IMPORTING TO AUSTRALIA
Platinum® can assist most Canadian exporters when they send goods to Australia [we do have some restrictions with goods that we do not work with] but our strengths can be found across a wide range of industries such as pharmaceutical, retail, fashion, jewellery, beauty, construction and building, technology, medical, art, toys and furniture.
Platinum® has been assisting Canadian exporters in various ways over the past 19 years:
When parcels are sent by Canada Post to Australia, we are able to have the package cleared through the Australian Border Force on your or your customers behalf.
When goods are sent with FEDEX or DHL, usually these companies will do the customs clearance and delivery on your behalf as the fee is built in to the freight charge but if the goods are personal effects or temporary imports they may not be able to assist you with the customs clearance.
When your cargo arrives at an airline terminal in Australia, we are able to customs clear the general air cargo on your / your clients behalf, have the taxes assessed and the goods delivered.
Sea freight Less than a Container Load [LCL]
When your sea freight cargo arrives at an Australian port in Australia, we are able to customs clear the LCL cargo on your / your clients behalf, have the taxes assessed and the goods delivered.
Sea freight Full Container Load [FCL]
When your sea freight cargo arrives at an Australian port in Australia, we are able to customs clear the FCL cargo on your / your clients behalf, have the taxes assessed and the FCL delivered to their site.
When Canadian exporters plan to bring goods to Australia on the airplane [we are able to pre-clear the goods and pay any import duties and import GST before the goods arrive with the passenger at the Australian airport.
Temporary imports – Securities
Some Canadian exporters bring goods to Australia for short time, for an exhibition or trade fair; Platinum®is able to establish a temporary import security on behalf of the Canadian exporter [we establish a security, you place the cash as security and when you depart Australia with the goods, the funds are returned to you].
[Canada and Australia have a preferential treatment for import duties when goods have been made in Canada are imported to Australia].
Whenever we act for Canadian exporters sending their goods to Australia – we provide the added benefit of invoicing promptly in Canadian dollars. You can deal with one company for the whole process. Whenever we act for Canadian exporters sending their commercial goods to Australia – we provide the added benefit of invoicing promptly in Canadian dollars.
ELEVEN  LOCATIONS IN AUSTRALIA
No matter where your goods arrive in Australia, Platinum can have the goods pre-cleared and delivered to your end-user.
CUSTOMS BROKER AUSTRALIA
With over 19 years customs brokerage experience in Australia; your goods will be processed through the Australian Border Force [ABF] and Quarantine department.
If you require some certainty about the correct import duty to be applied to your imports, we can request a tariff advice from the ABF; where we will ask for written advice which is valid for five  years. A little bit of assurance in case of an audit.
YOU CAN TRUST PLATINUM® TO HAVE YOUR CANADIAN GOODS PROCESSED THROUGH AUSTRALIA