Transporting your product overseas
Transporting your goods to an overseas market cost effectively and efficiently is crucial.
This section contains information on ways to control your freight, from finding a suitable freight handler to organising documentation.
We also explain the basics of shipping terms and pricing and how to negotiate the best rate for your cargo.
Find out how to minimize your costs and cut down on red tape where possible.
Finding a freight forwarder
Dynamic Export provides a directory of freight forwarding companies to help you in transporting goods to overseas markets. (link to directory)
Where can I learn more about shipping?
The Australian Freight Councils Network www.freightcouncils.com.au provides references to state and territory-based freight organisations covering both air and sea cargo.
The Australian Trade and Shipping www.australiatrade.com.au/Shipping/index.htm provides useful background information, as well as data on the company’s services.
The Logistics Association of Australia www.laa.asn.au provides some useful background on logistics.
The Australian Institute of Export – www.aiex.com.au AIEX provides hands-on training in export practice.