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About Importing to Australia Customs Broker

ABOUT PLATINUM FREIGHT®

We’ve worked tirelessly for over 17 years to earn a reputation as one of Australia’s number one customs clearance brokers. Here at Platinum Freight® we are proud of our highly compliant Australian Border Force (ABF) compliance report accompanied by our premium level of customer service.

To ensure that we are always at the forefront of both international, Canadian export and Australian import regulations; we are constantly active in various industry events, ensuring that you get nothing less than expert advice and assistance in all areas of Platinum Customs®, Platinum Freight®, Platinum Cargo®, Platinum Logistics® and Platinum Transport®, including areas of concern such as dangerous goods and Container Weight Declarations (CWD).

We aim to pre-clear all cargo departing from Canadian cities like Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Ottawa, and Calgary.

“Simply no higher level of service®” is our mantra and we actualise this through our premium level of service that is provided to all of our clients.

About Peter McRae

ABOUT THE FOUNDER

Founder and CEO, Peter McRae’s vision has enabled Platinum Freight ® to expand and flourish since its humble beginnings back in 2000. Step by careful step, Peter has nurtured and grown his freight management and customs brokering business to become one of the most familiar – and competitive – Australian customs clearance agencies.

Peter himself is a certified Customs Broker in Australia and New Zealand, and a Certified Customs Specialist in Canada and the USA. In addition, he is also a Certified Trade Compliance Specialist in Canada. Peter also holds a Masters of International Revenue Administration and a Masters of International Customs Law and Administration.

His hard work and dedication has not gone unrecognised. At the 2015 Australian Annual Shipping and Maritime Industry Awards, Platinum Freight ® was named as one of the top Australian customs brokerages.

Peter is also the founder of the Platinum Freight ® Social Responsibility Program, which provides support for individuals and families in conjunction with community and charity networks and programs.

Aside from personal interests in reading biographies and travel, Peter is a proud father and enjoys spending time playing sports with his son.

YOU CAN TRUST PLATINUM FREIGHT® TO HAVE YOUR CANADIAN GOODS PROCESSED THROUGH AUSTRALIA

WHAT MAKES PLATINUM FREIGHT® DIFFERENT?

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BESPOKE CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS

Platinum Freight® takes the time to understand your business and your goods so that our expert customs clearance agents can help save you time and money whenever and wherever possible throughout the process.

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MORE THAN 17 YEARS OF INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

When you choose Platinum Freight®, you can be assured that you are dealing with a highly qualified customs brokerage. We know exactly how the Australian Border Force (ABF) and the Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) operates and are fully aware the attached regulations and compliance concerns.

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ACCESS AN AUSTRALIAN NETWORK

With offices located in every state and territory, your goods can be adequately managed by Platinum Logistics®, processed by Platinum Customs® and transported anywhere in Australia by Platinum Transport®.

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COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE

Leaving no stone unturned, our team of expert customs clearance agents aim to make sure that your customs clearances both in Canada and Australia have been completed correctly.

“This was the first time I have imported anything, and it was less of a drama than I thought it would be because Platinum Freight walked me through the process. I had some technical difficulties which were readily resolved because Peter was on the other end of the phone and dealt with the issues. Peter was great to deal with, patient, flexible and professional. This is what differentiates Platinum Freight Management from cheaper companies.”

Bobbie L