Sea Freight Forwarding
Canada to Australia
Sea freight LCL Shipping
For many businesses, freight forwarding, the transportation of goods from one country to another, is an essential service. One type of freight forwarding service that many importers rely upon is sea freight Less than a Container Load [LCL] shipping; a process by which cargo is collected from your overseas supplier and shipped with other peoples cargo inside a 20” or a 40” shipping container to Australia.
Platinum® can assist you with this process and help your business move commercial and business goods from Canada to Australia. Let’s take a look at how we can help.
The Benefits of Working With Platinum®
When you choose Platinum® for your sea freight LCL shipping needs, you are opting to work with a company that has extensive experience in the industry. Our team has worked with clients from all over the world, so we understand the complexities involved in international shipments and know exactly what it takes to move your products across borders safely and on time. We handle every aspect of the shipment process so that you don’t have to worry about anything!
We also provide our customers with complete visibility throughout the entire shipping process, ensuring that they are always informed about where their cargo is located and when it will arrive at its destination.
Our tracking technology allows us to identify any potential problems or delays before they occur, so that we can take action quickly if needed. Plus, our competitively priced services make us an affordable option for businesses of all sizes.
In addition to helping you move your goods from Canada to Australia, we offer additional services such as customs clearance, quarantine clearance and delivery of the goods to your commercial premise. Our experts will find the most cost-effective solution for you!
Canadian cargo to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane:
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does it take to ship goods from Canada to Australia?
Shipping by sea from Canada to Australia can take say between 46-51 days. You need to also add extra time for the container to be packed in Canada and time for the container to be unpacked in Australia.
What are the Australian taxes involved when freight forwarding from Canada to Australia?
Australia and Canada have two Free Trade Agreements; 1) The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and 2) The Canada-Australia Trade Agreement (CANATA). If your goods are manufactured in Canada, your goods would more than likely be duty free but they would still need to pay import GST [if applicable], wine tax [if applicable] and any excise taxes.
Are there any restrictions on the types of goods that can be shipped from Canada to Australia?
The Regulations and rules surrounding imports from Canada frequently change; for up to date information on the rules and Regulations when importing to Australia, this would need to be assessed prior to purchasing your Canadian goods.