FTA

"Keeping Australia's
International Trade Moving"

APSA

FTA and APSA

Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) is Australia’s leading representative body for the international supply chain sector bringing together importers, exporters, customs brokers, freight forwarders, logistics service providers and industry groups.

The Australian Peak Shippers’ Association (APSA) is the peak body as designated by the Federal Minister of Infrastructure and Transport to protect the interests of Australia’s cargo owners and shippers in respect to shipping and international logistics services.

Together we form an influential advocacy alliance ensuring that our members are at the forefront of all emerging supply chain issues through our responsive operational support, professional development training, industry updates, commercial services and corporate events.


FTA/APSA News

  • 7 May 2021 : FTA VIC & BRIS CPD SPONSOR LOGOS [...]
  • 7 May 2021 : Offshore Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Treatment Providers Scheme: reinstatement of Italian treatment provider - A.B.R.A.S. Srl (AEI: IT4001SB) [...]
  • 7 May 2021 : DAWE - 87-2021: Offshore Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Treatment Providers Scheme: reinstatement of Italian treatment provider - A.B.R.A.S. Srl (AEI: IT4001SB) [...]
  • 7 May 2021 : Hamburg Sud - South Africa Asia Express 1 – MV “Ital Libera” 066W COVID Alert [...]
  • 7 May 2021 : DAWE - Export advisory notice 2021/09 [...]
  • 7 May 2021 : DAWE - Bringing cats and dogs to Australia e-update #10 [...]
  • 7 May 2021 : ABF - Application for Customs Broker Licence [...]
  • 7 May 2021 : ISS - AUSTRALIAN NEWSLETTER - ISSUE 677 [...]
  • 7 May 2021 : NZ Customs Release Issue 608 [...]
  • 7 May 2021 : WTO - Trade and public health, fish subsidies and LDC concerns in General Council spotlight [...]
  • 7 May 2021 : Hapag Lloyd - Price Announcement – North Europe and Mediterranean to Australia [...]
  • 7 May 2021 : MAERSK - Adjustments to the PANZ Service [...]
  • 7 May 2021 : Collinson Forex Daily Market Commentary [...]
  • 6 May 2021 : NSW - Empty Container Working Group [...]
  • 6 May 2021 : FREE FOREIGN CURRENCY PAYMENTS [...]
  • 6 May 2021 : CMA CGM - Peak Season Surcharge - North Europe/Mediterranean to Australia - 11 May 2021 [...]
  • 6 May 2021 : International Freight Assistance Mechanism briefing [...]
  • 6 May 2021 : WESTERN SYDNEY AIRPORT - EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST [...]
  • 6 May 2021 : ABS - International Merchandise Trade, Preliminary, Australia [...]
  • 6 May 2021 : DAWE - 2021-19 - Grain and Seed Exports Program – Approval of empty bulk vessel inspections at Outer Harbour (Adelaide) and Port Lincoln protected anchorages [...]
  • 6 May 2021 : DFAT - Joint Statement on the Supply Chain Resilience Initiative by Australian, Indian and Japanese Trade Ministers [...]
  • 6 May 2021 : DAWE - Export Industry Advice Notices – Plant Export Operations 2020 [...]
  • 6 May 2021 : DAWE - 2021-18 - Plant Exports Operations – Updated certification requirements for hay and straw to Taiwan [...]
  • 6 May 2021 : International Freight Assistance Mechanism briefing [...]
  • 6 May 2021 : ANL - PCX Service – ANL Tongala V111S/115N – Phase Out [...]

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Featured Submissions


  • Reefer freight rates soar but outgunned by dry box rates [...]
  • OPINION: The global maritime supply chain is resilient, not vulnerable [...]
  • ICTSI reports profit, revenue increases for Q1 [...]
  • Regional port’s beacon remediation project underway [...]
  • Shipping industry creates emergency relief fund for seafarers [...]
  • Consortium formed to develop hydrogen-powered marine engines [...]
  • Airport upgrade at Newcastle to boost freight [...]
  • Bunker tanker arrives in NZ from Australia [...]
  • Coastal shipping analysis paper released [...]
  • Port Hedland to get a major berth upgrade [...]

Fta Feature Event

WEBINAR - Customs and Logistics Update

Russell Wiese - CGT Law - 12pm AEST 26 May 2021

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Featured Candidate

Melbourne - Export Sea Freight Operations

This candidate has several years industry experience having worked within the Shipping Industry, Express Freight as well as International Freight. Their experience is diverse with a genuine interest in Export operations. Daily tasks have included - lodge EDNs, prepare shipping documentation, manage customer delivery requirements, developing clear SLAs, mentoring staff, complete monthly reporting, increase margin and gross profit with customers just to name a few End to End Export Sea Freight Operations EDI Cargowise Experience LCL and FCL Exposure. Contact christian@insync.com.au

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