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TECHNOLOGY business, Yojee Ltd, has announced a partnership with Sinotrans Integrated Logistics Australia to be its software partner

Dear valued customer, SILA is continually looking to improve the efficiencies our customers supply chains. Recently we concluded a development partnership with logistics software specialist Yojee.  There will be a suite of enhanced benefits to our customers as we roll out each stage of the partnership. Customers will see initial benefits with the electronic delivery …

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Protest Group Currently Blocking Port Melbourne Access

Dear valued customer, SILA have received advice from both Patrick and DP World Australia that a protest group is currently (0730 AEDT – Monday 18 December 2017) blocking Melbourne port access. We understand that local authorities have been notified. Kind Regards SILA Customer Team  

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Sydney Terminal Stoppage

Dear Valued Customer, Please be advised that the MUA is holding a 24 hour stoppage commencing Wednesday 13/12/17 at 6:00am. This will affect all three Sydney terminals. As a result of this containers scheduled for collection this week may be impacted. All efforts are being made to ensure deliveries occur as planned and we are …

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LCL RIP-OFFS

Dear Customer, Finally someone is listening! SILA via its membership to FTA is a working hard to have this issue brought to the attention of the relevant authorities. We have been advocating action via FTA to champion this issue and are very pleased to see the below released to the market today. Australian C&F importers …

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Increase in Infrastructure Surcharge at DP World Australia’s Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane Terminals From 1 January 2018

Dear Valued Client, Pls be advised the DP World Australia has announced a further increase to Infrastructure Surcharges at its Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane Terminals. This is the second time in less than 12 months that DP World has increased prices. From 1 January 2018 we will be applying the following charges; Melbourne -DP World Australia …

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MUA Work Stoppage 28/11

Dear All, Please be advised that MUA is holding a stoppage on 28/11/17.  This will affect all three Sydney terminals.  There will be no time slots released for 09:00am to 15:00am inclusive. As a result of this may delay containers scheduled for pick this week. Please feel free to contact SILA if you have any …

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The Department of Agriculture (DAWR) will be changing the format of packing declarations again.

Dear Clients, We have received notice that the Department of Agriculture (DAWR) will be changing the format of packing declarations again. DAWR have released Import Industry Advice Notice 101-2017 – Implementation of revised Minimum Documentary and Import Declaration Requirements and Non Commodity Information Requirements Policies, we would like to remind you the department has now …

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On the 24th November 2017 our offices will be closed due to system upgrades & maintenance

Dear Clients, Please be noted that from 11:30am on the 24th November 2017 our offices will be closed due to system upgrades & maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Kind Regards SILA Customer Service

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MUA stop work meeting planned for Sydney on Thursday 16 November 2017

Dear Valued Clients, The following has been issued by DP World Australia; “Please note that an approved stop work meeting has been confirmed for our Sydney Terminal on Thursday, 16 November from 10am to 2pm. All terminal operations will cease during this period. Kind Regards SILA Customer Service

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Update from Port Authority of New South Wales – Sydney

Dear Clients, Please see below received from the DP WORLD Australia team. Notice of Industrial Action: Friday 27 October 2017 The following was issued by the Port Authority of New South Wales today: Port Authority of New South Wales has been negotiating with the Australian Maritime Officers Union (AMOU) and Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) …

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