Sea Freight Forwarding
GERMANY to Australia
Sea freight LCL Shipping
Are you seeking a reliable and comprehensive sea freight forwarding service for your LCL cargo between Germany and Australia? If so, you should consider Platinum® freight forwarding services.
Our experienced team of professionals can provide you with a seamless transportation and logistics service for your international sea freight shipments from Germany to Australia. Let’s take a look at what makes our freight forwarding service stand out from the competition.
What Does Platinum® Offer?
Our team of experts are experienced in handling all aspects of sea freight international shipping; whilst also providing a personalised service when it comes to customs clearance, documentation, warehousing and delivery.
We understand that no two shipments are exactly alike, which is why we strive to provide you with a tailored solution that meets your specific needs. In addition, our team are well-versed in the relevant Regulations surrounding customs clearance and quarantine matters, ensuring that your shipment is compliant at all times.
We can also offer a range of additional value-added services such as insurance coverage for your shipment and guidance on how to optimise costs and transit times in order to maximise efficiency.
We liase with you and your German supplier; the three of us make the project run smoothly. We are able to provide you with customised support throughout every stage of the process, from procurement through until delivery. Our team will also handle any necessary follow-up measures or paperwork required for your shipment to receive a smooth pre-customs clearance before arrival into Australia.
Minimising Risk & Maximising Efficiency
At Platinum®, we understand that time is money, which is why we prioritise reducing risk factors such as delays or damages during transit. We have invested heavily in technology such as cargo visibility throughout the entire process.
By leveraging our expertise in sea freight forwarding services across multiple continents, you can rest assured that your cargo will arrive safely and on time at its destination without any unnecessary stress or complications along the way.
German cargo to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Fremantle:
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does it take to ship goods from Germany to Australia?
Shipping by sea from Germany to Australia can take say between 40-61 days. You will also need to add extra time for the container to be packed in Germany and also time for the container to be unpacked in Australia.
What are the customs and import duties involved when freight forwarding from Germany to Australia?
At the moment Germany [which is part of the European Union] and Australia do not have a Free Trade Agreement, but there is a FTA under negotiation, it is to be known as the Australia-European Union Free Trade Agreement [AEUFTA]. Once this FTA comes into force, it is expected that goods manufactured within the European Union will be duty free but will still be assessed for GST [if applicable], wine tax [if applicable] and excise tax [if applicable].
Are there any restrictions on the types of goods that can be shipped from Germany to Australia?
The Regulations and rules surrounding imports from Germany 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 German goods.