About

Company Background Activfreight was formed in 2003 when Managing Director Paul Shaw saw a need for a more personalised  service in the freight forwarding industry. Beginning his career as a Licensed Customs Broker and later moving into international freight forwarding,…

Global Partners

International Business Partners – helping you achieve your goals With agents all over the world, our business reach allows us to tap into local knowledge, on the ground where you need it, without having to carry the expense of running…

Services

Customs & Tariff Consulting Activfreight offer a comprehensive Customs Clearance & Quarantine Clearance through the Australian Customs Service (ACS) and the Department of Agriculture (DA) including sea freight and air freight customs entries, parcel post and transhipments for commercial shipments…

In the Spotlight

Photos from the Field – Sydney

Some more photos for you all today, this of a job in Sydney were we undertook a disassembly/unpack job for the client.

Photos from the Field

We wanted to share a few photos from a job we are currently undertaking, we will share more details with you all soon.

Who does your Customs Broker Work for?

I have just finished reading an article in today’s Lloyds List Australia publication, which lands in my inbox daily with a feed of news for our industry. The article is entitled “OPINION: Customs puts the spotlight on brokers” and provides…

Free Trade Agreements Portal

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has made available a portal which allows you to find information about existing free trade agreements between Australia and other nations but also assistance and information for importers and exporters. Free Trade…

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Documentation Guide

The following is a list of the basic documentation needed for all imports Bill of Lading—If Activfreight arrange the shipping, we will arrange for the bill of lading to be cut and a copy will be provided to the shipper…

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Navigating Incoterms – Your Reference Guide to the Basics

Incoterms are a series of pre-defined, internationally recognised commercial terms that are used to communicate the sellers and the purchasers’ tasks, costs and responsibilities associated with the transportation and delivery of goods. They are represented as a series of three…

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