Shipping News and Announcements

Shipping news, announcements and articles relating to freight forwarding, sea freight, air freight, current news with regard to importing and exporting goods and cargo to and from Australia.

Plus news articles and advice from Mark Salmon about how to ship goods, government requirements and articles about difficult or easy freight forwarding jobs which Mark has had in the past.

Shipping Your Personal Effects Overseas – From Australia

If you have some personal goods, or other bits and pieces which you want to send overseas – then keep in mind the following points. What is it that you want to send? Generally if it is a few more…
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Moving Overseas? | Household Removals and Household Effects

So you are wanting to relocate overseas and want to send all of your personal items or household goods overseas? Here are some vital points you should consider. If you are moving overseas and wish to pack up your entire…
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New Caledonia | Importing Goods Into Australia via Sea or Air Freight

The major production and export from New Caledonia is nickel, which is predominantly shipped as ore in huge volumes to Japan and Europe for processing. Exports to Australia are very minimal, but because of mining, there is some machinery that…
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Exporting To New Caledonia

New Caledonia is known for its huge nickel deposits, which becomes its major export. Exports to New Caledonia revolve around foodstuffs, building, construction and mining. New Caledonia is governed by France, and is therefore considered as part of Europe. As…
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Sea Freight | Sales Terms For Overseas Transactions

Things to consider when you are selling internationally. When you are selling overseas, your customer needs to understand what they are paying for, and who is supposed to do what. The last thing you need to have (not) happen, is…
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Should I Insure My Shipment?

  ———— It is always recommended that you insure your shipment(s), but the reality is that you need to consider the value of the goods, the cost of insurance, the risk involved, and any excess charges or restrictions that might…
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Exporting To Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea (PNG), is a resource rich country, For the most part, exports to PNG revolve around foodstuffs, communications, building and construction, and minerals, mining, oil and gas. PNG is a sovereign nation, and has many import rules and…
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Export of personal effects

  At Sydney International Freight, we can only provide limited services. What we can do: 1) provide pick up of your packed cartons or suitcases. 2) provide container drop off at your place ONLY if this is on hard stand…
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