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.
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