Domestic Air Cargo
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Specialising in domestic air freight, we excel in handling time-sensitive shipments, including overnight and same-day delivery. From heavy and bulky items to those requiring extra security, our comprehensive services cover all your air cargo needs. Whether you require air cargo charter or heavy-lift capabilities, we’re equipped to handle it all. Plus, with out-of-normal-hours services, we ensure your cargo reaches its destination precisely when you need it.

CargoMaster’s Domestic Air Cargo Services
Domestic Air CargoIn the vast landscape of logistics and transportation, air freight stands out as a beacon of efficiency and speed. In Australia, where distances can be vast and time is often of the essence, domestic air freight plays a crucial role in ensuring the seamless movement of goods across the continent. Let’s delve into the world of domestic air freight in Australia and explore how CargoMaster is leading the charge in revolutionising this industry. Whether it’s moving goods across state lines or delivering urgent shipments to remote regions, the importance of domestic air freight cannot be overstated. At CargoMaster, we understand the unique challenges of domestic cargo transportation in Australia, and we’re committed to providing innovative air freight services tailored to the needs of our customers.

Domestic Air CargoAir Cargo Industry in Australia
The air cargo industry in Australia is dynamic and constantly evolving to meet the growing demands of businesses across various sectors. From small enterprises to large corporations, the need for reliable and efficient cargo transportation solutions has never been greater. CargoMaster recognises this need and has positioned itself as a leader in providing innovative air freight services tailored to the unique requirements of its customers.

Domestic Air Freight Services
CargoMaster offers a comprehensive range of domestic air freight services, encompassing everything from cargo transportation and logistics to express delivery solutions. With a fleet of modern aircraft and a network of Domestic Air Cargostrategic partners, CargoMaster ensures that shipments are handled with the utmost care and delivered promptly to their destinations.

Comprehensive Air Cargo Solutions
CargoMaster offers a comprehensive suite of air cargo services designed to streamline the transportation process and deliver goods safely and swiftly to their destinations. From express cargo shipments to bulk consignments, we have the expertise and resources to handle all your domestic air freight needs.

Industry-Leading Expertise
With years of experience in the air cargo industry, CargoMaster has established itself as a trusted leader in domestic freight forwarding. Our team of skilled professionals possesses a deep understanding of the intricacies Domestic Air Cargoof air freight logistics, allowing us to offer tailored solutions that meet the specific requirements of each customer.

Cutting-Edge Technology
At CargoMaster, we leverage cutting-edge technology to enhance the efficiency and transparency of our air cargo operations. Our advanced tracking systems allow customers to monitor the status of their shipments in real-time, providing peace of mind and ensuring timely delivery.

Reliable Partnerships
CargoMaster has forged strong partnerships with leading cargo airlines, freight forwarders, and logistics providers, both domestically and internationally. These strategic alliances enable us to offer seamless end-to-end transportation solutions and access to an extensive network of routes and services.

Domestic Air CargoCompetitive Pricing
We understand that cost-effectiveness is a crucial factor in the decision-making process for our customers. That’s why CargoMaster is committed to offering competitive air cargo rates without compromising on the quality of service. With transparent pricing and no hidden fees, you can trust us to deliver value for your investment.

Customer Satisfaction Guaranteed
At CargoMaster, customer satisfaction is our top priority. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional service and personalised attention to every customer, regardless of the size or scope of their shipment. From the moment you engage with us to the final delivery, we’re here to ensure a seamless and stress-free experience.

Our Services
At CargoMaster, customer satisfaction is our top priority. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional service and personalised attention to every customer, regardless of the size or scope of their shipment. From the moment you engage with us to the final delivery, we’re here to ensure a seamless and stress-free experience.

  • Domestic Air Cargo: Our domestic air cargo services are designed to meet the diverse needs of businesses and individuals across Australia, offering seamless transportation solutions.
  • Air Freight Services: CargoMaster provides a wide range of air freight services tailored to your specific requirements, including express cargo, cargo tracking, and handling.
  • Air Cargo Transportation: We specialise in seamless cargo transportation services, ensuring your goods reach their destination safely and on time.
  • Express Cargo Services: Need urgent delivery? Our express cargo services guarantee fast and efficient transportation for time-sensitive shipments.
  • Domestic Air Freight: From major cities to remote areas, we offer tailored domestic air freight solutions to meet your specific requirements.
  • Cargo Handling and Shipping: Our experienced team handles cargo with care, ensuring smooth shipping processes and timely deliveries.
  • Freight Forwarding: As experienced freight forwarders, we manage the entire transportation process with precision and efficiency, ensuring the safe and timely delivery of your cargo.

