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Corporate Alliances

Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) and the Australian Peak Shippers Association (APSA) are proud to connect our members with exclusive offers from reputable service providers.

As a peak body we have established a network of trusted suppliers from across a range of industries. Many of these suppliers have tailored services for our sector or have offered FTA and APSA members exclusive and discounted arrangements.

We would encourage our members to reach out to these suppliers as key members of the freight and trade sectors.



Conweigh is a new On Demand mobile Container weighing service that will enable shippers to comply with the IMO / SOLAS container weight verification legislation effective July 1, 2016. Conweigh is the only NMI Class 3 trade certified supplier in Australia. Conweigh service providers can be booked online or via the Apple or Andriod mobile app. Simply create an account, place a booking by entering the location of the container/s and an accredited service provider with certified lifting and weighing equipment will be dispatched to your site to weigh the container and instantly deliver via email or EDI a Verified Gross Mass Certificate.

DP World

DP World is Australia’s largest port operator, with a proud history of 25 years in Australia. DP World belongs to a global business, which has a portfolio of more than 65 marine terminals across six continents, including new developments underway in India, Africa, Europe, South America and the Middle East. DP World has significantly increased their industry engagement in recent years, particularly with supply chain service partners, and we thank them for their ongoing support.

Flinders Ports

Flinders Ports is South Australia’s leading port operator with seven ports located at Port Adelaide, Port Lincoln, Port Pirie, Thevenard, Port Giles, Wallaroo and Klein Point. As part of Flinders Port Holdings, the privately owned ports and logistics group, Flinders Ports strives for the highest standards, with certifications in safety, environmental and quality management systems.

Inchcape Shipping Services

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) provides global strategic maritime, cargo and supply chain solutions to shipowners and operators who span all geographies, market segments, vessels and asset types. Our vision is ‘to be the world leader in maritime and cargo services’

NSW Ports

NSW Ports manages various major infrastructure assets of national significance, the ports of Port Botany and Port Kembla and Intermodal facilities at Cooks River and Enfield. NSW Ports is proud to support APSA, it’s members and affiliates.


Patrick has serviced Australia and New Zealand's ports, freight and rail for over 100 years. As major port and rail users, APSA members thank Patrick for their ongoing support and their continued industry engagement.

Port of Melbourne Corporation

The Port of Melbourne Corporation is a statutory body established by the Victorian Government that is responsible for commercial shipping in the waters of Port Phillip, Melbourne and Geelong. Representing some of the largest containerised exporters out of the Port of Melbourne, APSA are major stakeholders in any reforms at the Port. APSA appreciates the commitment of the PoMC Executive to continue their commitment to industry engagement during the privatisation process.

Port of Newcastle

The Port of Newcatle, Australia's third largest port, has capacity to double its current trade. The port services a large New South Wales catchment area which extends west to Parkes and north to Moree taking in Dubbo, Tamworth, Armidale, Narromine and Walgett. In addition to bulk cargoes, the port specialises in handling large project cargoes such as wind turbines, tunnel boring machines, heavy equipment and rolling stock.


After winning the international bid, Victoria International Container Terminal Limited (VICT) signed on 2 May 2014 an agreement with the Port of Melbourne Corporation for the design, construction, commissioning, operation, maintenance and financing of the Port of Melbourne’s new international container terminal and empty container park at Webb Dock. The agreement will deliver a global standard in modern container terminal design, innovation and operations, and will become the flagship facility in Australia’s premier port. VICT are a major supporter of FTA and have already made an immensely positive impact on Australia’s international trade landscape.

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