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.