Why Choose CargoMaster?

  • Reliability: With years of experience in the air cargo industry, CargoMaster is your trusted partner for reliable transportation solutions.
  • Efficiency: We understand the importance of timely delivery. Our efficient processes and advanced tracking systems ensure your shipments arrive on schedule.
  • Customer Satisfaction: At CargoMaster, customer satisfaction is our top priority. We strive to exceed your expectations and deliver exceptional service every time.
  • Comprehensive Solutions: Whether you need international or domestic air freight services, CargoMaster has you covered. Our comprehensive range of services caters to all your cargo transportation needs.
  • Advanced Tracking: Our advanced cargo tracking systems allow you to monitor your shipments in real-time, providing visibility and peace of mind throughout the transportation process.
  • Expert Team: Our team of experienced professionals is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service and ensuring the successful delivery of your cargo, every time.

Experience the CargoMaster Difference
Experience the difference that CargoMaster’s domestic air cargo services can make for your business. Whether you’re shipping perishable goods, urgent medical supplies, or oversized equipment, we have the expertise and resources to get your cargo where it needs to go, safely and on time. Contact us today to learn more about our services and how we can help streamline your domestic air freight operations.

Contact Us
Experience the CargoMaster difference today. Contact us at 1300 767 136 or [email protected] to learn more about our domestic air cargo services and how we can assist you with your transportation requirements. Let CargoMaster handle your air cargo needs and experience seamless, hassle-free shipping across Australia.

The Significance of Air Freight Dimensions
When obtaining an air freight quote, providing accurate dimensions for your cargo is paramount. Precise dimensions ensure that you receive an accurate quote and prevent delays caused by misunderstandings regarding cargo size. Understanding the dimensions is crucial for utilising air freight services, as it determines whether the cargo is volumetric and if it can fit into the aircraft. Dimensions can be specified in millimeters, centimeters, and meters.

Each aircraft has unique cargo capacity specifications. CargoMaster can assist you in identifying an aircraft suitable for your air cargo needs. In Australia, domestic air freight is transported using various aircraft types, including the 737, 767, A320, and A330.

Dimensions (dims) encompass
Cargo measurements (length, width, height)
Cargo weight
Piece count (e.g., cartons)
Accurate dimensions are essential for providing an accurate quote. Determining whether the cargo will be transported on a passenger plane or a cargo-only plane (referred to as “freighters”) is challenging without the correct dimensions. Acceptable dimensions vary depending on the type of aircraft used for cargo transport. The chart below illustrates the maximum cargo height, length, and width for each aircraft type.

Height Guidelines
Adhere to the following guidelines for maximum cargo height: Length and Width

CargoMaster has specialised equipment for loading larger air freight cargo. Standard air freight dimensions are typically 2.44 x 3.15m (96 x 125 in). Longer or wider cargo may require special packing equipment.

Outsize cargo may necessitate special charter services.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I arrange domestic air freight shipments?
Simply reach out to CargoMaster anytime, day or night, for urgent air freight bookings. You can call us at 1300 767 136, 24/7 Australia-Wide.

What documentation is required for consigning Air Freight?
The documentation needed depends on your cargo’s destination and nature. For domestic air freight, you’ll need to declare the goods on a consignment note as either NON HAZ or HAZ cargo. A packing list is also recommended. For international air freight, you’ll need to organise an airway bill. Contact CargoMaster for assistance with both domestic and international air freight.

What is the distinction between domestic air cargo and domestic air freight?
There’s no difference; they’re simply different terms for the same service. While ‘Air Cargo’ is more common in the USA, ‘Air Freight’ is typically used in Australia. Both terms describe the transportation of goods by air.

