11 November 2014

Is Your Supply Chain ready for the Holiday Season? | November 2014

Yes, it's here again, the holiday season is fast approaching and it's time to consider your logistics solutions over this period.

If you are closed over the Christmas period and are expecting important shipments, it is important to advise us and send documents prior to your closure.

For FCL shippers, it is important to be aware of the high demurrage charges from shipping companies. If you are closed for more than one week it may be cost effective to have us arrange an unpack and storage of your cargo at our premises.

If there are large amounts of import GST, duty or freight that we may have to pay on your behalf over the Christmas season, you will be required to contact your account representative and discuss financial arrangements over this period.

Please fax/email back your office and warehouse closing dates so we don't attempt delivering during this period without contacting you first; please find form attached.

It's a busy time of year and we want to thank everyone for their contribution, attention and understanding during this busy period. Please be assured our teams right around the world remain focused on delivering the best possible service. Should you require any additional information pertaining to any of the above, please feel free to contact your Sales or Customer Service Representative.

From the entire Mainfreight team, we wish you all a safe and happy festive season.


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