Outsourcing your warehousing needs to a 3PL company makes a lot of sense, particularly when looking to expand and scale your business. 3PL companies specialise in all the necessary operational tasks that work synergistically to create an efficient supply chain. They are experts in maintaining equipment, hiring staff and tracking inventory. In many cases they do these tasks faster and cheaper and more effectively than a business managing these tasks internally. So, with all the providers out their offering 3PL warehousing, how do you go about selecting the right one?
"Over the years, we've worked collectively with VISA on innovation. A large part of that is the OneTrack system - which is now integrated in with our IT systems, so we've got seamless document flow through to Customs, through to customers; it's saved us a lot of labour time..."
Les Schirato, CEO Vittoria Food & Beverage
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If your company is shipping goods, but you don’t have the quantity to fill a full ocean container, a Less than Container Load (LCL) service may be the answer. LCL shipments are handled by the shipping line and are more economical for companies than using airfreight, particularly when the shipment is not time-sensitive. The shipping line will gather all shipments marked LCL and combine them into one container.
Australian Trusted Trader is a voluntary trade facilitation initiative under the Australian Economic Operator (AEO) programme developed by the Australian Border Force (ABF). It recognises businesses with a secure supply chain and compliant trade practices, rewarding accredited businesses with a range of trade facilitation benefits to improve international market access. Australian Trusted Trader accreditation status represents the highest Government recognised level of international supply chain security and compliant customs practices.
New noxious emissions standards for spark ignition outdoor power equipment and marine engines commenced in January 2018. The standards are made under the Product Emissions Standards Act 2017 and will be phased in to allow industry time to transition.