Starting from today the Australian government have introduced a Trusted Trader programme, this is similar to the USA programme based on known shippers, there are many advantages on being part of this programme as listed below.

  • Dedicated account manager to your business.  They will handle any Border force or Biosecurity issues, queries
  • Priority trade services. Eg;  Tariff Advice, Refunds, Drawbacks
  • The business gets a Logo.
  • Priority examinations
  • Duty deferral (not yet in place) for ATT clients only.
  • More benefits over time as more companies become part of the programme
  • The first process for clients is to complete an expression of interest (EOI) which takes about 5 minutes, please follow the below link for further information on the programme.

    http://www.border.gov.au/Busi/Trus