Understanding Domestic Airfreight Services

Toll Priority, TNT and now StarTrack (since their merger with Australian Air Express) are the main domestic airfreight service providers in Australia. All provide similar door to door services and utilise a combination of self owned and operated aircraft and the cargo services of the two major domestic Australian airlines. StarTrack is partly owned by […]
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Logistics Cost Reduction Tip # 3

Fix rates schedules annually but have a quarterly review process that allows flexibility to take advantage of downward fluctuations ============================================================================================== To discover 52 practical ways to reduce your logistics costs – Click Here The cost reduction tips included in this FREE document cover all aspects of logistics including international freight fowarding, customs clearance, warehousing , inventory […]
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Logistics Cost Reduction Tip # 2

Undertake a formal review of all rate schedules on an annual basis to ensure downward fluctuations in rates are realised and service provider complacency is eliminated ================================================================================================ To discover 52 practical ways to reduce your logistics costs – Click Here The cost reduction tips included in this FREE document cover all aspects of logistics including […]
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Understanding Customs Clearance Costs

As is the case with International Freight Forwarding Costs, there are a myriad of fees being charged by the customs broking companies. Apart from the universally accepted Agency Fee which represents the professional service fee to determine the correct duty rate, to create and lodge the customs entry and to coordinate the delivery of the […]
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Understanding International Freight Forwarding Costs

The task of comparing international freight costs has become increasingly more difficult. When undertaking this task it is important to ensure that all components of the overall cost are taken into account. For Sea Freight shipments, comparing only the base rate may prove a costly error. In many cases the combined value of the most […]
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Understanding 3rd Party Logistics Service Provider Costs

The complexity of comparing the competitiveness of one 3rd Party Logistics Service Provider’s costs against another will vary depending on the type of service that is being provided. Logistics costs can broadly be categorised under the following headings: International Freight Forwarding Customs Clearance Warehousing and Transportation Before being able to effectively evaluate these costs it […]
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