How is the cost of air freight calculated?
Air freight costs are determined by the ‘chargeable weight’ of the goods. This weight is calculated as either the ‘volumetric weight’ or the ‘actual (dead weight),’ whichever is higher. Essentially, if your cargo is large but light, it will be charged based on volumetric weight. Conversely, if your cargo is heavy but compact, it will be charged based on actual weight.

What is the air freight rate per ton?
Air freight rates are typically quoted per kilogram, so the rate per ton can be calculated by multiplying the per kilogram rate by 1000. For international air freight, sliding rates per kilogram may apply. For large shipments over 1000 kilograms, contact CargoMaster for special spot rate deals.

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ULDs are considered an aircraft part and are the only aircraft parts that can be removed from the aircraft and be returned after being handled by unregulated operators, ULD’s are considered to directly contribute to flight safety.

Types Of Unit Load Devices Used In Australia

AKE Container

Type: AKE CONTAINERATA Code: LD3
Internal Volume: 152 cu. ft. 4.3 mc
Weight Limit: 1,588 kg
Loadable Aircraft Type: 747, 747F, 777, Airbus

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Type: AAU CONTAINER
ATA Code: LD29
Internal Volume: 505 cu. ft. 14.3 mc
Weight Limit: 4,626 kg
Loadable Aircraft Type: 747, 747F

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Type: ALF CONTAINER
ATA Code: LD6
Internal Volume: 310 cu. ft. 8.78 mc
Weight Limit: 3,175 kg
Loadable Aircraft Type: 747, 747F,777, Airbus

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Type: AMA CONTAINER
ATA Code: M1
Internal Volume: 621 cu. ft. 17.58 mc
Weight Limit: 6,804 kg
Loadable Aircraft Type: 747F

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Type: AMF CONTAINER
Internal Volume: 516 cu. ft. 14.6 mc
Weight Limit: 5,035 kg
Loadable Aircraft Type: 747,747F, 777, Airbus

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P1P_PAG Pallet

Type: PLA PALLET
Size: Base: 60.4″x 125″, Height: 64″
Weight Limit: 3,175kg
Loadable Aircraft Type: 747, 747F, 777, Airbus

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Type: PEB CONTAINER
Size: Base: 53″ x 88″, Height: 84″
Weight Limit: 1,800kg
(B-HIH -1,300 KG)
Loadable Aircraft Type: 747F

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Type: PLA PALLET
Size:
Base: 60.4″x 125″
Height: 64″
Weight Limit: 3,175kg
Loadable Aircraft Type: 747, 747F, 777, Airbus

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Type: PMC, PQP, P6P PALLET
Size: Base: 96″ x 125″
Weight Limit: 5,035 kg (LD), 6,804 kg (MD)
Loadable Aircraft Type: 747, 747F, 777, Airbus

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Type: RKN CONTAINER
ATA Code: LD3
Internal Volume: 125.41 cu. ft. 3.55 mc
Weight Limit: Weight: 1,588 kg
Loadable Aircraft Type: 747, 747F, 777, Airbus

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Size: Fitted on PGA 20 ft. Pallet
Max Width for Lower Car: 81″/ 205 cm
Max Centre Height for Lower Car: 59″/ 150 cm
Max Wheel Base: 312 cm
Weight Limit: 2,500 kg(Upper Car)
9,300 kg c(Max Gross Weight of Pallet)
Loadable Aircraft Type: 747F Upper Deck

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The international community has established a classification system for easy identification of dangerous goods. These goods fall into nine primary classes, and some classes are further divided to address specific risks. Each class/division has a corresponding label that accurately represents the nature of the hazard. These labels must be attached to the package during transport and remain intact throughout the journey. Take a look at the illustrated examples below to understand how these labels effectively communicate the potential dangers.

Under regulations, labels must be clearly visible on the outside of the package and must stay on the package while in transit.

You can often find labels printed on most inner packages such as:

  • aerosol cans
  • bottles of bleach
  • containers of thinners
  • tins of paint
  • many other products which are available at supermarkets and hardware stores.

Below are the 9 hazard labels for the 9 classes of dangerous goods.

Class 1 Explosives

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Class 1 explosives

This includes items such as:

  • explosive substances
  • pyrotechnic devices
  • ammunition
  • fireworks
  • detonators.

Class 2 Gases

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Class 2 gases

These can be transported as:

  • compressed
  • liquefied
  • refrigerated liquefied
  • gas in solution.

