Guidelines for Sending Cargo to Mauritius

Guidelines for Sending Cargo to Mauritius

Are you a business owner looking to export cargo to Mauritius from Australia? If you are, then we are here to let you know the guidelines for sending cargo to Mauritius! There are a few things to keep in mind if you are planning to get into the Mauritius import/export market. Mauritius Import/Export Trading Licenses Having a Trade License for the movement of controlled goods along with a Tax Account number as well is important. However, apart from that, if you are looking to import specific products you are required to have special licenses, due to environmental, health and safety reasons. Customs Clearance and Freight Forwarding If you are looking to send cargo to Mauritius, it’s always best to appoint a freight forwarding agent who will be able to assist with the shipping documentation and advise you on the particulars! Our experts at Cargo to Mauritius can aid assisting with filling out the shipping forms pertaining to your cargo shipment to Mauritius, and advising you on which shipping documents are necessary. In addition, as an added service, customs brokerage services are also offered to make the process easier for you. Shipping Documents for Sending Cargo to Mauritius When it comes to importing and exporting cargo to Mauritius, a certain set of shipping documents are necessary. One of the most important documents would be a Commercial Invoice. As a freight forwarded and customs broker, Cargo to Mauritius can aid in getting the necessary documents in order, which must include descriptive information on the goods you are importing/exporting, value of the goods,  gross & net weight, and the country of origin...
Understanding the Process of Ocean Shipping to the Destination Country

Understanding the Process of Ocean Shipping to the Destination Country

Our most recent blog described the process of ocean shipping from the origin country; this month we look at the processes that occur from the destination country. The process of ocean shipping usually features four points, namely at the origin country (door and port), and thereafter upon sea travel to the destination country (door and port). The destination country’s process of receiving the ocean shipping cargo is similar to that of that of the origin country, but in reversal. Let us make it clearer! Once the sea cargo shipment reaches the destination country’s port, some of the important items to remember include the likes of the following. The destination freight forwarding agent’s details Custom broker information Shipper’s Passport Visa Bill of Lading Packing List Vehicle title (if vehicle shipment) Customs will hold your cargo until is cleared upon going through various protocols. Once all fees have been paid will the goods be cleared through customs, and handed over to the original shipper for claiming. It should be noted that the destination port will be responsible for handling the customs charges  and relevant fees. Up until your ocean shipping cargo is cleared through customs, it will be held at a customs bonded warehouse. The destination freight forwarding agent or customs broker will be responsible for ensuring that your cargo is cleared though customs and thereafter delivered to destination. As a trusted freight forwarder, with representative agents at both origin and destination countries, we will organise transport of your ocean shipping cargo to your door. However, we would require that street access is available for the truck or container. In such...