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Logistics Newsletter for Australian Importers and Exporters

Henning Harders June Newsletter

Topics in this newsletter: Supply and demand imbalances, port congestion and container shortages within the shipping industry echoe the challenges encountered during the pandemic. DAFF Import declaration charges will be increasing with effect from 1 July 2024.
Extensive delays at Melbourne Port, VICT has announced a 9.78% increase in the Infrastructure Fee for import and export containers.

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Logistics Newsletter for Australian Importers and Exporters

Henning Harders May Newsletter

Air Freight as well as Sea Freight rates continue to rise due to an unprecedented increase in demand. This is due to a number of factors – get the full picture in this newsletter.
If you are moving goods to and from the UK, please note that UK Customs have installed a new customs platform to cover all import and export declarations. This Newsletter explains how this will affect you and what you should be doing next.
Latest News: Singapore Port congestion reaches 2 Mio TEU.

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Logistics Newsletter for Australian Importers and Exporters

Henning Harders April Newsletter

AU Terminal delays, Sea Freight delays and rate increases, plain English allergen labelling, imported food inspections and import fees — we explain what importers need to do now to avoid delays and ensure swift delivery of their goods.

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Logistics Newsletter for Australian Importers and Exporters

Henning Harders March Newsletter

The Albanese government has announced tariff reform that will see the abolishment of almost 500 nuisance tariffs in a bid to boost productivity, reduce costs to businesses and to ease the cost of living for Australian families. Other topics in this newsletter: Baltimore bridge collision, new requirements for the import of spirits, seafreight and airfreight updates, Harders Contract Logistics Sustainability initiatives.

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Logistics Newsletter for Australian Importers and Exporters

Henning Harders February Newsletter

Important Update for Importers: DAFF introduces changes to mandatory allergen declarations on food labels. Other topics in this newsletter: Patrick Terminals increase charges, Air Freight and Sea Freight Updates, Harders Contract Logistics Warehouse opening.

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Henning Harders Shipping Update

Important Shipping Update

DP World and the Maritime Union of Australia have reached an in-principle agreement at the Fair Work Commission, bringing months of protected industrial action to an end.
According to DP World, it might take up to 3 months to clear the backlog.

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Henning Harders Shipping Update

Important Shipping Update

In this update, we explain why Air Cargo volumes are on the rise and why Seafreight rates are soaring. Other topics: VICT terminal in Melbourne closed after Pro-Palestinian protestors blockaded the terminal’s entry. Marine Insurers respond to Red Sea attacks.

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Logistics Newsletter for Australian Importers and Exporters

Henning Harders January Newsletter

High shipment volumes and limited capacity expected as Chinese New Year approaches. Changing Customs Tariffs from January; DAFF: Have Your Say regarding proposed changes to imported fertiliser management policy. HACCP Certification for our Melbourne Warehouse.

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Henning Harders Shipping Update

Important Shipping Update

Industrial Action at DP World Terminals: more than 50.000 containers in backlog, vessel dwell times up to twelve days, empty container depots unable to accept de-hired containers.

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Henning Harders Shipping Update

Important Shipping Update

Global supply chain disruptions, delays and cost increases after more attacks in the Red Sea and low water levels in the Panama Canal. Australia: industrial action at DP World terminals causing further delays & backlogs.

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Logistics Newsletter for Australian Importers and Exporters

Henning Harders December Newsletter

Topics in this newsletter: Harders Truganina warehouse licensed as bonded warehouse – including the license to store excisable alcohol. Disruptions at DP World continue, DAFF document assessments, ABF import regulations, Air and Sea Freight updates.

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Henning Harders Shipping Update

Important Shipping Update

Red Sea and Suez Canal update: Container ships are being rerouted, adding about 6000 nautical miles and several weeks to container deliveries. Carriers have instated contingency charges.

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Henning Harders Shipping Update

Important Shipping Update

Topics in this update: Shipping companies are rerouting vessel traffic away from the Suez Canal and the Red Sea following a series of attacks on commercial ships. Worsening drought conditions are forcing the Panama Canal Authority to make cuts to vessel traffic. Delays and truck congestions at DP World Terminals across Australia. From January 2024, shipping will be included into the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS).

