Freight Forwarder USA to Australia

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Freight Forwarding Services USA to Australia

Are you in need of a reliable freight forwarding company for your frequent import and export needs from the USA to Australia? Trust is crucial when it comes to transporting goods internationally, which is why it's essential to partner with a freight forwarding company that understands your business and can efficiently handle your shipping needs.

At Powerhouse International, we specialize in providing freight forwarding services between the USA and Australia. Whether you need air or sea freight forwarding, we've got you covered with our comprehensive solutions.

Understanding Freight Forwarding Between USA and Australia

Freight forwarding is a crucial aspect of international trade, especially when it comes to shipping goods between the USA and Australia.

Freight forwarding involves the transportation of goods from one location to another, including the handling of customs clearance, documentation, and other logistics. Freight forwarders act as intermediaries between shippers and carriers, coordinating the entire shipment process from start to finish.

Freight forwarding typically involves several stages, including:

  1. Pickup: The freight forwarder arranges for the pickup of the goods from the shipper's location.

  2. Documentation: The freight forwarder handles all necessary documentation, including bills of lading, commercial invoices, and customs declarations.

  3. Transportation: The freight forwarder arranges for the transportation of the goods, whether by air, sea, road, or rail.

  4. Customs clearance: The freight forwarder handles all customs clearance procedures, ensuring that the shipment complies with all necessary regulations.

  5. Delivery: The freight forwarder arranges for the delivery of the goods to their final destination.

Freight forwarding can be a complex and time-consuming process, which is why many businesses choose to partner with a trusted freight forwarding company like Powerhouse International. Our team of experts has a deep understanding of the customs regulations and requirements for shipping goods internationally, ensuring that your shipment arrives safely and on time.

The Powerhouse International difference

Why Choose Us

Over 100 years of combined Customs experience

Premium personalised service tailored to individual requirements

All processing performed in house - no outsourcing

Systems based tariff/linkage to assist importers

Customs Brokers Brisbane

Our Customs Brokerage Services Include:

  • Customs clearance

  • Quarantine clearance

  • Tariff consultancy

  • Duty Drawbacks

  • Refunds

  • Audits

  • Transport – both local and interstate

  • Landed costings

  • Assistance with permits

Our Customs Affiliation

Powerhouse International have been members of the Customs Brokers Council of Australia (IFCBAA) for over 30 years.

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Phil Brown
Phil Brown
6 November 2023
We have been using Powerhouse now for over 20 years and the service we get is remarkable. Duncan and his team are the best in the business, I would highly recommend them.
Bill McAuley
Bill McAuley
2 November 2023
Always happy to help. Friendly & knowledgable service . *****
Jono Wishart
Jono Wishart
2 November 2023
We have been using Duncan & the Power House team for nearly 20 years now, they have provided a service 2nd to none! They have handled everything from containers, to cars, to personal imports, masts & rigging pieces from all over the world. Once in their hands you can be assured that your goods will be exported & imported with care & ease. I highly recommend the Power House team and look forward to using their outstanding services again in the future. Jono Wishart Master SY ENCORE Worldwide Super Yacht
Ellen Flint
Ellen Flint
2 November 2023
Adele and all the staff at Powerhouse International Qld provide the most professional and seamless Customs brokerage and International logistics services in Brisbane. We can thoroughly recommend their services to any import or export related business.
Dan Manchester
Dan Manchester
2 November 2023
I've been utilising the services of Duncan and the team at Powerhouse for more than 15 years and they are the best out there. They take the stress out of importing and are always happy to provide advice and help whenever they can.
Leita Battersby
Leita Battersby
2 November 2023
Duncan and The Team at Powerhouse International have and continue to provide excellent global assistance to transport our variety of goods to our valued customers around the world. Professional - yes Value for money - yes Communication - yes No job is too difficult for this Team
Diana Mitchell
Diana Mitchell
31 October 2023
Having worked with Powerhouse International QLD for 20 years. I can honestly say - Powerhouse International QLD is more than just a freight forwarder. They are a partner that I can trust and rely on. They have a team of experts who are friendly and helpful. The Team will always go over and above for you. They have a network of agents and carriers who are reliable and experienced. They have a reputation of excellence and integrity in the industry. I highly recommend Powerhouse International QLD to anyone who is looking for a freight forwarder. They are the best in the business and they will make your shipping experience hassle-free and enjoyable. Powerhouse International QLD is the ultimate choice for your logistics solutions.
lina0781
lina0781
30 October 2023
It's been 15 wonderful years working alongside with Adele & Duncan. Our shipping agents at Powerhouse International QLD handle all our International & local Air & Sea shipments. I know I am in good hands with them, as they are familiar with our products and most importantly will achieve all our delivery targets with ease. I cannot fault their continuous professional & friendly service. Thank you to all the team that make the magic happen behind the scenes!
Michael D.
Michael D.
29 October 2023
I have used Powerhouse for logistics requirements both internationally and domestically over the last 15 years, including during Covid, and each time those shipments have been delivered on time, in excellent condition and at a very competitive rate. They are extremely good at what they do. I must pay particular tribute to Martin Surm at Powerhouse, who has demonstrated first class knowledge and expertise to assist with some very challenging jobs around the world and has gone above and beyond every time.

Sea Freight USA to Australia

Sea freight is a popular and cost-effective method of transporting goods from the USA to Australia. Shipping by sea can be a great option for businesses that need to transport large quantities of goods over long distances.

At Powerhouse International, we offer comprehensive sea freight services between the USA and Australia. Our team of experts has a deep understanding of the customs regulations and requirements for both countries, ensuring that your shipment is in compliance with all necessary regulations.

We offer both Less than Container Load (LCL) and Full Container Load (FCL) shipping options to suit your specific needs. LCL is ideal for businesses that need to transport smaller quantities of goods, while FCL is better suited for larger shipments that require a full container.

Our sea freight services include door-to-door delivery, customs clearance, and other logistics, ensuring that your shipment arrives at its destination safely and on time. We also provide real-time tracking and updates so you can stay informed about the status of your shipment.

Air Freight USA to Australia

Air freight is a fast and efficient way to transport goods from the USA to Australia. Shipping by air can be a great option for businesses that need to transport time-sensitive or high-value goods over long distances.

At Powerhouse International, we offer comprehensive air freight services between the USA and Australia. Our team of experts has a deep understanding of the customs regulations and requirements for both countries, ensuring that your shipment is in compliance with all necessary regulations.

We offer both door-to-door and airport-to-airport delivery options to suit your specific needs. Our air freight services include customs clearance, documentation, and other logistics, ensuring that your shipment arrives at its destination safely and on time.

We also provide real-time tracking and updates so you can stay informed about the status of your shipment. Our goal is to make the process as hassle-free and efficient as possible, so you can focus on growing your business.

Cost of Shipping from USA To Australia

The cost of shipping from the USA to Australia can vary depending on several factors. These factors include the weight and dimensions of the shipment, the shipping method (air or sea), the origin and destination of the shipment, and any additional services required (such as customs clearance or insurance).

At Powerhouse International, we offer competitive shipping rates for both air and sea freight services between the USA and Australia. We work closely with our clients to understand their specific needs and provide customized solutions that fit their budget.

To get an accurate cost estimate for your shipment, we recommend contacting Brisbane-based freight forwarders directly. Our team of experts can provide you with a detailed quote based on the specific details of your shipment.

Contact one of our Logistics Experts

We coordinate and control every step in your supply chain. Utilise our expertise to grow your business.