Wednesday 13th Dec, 2017
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Customs infringement notices – Are penalties too high?

Russell Wiese* AN INFRINGEMENT notice is meant to be a lighter penalty than if the matter was prosecuted and a…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Shipping line sets a benchmark in container detention policy

MAERSK Line are issuing extra import and export container demurrage and detention free days in recognition of the limited working hours…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Co-design is required to manage border controls and to facilitate legitimate trade

FURTHER to our commentary published by Daily Cargo News titled “It’s time to reform border holds”, Freight & Trade Alliance…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Cargo Reporting compliance

FREIGHT & Trade Alliance (FTA) is currently preparing a “Discussion Paper” examining potential solutions to address compliance in the timeliness of…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Infrastructure charges threaten shipping line THC revenue in Australia

Stevedores in Australia are now recovering their costs from landside users, so should Australian shippers still be paying Terminal Handling Charges (THCs) to shipping lines, asks TRAVIS BROOKS-GARRETT

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INDUSTRY OPINION: The Global Green Freight Agenda

The Australian logistics industry will be subject to major environmental reform, whether we like it or not, writes TRAVIS BROOKS-GARRETT

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INDUSTRY OPINION: Case update – issuing a misleading bill of lading

FOLLOWING the commentary published by Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) and Daily Cargo News (DCN) on 20 October 2017 “Damages of…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Damages of almost $1 million awarded against forwarder

FREIGHT forwarders who issue bills of lading (BOL) need to take extreme care to ensure their house BOL is not…
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