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Rural Tailgate Quiz

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What are rural tailgates?

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Only Full Container Loads (FCL) are subject to rural tailgate measures.

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LCL (Loose Container Load) or air freight measures around inspection and container treatment at a tailgate level DO NOT apply.

If your delivery point is classed as part rural, your container Does Not require a rural tailgate inspection prior to delivery.

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Rural or part rural areas DO require tailgate inspection.

Only the exterior of the containers are checked at the AQIS inspection location

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Not only the exterior but also the interior of the container, the cargo and the packaging are inspected.

If plant material or pests are evident, the container has to go under:

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As inspections in certain rural areas are mandatory, they are free of cost for the importer.

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Inspection charges can usually be quoted to you prior to shipping but treatment or washing costs are passed on once the shipment undergoes inspection.

The most cost-effective way to deliver the cargo from the port to the inspection area is:

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Paying a penalty for free time will often be cheaper than paying for a container drop and return (a.k.a paying extra for the time the truck has to wait until your cargo is unloaded).

The average amount of free days you have to keep the container at the wharf before detention kicks in is:

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Often shipping lines will give you 7 days from the first day of availability at the wharf to empty the container and return it to the port.

How much should you expect to budget in case your cargo presents biosecurity risks?

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In addition to the treatment, always be mindful of the remote delivery costs.

Rural postcodes that DO NOT have a council land zoning classification that relates to farming, forestry or primary production:

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  • Managed goods end to end

    Due to critical stock levels we needed a fast solution to urgently meet growing client demand. Presented with this challenge, ICE quickly identified appropriate freighter services and proactively managed the movement of goods end to end.

    Eddie Liaw - Supply Chain Director

  • ICE offered flexibility

    ICE offered flexibility, high levels of communication and attention to detail during our pick, pack and delivery project. With their professional support we were able to meet the demands of our supply chain knowing our freight was in safe hands.

    Tony Kealy - National Distribution Manager

  • Without exception and on time

    Since having International Cargo Express handle my ocean freight , I have had my bookings and equipment available without exception and on time. Communication between ICE and my supplier is very good and I receive information via my shipper before my supplier.

    Michael Caiacob - Purchasing and Supply Officer

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