Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Season

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Season
It has been advised that the 2017-2018 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug season is now officially over.  Please note however that shipments sent prior to the 30th April 2018 will still be subject to measures. Measures are no longer in place for shipments departing after 30th April 2018. Whilst there is no confirmation at this point, we are expecting the 2018-2019 Season to start around September 2018 – we will keep everyone updated accordingly. Click her

Critical US Truck Shortage

Critical US Truck Shortage
In late March we wrote about the congestion and shortage of Drivers in the US. The situation has not improved in fact it has worsened. It’s been reported the US is short 51,000 truck drivers! These are epic portions, and yes quite frankly this effects your business. With the lack of drivers not only are delays imminent and beyond our control, the cost of trucking is on the rise. The magnitude of this issue is directly related back to government po...

New Legislation – Imports of New, Small, Spark Ignition Engines

New Legislation – Imports of New, Small, Spark Ignition Engines
The Australian Government have introduced new emissions standards for new small spark-ignition engines outdoor power equipment (such as lawn mowers, chainsaws and generators) and spark-ignition marine engines.  Note, this new legislation does NOT relate to importations of used equipment or the importation of equipment with diesel powered motors. Effective 1st July 2018 only products meeting the new emissions standards can be imported into Australia.