Adelaide is currently experiencing extended container fumigation delays due to the licence cancellation of multiple fumigator suppliers. Currently, there is only one approved fumigator servicing depots which has led to 3-6 weeks delay in container fumigations.
To minimise the impact to Clients, VGL has identified another supplier in the process of receiving their own fumigator licence in the next week or so. Having two suppliers will assist in facilitating faster container fumigations. However, it is expected that there will be 3-4 weeks’ delay due to the bottleneck of having only one supplier available for fumigation.
As the delays are unavoidable, VGL will not be liable for any container detention resulting from delays in fumigating containers.
We strongly recommend that wherever possible, you instruct your goods supplier to treat your goods at origin. VGL can provide you with all the assistance required to facilitate off-shore treatment.
Please contact your VGL Customer Service representative should you have any questions.
Thank you for your continued support.