Qantas MEL Freight Terminals closed

Qantas MEL Freight Terminals closed

Qantas have released an update in relation to the temporary closure of Melbourne Facilities. The below is taken from their statement. ‘Following our advice this morning regarding the temporary pause of operations in Melbourne, we wanted to provide you with an...
Interim Approval for Importers Granted in Victoria

Interim Approval for Importers Granted in Victoria

We’re pleased to let all our customers know that ACF is operating as normal within the Victorian State Government COVID Rules. We will continue to keep you updated with Victoria’s response and the impact it may/or may not have on our services. We can...
Melbourne and Victoria’s Covid Crisis — The latest

Melbourne and Victoria’s Covid Crisis — The latest

As Victoria continues to suffer from the Covid-19 pandemic, we have the latest on stage 4 lockdown and closures. From 11:59pm tonight (Wednesday 5 August), workplaces in Melbourne must be closed unless: The workplace is part of a permitted activity, or All employees...
Deferral of Government Duty Fees | An Update

Deferral of Government Duty Fees | An Update

The Federal Government is supporting the Australian economy through the current pandemic, providing broad relief through a variety of stimulus and economic support measures. However, with trade bodies pushing hard for more support (in particular the FTA and APSA) ACF...
Infrastructure Surcharges Continue to Cause Alarm

Infrastructure Surcharges Continue to Cause Alarm

The Infrastructure Surcharge has increased again. Here’s the latest. Effective today 27 July 2020, the Infrastructure Surcharge (now more appropriately referred to as a Terminal Access Charge) administered by Hutchison Ports increases by 90% ($50 to $94.78) payable...
Victorian Freight Developments — some good news!

Victorian Freight Developments — some good news!

This is the latest freight news in relation to a newly announced rail network upgrade program. The trade-off between continuing investment and prudish behaviour during COVID-19 is obviously critical. But, at ACF we believe it’s great to see key infrastructure...
COVID-19 — SECOND VICTORIA BORDER UPDATE

COVID-19 — SECOND VICTORIA BORDER UPDATE

ACF is updating you on all customs and forwarding news, in Australia and across the world. This is the latest freight and logistics update issued by the Victorian State Government and Department of transport. You can download the full release here. The below outlines...
COVID-19 — VICTORIA BORDER UPDATE

COVID-19 — VICTORIA BORDER UPDATE

The VIC border closure is impacting transport, freight and logistics. Here’s the latest news on the rules and regulations and how we expect it to play out in the coming weeks. We will be keeping you regularly updated as the situation changes. Together, we can help...
BMSB — The Latest

BMSB — The Latest

After the finalisation of the BMSB measures was issued last month, ACF is continuing to update customers on the impact and steps that should be taken. The following update has been abridged from the notice issued by the Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) Department of...
NSW / VICTORIA BORDER CLOSURE –  UPDATE 1

NSW / VICTORIA BORDER CLOSURE –  UPDATE 1

The FTA and ACF wanted to update Australian cargo and forwarding organisations in relation to the NSW/Victoria border closer, which has now come into effect. The below is the FTA’s latest release: — We attended this morning’s NSW Freight & Logistics Advisory...
Breaking — new M5 Tolling and ACF Response

Breaking — new M5 Tolling and ACF Response

We wanted to update customers with regards to the toll increases across the M5. There is now an increase of $20.86 each way for leaving the port and entering at Foreshore Drive. The image below of the NSW Government toll calculator shows this increase in action. As an...