How can Kuehne + Nagel help you with your freight forwarding needs?

As a global leader in freight forwarding, we understand the importance of why your cargo needs to arrive safely and on time. Our teams with our advanced internal systems can find the best sea freight solutions for your requirements. 

Each year, we have more than 1,000 global sailings. With our strong relationships through our partnerships with leading carriers, we are able to offer:

  • Global visibility and monitoring capabilities
  • Guaranteed freight capacities and
  • Competitive rates

The result is a complete logistics and supply chain solution you can depend on, to meet the current needs and growing trade volumes.

Our team will help you with your import and export sea freight needs and can assist with both full container load (FCL) and Less-than-container load (LCL).

What we can offer you

  • Integration with carriers (INTTRA): 24/7 web booking
  • In-house LCL services (over 50 direct services; 46 intra-Asia origins; 13 European origins)
  • One of the gateways of Asia Pacific LCL operations: buyer's multi-country consolidation services availability

Key services

Full-container Load (FCL) and Less-than-container load (LCL)

Please click on FCL or LCL to find out more about these services that Kuehne + Nagel offers.

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Buyer's consolidation

You can benefit from our global network utilising our buyer’s consolidation services available for our customers. Buyer’s consolidation allows you to reduce your freight costs by having all your suppliers, send your goods to a centralised origin location at a Kuehne + Nagel location to be consolidated on to one container. This is a great service for companies who are purchasing a bulk amount, but require delivery to multiple destination locations.

This will mean when your goods arrive into Australia, what you require for that location, is already in that container. There isn’t a need for you to pay for additional storage or transport costs for goods needing to be delivered to other states.

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Sea transport management (STM)

Need help managing your sea freight carrier contracts? Kuehne + Nagel’s KN Login system can offer customers the best in class Sea Transport Management system. By using KN Login, in just a few clicks customers can manage all their shipments that they may have with different carriers. You don’t need to use multiple management systems from the carriers which will save you time and help with your planning. Using the Sea Transport Management System, Kuehne + Nagel can also assist manage the contracts on the customer’s behalf looking after measurements, allocations, KPI’s, as well as time management for detention and demurrage of container shipments. Kuehne + Nagel work with customers to ensure the best efficiency in their supply chains.

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Customs clearance

Importing items into Australia? Kuehne + Nagel can offer you Streamline processes to facilitate movement within the supply chain. Our customs clearance services include:

  • Compliance import audit – Tariff concession order, Free Trade Agreement assessment, Reviews & Appeals to regulators, GST, Tradex Scheme, Federal & State Grants, Trade challenges
  • Specific industry experts range of business vertices
  • Electronic data base & documentation repository
  • Individual broker assigned

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Door Deliveries

Kuehne + Nagel can also arrange for your road transportation needs for your products off the wharf, and to the door. If you have items to export, we can pick up from your door and deliver to the wharf as well so your cargo can meet your shipments. This gives you better efficiency and helps you to meet the deadlines in moving your freight.

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Intermodal services

With our networks, Kuehne + Nagel are able to move your freight around Australia using different modes of transport. This gives customers better reach, as well as efficiencies in moving cargo where they need it, using a mix of sea freight, rail and road transportation; we handle the supply chain for you from start to finish.

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Industry-specific solutions

Kuehne + Nagel consult, design, implement and support customer information solutions for air freight, overland and sea freight customers globally.

The focus of solutions consulting and design is on assessing our customers’ supply chain processes and proposing suitable solution improvements that lead to quantifiable value.

For more information, please contact us.