This includes aerosols. Class 2 has 3 divisions:

  • Division 2.1 – flammable gases such as:
    • butane
    • propane
  • Division 2.2 – non-flammable, non-toxic gases such as:
    • oxygen
    • liquid nitrogen
    • compressed air
  • Division 2.3 – toxic gases such as:
    • chlorine
    • hydrogen sulphide.

Class 3 Flammable liquids

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Class 3 flammable liquids

This includes liquids with a boiling point of 35⁰ C or less, or a flash point of 60⁰ C or less such as:

  • petrol
  • alcohol
  • perfumes
  • essential oils
  • hand sanitiser
  • paints.

Class 4 Flammable solids

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Class 4 flammable solids

These are substances that can spontaneously combust and substances, that when they come into contact with water or emit flammable gases. Class 4 has 3 divisions:

  • Division 4.1 – flammable solids such as:
    • hexamine solid fuel tablets for camping stoves
    • self-reactive substances
    • desensitised explosives
  • Division 4.2 – substances that can spontaneously combust under normal air transport conditions include:
    • camphor
    • sulphur
    • matches
  • Division 4.3 – substances that emit flammable gases when they come into contact with water include:
    • sodium
    • zinc particles
    • activated carbon.

Class 5 Oxidising substances and organic peroxides

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Class 5 oxidising substances organic peroxides

These substances are not necessarily combustible on their own but can react dangerously with other substances. Class 5 has 2 divisions:

  • Division 5.1 – oxidising substances that may not be necessarily combustible, but they may readily yield oxygen and cause other materials to combust, such as:
    • hydrogen peroxide
    • ammonium nitrate
    • potassium chlorate
    • sodium nitrate
  • Division 5.2 – organic peroxides are thermally unstable and can emit heat and give off harmful or flammable vapours. They can also be liable to explosive decomposition and react dangerously with other substances. Examples are:
    • acetyl acetone peroxide
    • benzoyl peroxide
    • peracetic acid.

Class 6 Toxic and infectious substances

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Class 6 toxic infectious substances

These substances can cause sickness, injury or death if consumed. Class 6 has 2 divisions:

  • Division 6.1 – toxic substances that can cause death, injury or to harm human health if swallowed, inhaled or by skin contact, such as:
    • chloroform
    • arsenics
    • cyanides
    • cytotoxic waste
    • barium compounds
    • pesticides
  • Division 6.2 – infectious substances that contain or are expected to contain pathogens that can cause disease in humans or animals, including:
    • medical or clinical waste
    • patient specimens
    • genetically modified organisms
    • infectious substances
    • infected animals.

Class 7 Radioactive materials

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Class 7 radioactive materials

These are substances that emit invisible ionising radiation that can be harmful to humans and animals. It can cause objects such as aircraft and equipment to become contaminated if not packaged and handled correctly, such as:

  • uranium
  • radioactive ores
  • isotypes
  • radium
  • cesium
  • x-ray equipment
  • medical equipment or parts.

Class 8 Corrosives

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Class 8 corrosives

These substances can cause irreversible damage if they come into contact with skin and could destroy other freight, or materially damage containers or aircraft. This includes:

  • acids
  • corrosive cleaners
  • battery fluid
  • formaldehyde
  • hydrofluoric acid.

Class 9 Miscellaneous

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Class 9 miscellaneous

These are substances and articles which, during air transport, present a danger not covered by other classes. There are 2 types of handling labels – 1 for lithium battery shipments, and another for all other miscellaneous dangerous goods. This class includes:

  • lithium batteries
  • battery powered vehicles
  • battery powered equipment
  • first aid kids
  • environmentally hazardous substances
  • dry ice
  • magnetised materials
  • asbestos.

Handling labels

In addition to hazard labels, trained staff must attach handling labels where needed. Staff must use these 4 handling labels with the appropriate hazard labels:

Cargo aircraft only

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This label is used to show that the load cannot be carried on a passenger aircraft.

Cyrogenics

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This label is used on liquefied gases, such as the ones in Class 2.

This way up

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This label ensures a load is placed the correct way up and can be used for non-dangerous goods.

