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Check out our news section for interesting articles on, the latest industry developments, regular updates on Customs and Quarantine regulations Free Trade Agreements and MYC International Logistics services.

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China, The Sleeping Giant

July 25, 2018

The famous French military leader and emperor Napoleon Bonaparte once said, “There lies a sleeping giant. Let him sleep! For when he wakes, he will shake the world.” This was in reference to China, and quite the prediction for someone who only lived until 1821. While Napoleon Bonaparte may or may not have had the … Continue reading China, The Sleeping Giant

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Choosing The Right Mode of Transport

July 25, 2018

There are a range of different modes of freight transport and choosing the right one will be determined by a variety of factors including urgency, destination, cost, size, weight and tracking requirements. For those working in the logistics industry, this decision will often come naturally based on previous experience. When logistics companies understand the needs … Continue reading Choosing The Right Mode of Transport

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How the Internet Keeps Changing and Shaping the Future of Logistics

July 16, 2018

The Internet of Things (IoT) has become a popular buzz phrase and the explanation shows the gravity of just how reliant the human race has become on internet technology. The IoT refers to the network, where “things” are connected. Anything which has access to the internet falls into this category, including devices, vehicles and machines.  … Continue reading How the Internet Keeps Changing and Shaping the Future of Logistics

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The Rise of Automation in Logistics and the Importance of Customer Service

July 2, 2018

Retail is a competitive industry and heavy demand from customers for fast transport and low prices filters down to those responsible for importing and exporting goods. These increasing demands have become the catalyst for change in our industry, and recent advancements in automation and artificial intelligence (AI) are at the forefront of this movement. This … Continue reading The Rise of Automation in Logistics and the Importance of Customer Service

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Logistics Trends

June 14, 2018

In any industry there is bound to be trends and advancements in technology, and logistics is no exception. With the internet connecting brands to customers both nationally and internationally, expectations are high. Consumers now expect their delivery to arrive at record speeds, regardless of where in the world their items were ordered from. This attitude … Continue reading Logistics Trends

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Direct Empty Container De-hire To Terminals – Melbourne Surcharge

February 26, 2018

Direct Empty Container De-hire To Terminals – Melbourne Surcharge The additional costs associated with the return of empty containers direct to stevedore terminals are being scrutinised by container transport operators in Melbourne with a view implementing measures to recover these costs in the marketplace. To see full media release please click here

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What is a Freight Forwarder and What Can They Help You With

January 8, 2018

What is a Freight Forwarder and What Can They Help You With When it is time to expand your business, your current shipping methods may not be able to withstand the additional demand. There are a variety of reasons why a company would contract a freight forwarder to deal with their freight requirements. Perhaps you … Continue reading What is a Freight Forwarder and What Can They Help You With

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The good oil on importing a car to Australia

August 29, 2017

Car enthusiasts can spend hours on the net looking for a particular make or model of car. It may be a European, American or Japanese specialist or vintage vehicle, a daily drive, or something that can be modified for the track… Whatever the reason, with the current exchange rate being so favourable, it’s hard not … Continue reading The good oil on importing a car to Australia

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Why you should never compromise your bottom line to save a few dollars

July 31, 2017

In these constrained economic times, everyone wants good value for money. We understand that… but in the complex world of the road freight logistics industry, the cheapest option may not be the best solution. Let’s examine why saving a few dollars up front could end up costing you dearly. Quality comes at a price When … Continue reading Why you should never compromise your bottom line to save a few dollars

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Choosing a Logistics Company should be more than a quick Google search

June 28, 2017

Choosing a logistics company to partner with your business is something that deserves an informed and considered the decision. After all, the company you select will become an integral part of your supply chain.  It’s important that the company you choose has values and business practices which align with yours – because their performance directly … Continue reading Choosing a Logistics Company should be more than a quick Google search

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Preparing your cargo for shipping by sea

May 26, 2017

The ocean can be a dangerous place. Rough weather, heavy seas, the wind and large swells all mean cargo onboard a vessel can be subject to a variety of motion and climatic conditions. This is why adequate preparation of cargo prior to shipping is essential. There are boxes, post packs and padded envelopes for small … Continue reading Preparing your cargo for shipping by sea

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Travelling to Australia and preparing to pack your life into a container?

April 27, 2017

The keep, donate, recycle process is familiar to anyone moving house. But when you’re moving country it takes on a whole new meaning. People tell us they were unsure about what they could and should bring with them so we’ve put together a checklist of things to consider when choosing a personal effects shipping company. … Continue reading Travelling to Australia and preparing to pack your life into a container?

