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Logistics Newsletter for Australian Importers and Exporters

Henning Harders February Newsletter

As freight rates record weekly decreases, Focus Container Line has ceased services between Australia and New Zealand. In addition, adverse weather conditions will continue to delay vessels at the ports of Tauranga and Auckland. Schedule changes and delays will be inevitable. To mitigate risk, it is imperative you stay close to your Henning Harders Key Account Manager.

Other topics in this newsletter:
– New landside fees at DP World across all national ports came into effect from the 2nd of February.
– Patrick Terminals will also increase charges from the 6th of March 2023.
– ATT expanded duty deferral benefit.

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Henning Harders Shipping Update

Important Shipping Update

Important information for Importers: Annual Packaging Declaration changes.
Restricted port access in Melbourne impacting delivery times and costs.
Strikes in France impact freight traffic.

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Henning Harders Shipping Update

Important Shipping Update

Topics in this shipping update:
– Rail Network Disruption Sydney to Perth
– DP World announce rate increases and new fees for Fremantle, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne
– TS lines drop direct line from Thailand to Australia
– Biosecurity Australia increase fines

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Henning Harders Shipping Update

Important Shipping Update

Topics in this update:
Australian exporters expect to save around $2 billion a year in tariffs as India and Australia finalise free trade agreement; Covid lockdowns affect China GDP; blank sailings and rate increase; Brisbane Terminal turn around fees.

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Logistics Newsletter for Australian Importers and Exporters

Henning Harders November Newsletter

Topics in this logistics newsletter:
What are importers and exporters obligations under CoR laws? What are the requirements for exporting waste materials? Henning Harders participate in Home Affairs Industry Summit 2022. Importing / Exporting compliance reviews. Henning Harders commences 3PL Services in Melbourne with state-of-the-art 12,000 pallet facility. Supply Chain Outlook.

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Logistics Newsletter for Australian Importers and Exporters

Henning Harders October Newsletter

Important Supply Chain update for Australian importers and exporters:
Spot rates are declining, while container detention fees and road transport costs increase. Import of raw milk cheeses from the UK. Document requirements for importers of berries and pomegranate arils.
Import permit delays for plant based commodities. Spanish sheep and goat pox outbreak. Duty drawback reforms.

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Henning Harders Shipping Update

Important Shipping Update

Topics in this newsletter:
– AU, BMSB Season / Update
– UK, Felixstowe Strike
– US, East Coast Congestion
– AU, New Trans-Tasman Service

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Henning Harders Shipping Update

Important Shipping Update

Hapag Lloyd introduces real time tracking devices and data loggers for standard containers. DAFF increases biosecurity measures in response to Foot and Mouth disease in Indonesia. Empty container congestion spikes again in Australia; importers incur added costs from delays, yard storage, futile truck trips and additional administration.

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BMSB Season 2022-2023

Black Marmorated Stink Bug season 2022 – 2023 starts September. Goods from target risk countries require treatment prior to export or on arrival in Australia.

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Henning Harders Shipping Update

Important Shipping Update

Australian Importers and Exporters face delays due to staff shortages at warehouses and trucking companies. At the same time, fees increase as shippers drastically reduce the number of free days before container detention charges are levied.

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Henning Harders Shipping Update

Important Shipping Update

In this update, we take a closer at the continued increases of trucking rates in Australia.
Other topics in this newsletter are: development of an ammonia-powered vessel, designed to achieve net-zero emissions, and progress of the Melbourne Rail Transformation Project.

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Henning Harders Shipping Update

Important Shipping Update

Empty Container Parks and Quarantine Processing depots reach peak capacity in VIC and NSW. Overcrowding and congestions are also hitting the ports of Hamburg and Bremerhaven; Shanghai port operations are still impacted by Covid lockdown – shippers might want to consider Ningbo as an alternative port.
Fremantle ports announce change to storage free days.

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Logistics Newsletter for Australian Importers and Exporters

Henning Harders July Newsletter

Logistics Newsletter for Importers and Supply Chain Managers:
BMSB Season 2023-24 only 6 weeks away, DAFF Full import Declaration Charges, LCT threshold 2023-24, Sea-Freight Market Update and fee increases for Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane terminals.

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Logistics Newsletter for Australian Importers and Exporters

Henning Harders May Newsletter

Topics in this Newsletter:
– demand for warehouse capacity remains high
– Australia-UK free-trade-agreement from June 2023
– Customs update: pests and BMSB
– Sea Freight update

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Logistics Newsletter for Australian Importers and Exporters

Henning Harders March Newsletter

Important DAFF updates: BMSB treatment provider suspended, Listeria found in enoki mushrooms, contamination incidents in mined and chemical fertilisers from China. Sea freight update: volatile market & unsustainable spot rates, new 45HC Shipping Container. Landside Logistics: Hutchison Ports (Brisbane and Sydney) announce fee increase.

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Logistics Newsletter for Australian Importers and Exporters

Henning Harders February Newsletter

As freight rates record weekly decreases, Focus Container Line has ceased services between Australia and New Zealand. In addition, adverse weather conditions will continue to delay vessels at the ports of Tauranga and Auckland. Schedule changes and delays will be inevitable. To mitigate risk, it is imperative you stay close to your Henning Harders Key Account Manager.

Other topics in this newsletter:
– New landside fees at DP World across all national ports came into effect from the 2nd of February.
– Patrick Terminals will also increase charges from the 6th of March 2023.
– ATT expanded duty deferral benefit.

Read More
Henning Harders Shipping Update

Important Shipping Update

Important information for Importers: Annual Packaging Declaration changes.
Restricted port access in Melbourne impacting delivery times and costs.
Strikes in France impact freight traffic.

Read More
Henning Harders Shipping Update

Important Shipping Update

Topics in this shipping update:
– Rail Network Disruption Sydney to Perth
– DP World announce rate increases and new fees for Fremantle, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne
– TS lines drop direct line from Thailand to Australia
– Biosecurity Australia increase fines

Read More
Henning Harders Shipping Update

Important Shipping Update

Topics in this update:
Australian exporters expect to save around $2 billion a year in tariffs as India and Australia finalise free trade agreement; Covid lockdowns affect China GDP; blank sailings and rate increase; Brisbane Terminal turn around fees.

Read More
Logistics Newsletter for Australian Importers and Exporters

Henning Harders November Newsletter

Topics in this logistics newsletter:
What are importers and exporters obligations under CoR laws? What are the requirements for exporting waste materials? Henning Harders participate in Home Affairs Industry Summit 2022. Importing / Exporting compliance reviews. Henning Harders commences 3PL Services in Melbourne with state-of-the-art 12,000 pallet facility. Supply Chain Outlook.

Read More
Logistics Newsletter for Australian Importers and Exporters

Henning Harders October Newsletter

Important Supply Chain update for Australian importers and exporters:
Spot rates are declining, while container detention fees and road transport costs increase. Import of raw milk cheeses from the UK. Document requirements for importers of berries and pomegranate arils.
Import permit delays for plant based commodities. Spanish sheep and goat pox outbreak. Duty drawback reforms.

Read More

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