Magnetised material

Freight Forwarding Services International Air Freight

This label ensures that the load is kept away from the aircraft compass detector unit while being loaded and unloaded.

Please Note: The below list does not describe all types of hazardous air cargo (it is not exhaustive and all encompassing). General items listed below may be found in baggage and possibly have hazards that are not immediately apparent. There are strict laws in relation to lodging of hazardous air cargo and compliance with hazardous air cargo regulations.

Typical examples of hazardous air cargo

Engines (contain fuel and that are not cleaned, purged and sealed)
Mining equipment
Magnets
Pressurised containers
Passenger baggage (containing flammable gas or liquid lighter refuel. camping stove cylinders
Photographic Supplies
Expeditionary equipment
Vaccines
Solvents, adhesives
Pesticides
Dental apparatus
Machinery parts
Frozen foods (packed in solid dry ice)
Dry Ice
Tool Boxes (compressed gases, aerosols)
Electrical equipment
Diving equipment
Pharmaceuticals
Switches in electrical equipment
Toys (made of cellulose)
Refrigerators (may contain gases or chemicals)
Swimming pool chemicals
Pressurised containers
Engines (contain fuel and that are not cleaned, purged and sealed)
Mining equipment
Diagnostic specimens
Thermometers (containing mercury)
Frozen Embryos
Ammunition
Swimming pool chemicals
Aerosols
Compressed non-flammable gas
Batteries
Breathing Apparatus
Frozen foods (packed in solid dry ice)
Motor Vehicle parts
Chemicals

Sydney Airport – IATA Code – SYD

Melbourne Airport – IATA Code – MEL

Brisbane Airport – IATA Code – BNE

Perth Airport – IATA Code – PER

Adelaide Airport – IATA Code – ADL

Gold Coast Airport – IATA Code – OOL

Cairns Airport – IATA Code – CNS

Canberra Airport – IATA Code – CBR

Hobart Airport – IATA Code – HBA

Darwin Airport – IATA Code – DRW

Townsville Airport – IATA Code – TSW

Newcastle Airport – IATA Code – NTL

Sunshine Coast Airport – IATA Code – MCY

Mackay Airport – IATA Code – MKY

Avalon Airport – IATA Code – AVV

Alice Springs Airport – IATA Code – ASP

Rockhampton Airport – IATA Code – ROK

Ballina Airport – IATA Code – BNK

Ayers Rock Airport – IATA Code – AYQ

Karratha Airport – IATA Code – KTA

Hamilton Island Airport – IATA Code – HTI

Proserpine Airport – IATA Code – PPP

Broome Airport – IATA Code – BME

Coffs Harbour Airport – IATA Code – CFS

Port Hedland Airport – IATA Code – PHE

Newman Airport – IATA Code – ZNE

Kalgoorlie-Boulder Airport – IATA Code – KGI

Albury Airport – IATA Code – ABX

Gladstone Airport – IATA Code – GLT

Mildura Airport – IATA Code – MQL

Port Macquarie Airport – IATA Code – PQQ

Mount Isa Airport – IATA Code – ISA

Dubbo Airport – IATA Code – DBO

Flowers for Mum, gadgets for Dad. Toys at Christmas, no one is sad.

If it were not for air cargo, we would not have Strawberries at Wimbledon, the latest i-fad Stylish new shoes, wow they are rad!

If it were not for air cargo, we would not have the hottest jewelry, the freshest of meat. Even the leather that covers your seat!

If it were not for air cargo, we would not have TVs, radios, music that booms.
Even the speakers that fill our rooms.

If it were not for air cargo, we would not have Salmon from Norway, lamb from the South Tasty chocolates, delicious in the mouth.

If it were not for air cargo, we would not have Sports cars, racehorses, helicopters too Yes, on an airplane that will surprise you.

If it were not for air cargo, we would not have Circuit boards, scanners, crayons and plates Even the rollers that affix to your skates

If it were not for air cargo, we would not have Wines, clothes and diamond rings
Cheeses, books in fact most things

If it were not for air cargo, we would not have Thousands of jobs and millions of lives impacted positively as the economy thrives, make it here, sell it there.

Air cargo people, they really care!

So as you sit comfortably in your aircraft seat, Think of the cargo beneath your feet!

A wide variety of aircraft available for international air cargo.

