Monday 24th Sep, 2018
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The economy and how foreign exchange impacts the freight and customs sector

By definition the freight/customs industry is exposed to Foreign Exchange (FX) risk, as it deals with foreign currency receipts and…
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The Trans-Pacific Partnership – issues for trade professionals

Going against the protectionist trend from some parts of the world, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was signed last week in…
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Mexican trade boost after governments say ‘si’ to TPP

GREATER access to Mexican consumers for Australian farmers is set to result from the signing this week of the Trans-Pacific…
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Kuehne + Nagel digital platform aims to boost supply chain efficiency

KUEHNE + Nagel has announced the launch of KN ESP, a platform aimed at allowing customers to connect, collaborate and…
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New tariff service launched by CBFCA

A ‘WORKING tariff service’ aimed at helping customs brokers in the classification of goods has been launched by the CBFCA. CBFCA…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Global standards to follow Australian framework on taxing e-commerce transactions

THE World Customs Organisation (WCO) has an ambitious work plan for ecommerce focusing on trade facilitation and simplification, safety and…
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THE GRILL: James Azzopardi

We speak with James Azzopardi, national customs and consultancy manager for Kalgin Global Logistics, about business, ethics and life in Australia’s greatest city.

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INDUSTRY OPINION: Italian bugs reveal bigger stink in Aus importing costs

PETER McCRAE* urges the federal Agriculture Minister to intervene regarding heavy fees caused by “poor process”