealer/suppliers warehouse anywhere in the world and delivered to the address of your choice.

Direct Service
The Direct Service is quicker and more direct transit from Port of Origin to Port of Destination. This service is ideal for the client who has tight deadlines to meet. Direct Service means that the vessel your cargo was loaded on at Port of Origin is the vessel that arrives at Port of Destination.

Transshipment Service
The Transshipment Service has a longer transit time compared to the Direct Service. If your cargo is on a Transshipment Service your cargo will be offloaded from the vessel it left the Port Of Origin on and re-loaded onto another vessel.

Consolidation

Do you have multiple orders to ship? No problem. Genfreight Logistics can consolidate your orders from various suppliers.

Origin Handling
Genfreight Logistics together with our overseas partners will book cargo space, collect your shipment from your supplier’s warehouse, organise the House Bill of Lading and Export Customs Clearance.

Destination Handling
Genfreight Logistics can arrange Customs Clearance and transport of your shipment to your warehouse once your shipment has arrived and the Customs and Quarantine formalities have been completed.

Documentation Handling
Genfreight Logistics will book cargo space, collect your shipment from your warehouse, organise the House Bill of Lading and Export Customs Clearance.

Marine Insurance
Genfreight Logistics strongly recommends Marine Insurance for your cargo. Please contact us to discuss your insurance options.