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MYC International Logistics’s newest partnership with China, Hong Kong and Taiwan

March 20, 2017

Dear Friends, MYC International Logistics is proud to announce a new partnership to operate the MYC International Logistics brand in China, Hong Kong & Taiwan. Having 9 dedicated offices within one of Australia’s largest import and export markets, MYC International Logistics believes their customers will greatly benefit from this partnership. We are excited about this … Continue reading MYC International Logistics’s newest partnership with China, Hong Kong and Taiwan

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Go the Mighty Sharks!

February 28, 2017

The 2017 WAFL season is looking bright for the East Fremantle Football Club, and Local Freight Forwarder MYC International Logistics is excited to get on board as a Club Sponsor. With a proud history that stretches back for decades, the East Fremantle Football Club has been part of the port community for over a century. … Continue reading Go the Mighty Sharks!

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Wharf Cartage, How to Find the Right Provider

February 28, 2017

Lots of companies will promise you the world, but can they deliver? At MYC International Logistics, we have invested in: our systems, streamlining processes for optimal efficiency; our people, employing only experienced and qualified professionals; our network, we form global alliances with people who have the same values and standards that we do; and our … Continue reading Wharf Cartage, How to Find the Right Provider

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Different types of freight and when to use them

January 18, 2017

Getting your goods to market or importing/exporting vital stock or equipment is a necessity for many Perth companies, this article looks at the most popular options and considers the pros and cons. There are two main transportation options with Imports & Exports, Air freight and Sea Freight, each has its own benefits and drawbacks depending … Continue reading Different types of freight and when to use them

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How to choose between air and sea freight

December 16, 2016

For Australian companies that want to export or import goods, choosing the correct form of freight services can be tricky. Usually it’s a choice between air and sea freight services. Let’s look at the specific points of difference and see how they add up. Cost Sea freight companies calculate their shipping costs by the container rates.  … Continue reading How to choose between air and sea freight

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How a Customs Broker will help your business

November 30, 2016

According the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) Australia’s two-way trade in goods and services was worth nearly $670 billion in 2015 and is a vital component of Australia’s economic prosperity. While the majority of this trade is in commodities, billions of dollars’ worth of items we use every day are imported or exported … Continue reading How a Customs Broker will help your business

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Maersk Line to acquire Hamburg Süd

December 2, 2016

We are pleased to inform you, that Maersk Line has today announced our intention to acquire Hamburg Süd and Aliança. While this agreement is still pending final agreement and approvals from regulatory authorities, we wanted to ensure you received the news directly from us. Currently it is not expected that we will be able to … Continue reading Maersk Line to acquire Hamburg Süd

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Air Freight and Australian Businesses

October 26, 2016

The world has become more accessible, with many Australian companies taking full advantage of emerging business opportunities, and expanding to service customers in a global market. This has made Air Freight an increasingly popular option for Australian businesses that want their goods delivered to customers fast and efficiently whether they’re at home or abroad. So … Continue reading Air Freight and Australian Businesses

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What you need to know before importing or exporting goods to Australia

September 27, 2016

Importing and exporting goods is a great way to build your business and maybe even fill a niche market, but before you start there are important things you need to know.  Importing and exporting goods to or from Australia is highly regulated and the last thing you need is to hear that your cargo has … Continue reading What you need to know before importing or exporting goods to Australia

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Revised Packing Declaration Template

September 13, 2016

As referenced in recent industry advice notices, the Department of Agriculture, Water & Resources has revised the currently acceptable packing declaration template and the new version will become mandatory from 17 June 2017. A copy of the revised format is accessible through the below link and is now accepted as a valid packing declaration for all FCL/LCL consignments. On … Continue reading Revised Packing Declaration Template

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Why use a freight forwarder?

August 12, 2016

The globalised market place means more traders and companies of every size are importing or exporting components essential to their businesses. International shipping presents Australian companies with great business opportunities, but the process and all the regulations associated with freight management may seem intimidating.  This is where a good local freight service company with outreach … Continue reading Why use a freight forwarder?

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Clearing goods through customs

July 31, 2016

Whether you’re a sole trader, a larger business or an individual, if you’re considering importing goods into Australia by air or sea freight, customs clearance is undoubtedly the most complex aspects of the transaction. While there is no requirement for importers (companies or individuals) to hold an import licence to import goods into Australia, getting … Continue reading Clearing goods through customs

Safety of Life At Sea (SOLAS) & Verified Gross Mass (VGM) Certification UPDATE

August 1, 2016

To Importers & Exporters, SOLAS (Safety of life at Sea) and VGM (Verified Gross Mass) Certification has effectively commenced from 1.7.16 FCL & LCL Handling Shippers are responsible for submitting a certified SOLAS & VGM per FCL container prior to the vessel’s cut off & for each LCL shipment. Methods which are acceptable to ensure … Continue reading Safety of Life At Sea (SOLAS) & Verified Gross Mass (VGM) Certification UPDATE

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