5 Benefits of Working with ICE and the Australia China Business Council

We are proud to announce that ICE has joined the Australia China Business Council (ACBC).

This brings our business closer to the world’s economic powerhouse and demonstrates our strategic commitment to both Chinese importers and exporters as a key part of our client base.

The ACBC is the primary not-for-profit business organisation bringing together a network of over 20,000 organisations with one goal: to enhance trade and investment between Australia and China.

The ACBC helps Australian and Chinese business partners share knowledge about bilateral trade and develop key relationships to grow their respective organisations. The Council also educates the public about the importance of bilateral trade with China, and advocates government policies to strengthen our business connections.

We are pleased to be a part of this international community and are excited to share insights with our Chinese colleagues.

ICE is the freight forwarder of choice for professional services to and from China

Working with ICE and the ACBC, our valued clients will benefit from:

1. Expert Knowledge

You’ll work with seasoned professionals in everything trade, logistics, freight forwarding and shipping.

At ICE, our team benefits from long-serving, committed staff members, some of whom have been part of our organisation for over 25 years.

This means you’ll get access to key industry knowledge at the highest level, allowing you the opportunity to streamline your supply chain in the most cost-effective way possible.

Now that we are working with the ACBC, we’ll bring our customers news on the latest trends and developments in the China market as it happens. To benefit, ensure you subscribe to our newsletter!

2. Professional Agent Network

We offer access to a flexible network of agents. This means we can choose the best partner for your business on a local level on the ground in China (and in other countries).

Our agents share our ethos and commitment to quality. This means you’ll get prime access to the ICE experience across the globe.

Read more on our China trade page – you’ll see that we have experienced partners in China who have 20 years’ experience in the Australian market.

3. Most competitive service options on the market

When you are shipping across the globe, you’ll need access to the best services on the market – and fast.

At ICE, we’ll provide you with a range of options for your shipping needs, giving you choice between speed and cost.

Whether you need to view solutions for both air freight or sea freight, direct shipping or transhipping, coastal shipping or road freight – we’ll make sure you receive the best advice available.

Having a variety of options to consider will be critical in 2021, as trade between China and Australia is presenting new challenges as well as opportunities.

4. Access to our National China Development Manager

Working with our National China Development Manager, you’ll have a contact on the ground in China supporting your business growth in your key market.

You’ll be able to work with our manager to get to the core of the challenges your business faces working with China – whether it be interacting with suppliers, government departments, customers or anything else.

We’ll implement robust solutions that compliment your business strategy and work with you to get the most out of your shipping.

5. Minimising duty liability for your imports or exports

At ICE, we have a team of highly experienced in-house brokers. They are dedicated to ensuring your liability to pay customs duties and taxes for your imports and exports is minimised to the furthest extent possible.

If you’re already working with China and have been paying customs duty, you need to contact us today!

Our brokers will ensure you are benefiting from free trade between China and Australia and review your historical clearances for access to refunds.

To get a taste of all the regulations involved, take a look at our blog on all things importing from China!

Get in touch

If you’re trading or seeking to trade with China, look no further than your expert freight forwarders and customs brokers at ICE – now the newest partners of the Australia China Business Council.

With offices in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth, we’re in the best position to help you no matter where your business is based.

Get In Touch or call us on 1300 227 461

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