Freight Forwarder - Perth
The Perth offices of BRi can take care of all your freight forwarding enquiries, for international and domestic movements alike. BRi is one of the leading freight forwarders in Australia, renowned for our conscientious attention to detail ensuring that your freight is in the best of hands, whether air, land or sea - or a combination - is the most economical method of forwarding.
With vast experience in the industry we can accommodate unusual requests too, arranging for the movement of hazardous goods and advising on transport methods and storage if required.
BRi is a specialist in the major market segments of mining, lifestyle, wholesale and retail and can guarantee that, as much as humanly possible, using a combination of sea, land and air freight and our expertise with logistics that your freight will arrive when we say. And at the cheapest price.
Freight forwarding has experienced an exponential rate of growth over the past 25 - 30 years, which shows no sign of declining.
BRi's Perth office will take full responsibility for the movement of your goods from start to finish, leaving you to do what you do best. And that allows us to feel like we're contributing to a job well done.
Perth Freight Forwarding Office
BR International Logistics
21B Sheffield Rd, Welshpool WA 6106
What is The Freight Forwarding Process?
After the process of finalising the freight details and costs involved has concluded, Australian and international law must be followed in preparation for customs clearance. This is where we come in.
The systems vary a lot between different countries, but one thing remains the same - customs clearance is needed at the export and the import end of the journey. Our specialist expertise will prove invaluable at this juncture as a detailed knowledge of import and export laws for each jurisdiction will be of great advantage to you, the shipper.
The complex and extensive documentation needed to finalise the import/export process is best handled by a Licensed Customs Broker. For this stage of the operation a customs declaration, a commercial invoice, a bill of goods incorporating the weight and volume of the cargo, and a licence to export or import the goods is required.
BR International will provide you with all the information needed for the customs clearance to be expedited promptly and efficiently.
When an import/export customs clearance is accepted then duties are payable. We will take responsibility for the warehousing of the freight if necessary until the clearance process is completed then the goods are available for collection.
BR International moves with you as one through this process, liaising with you constantly. We ensure your peace of mind by providing real-time updates of your cargo at each phase of the transportation journey.
Order tracking is available via the BRi pathway app.
Air Freight Perth
Air freight is by far the fastest way to move your freight, especially when long distances are involved.
Air freight is a reliable alternative to sea freight, mainly due to sea conditions causing supply chain delays.
Perishable items especially benefit as this form of transportation can deliver goods anywhere in the world in a matter of hours.
Aircraft have access to any destination globally without the reliance on a coastline or road network.
Insurance costs are much lower due to the reduced travel times, packaging is reduced to a minimum, and warehousing is almost dispensed with due to the efficiency of this means of transport.
Airport security, quick customs clearance and the total reliability of airfreight are further factors affecting the decision. In many cases the extra cost of airfreight is reduced by the advantages listed to make it a very attractive package for consideration.
Heavy items are usually excluded unless time is of the essence. Car parts, clothing and other wearable items, drugs and other pharmaceutical products, any urgent goods or mail, perishables, luxury items and artworks, high volume goods and machinery for medical use are but a few of the items that are regularly shipped by air.
Air Freight Services
BRi understands that the timing of delivery of goods is vital to air solutions. When it comes to fragile, time
sensitive, large items or dangerous goods, we use our advanced knowledge of logistics to provide a superior
- Door to door delivery
- Airport to airport delivery
- Airport to door delivery
- ODC Cargo handling
- High-value cargo handling
- Dangerous goods handling
- Temperature sensitive handling
- Charter Services
- Courier Logistics
Sea Freight Perth
Sea freight is the dispatch of goods between ports, both domestic and international. Sea freight is the most popular form of shipping due to its price advantage, averaging 3 - 5 times cheaper than air freight
With 20, 40 and 45 foot containers for general use and insulated and refrigerated (reefer) containers for anything that needs controlled temperatures for transport including frozen and medicinal products, sea freight covers the extra time taken for the goods to arrive through the utilisation of advanced technology to ensure the cargo is delivered in peak condition.
Containers can be packed with up to 3750kg of goods.
Goods shipped by sea include perishable items shipped in 'reefer' containers, bulk cargo like iron ore and oil,
rare and precious items, hazardous chemicals, cars and other machinery, whitegoods and raw agricultural products such as soybeans, coffee beans and wheat.
Cargo is broken down into FCL (full container loads) and LCL (less than container loads).
Once you have established your requirements, freight details and costs are confirmed then customs clearance at both ends of the journey must be entered into to remain compliant with the laws of the respective countries involved.
Sea Freight Services
- Port-to-Port, door-to-door pickups and delivery
- Full Container Load Service (FCL), including High-Cube Containers
- Less than Container Load Service (LCL)
- Groupage and Break-bulk cargo handling
- Charter Services
- Refrigerated Services
International Freight Forwarding - Perth
BRi in Perth offers a comprehensive freight forwarding service designed to meet all the import and export requirements of our customers. With our extensive experience handling all sizes of containers including high cube, reefer, LCL and FCL, non-containerised cargo, Project Services and vessel/aircraft chartering, we have all your needs covered.
As well we provide consolidation services to/from major gateways, accelerated service for time sensitive shipments, import and export and third party movements, full/partial charters, handling of dangerous and oversized cargo, and door-to-door or airport service.
Whether you choose sea freight, air freight or parcel delivery, you need a forwarder you can trust to deliver - on time and within budget.
Point of Difference of BRi's Freight Forwarding Service
BRi provides our customers with customised end-to-end trade solutions that simply do not exist anywhere else
in the mainstream transport and logistics industry. We deliver the tailored solutions that are unfulfilled by our
- We understand that no two supply chains are the same.
- We invest the time to truly understand our customer's unique business. We then devise strategies
and tailor solutions that are entirely in sync with the goals and requirements of each customer.
- We are not facilitators, we are problem solvers. We love a challenge and if there is a better
process, service or solution available we will find one.
- We believe your business is our business. The accomplishments and growth BRi has experienced is
directly linked to how much we care for our customers and their success.
- At BRi we are continually striving for improvement and endeavour to always be innovators within
- At BRi you have direct access to the owners of the business. Unlike our large global competitors
there is a human face and a reality to our commitment.
We Ship all over Australia and Overseas
BRi Perth ships to and from all the major centres in Australia including Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Melbourne.
We also ship to and from many destinations overseas, including India, the U.S. and China.
We retain offices in the US in Atlanta, Boise (Idaho), Los Angeles and New York; India in New Delhi at AEL
Berkman; and China at AEL Berkman in Hong Kong, Ningbo, Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Xiamen.
We have many other offices internationally.
Freight Forwarding FAQs
What is freight forwarding?
Freight forwarding is transporting goods (freight) between locations, either domestically or internationally.
These can be imports, exports or third-party transfers.
Why should you use a freight forwarder?
Using a trusted and reliable freight forwarder ensures goods are transported in the most appropriate and
efficient way, saving you money in the process.
What are the costs involved in freight forwarding?
Costs vary and detailed quotes are available. (BRi to detail)
Where do you deliver freight?
Almost anywhere in the world.
What kind of product can you freight/ship?
Whitegoods, furniture, consumer items, cars, machinery, clothing, agricultural products and thousands of
other things. Bulk products, dangerous and oversize goods etc. If it will ship, we'll ship it.
What is customs clearance and does that impact freight forwarding?
There is extensive documentation required for the customs clearance process. BRi will advise comprehensively
to ensure timely customs clearance is achieved.