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Freight Forwarding Brisbane

Freight Forwarder Brisbane

Complete shipping and customs solutions for your business in Brisbane, whether you need help with customs clearance, import/export documentation, or freight forwarding.

Custom Brokers at the Port of Brisbane: Expertise and local knowledge

Located on the eastern coast of Australia, the Port of Brisbane is one of the busiest container ports in the country, handling millions of tonnes of cargo each year. As a critical transport hub for Queensland and the rest of Australia, the port plays a key role in facilitating international trade and commerce.

With its strategic location, the port provides easy access to major shipping routes and transport networks, including rail, road and air. The port is located just 25 kilometres from Brisbane’s city centre and is situated on the lower reaches of the Brisbane River, providing direct access to the Pacific Ocean.

As a key transport hub for Queensland and the rest of Australia, the port plays a critical role in supporting economic growth and development in the region. The port handles a wide range of goods, including bulk and breakbulk cargo, containerised cargo and vehicles. It is also home to a number of specialised terminals and facilities, including a bulk liquids facility, a car terminal and a multi-user wharf.

As an independent global freight forwarding agent and customs broker, Custom Brokers is proud to offer our customers a wide range of services at the Port of Brisbane. With our local office and staff in Brisbane, we are uniquely positioned to offer you the advantages of working with customs brokers who understand the local regulations and customs procedures. Our Brisbane-based, dedicated team is committed to providing you with personalised and reliable service, helping you achieve your international trade goals.

Your partner for freight forwarding Brisbane

At Custom Brokers, we offer a range of services in Brisbane to help you transport your goods efficiently and cost-effectively. Whether you need to move goods locally or internationally, we have the expertise, resources and local knowledge to help you achieve your goals. Here are some of the key services we offer:

  • Designed to meet your specific needs, whether you have a large amount of cargo or just a few items to transport
  • Both Full Container Load (FCL) and Less Than Container Load (LCL) options are available, tailored to the amount of cargo you need to transport
  • A dedicated experienced team that has the expertise to handle a wide range of cargo types, including oversized, fragile and temperature-sensitive cargo
  • Reliable and cost-effective transportation for your goods, with expert handling and documentation preparation.
  • For businesses in Brisbane looking to transport goods quickly and safely
  • Include door-to-door and airport-to-airport options, with a range of services to meet your needs
  • Fast transit times and competitive pricing, ensuring the greatest value for your money
  • Experience in handling a wide range of cargo types, including perishable goods, high-value items and oversized cargo
  • A comprehensive range of services to ensure that your goods are transported efficiently and safely with the utmost care

Import/Export Documentation

  • Our experienced staff will help prepare all necessary import/export documentation, including bills of lading, commercial invoices and packing lists
  • Ensuring your documentation is complete and accurate, reducing the risk of delays or penalties
  • Assistance with any import/export regulations or requirements that may impact your shipment.
  • Our consolidation and deconsolidation services in Brisbane allow you to manage your shipments more effectively while reducing costs.
  • We handle cargo handling, documentation preparation and customs clearance Brisbane, ensuring that your consolidated or deconsolidated shipments are handled efficiently and effectively.

Navigating customs clearance Brisbane with expert customs brokers

Whether you’re new to international trade or an experienced importer/exporter, navigating the customs clearance process can be a daunting and time-consuming task. The process is highly regulated and involves a number of complex requirements and procedures, making it easy for even experienced traders to become overwhelmed. That’s why Custom Brokers offers expert customs brokerage services in Brisbane, designed to help you clear your goods through customs smoothly and efficiently, regardless of your level of experience.

Here are some of the ways Custom Brokers can help:

Documentation Preparation

Our experienced customs brokers will help you prepare the necessary documentation for your customs clearance, ensuring that everything is in order before you submit it to the relevant authorities. Examples of the necessary documentation can include an import declaration, commercial invoice, packing list, and any relevant permits or licenses. Our customs brokers can also help you understand the requirements for each of these documents, ensuring that they are complete and accurate before submission.

Compliance with Regulations

We will help you comply with all relevant regulations and requirements, to ensure that your goods are cleared for delivery or onward shipment as quickly as possible. This may include ensuring that the correct tariff classification is applied to your goods, verifying that your goods are not on any restricted or prohibited lists, and ensuring that any necessary permits or licenses are obtained. Our customs brokers have a deep understanding of all relevant regulations and requirements, including those set by the Australian Border Force (ABF), the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment (DAWE), and other relevant authorities.

