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Your trusted partner for international logistics services. We specialise in providing efficient and reliable freight forwarding solutions from China to Australia. Our services include sea freight, air freight, customs brokerage, and supply chain handling, tailored to meet the unique needs of your business.
Importing from China to Australia
Importing goods from China is a popular choice for businesses looking for affordable and high-quality products. However, the process can be daunting and complex, with various regulations and paperwork to navigate.
That’s where Oxen Logistics comes in. We specialize in freight forwarding services from China to Australia, offering expertise in air and sea freight forwarding, customs clearance, and local and domestic transport.
Our team of professionals has extensive knowledge of the import and export industry, allowing us to navigate the complexities of importing goods from China with ease.
Efficient international shipping management
Moving goods via international sea freight forwarding service is the most economical option. Regardless if you are a small or large mover of freight, we will recommend the best option to suit the budget and timeline to achieve the right goals for your business.
A smoother experience
Our customs brokers are highly experienced and work quickly to ensure that each transaction is completed in a timely manner. In addition to this, we will review all items imported to ensure that you are paying the correct amount of duties, and will seek opportunities to reduce taxes where possible.
How we help
Our sea freight services provide customers with the best value for their shipping needs, offering competitive rates and reliable solutions for transporting goods across the world. Our team of experts works closely with customers to understand their requirements and provide customized shipping options to meet their specific needs. With our extensive network of partnerships and experienced logistics staff, we ensure seamless and efficient delivery of your goods at a cost that fits your budget.
Our advanced technology-driven approach to shipping ensures that our customers receive the most efficient and streamlined solutions for their logistics needs. We stay ahead of the curve by utilizing the latest technologies in the industry to provide real-time tracking, automated documentation, and optimised routes. With our cutting-edge technology and experienced logistics team, we guarantee that your shipments will reach their destination on time, every time. Let us help you streamline your shipping process with our advanced technology solutions.
We understand that shipping needs do not always follow a 9 to 5 schedule. That's why we provide 24/7 support to ensure that our customers have access to assistance whenever they need it. Our dedicated team of experts is available around the clock to answer any questions, resolve any issues, and provide real-time updates on the status of your shipments. With our commitment to unparalleled customer service, you can trust us to be there for you, every step of the way.
Oxen logisti is committed to providing the most efficient shipping solutions for our customers. Our team of experts works closely with customers to understand their requirements and provide customized shipping options to meet their specific needs. Our advanced technology and optimized routes ensure that your shipments are delivered on time, every time. With our focus on efficiency and customer satisfaction, you can expect a seamless delivery experience from start to finish.
Oxen Logistics is committed to providing the most efficient shipping solutions for our customers. Our team of experts works closely with customers to understand their requirements and provide customised shipping options to meet their specific needs. Our advanced technology and optimised routes ensure that your shipments are delivered on time, every time. With our focus on efficiency and customer satisfaction, you can expect a seamless delivery experience from start to finish.
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Importers and exporters are in a volatile market. Unfortunately there are unforeseen costs that can occur that is out of any freight forwarders control. Below are the issues that can add costs.
Bad weather, staff shortages, pandemics, increase & decrease in volumes can create delays. At times shipping lines & airlines will not notify us. It is always recommended to add a buffer into your timelines. Prepare the worst for the best result. All transit times subject to airline & shipping line schedules and delays.
Government fees will be charged at cost. Generally applied by the Australian Border Force or The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries & Forestry.
Imported goods can attract duty based on the FOB price of goods. The deemed tariff code will determine if duty is applicable. This is generally assessed by a licenced customs broker in Australia. Australia has a free trade agreement with some countries. If a country has a free trade agreement with Australia, you may be eligible to import goods duty free with the presentation of a certificate of origin.
10% GST will apply to all imported goods unless there is a special government exemption. GST is based on the FOB price, freight charges payable and duty if applicable.
Additional costs will incur if goods are delivered to a residential premises. As the premises will not have any lifting equipment, a hand unload will be required. If the goods are heavy, a vehicle with a crane or tail lift will be required.
If you do not have suitable access or lifting equipment to accept delivery of your cargo, our drivers/contractors may refuse to deliver, and additional costs will apply.
Goods delivered to regional/rural areas will require a mandatory tailgate inspection where additional costs will apply. In addition to this, containers will be subject to container detention costs applied by the shipping lines if they are not returned within a timely manner. As the services to rural destinations take time, there is a greater chance that the container cannot be returned in time.
Oxen Logistics Pty Ltd will allow, 1 hour at the pick-up premises and 15 min to unload at the client’s premises for air freight and LCL's for air freight and LCL cargo, if we exceed the allocated time, we will apply $149+GST per hour. This excludes tail lift deliveries. DRAFT Additional costs may/will apply for goods delivered or collected if a premise does not have a forklift. This also applies to pickups and deliveries to a residential premise. Rate is AUD $249.90 Per Hour + 28% Fuel Surcharge + $20 Road Tolls + GST. Minimum charge is 4 hours.
The shipping line allows 8 free days from the date the container is collected from the terminal. If we do not return the container on time, you will be charges as per the shipping line tariff. It is important that you unpack containers as quickly as possible and notify us asap as the transport company may take 12 - 24 hours to pick up the empty container. Costs vary per shipping line and vary between $200-$400 per day + GST
The Australian Border Force (Customs) may nominate to hold your any shipment for border processing. ABF (customs) will not update or inform when goods will be available. The Australian Border Force will not give us any time frame of how long goods will be held for. As a result, additional costs may occur and will be forwarded at cost to the importer/exporter.
The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries & Forestry has the right to nominate to inspect your cargo randomly or due to the commodity imported/exported. As a result, additional costs may occur and will be forwarded at cost to the importer/exporter.
BMSB seasonal measures will apply to targeted goods manufactured in or shipped from target risk countries, that have been shipped between a certain period. Dates can change and information is available on the below link. Goods will require treatment and further mandatory inspection + biosecurity costs may apply. https://www.agriculture.gov.au/biosecurity-trade/import/before/brown-marmorated-stink-bugs
Failing to make payment on time may result in your goods incurring additional storage costs. Storage costs more than $100 per day.
Freight rates, exchange rates may fluctuate. Please budget accordingly for any unforeseen changes.
- GST - Government Charges - Customs Duties - GST Payable to Imported Goods. - Insurance, compensation for loss of cargo and damages. - Costs for Inspections - Additional Waiting Time for Collections and Deliveries. - Container Detention more than 8 days (if applied).