Shipping from China to Australia

Experience the Powerhouse International difference

Freight Forwarder China to Australia

Fuel your company's import and export needs with Powerhouse International. 

Known for providing reliable freight forwarding services, global companies count on us to efficiently transport their goods across the world.

Shipping from China to Australia becomes a seamless process when you opt for a freight forwarding partner that has a clear understanding of your business and its unique shipping needs. Whether your goods are being transported by air or sea, our team goes the extra mile to ensure your products reach their destination safely and on time. 

Understanding Freight Forwarding Between China and Australia

With a distance of roughly 7,500 km between the two countries, it's clear that shipping from China to Australia involves a lengthy and complex process. During this journey, you want to make sure that your goods stay in excellent condition and get delivered without any roadblocks.

The success of your international trade operations depends heavily on the freight forwarder that you entrust with this crucial shipping process. Freight forwarding involves more than just transporting goods from one location to another—the handling of customs clearance, documentation, and other logistics are essential aspects of the process as well.

Ultimately, your freight forwarder from China to Australia is your trusted partner who acts as an intermediary between shippers and carriers. From start to finish, count on the experts at Powerhouse International to coordinate the entire shipment process and propel your business forward.

As a leading service provider of shipping from China to Australia, we'll take care of each and every step involved in the complex freight forwarding process, including the following:

1. Pickup: We'll set up an arrangement for the convenient pickup of goods from the shipper's location.

2. Documentation: Processing of all necessary documentation, including bills of lading, commercial invoices, and customs declarations is no longer something you have to worry about—our experts will do it all for you.

3. Transportation: You can trust in our team to manage the safe and timely transportation of the goods. Whether by air or sea, our clients can look forward to the most ideal China to Australia shipping time. 

4. Customs clearance: We'll handle all customs clearance procedures, ensuring that the shipment complies with all necessary regulations.

5. Delivery: Our team will see to it that the goods are seamlessly delivered to their final destination.

With such complex and time-consuming steps involved in the process of shipping from China to Australia, teaming up with a reliable freight forwarder is crucial to the success of your business. That's why countless companies continue to choose Powerhouse International's extraordinary services.

Our experts have a deep understanding of the customs regulations and requirements for shipping goods internationally—giving you the peace of mind knowing that your shipment is always in good hands. 

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

With Powerhouse International, sea freight forwarding is always smooth sailing.

Looking for a reliable method to transport large quantities of goods over long distances at a lower cost?

Sea freight from China to Australia is the solution.

Shipping by sea is a popular choice amongst businesses thanks to its cost-effectiveness.

At Powerhouse International, we provide comprehensive China to Australia shipping services that will turn your import and export process into a smooth sailing operation. Our in-depth understanding of customs regulations and requirements for both countries ensures that your shipment is in compliance with all necessary regulations. 


We offer both LCL and FCL sea freight services:

Less Than Container Load (LCL)

Ideal for businesses that need to transport smaller quantities of goods

Full Container Load (FCL)

Better suited for larger shipments that require a full container



LCL and FCL include the following services:

Door-to-Door Delivery

The shipment will be delivered directly to the recipient’s door—eliminating the need for them to go through the trouble of picking up goods at the exit port

Customs Clearance

The goods will smoothly pass through customs as we see to it that the shipment complies with international trade laws

Other Logistics

Our connections with a wide network of trusted logistics companies warrants the safety of your goods even beyond the sea—once they hit the road from the port

Real-Time Tracking and Updates

Stay informed about the status of your shipment


China to Australia Shipping Time: Sea Freight

Freight Method

Origin

Destination

Average Transit Time

Sea Freight

China

Australia

16 to 30 days

sea shipping china to australia

Air Freight from China to Australia

When there’s a need to cut down on shipping time from China to Australia, air freight is the most optimal method. While this is a more costly option, it’s the top choice for businesses that need to transport time-sensitive or high-value goods over long distances.

Powerhouse International is a trusted partner for businesses in need of China to Australia shipping via air freight. 

Our comprehensive services include the following:

Door-to-Door Delivery 

Goods are conveniently picked up at the door of the sender and delivered to the recipient's door

Airport-to-Airport Delivery

A lower-cost option wherein goods are delivered between airport terminals only.  The drop-off by the sender and pick-up by the recipient at the airport warehouses must be arranged separately. 


To guarantee a hassle-free and efficient process, our expert services include:

Customs Clearance

The goods will smoothly pass through customs as we see to it that the shipment complies with international trade laws

Documentation 

Processing of necessary documentation that assures your shipment is in compliance with all necessary regulations.

Other Logistics

Our connections with a wide network of trusted logistics companies warrant the safety of your goods even beyond the sea—once they hit the road from the port

Real-Time Tracking and Updates

Stay informed about the status of your shipment

China to Australia Shipping Time

Freight Method

Origin 

Destination

Average Transit Time

Air Freight

China

Australia 

3 to 7 days 

air freight china to australia

Shipping Cost from China To Australia

The shipping cost from China to Australia depends on several factors. The weight and dimensions of the shipment, shipping method (air or sea), origin and destination of the shipment, and any additional services required (such as customs clearance or insurance) will all be taken into account to determine the actual costs. 

As a leading freight forwarding company, Powerhouse International is known for offering competitive rates for shipping from China to Australia. Whether it’s air or sea freight services, you can count on our experts to provide you with customised solutions that fit your business needs and budget.

As we seamlessly take your goods to places, you can sit back knowing that your business is going places—and reaching new heights of success.

Contact our team of freight forwarding experts today to obtain 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.