The road ahead to 2047

The road ahead to 2047

Is there an alternative to using the Ozone Depleting Substance Methyl Bromide? Methyl Bromide is the most commonly relied upon fumigant used prior to shipping by sea to Australia.

read more
Avoid strikes this christmas – and save $

Avoid strikes this christmas – and save $

A Change the Rules rally scheduled for today at DPWA Swanston Dock in Victoria marks the beginning of a heavy period of industrial action that will begin to impact importers in the lead up to Christmas. History suggests that the Christmas ‘striking period’ begins as...

read more
Can Canada learn from Australia’s tax free threshold?

Can Canada learn from Australia’s tax free threshold?

By Platinum Freight Management CEO Peter McRae Canada’s $20 tax-free-threshold is about to rise to $200 after holding low at $20 for at least 30 years[1]. It can be called a necessary response to an increasingly global marketplace, but the impacts of the change could...

read more
PLATINUM FREIGHT® LAUNCHES GREEN 2018

PLATINUM FREIGHT® LAUNCHES GREEN 2018

Importers of environmentally ‘Green’ products will be rewarded in 2018, pledged leading Customs Brokerage Platinum Freight® Management with the launch of its Green 2018 campaign today. Platinum Freight Management’s Green 2018 promises that every importation of...

read more
Gong Hey Fat Choy (Happy New Year)

Gong Hey Fat Choy (Happy New Year)

As importing and exporting specialists, many of the imports that arrive into Australia and many of the exports that leave Australia have a Chinese or Hong Kong connection. We maintain close relationships with suppliers, exporters, importers and everyone in between,...

read more
8 WAYS TO CHEAPER CHRISTMAS IMPORTS

8 WAYS TO CHEAPER CHRISTMAS IMPORTS

With the silly season looming, it’s time to share our tips on how to save the most on 2017 Christmas imports:   1. Say no to port fees through your global supplier Global suppliers are known to over-charge Australian importers on Australian port fees by engaging...

read more