AIRBUS A330-200
Utilised on domestic routes by Qantas
The A330-200, will uplift  approx 14 ton or 61 cubic meters
(subject to weather conditions)

AIRBUS A330-300
Utilised by Qantas on domestic air freight routes
The A330-300, will uplift approx 15 ton or 80 cubic meters
(subject to weather conditions)

AIRBUS A320
Utilised by Qantas on domestic routes
The A320 will uplift 1 ton or approx 3 cubic meters
(subject to weather conditions)

AIRBUS A321
The A321 will uplift 3 ton or 10 cubic meters.

AIRBUS A330-800
The A330-800 will uplift 20 ton or 68 cubic meters.

BAE 146-300 FREIGHTER (Quiet trader)
The BAE 146 (Quiet trader as it is known)
Will uplift approx 10 ton or 80 cubic meters.

Boeing B737-300 Freighter
The 737 freighter will uplift approx 17 ton or 130 cubic meters.

Boeing B737-800
The 737-800 will uplift approx 3.5 ton or 30 cubic meters.

Boeing B767-300 Freighter
The 767 freighter will uplift 56 ton and 320 cubic meters.

Boeing B787-9
The 787-9 will uplift  approx 18 ton or 96 cubic meters.

INCOTERMS are standard trade terms most commonly used in international freight contracts for sale of goods. It is essential that you are aware of your terms of trade prior to shipment.

EXW – EX WORKS (… named place of delivery)
The Seller’s only responsibility is to make the goods available at the Seller’s premises. The Buyer bears full costs and risks of moving the goods from there to destination.

FCA – FREE CARRIER (… named place of delivery)
The Seller delivers the goods, cleared for export, to the carrier selected by the Buyer. The Seller loads the goods if the carrier pickup is at the Seller’s premises. From that point, the Buyer bears the costs and risks of moving the goods to destination.

CPT – CARRIAGE PAID TO (… named place of destination)
The Seller pays for moving the goods to destination. From the time the goods are transferred to the first carrier, the Buyer bears the risks of loss or damage.

CIP– CARRIAGE AND INSURANCE PAID TO (… named place of destination)
The Seller pays for moving the goods to destination. From the time the goods are transferred to the first carrier, the Buyer bears the risks of loss or damage. The Seller, however, purchases the cargo insurance.

DAT – DELIVERED AT TERMINAL (… named terminal at port or place of destination)
The Seller delivers when the goods, once unloaded from the arriving means of transport, are placed at the Buyer’s disposal at a named terminal at the named port or place of destination. “Terminal” includes any place, whether covered or not, such as a quay, warehouse, container yard or road, rail or air cargo terminal. The Seller bears all risks involved in bringing the goods to and unloading them at the terminal at the named port or place of destination.

DAP – DELIVERED AT PLACE (… named place of destination)
The Seller delivers when the goods are placed at the Buyer’s disposal on the arriving means of transport ready for unloading at the names place of destination. The Seller bears all risks involved in bringing the goods to the named place.

DDP – DELIVERED DUTY PAID (… named place)
The Seller delivers the goods -cleared for import – to the Buyer at destination. The Seller bears all costs and risks of moving the goods to destination, including the payment of Customs duties and taxes.

MARITIME TERMS

FAS – FREE ALONGSIDE SHIP (… named port of shipment)
The Seller delivers the goods to the origin port. From that point, the Buyer bears all costs and risks of loss or damage.

FOB– FREE ON BOARD (… named port of shipment)
The Seller delivers the goods on board the ship and clears the goods for export. From that point, the Buyer bears all costs and risks of loss or damage.

CFR– COST AND FREIGHT (… named port of destination)
The Seller clears the goods for export and pays the costs of moving the goods to destination. The Buyer bears all risks of loss or damage.

CIF – COST INSURANCE AND FREIGHT (… named port of destination)
The Seller clears the goods for export and pays the costs of moving the goods to the port of destination. The Buyer bears all risks of loss or damage. The Seller, however, purchases the cargo insurance.


Thank-you for contacting us, we appreciate the opportunity.
If your shipment relates to air freight or less than a container load of sea freight. Please include the weight and dimensions of each piece in your request.
We look forward to working with you, please feel free to call at any time.

TEL: 1300 767 136