From 1 March 2019 when export air cargo, regardless of destination, The Department of Home Affairs will need to examine at piece-level unless the cargo originates from a Known Consignor.

This change is necessary to ensure that Australia is responding to the evolving terrorist threat.

What should you do?

Contact your JTM Cargo account manager about:

How the change will impact your current export arrangements.
For example:
o Possible delays
o Possible increase in costs

Your options to minimise the impact of the change.

Think about things like:
o Packaging of your products
o Handling of consolidated cargo
o Scheduling of your deliveries
o How your cargo is transported

For further information :

 

Information on the Known Consignor Scheme is available on the Home Affairs website at: www.homeaffairs.gov.au/about/transport-security/air-cargo-security

Considerations for your business becoming a Known Consignor. We can guide on this process.

Contact JTM Cargo Management . Call us on 02 9223 4600 or visit our website https://www.jtmcargo.com.au