Clarke Global will provide you with Free consultation and preliminary check for import logistics, as any duties overpaid must be claimed within 4 years from date on importation. We advise all importers to look into the benefit of Audit services. On our 1st consultation you will be asked to sign a confidentiality agreement with Clarke Global, should no errors be found you will not be charged, should Clarke Global find areas where monies may be reclaimed our services are provided on a percentage of monies refundable.
There are many different types of containers High Cube, Open Tops, Flat Racks etc which goods can be packed in/on and shipped on containerized vessels. Goods which exceed standard container dimensions are termed Out of Gauge (OOG), rates for OOG Cargo will be determined by the amount the cargo exceeds standard dimensions and must be quoted on case by case scenario.
Please contact Clarke Global for a quote on any standard or OOG Cargo whether sea or Air & please check our document page for Container types & sizes.
Yes we do handle personal effects, all charges must be paid in advance of good leaving depot.
Please find copy of B534 (Unaccompanied Personal Effects Statement) on our Documents Page, this form must be completed and forwarded to Clarke Global with a copy of your Passport, the Packing List and Bill of Lading.
All goods under 12 months old are subject to Duty/GST, tobacco, alcohol & motor vehicles are also subject to Duty/GST on arrival.
Please download a copy of the Booking/Forwarding Instruction from our Documents Page, then complete the form with Name, Address and Contact details of Shipper and Consignee and forward to us by Fax (03) 9854 3099 or email email@example.com.
Customs Duty within Australia is charged of FOB Value, Import GST of 10% is payable on CIF Value + Duty. This amount may be deferred by Australian Companies who have registered deferral with the Australian Taxation Office. Importers must lodge monthly BAS statements electronically on a monthly basis, to apply please contact Australian Taxation Office direct on http://www.ato.gov.au/businesses/content.asp?doc=/content/dgst_application_form.htm
All motor vehicles imported to Australia require an Import Approval from Department of Transport & Regional Services (DOTARS – Canberra), please read further on www.dotars.gov.au.
You will find information on vehicle schemes on this website as limited makes/models of vehicles are eligible to be imported.
Vehicles should not be shipped until such time that an Import Approval has been granted. All imported vehicles with Air-Conditioning Gas present must be imported under Pre-charge Equipment License or otherwise removed prior to export.
On importation all vehicles are inspected at Terminal after discharges by AQIS (Quarantine). Cars are then moved to a steam cleaning Facility for cleaning and once released will be transported to a nominated compliance facility.
Clarke Global has expertise in arranging this process on your behalf and for further information regarding importation of vehicles please contact Jason Kline or Brett Read on (03) 9854-3000.