Sea Freight Forwarding
South Korea to Australia
Sea freight LCL Shipping
If you’re in the business of shipping your goods from South Korea to Australia, you may be interested in learning more about sea freight forwarding and how it can benefit your business. Platinum® offers a range of services for sea freight LCL shipping, helping businesses move their cargo safely and reliably. Let’s take a look at how we can help.
How Platinum® Can Help
At Platinum®, we specialise in transporting sea freight LCL cargo from South Korea to Australia by consolidating your cargo in South Korea. We ensure that each shipment is booked correctly, tracked and delivered on time. Our experienced staff will provide you with a personalised service to ensure that your cargo arrives securely.
Platinum® provides a wide range of value added services that are available to you; from having your cargo packed on biosecurity approved pallets or having your goods insured. Our goal is to make the procurement and supply chain logistics process as simple and efficient as possible so that you can focus on growing your business instead of worrying about logistics.
In addition to offering a reliable service, Platinum® also offers competitive pricing options that make it easy to stay within budget while still getting the best service available. We understand that budget constraints can be challenging when it comes to international sea freight shipments, which is why we strive to provide cost-effective solutions for our customers.
South Korean cargo to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Fremantle and Adelaide:
Korea – Australia Free Trade Agreement (KAFTA)
The Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement (KAFTA) is a bilateral Free Trade Agreement [FTA] between Australia and South Korea that came into effect on 12 December 2014.
KAFTA offers numerous benefits for Australian importers; 1) it eliminated tariffs on 97 per cent of products traded between the two countries and 2) Australian importers enjoy zero import duty on most South Korean goods that are imported to Australia.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does it take to ship goods by sea from South Korea to Australia?
On average, shipping by sea from South Korea to Australia can range from say 20-29 days. You will also need to add extra time for the container to be packed in South Korea and also allow time for the container to be unpacked in Australia.
What are the customs and import duties involved when freight forwarding from South Korea to Australia?
Australia and South Korea have a Free Trade Agreement; the Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement (KAFTA).This FTA allows most goods manufactured in South Korea to enter Australia duty free but the goods still need to 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 South Korea to Australia?
The Regulations and rules surrounding imports from South Korea 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 South Korean goods.