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Logistics Newsletter for Australian Importers and Exporters

Henning Harders November Newsletter

BMSB: fumigation providers in Singapore & Vietnam suspended due to non-compliance. Australia: packaging regulations update. Import of sports supplements in tablet, capsule or pill form: DAFF introduces regulatory changes. DP World Terminals charges increase & backlog update. Sea Freight: rate increases gain momentum – we explain why and what importers can do about it.

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Logistics Newsletter for Australian Importers and Exporters

Henning Harders June Newsletter

Topics in this newsletter: Supply and demand imbalances, port congestion and container shortages within the shipping industry echoe the challenges encountered during the pandemic. DAFF Import declaration charges will be increasing with effect from 1 July 2024.
Extensive delays at Melbourne Port, VICT has announced a 9.78% increase in the Infrastructure Fee for import and export containers.

Read More
Logistics Newsletter for Australian Importers and Exporters

Henning Harders May Newsletter

Air Freight as well as Sea Freight rates continue to rise due to an unprecedented increase in demand. This is due to a number of factors – get the full picture in this newsletter.
If you are moving goods to and from the UK, please note that UK Customs have installed a new customs platform to cover all import and export declarations. This Newsletter explains how this will affect you and what you should be doing next.
Latest News: Singapore Port congestion reaches 2 Mio TEU.

Read More
Logistics Newsletter for Australian Importers and Exporters

Henning Harders April Newsletter

AU Terminal delays, Sea Freight delays and rate increases, plain English allergen labelling, imported food inspections and import fees — we explain what importers need to do now to avoid delays and ensure swift delivery of their goods.

Read More
Logistics Newsletter for Australian Importers and Exporters

Henning Harders March Newsletter

The Albanese government has announced tariff reform that will see the abolishment of almost 500 nuisance tariffs in a bid to boost productivity, reduce costs to businesses and to ease the cost of living for Australian families. Other topics in this newsletter: Baltimore bridge collision, new requirements for the import of spirits, seafreight and airfreight updates, Harders Contract Logistics Sustainability initiatives.

Read More
Logistics Newsletter for Australian Importers and Exporters

Henning Harders February Newsletter

Important Update for Importers: DAFF introduces changes to mandatory allergen declarations on food labels. Other topics in this newsletter: Patrick Terminals increase charges, Air Freight and Sea Freight Updates, Harders Contract Logistics Warehouse opening.

Read More
Henning Harders Shipping Update

Important Shipping Update

DP World and the Maritime Union of Australia have reached an in-principle agreement at the Fair Work Commission, bringing months of protected industrial action to an end.
According to DP World, it might take up to 3 months to clear the backlog.

Read More
Henning Harders Shipping Update

Important Shipping Update

In this update, we explain why Air Cargo volumes are on the rise and why Seafreight rates are soaring. Other topics: VICT terminal in Melbourne closed after Pro-Palestinian protestors blockaded the terminal’s entry. Marine Insurers respond to Red Sea attacks.

Read More
Logistics Newsletter for Australian Importers and Exporters

Henning Harders January Newsletter

High shipment volumes and limited capacity expected as Chinese New Year approaches. Changing Customs Tariffs from January; DAFF: Have Your Say regarding proposed changes to imported fertiliser management policy. HACCP Certification for our Melbourne Warehouse.

Read More
Henning Harders Shipping Update

Important Shipping Update

Industrial Action at DP World Terminals: more than 50.000 containers in backlog, vessel dwell times up to twelve days, empty container depots unable to accept de-hired containers.

Read More
Henning Harders Shipping Update

Important Shipping Update

Global supply chain disruptions, delays and cost increases after more attacks in the Red Sea and low water levels in the Panama Canal. Australia: industrial action at DP World terminals causing further delays & backlogs.

Read More
Logistics Newsletter for Australian Importers and Exporters

Henning Harders December Newsletter

Topics in this newsletter: Harders Truganina warehouse licensed as bonded warehouse – including the license to store excisable alcohol. Disruptions at DP World continue, DAFF document assessments, ABF import regulations, Air and Sea Freight updates.

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