Local Expertise

Our local staff and office in Brisbane provide you with the advantage of working with customs brokers who understand the local regulations and customs procedures, helping you to avoid delays and penalties. This includes knowledge of any unique local regulations or procedures that may impact your customs clearance process. For example, the Port of Brisbane is subject to specific quarantine measures set by DAWE, including mandatory inspections for certain types of goods depending on the country of origin and the nature of the goods. Our local expertise allows us to help you navigate these regulations and procedures quickly and efficiently, reducing the risk of delays or penalties.

At Custom Brokers, we are committed to helping our clients achieve their international trade goals while providing them with the greatest value for their money. Our customs clearance Brisbane services are designed to take the complexity out of the customs clearance process, allowing you to focus on your core business operations. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you with your customs clearance needs.

Enhance your logistics operations with our comprehensive freight solutions in Brisbane

As a leading freight company, Custom Brokers offers a range of supplementary services at the Port of Brisbane to help you manage your shipments more effectively. These services include:

Container Transport

We provide reliable and cost-effective container transport services in Brisbane, with a focus on ensuring that your containers are delivered on time and in good condition. Our team can handle all aspects of container transport, from loading and unloading to customs clearance and documentation preparation.

Container Unpack

Our container unpacking services in Brisbane allow you to quickly and efficiently unpack your containers, saving you time and money. Our experienced team can handle all aspects of container unpacking, including cargo handling, sorting and labeling.


We offer secure and reliable warehousing and storage solutions in Brisbane to help you manage your inventory more effectively. Our facilities are equipped with the latest security systems and climate control technology to ensure that your goods are protected at all times.

Sorting & Labeling

Our sorting and labeling services in Brisbane can help you manage your inventory more effectively, ensuring that your goods are properly sorted and labeled for easy identification and tracking.

Door Deliveries

We offer door-to-door delivery services in Brisbane, providing you with a seamless and reliable way to transport your goods from the port to their final destination.

Quarantine Treatments

We provide quarantine treatments in Brisbane to help ensure that your goods meet all relevant quarantine regulations and requirements. Our team can handle all aspects of quarantine treatments, including inspection, treatment and certification.

At Custom Brokers, we are committed to providing our customers with the highest level of service and support. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you manage your shipments more effectively at the Port of Brisbane.

Seamless delivery solutions for your goods across Brisbane and regional Queesnland

Imagine your business has just secured a major contract but your goods need to be delivered to a remote regional town. Custom Brokers can help you make this delivery a reality with our extensive delivery coverage network.

Our delivery network covers all major industrial and commercial suburbs around Brisbane, ensuring that your goods can be transported quickly and efficiently. Some of the common suburbs we deliver to include:

We also offer delivery services to common regional towns throughout Queensland, providing a seamless solution for businesses looking to transport goods to or from these areas. Some of the regional towns we deliver to include:

  • Brisbane
  • Gold Coast
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Townsville
  • Cairns
  • Toowoomba
  • Mackay
  • Rockhampton
  • Hervey Bay
  • Bundaberg
  • Gladstone
  • Maryborough
  • Mount Isa
  • Gympie
  • Nambour
  • Bongaree-Woorim
  • Yeppoon
  • Warwick
  • Emerald
  • Dalby
  • Bargara-Innes Park
  • Gracemere
  • Kingaroy
  • Highfields
  • Sandstone Point – Ningi
  • Bowen
  • Moranbah
  • Ayr
  • Charters Towers
  • Mareeba
  • Tamborine Mountain
  • Innisfail
  • Atherton
  • Roma
  • Gatton
  • Gordonvale
  • Chinchilla
  • Beaudesert
  • Biloela
  • Mount Cotton
  • Jimboomba – West
  • Goondiwindi
  • Beerwah
  • Stanthorpe

No matter where your goods need to be transported, our team of experienced logistics professionals can help you manage your shipment from start to finish. We offer a range of delivery options, including door-to-door, airport-to-airport, and port-to-port services, giving you the flexibility to choose the solution that best meets your needs. Our delivery services are designed to be reliable, cost-effective, and tailored to your specific requirements.

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