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Unpacking Global Logistics: Latest News Impacting Australian Businesses (Freight, Customs, Trade) 

The global logistics industry has experienced a whirlwind of changes in the past six months, from trade agreements opening new doors to evolving regulations demanding adaptation. While challenges abound, opportunities lie ahead for those prepared to navigate them. In this article, we’ll explore the key developments that have shaped the industry in recent months. We […]

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GenFreight: Celebrating a decade of innovation and success

GenFreight have celebrated 10 years of innovation and success in style at Blackbird in Brisbane’s CBD. Amidst the elegant surroundings with breathtaking river views, the team and many of their clients indulged in delicious food and celebrated the exceptional people who have been with company throughout this journey. People are the heart and soul of

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Changes to lodgement of Master Consolidator (MC) declarations for LCL / FAK containers subject to BMSB

Who does this notice affect? All Master Consolidators (MC), freight forwarders, customs brokers and principal agents associated with the reporting of LCL/FAK consignments subject to increased intervention during the BMSB risk season. What has changed? The current MC Declaration portal is being transitioned to a new operating platform. The new platform will be referred to

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Despite good intentions, bridging the SAF price gap is a major challenge

Everyone knows the challenges of sustainable aviation. The fuel is too expensive, and too rare. Major carriers with bigger pockets buy as much as they can; small airlines and freighter operators struggle to get access. But still, increasing numbers of carriers – together with forwarders – are announcing SAF plans. Yet the news isn’t good

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Guidance On Pregnancy Warning Labels On Imported Alcoholic Drinks

Attention Importers of alcoholic drinks intended for retail sale. Purpose To advise importers of alcoholic drinks intended for retail sale about the requirements for pregnancy warning labelling and to raise awareness of guidance material that has been developed by Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ). Key points From 31 July 2023, packaged and individual alcoholic

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Customs Legislation Amendment (Ozone Depleting Substances and Synthetic Greenhouse Gases) Regulations 2023

With effect from 14 June 2023, the Customs (Prohibited Imports) Regulations 1956 (the PI Regulations) and the Customs (Prohibited Exports) Regulations 1958 (the PE Regulations) have been amended to align with recent changes to the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989 (OPSGGM Act), which were updated by the Ozone Protection and Synthetic

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