In shipping, Powers of Attorney (POA) are important when an importer or an exporter appoints an agent – namely, a freight forwarder – to act on their behalf to handle all aspects of their shipment. They are commonly used in the USA to allow a forwarder to obtain control of the cargo. In Australia, we use a Customs Clearance Authority (or CCA) in place of a POA.
The holidays approach, shipping volumes increase and so does the demand for ocean freight. Capacity is tight in the shipping peak season so now is the time to book in early and secure your space. wp.me/p9NN8U-z1... See MoreSee Less
Lighters, tobacco and live plants, for example, are not allowed into Australia. Most prohibited goods, however, can be imported under presentation of a permit. Find out all about prohibited imports here. ... See MoreSee Less
#1: Agree Incoterms with a buyer #2: Get a quote and choose your route #3: Prepare your consignment #4: Prepare your documentation #5: Complete your Shipper's Letter of Instruction #6: Pay for your cargo #7: Track your goods How to follow each one of these steps: wp.me/p9NN8U-12Y... See MoreSee Less